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Ch 37: Georgia Milestones: 1970s American Foreign & Domestic Policy

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The expert-led lessons in this chapter can help you prepare for questions on the Georgia Milestones US History Exam that relate to American foreign and domestic policy in the 1970s.

Georgia Milestones: 1970s American Foreign & Domestic Policy- Chapter Summary

When you take the Georgia Milestones Exam covering US History, some of the questions you will have to answer may deal with the subject of American foreign and domestic policy in the 1970s. If you want to do well on these questions, you may review this chapter's informative lessons to look over important topics you might be tested on. Some of the topics you will learn about are:

  • Nixon's foreign policy, Vietnam and Detente
  • The Watergate Scandal
  • Gerald Ford's biography and presidency
  • Jimmy Carter's election and presidency
  • Camp David Accords
  • Iran Hostage Crisis

Each lesson is taught by an instructor with experience in these specific topics, so you will get the most in-depth overviews of this subject possible. Also, after you have finished each lesson, test your understanding by taking the accompanying practice quiz.

6 Lessons in Chapter 37: Georgia Milestones: 1970s American Foreign & Domestic Policy
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Foreign Policies of President Nixon: Vietnamization & Detente

1. Foreign Policies of President Nixon: Vietnamization & Detente

President Richard Nixon entered office in 1969 with the hope of easing international relations and honorably ending the war in Vietnam. Learn about his various attempts at securing international peace.

The Watergate Scandal & President Nixon: Investigation & Resignation

2. The Watergate Scandal & President Nixon: Investigation & Resignation

The Watergate Scandal represented President Richard Nixon's wanton abuse of the executive privilege. Learn more about the scandal, those involved, the investigation and Nixon's inevitable resignation.

Gerald Ford: Biography, Presidency & Facts

3. Gerald Ford: Biography, Presidency & Facts

This lesson discusses the life and times of President Gerald Ford. Learn more about his personal and political life on the way to becoming the 38th President of the United States.

Jimmy Carter as President: Election, Foreign Policy & Accomplishments

4. Jimmy Carter as President: Election, Foreign Policy & Accomplishments

President James 'Jimmy' Carter was elected president in 1976. Learn about the 39th President of the United States' foreign and domestic policies, including his successes and failures.

Camp David Accords Summary

5. Camp David Accords Summary

The Camp David Accords were a series of negotiations that lasted for twelve days between US President Jimmy Carter, Egyptian President Muhammad Anwar al-Sadat, and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin. The result was two-part agreement in September 1978.

Iran Hostage Crisis: Summary, Timeline & Facts

6. Iran Hostage Crisis: Summary, Timeline & Facts

The Iran Hostage Crisis lasted more than a year and greatly affected U.S. involvement in the Middle East. Learn more about how this important historical event unfolded and how it defined one president's legacy.

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