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1 Whom did ford choose for his vice president?
2. What controversial step did ford take shortly after becoming president?
Pardoned Richard Nixon for his crimes
3. What was fords plan to lower inflation? Why did it fail?
The WIN ( whip inflation now)
4. What was jimmy carters back ground?
He was a peanut farmer and former one term governor of Georgia
1.what did carter do for those who had illegally escaped from service in Vietnam?
2. How high did inflation go up during Carters term of office?
Went up 10%
3. What alternative source of energy did carter push? What event seriously damaged his program?
Deregulation and an end to price controls on gas and oil.. Muslim radicals took over Iran and cut oil production.
4. The camp David accords brought peace between two middle eastern nations?
Is real and Egypt
1. How did supply-side economics propose to lower inflation?
Make more products available by lowering taxes and reducing regulations on businesses and investors.
2. Who was the first women appointed to the supreme Court?
Sandra day O'Connor
3. Which soviet leader agreed to come to the bargaining table with Regan?
4. On e of the complaints to the iran-contra affair was that the US was selling weapons to iran. What as the other complaint?
The profits from selling the weapons went to aid the contras in Nicaragua
5. How did Regan's strategy of dealing with communism differ from that of Détente?
1. What was Bush's position on the reunification of Germany?
He supported this movement
2. What action caused the US to declare war on Iraq?
Iraq invaded a tiny oil rich country and the UN said to use all necessary means to liberate Kuwait of them
3. What congressional scandal led to the 27 amendment?
4. What campaign pledge did bush go back on during the 1990 budget deal?
No new taxes
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