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Word coined by combining parts of "stagnation" and "inflation" which means inflation that is not improving
Nationwide celebration in 1976 of the 200th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence
Procession of decorated ships in New York Harbor in honor of the American Bicentennial
National Farm Workers Association
Labor union of Mexican-born farm workers founded by migrant leader Cesar Chavez
Movement in the 1960's by African Americans that supported the use of force and political and economic power in the struggle for equal rights
Equal Rights Amendment
(ERA) Failed Constitutional amendment proposed in 1972 to provide that equal rights for women
Decline in prosperity or ruining of a city area caused by a population shift to the suburbs
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA) Department established in 1970 to monitor pollution and seek ways to reduce it
Energy released by controlled nuclear reactions; developed in the twentieth century as an alternative energy source to fossil fuels
Three Mile Island
Nuclear power plant near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania that was the site of an accident in 1979
Soviet nuclear power plant that exploded in 1986 and released massive amounts of radiation over a widespread area
Camp David Accords
Peace agreement between Israel's Premier Begin and Egypt's President Sadat initiated by President Carter in 1979
Policy followed by President Reagan that lowered tax rates in order to increase spending, which would thereby increase tax revenues
Nicaraguan counter-revolutionaries who received aid from the U.S. in their effort to overthrow the ruling Sandinista government
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