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\(Go to File, Download As, then pick the format you want to use) 8.01 The 1970s The Big Ideas How did President Nixon interact with China and the USSR? How did globalization, inflation, and an oil embargo lead to a recession in the 1970s? What were the Camp David Accords and how did they affect the US and other countries? How did technology change American life in the 1970s? What were the social concerns of the 1970s? People Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) – (Which countries were involved? How did OPEC affect the US?) (Describe the event, its causes and effects) (Who were they and what was their goal?) Events (Describe the event, its causes and effects) Vocabulary Détente – easing of tensions between nations, usually in reference to the 1970s period of the Cold War Embargo – a restriction on trade between nations
Globalization – the process of creating stronger cultural, economic, and political ties between countries Inflation – the general rise in prices over time Rationing – controlling how much of a resource is shared; most often done when there is a shortage of a resource, such as food 8.02 The 1980s The Big Ideas How did Americans feel about the government going into the 1980s and how did that help get Reagan

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