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Word List Chapter 35 Rebellion and Reaction 1. Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) 2. “agenda for a generation” Tom Hayden 3. Vietnam “teach ins” 4. The Feminine Mystique – Betty Frieden 5. National Organization for Women (NOW) 6. Gloria Steinem – MS magazine 7. “silent majority” 8. Kent State University 9. “vietnamization” 10. The Pentagon Papers 11. Watergate 12. Judge John J. Sirica 13. Woodward and Bernstein 14. Spiro Agnew 15. Gerald Ford Major Themes As the Vietnam conflict escalated, American public opinion increasingly turned against the war, resulting in mass protests and draft resistance How college campuses erupted in protests against campus policies and campus rules How the women’s movement became increasingly more visible and more vocal, calling for political and economic reforms
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Unformatted text preview: • How the events at Kent State University polarized a nation • How Nixon manipulated power to accomplish his goals • How Nixon’s increasing paranoia led him to lose control of the presidency, thus challenging the respect for politics and politicians in American society Quote~ Now, therefore, I, Gerald R. Ford, President of the United States, pursuant to the pardon power conferred upon me by Article II, Section 2, of the Constitution, have granted, and by these present do grant, a full, free, and absolute pardon unto Richard Nixon for all offenses against the United States which he, Richard Nixon, has committed or taken part in during the period from January 20, 1969, through August 9, 1974. President Gerald Ford’s Pardon of Nixon, September 8, 1974...
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