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Isabella , Mya A, Adonis S 33-48 , Cameron B 49-64, April P5/23/19 Per.11.Jimmy Carter-Carter was elected President in 1976 and was the 39th president of theUnited States. Known for creating the departments of Energy and Education. In the year1978, he brokered a peace agreement among Egypt and Israel called the Camp DavidAccords. He reopened U.S relations with China and made headway with efforts to brokerpeace in the historic Arab Israeli conflict. Awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002for his efforts to create peace and democratic elections throughout the world.2.Panama Canal Treaty-On September 7, 1977, Jimmy Carter and Omar Torrijos(Panamanian Chief of Government) signed the Panama Canal Treaty and NeutralityTreaty. The agreement renounces American control over the canal by 2000.3.Iranian Hostage Crisis-Storming of the U.S embassy in Tehran by Iranianrevolutionaries. Held fifty-two Americans hostage for 444 days, despite PresidentCarter’s appeals for their release along with a rescue attempt.4.Camp David Accords, 1978-Peace agreement between President Anwar Sadat of Egyptand Prime Minister Menachem Begin of Israel. The first Arab head of state to recognizethe state of Israel officially.5.Ayatollah Khomeini-Iranian Shiite cleric who led the revolution that overthrewMohammad reza Shah Pahlavi. Iran’s religious and political authority for 10 years.6.Three Mile Island-Site of nuclear power plant located in central Pennsylvania. Series ofmechanical and human errors took place at the plant which caused the worst commercialnuclear accident in U.S history, and it led to a release of dangerous radioactive gases intothe atmosphere. The public was now in fear of nuclear power.7.Shah of Iran-Faced with army mutiny and violent demonstrations against MohammadReza Shah Pahlavi’s rules. Fourteen days later, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, leader ofthe Islamic Revolution, returned after 15 years of exile and took control of Iran.8.UC Regents v. Bakke-Allan Bakke was a white male who applied to and was rejectedfrom the regular admissions program, while minority applicants with lower grade pointaverages and testing scores were admitted under the specialty admissions program. Bakkefiled suit, alleging that this admissions system violated the Equal Protection Clause andexcluded him on the basis of race. The Supreme Court found for Bakke against the rigiduse of racial quotas, but also established that race was a permissible criteria amongseveral others.9.Prop 13 Tax Revolt-Lowered property tax rates on farms, businesses, and homes byaround 75% and this would lead to a nationwide tax revolt. During the 1970s, anti taxactivists enjoyed considerable success by limiting property taxes. Proposition 13 becameone of those well known efforts.

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