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American Studies Ch.27 💖
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On July 4, 1976 America celebrated what Holiday, the 200th anniversary of our nations independence.
Who became the 38th president, without having been elected to any national office, the only president to do this?
Gerald R. Ford.
Who did Ford choose as his Vice President?
Ford pardoned Richard Nixon to quiet the ________________ Scandal
What did Gerald Ford institude for controlling inflation?
Whip Inflation Now (WIN) plan
Why did WIN fail?
Bc consumers saw themselves as victims and refused to sacrifice to seek a solution and the economic recession grew even worse
How many bills passed by the Democrates did Ford vetoe to hold down the growth of the government?
Who was the former governor of Georgia, won the presidency in 1976 and became the 39th president of the US
Who offered amnesty to the Vietnam-era draft dodgers?
What is the pardon of a group of people for their crimes?
What percent did inflation grow during the Carter administration?
more than 10%
Carter was pushing nuclear power, but when radioactive stream was released from the Three Mile Island, a nuclear plant frighted who? And what did they begin to do?
Who considered human rights to be the central issue in foreign policy decision?
In 1997, there was a treaty that specified how the UIn 1979 S. would relinquish it's claim to the Panama Canal waterway without a fight, what treat was that?
Panama Canal Treaty
At a visit to Camp David, President Carter prodded which two nations to sign a peace agreement ending their long standing conflict?
Israel and Egypt
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