Week 7 CheckPoint Timeline-Quiz

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DECADE MOST IMPORTANT EVENT 1950s Baby Boom 1960s Civil Rights Act 1970s Watergate – the unethical decisions made and pardon that President Nixon received for his actions helped increase American awareness about political power. 1980s Reaganomics: Ronald Reagan’s enormous spending during his presidency increased the government budget deficit. Spending on American militaries and tax cuts were a couple of
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Unformatted text preview: the main contributors that mainly helped conservatives. The rich got richer and the poor got poorer. The wage gap between the two social statuses was the largest during Reagan’s term. 1990s START Treaty: the post Cold-War Foreign Policy and a fall in communism. The reform led to the breakup of the Soviet Union and a reduction of nuclear threats. The cold-war was over....
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