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Title IX

Passed to end gender discrimination in fed funded programs

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Vietnamization

Nixons "secret plan" to achieve "peace with honor"

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Who was the first president to visit communist China?

Nixon

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Stagflation

High inflation with high unemployment

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26th amendment

Made 18 the legal voting age

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Cesar Chavez

Latin America equality leader

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Ayatollah Khomeini

Ruler of Iran 1979

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Watergate Scandal

Involved break in of DC democratic headquarters

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Which two Middle East events was Carter involved in?

Camp David Accords and Iranian Hostage Crisis

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Feminine Mystique Author

Betty Friedan

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Students for Democratic Society platform

Port Huron Statement

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Tet offensive

Televised, made war seem less winnable

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My Lai Massacre

Fueled international resentment of US soldiers

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LBJ used mysterious events to push what?

Gulf of Tonkin resolution

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"Great society"

Legislation that mostly dealt with poverty and civil rights

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24th amendment

Outlawed poll taxes

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Civil rights act of 1964

Segregation illegal in public facilities

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Voting rights act of 1965

Made literacy tests illegal

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Unsafe at any speed

Ralph Nader; book about speed limits and safety

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Silent Spring

Rachel Carson; book about dangerous chemicals

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Immigration act of 1965

Repealed discriminatory 1920s Quota Acts

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War powers act

Limited the presidents power to wage war with out consent from leg branch

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NAFTA

North American free trade agreement

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Brady bill

Strengthened gun laws

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Bush v Gore decision

The denial of dems plea for a total manual recount

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Patriot act

Increased govs power o spy on individuals