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What did president Nixon do to try to halt the inflating plaguing the country?
He imposed a short term freeze on wages, prices, and rents
OPEC's 1973 embargo on shipping oil to the United States resulted in
Higher inflation and another recession at home
In foreign affairs, perhaps Nixon's greatest accomplishment was
Bringing about détente with the Soviet Union and with China
What did SALT I prove to the world?
That the superpowers could reach agreements limiting nuclear arms
Why did the Watergate break-in occur?
The Committee to Reelect the President wanted to wiretap the Democratic National Committee
In 1975, when Ford asked for military aid to try to save South Vietnam, Congress
Used the War Powers Act to say no
President Ford faced an economy with rising inflation and unemployment. This economic phenomenon is known as
President Carter assumed the role of peacemaker to negotiate which of the following between Israel and Egypt.
Camp David Accords
One major factor contributing to Ronald Reagan's defeat of President Carter in 1980 was
The hostage crisis in Iran
What distinction did Sandra Day O'Connor achieve in 1981?
She became the first female Justice of the U.S Supreme Court
How did the Soviets policies of perestroika and glasnost help bring and end to the Cold War?
They helped cause the fall of Communist regiments in Eastern Europe
The signing of arms-control treaties between the United States and the Soviet Union signaled the end
The Cold War
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