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24.3: The Ford and Carter Years
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Gerald R. Ford
Nixon's vice president after Agnew resigned, he became the only president never to be elected. Taking office after Nixon resigned, he pardoned Nixon for all federal crimes that he "committed or may have committed."
The Democratic 39th President of the US. He secured energy programs, set the framework for Egypt-Israel treaty, and sought to base foreign policy on human rights.
National Energy Act
Placed a tax on gas-guzzling cars, removed price controls on oil and natural gas produced in the U.S., and extended tax credits for the development of alternative energy supplies.
"Whip Inflation Now"-President Ford's program of massive citizen action; he called on Americans to cut back on their use of oil and gas and to take other energy-saving measures
The freedoms and liberties listed in the Declaration of independence and the Bill of Rights that President Carter used as his guide for foreign relations
Camp David Accords
Anwar el-Sadat (Egypt) and Menachem Begin (Israel) agreed
Israel gave back land got from 6-Day War,
Egypt recognized Israel's right to exist
Regents of the University of California v. Bakke
Ayatollah Ruhollah Khoneini
~The Muslim religious leader who led the rebels in overthrowing the shah and establishing a religious state based on strict obedience to the Quar'an, the sacred book of Islam.
~Overthrew shaw in Iran & established religious state
Carter let shaw in US, so Khomeini supporters
held 52 Americans hostage 444 days (from embassy in Tehran)
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Chapter 24 Section 1: The Nixon Administration
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