APUSH Chapter 39: In which Jimmy Carter does some handshake trickery

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Part 3 of 3 1952-1980: Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Carter. What we haven't been formally tested on.

Kissinger

Last name of Nixon's National Security Advisor

Vietnamization

By this method of training the South Vietnamese to fight its own war, the concept of "Peace with Honor" would be recognized.

18

After student protests regarding Nixon secretly expanding the war to Cambodia and Laos turned deadly, the 26th Amendment changed the voting age to...

Pentagon

The _______ Papers leaked past occurrences in Vietnam (including the massacre of villagers at My Lai) and revealed a pattern of lies.

China

The Nixon administration brought renewed relations with this country. In fact, they obtained a permanent seat on the Security Council.

SALT

To accomplish détente with the USSR, Nixon and Brezhnev agreed to this first nuclear arms reduction.

EPA

Nixon created this agency in a series of acts against pollution and the like. Good thing, too.

Stagflation

High inflation with no economic growth. Nixon reacted by freezing wages and prices.

Silent Majority

Name for the hunking mass of middle class conservatives that Nixon appealed to to ensure victory in the 1972 election.

Spiro Agnew

Nixon's VP who retired before Nixon himself.

Warren Burger

Chief Justice who followed Earl Warren in making liberal decisions.

George McGovern

Lost to Nixon in a landslide in 1972.

Watergate

Plumbers from CREEP broke into this hotel being used as the Democratic nominee's HQ. Five men were arrested. The trail led back to Nixon, who was found to be involved in at least the cover-up. So anyway, what's that hotel?

Gerald Ford

Who is the only president to not be elected? He pardoned Nixon.

Jimmy Carter

Democrat who beat Ford in 1976.

Camp David Accords

Carter's largest foreign success. Egyptian president Sadat recognized Israel as legit.

China

This country became officially recognized by the US.

Afghanistan

The US supplied fighters against the USSR in this Middle-Eastern country.

Iran

Hostages were taken in this country's US embassy from 1979 for the remainder of Carter's presidency.

Inflation

The level of this reached 13%. Combined with the climbing price of oil, this made the late 1970's a little poopy.

TMI

Shortened name for the site of the US's worst nuclear disaster.

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