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high unemployment and inflation

Stagflation

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Nixon foreign policy to USSR and China

Detente

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oil monopoly among the Arab nations

OPEC

4

Secretary of State under Nixon

Henry Kissinger

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to jump back and forth between the Arab nation and Israel to try to bring peace to the region

Shuttle Diplomacy

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legalizes abortion

Roe V. Wade

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complex that houses the Democratic National Headquarters and the cite of a break in which brings the resignation of Nixon

Watergate

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committee to re-elect the President

CREEP

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Nixon's lawyer who testified that Nixon authorized hush money

Dean

10

security adviser who testified that oval office tapes exist

Butterfield

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burglar who testified he was paid hush money

McCord

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code name for secret informant of Watergate

Deep Throat

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case about whether or not Nixon has to give up the tapes

Nixon vs. USA

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to ACCUSE an elected official of a high crime or misdemeanor

impeach

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contempt of Congress, Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Justice

Article of Impeachment

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Ford issues to Nixon

Presidential pardon

17

Sara Jane Moore and Squeaky Fromm

Assassination Attempt on Ford

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Signed to bring lasting peace to the middle east

Camp David Accords

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hostages taken at the US embassy in Tehran

Iran Hostage Crisis

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negotiation and rescue

Carter response to hostage crisis

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double digit unemployment, inflation and interest rates

Economy under Carter

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cite of the largest nuclear accident

3 mile Island

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created by Carter to develop different kinds of energy so we are less dependent on oil

Department of Energy

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leader of Egypt who signed the Camp David Accords and then was shot by the PLO when he returned

Anwar el Sadat

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leader of Iran who allowed American influence into Iran and then later saught cancer treatment in the US

Shah of Iran

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leader of Iran who pushed out the Shah and American influence

Ayatollah Khomeini

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leader of Israel who signed the Camp David Accords

Menachem Begin

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2 Washington Post reporters who tied Nixon to Watergate

Woodward and Bernstein

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shot Reagan to impress Jodi Foster

John Hinkley Jr.

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tax cuts for the wealthy, cut programs, increase supply, deregulation of business

supply side economics

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nickname for Reagan's economic policies

Reaganonomics

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Soviet government reform

perestroika

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Soviet openness and transparency

glasnost

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Reagan spent a lot and Soviets eventually went bankrupt trying to keep up

defense spending

35

famous line by Reagan regarding the Berlin Wall

tear down that wall

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governments attempt to trade arms for hostages in order to fund the Contras

Iran-Contra Scandal

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NASA space shuttle the explode soon after take off

Challenger

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1990 legislation that protected those with disabilities

American Disabilities Act

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site of American terrorist bombing of a federal building

Oklahoma City bombing

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woman who had an affair with Clinton which got him impeached when he lied under oath about it

Monica Lewinsky

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site of a major school shooting in Colorado

Columbine

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showed significant and steady growth

Clinton economy

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attack on the Twin Towers which resulted in increased airport security, fear of secret cells and increased patriotism

9/11

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created by George Bush following 9-11

Department of Homeland Security

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resulted in the liberation of Kuwait by Iraq

Persian Gulf War

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goal to remove Saddam Hussain from power

War in Iraq

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goal to take out the Taliban and Al-Qaida

War in Afghanistan

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increased use of technology, new energy with a young family and first African American president

Obama election characteristics

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insures preexisting conditions, allows for coverage up to 26 and fines imposed for not buying insurance

Affordable Care Act

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Occured in the Gulf of Mexico from April to July, 2010. costing $40 billion as 50,000 barrels of oil spiled each day for 3 months. Tons of animal and habitat loss

BP Oil Spill

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October 2012, 60 billion in damage, 131 dead, millions without electricity on the Eastern seaboard

Hurricane Sandy

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crisis of the Bush administration that destroyed 80% of New Orleans and more than 1300 people died, while the damages were $150 billion.

Hurricane Katrina

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May 2011, killed by CIA and Navy SEALS operation while Obama administration watched

Death of Osama Bin Laden