USH Ch 32 Quiz
32:1 (Richard M.Nixon ~ Salt 1 Treaty) The nixon Administration 32:2 (Impeachment ~ Saturday night Massacre) Watergate: Nixon's Downfall 32:3 (Gerald R.Ford ~ Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini) The Ford and Carter years
Terms in this set (24)
The U.S. President Elected in November 1968.
He chose Henry Kissinger to be his special adviser for foreign affairs.
He wanted to limit the federal government to reduce its power and to reserve some of Johnson's liberal policies.
President Richard Nixon's program to turn over part of the federal government's power to state and local governments
The distribution of federal money to state and local governments with few or no restrictions on how it is spent.
Family Assistance Plan (FAP)
A welfare-reform proposal, approved by the House of Representatives in 1970 but defeated in the Senate, that would have guaranteed an income to welfare recipients who agreed to undergo job training and to accept work.
President Nixon's attempt to attract the support of Southern conservative Democrats who were unhappy with federal desegregation policies and the liberal Supreme Court.
An economic condition marked by both inflation and high unemployment.
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
This is an economic association of oil-producing nations that is able to set oil prices.
a foreign policy advocated by Henry Kissinger in the Nixon administration based on consideration of a nation's power rather than its ideals or moral principles.
a flexible policy, involving a willingness to negotiate and an easing of tensions, that was adopted by President Richard Nixon and his advisor Henry Kissinger in their dealings with communist nations.
SALT I treaty
a 5 year agreement between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, signed in 1972, that limited the nations' numbers of intercontinental ballistic missiles and submarine-launched missiles.
The process of accusing a public official of wrongdoing
a scandal arising from the Nixon administration's attempt to cover up its involvement in the 1972 break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate apartment complex
He was the Chief os Staff
He was the Chief Domestic Advisor
He was the Attorney General
Committee to Reelect the President
an organisation formed to run President Nixon's 1972 reelection campaign, which was linked to the break-in at the Democratic national Committee headquarters that set off the watergate Scandal.
He was the trial's presiding judge, and he made clear his belief that the men had not acted alone with the burglary.
Saturday Night Massacre
a name given to the resignation of the U.S. attorney general and the firing of his deputy in October 1973, after they refused to carry out President Nixon's order to fire the special prosecutor investigating the Watergate affair.
Gerald R. Ford
The President who became the next president as soon as Richard Nixon resigned.
He fully pardoned Richard Nixon for his wrongdoings.
He was a peanut farmer and former governor of Georgia.
National Energy Act
a law, enacted during the Carder administration, 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 sources.
The rights and freedoms, such as those named in the Declaration of independence and the Bill of Rights, to which all people are entitled.
Camp David Accords
historic agreements between Israel and Egypt, reached in negotiations at Camp David in 1978
Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini
He was a Muslim religious leader, who led the rebels in overthrowing the Shah and establishing a religious state based on strict obedience to the Qur'an, the sacred book of islam.