The sunbelt the southern and southwestern states from

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The SunbeltThe southern and southwestern states, from the Carolinas to California, characterized by warm climate and recently,rapid population growth. Southern population grew 40% between 1970 and 1990.Retirees from across the nation
migrated south to sunbelt states such as Florida, Texas and Southern California. Low rate of taxes and high rate ofeconomic growth.Christian ConservatismAs Gay rights protests spread all over the country, conservative moralists and Christian fundamentalists launched anationwide counter attack. By the end of the seventies, the gay movement had lost its initial momentum and wasstruggling to salvage many of its hard won gains.Regents of the University of California V. Bakke (1978)Supreme Court case in 1978, Upheld Bakke's claim that his application to medical school had been turned downbecause of an admissions program that favored minority applicants. Court ordered UCLA to admit Bakke anddeclared that preference in admissions could not be given to members of any group, minority, or majority, on thebasis of ethnic or racial identity alone and ruled that racial factors might be taken into account in a school's overalladmissions policy for purposes of assembling a diverse student body.Silent SpringRachel CarsonSilent Spring is a book published in 1962 by biologist Rachel Carson. Its analysis of the pesticide DDT's toxic impacton the human and natural food chains galvanized (motivate) environmental activists.StagflationA period of slow economic growth and high unemployment (stagnation) while prices rise (inflation). During the 60'sand 70's, the U.S. was suffering from 5.3% inflation and 6% unemployment. Refers to the unusual economic situationin which an economy is suffering both from inflation and from stagnation of its industrial growth.Oil Crisis 1973A period of fuel shortages in the United States after the Arab states in the organization of petroleum exportingcountries declared an oil embargo in October 1973. During Yom Kippur war, Egypt and Syria attacked Israel.America sent aid to Israel, so Arab nations cut oil shipments to US resulting in high oil prices in US. Embargo waslifted in 1974 and also Arab nations learnt that restricting oil raises the oil prices to their advantage.Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries is an international cartel that inflates price of oil by limiting supply.Venezuela, Saudi Arabia and UAE are prominent members. It was formed in 1960 by Persian Gulf states and otheroil rich developing countries.4.What was Nixon’s foreign policy and how did address Vietnam and the ColdWar?

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