Affirmative action employers were supposed to ensure

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Affirmative action: employers were supposed to ensure that a certain percentage of employees were minorities, or that a certain percentage of government contracts were given to minority- owned businesses. Cause: The cause is the transition of America towards greater interest in changing American culture and ending racism. Outcome : It gave minority races chances to do things that they were once not allowed to do or had a limited chance in doing such as getting into colleges and also the elimination of racism in employment. Watergate: Basically five men got arrested for breaking in into Democrat headquarters in the Watergate hotel and they were linked to Nixon telling them to break in to find out what their arguments were for the debate. Cause: Nixon wanted to win and be prepared for the debate Outcome: People favored for the Republican party more because they saw how corrupt the government was and wanted a weaker central/federal government. Stagflation: prices kept going up (inflation) but the economy began losing jobs (or stagnating) Cause : the Yom Kippur War of 1973, the oil-rich nations of the Middle East sought to punish the United States for supporting Israel by placing an embargo on oil sold to the United States, the result was that oil prices in the United States quadrupled. (basically energy crisis) Outcome: Recessions cause major increase in unemployment. End of post-WWII economic boom Disco: popular 1970s dance music that combined elements of soul music, pop, Latin dance,etc. A hybrid style of music. Cause: No really significant cause just Culture Outcome: the last gasp of racial integration (Basically everyone got along and came together because of disco) Chicano movement: Movement in the 1960s and 70s that wanted to earn respect for the Chicano/a group. Cause : As the Chicanos/as saw the success of the Black Movement, they decided that it was their turn to earn the respect from the majority that was missing for a long time. Outcome : The movement awoke a sense of solidarity among many Hispanics and how they should work together to fight against the prejudices of America. Combahee River Collective Statement: The Combahee River Collective was a Black feminist lesbian organization active in Boston from 1974 to 1980. The Collective was instrumental in highlighting that the white feminist movement was not addressing their particular needs. Cause: In 1974 the Boston collective "observed that their vision for social change was more radical than the NBFO", and as a result, the group chose to strike out on their own as the Combahee River Collective. 8
Outcome : Combahee River Collective - "A Black Feminist Statement" (U.S, 1977). It rises attention on African American Females, which includes race issue and women rights. Supply-side economics: Theory that tax cuts would produce new investment, which would, in turn, generate an increase in federal revenues; these revenues would eventually “trickle down” to the lower classes in the form of more jobs Cause: Reagan wanted to prove that tax cuts were good with this argument Outcome:

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