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U.S. History – Regents Review Packet Christian Dorta 02 16. The U.S. Since 1970_______________________________________ Important Terms & People Richard Nixon: the 37th U.S. president, is best remembered as the only president ever to resign from office. Détente: the easing of hostility SALT: an agreement made between the United States and the Soviet Union to stop the arms races. Watergate Scandal: An incident in the presidency of Richard Nixon, where burglars in the pay of Nixon's campaign committee broke into offices of the Democratic party, that eventually led to his resignation Impeachment: a formal accusation of wrongdoing against a public official Oil Embargo & Crisis: prohibition of the trade of petroleum from one country to another by OPEC Inflation: a general increase in prices and fall in the purchasing value of money Jimmy Carter: an American politician and author who served as the 39th President of the United States Camp David Accord: a peace treaty between Israel and Egypt issuing from talks at Camp David between Egyptian President Sadat, Israeli Prime Minister Begin, and President Carter Ronald Reagan: an American politician and actor who was the 40th President of the United States Supply-Side Economics:
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