ch_32 - QUIT 32 An Age of Limits CHAPTER OBJECTIVE INTERACT...

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32 An Age of Limits QUIT CHAPTER OBJECTIVE INTERACT WITH HISTORY TIME LINE VISUAL SUMMARY SECTION The Nixon Administration 1 SECTION Watergate: Nixon’s Downfall 2 SECTION The Ford and Carter Years 3 SECTION Environmental Activism 4 MAP GRAPH
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32 An Age of Limits HOME CHAPTER OBJECTIVE To understand the political, social, and economic events of the 1970s and the Nixon Administration
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32 W I T H H I S T O R Y I N T E R A C T In what ways can a president misuse power? Examine the Issues The date is August 9, 1974. You are serving your country as an honor guard at the White House. As a member of the military, you’ve always felt patriotic pride in your government. Now the highest officer of that government, President Richard M. Nixon, is stepping down in disgrace. The trust you once placed in your leaders has been broken. • What systems exist to protect against abuse of power? • What are some powers granted to the president? HOME • How can a president lose or restore the nation’s trust? An Age of Limits
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32 The United States The World 1968 Richard M. Nixon is elected president. 1969 Astronaut Neil Armstrong becomes the first person to walk on the moon. 1970 America celebrates the first Earth Day. 1972 Nixon visits China and the Soviet Union. Nixon is reelected. 1972 China gives the U.S. two pandas. Terrorists kill eleven Israeli athletes at the XX Olympiad in Munich. 1973 Energy crisis begins, and gasoline prices soar. 1973 War breaks out in the Middle East when seven Arab states attack Israel on Yom Kippur. 1974 Vice President Gerald R. Ford becomes president after the Watergate scandal forces President Nixon to resign. TIME LINE HOME 1976 President Jimmy Carter is elected president. Americans celebrate the nation’s bicentennial. continued . . . An Age of Limits
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32 The United States The World 1977 The movie Saturday Night Fever inspires disco fashion. 1978 Egyptian and Israeli leaders meet and sign the Camp David Accords with President Carter. 1979 A nuclear power accident occurs at Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania. 1979 Ayatollah Khomeini seizes power in Iran. TIME LINE HOME An Age of Limits
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1 The Nixon Administration President Richard M. Nixon attempts to move the country in a more conservative direction and to ease Cold War tensions throughout the world. OVERVIEW ASSESSMENT KEY IDEA MAP HOME
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1 The Nixon Administration OVERVIEW President Richard M. Nixon tried to steer the country in a conservative direction and away from federal control. American leaders of the early 1970s
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