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US History Chapter 22 Study Guide - Tessa Kaufmann
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What did Egypt agree to do in order to achieve peace with Israel?
They recognized Israel as an independent nation
What was the Mariel boatlift?
Mass immigration of Cubans to the United States
Nixon believed that __________ _______________ justified his refusal to turn over his taped conversations
Relations between the U.S. and Soviet Union cooled during the late 1970s because what happened?
The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan
What happened to the family structure during the 1970s?
The divorce rate doubled
Early in his presidency, many of the bills that Carter submitted to Congress...
passed only with few major changes from his own party
What happened to the nation's economy during Gerald Ford's term as President?
Inflation hit double digits
How did Nixon feel about bussing school children?
He was concerned and called for a moratorium, or freeze, on court-ordered bussing.
What did Nixon do because of his negative attitude toward "big" government?
proposed revenue sharing with the states
Threats posed by Middle East conflicts became a major foreign policy challenge because of the what?
Iran hostage crisis
Carter's greatest foreign policy achievement was what?
Camp David Accords
What was the central concern of Carter's foreign policy?
to expand human rights in developing countries
President Ford's policy toward the Soviet Union focused on what?
continuing to pursue détente
Religious conservatives in the 1970s opposed what Supreme Court ruling?
legalizing of abortion
During the 1970s, how did the population of the United States change?
many immigrants came from Latin America and Asia
Jimmy Carter's response to the nation's oil crisis was to...
Call on Americans all over the country to conserve oil
During his presidency, Gerald Ford dealt with what problems at home?
In the case of United States v. Nixon, the Supreme Court ruled that
Nixon had to hand over White House tape recordings to the courts
Which group did Nixon target during his presidency to expand his base of support?
Blue collar workers (and Southern Whites)
Nixon's establishment of "new federalism" did what?
Gave federal money to states to fund social programs
Richard Nixon believed that Americans had tired of what?
Big government and sought out to change policies
A period of recession and inflation
Put European nations on record in favor of human rights
To officially forgive
Took power in Iran in 1979
A plan to help African Americans overcome past discrimination
AA (Affirmative Action)
Cast himself as a fresh face to win the Presidency
Succeeded Nixon as President
Established procedures for presidential succession
Scandal that caused Nixon's resignation
The Watergate Scandal
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