Shiite religious leader of Iran, led the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran and ordered the invasion of the US Embassy
1st African American woman to give Keynote speech at Democratic national convention (NYC) 1976
Investigative reporter for Washington Post helped uncover the Watergate scandal that led to U.S. President Richard Nixon's resignation
Camp David Accords
A peace treaty between Israel and Egypt where Egypt agreed to recognize the nation state of Israel
Environmental Protection Agency
an independent federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment
G. Gordon Liddy
Worked for the Nixon White House, in charge of the Watergate break in, convicted and went to jail for his involvement.
Richard Nixon's chief of staff who was forced to resign because of the Watergate scandal.
National Energy Act
a law, enacted during the Carter admin., that established a tax on "gas-guzzling" automobiles, removed price controls on U.S. oil and natural gas, and provided tax credits for the development of alternative energy.
an organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum
President tried to prevent the Times from publishing articles about his conduct of the Vietnam War. Congress ruled the President would be in violation of the 1st Amendment
Former President of Egypt (1st Arab leader to recognize and make peace with Israel) He was assassinated Oct. 6 1981 for making peace with Israel.