Ch 22: HiSET: The 1970s in the US (1969-1979)

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Watch these lesson videos on the 1970's as you prepare for the HiSET high school equivalency exam. Review what you know about Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Jimmy Carter as well as Roe vs. Wade.

HiSET: The 1970s in the U.S. (1969-1979) - Chapter Summary

As part of a preparation course for the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) Social Studies, this chapter discusses the events of the 1970's that affected life in the U.S. Watch these videos to reinforce your knowledge of the presidencies of Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter along with the conflicts of the time. If you develop any questions during the course of this chapter be sure to ask our expert instructors so that you will be prepared to answer questions about:

  • Vietnamization and Détente
  • OPEC's 1970's oil embargo
  • Supreme Court case Roe vs. Wade
  • Watergate scandal
  • Presidency and biography of Gerald Ford
  • Accomplishments and foreign policies of Jimmy Carter

Take the quizzes that follow each lesson to reinforce your understanding of the material presented in these videos. Return to the main points of the videos with video tags to review topics you need extra help with, and if you want an alternative way to review the material, read over the written lesson transcripts.

HiSET: The 1970s in the U.S. (1969-1979) Objectives

Individuals take the HiSET Social Studies to show their mastery of high school social studies topics. This high school equivalency exam is composed of 50 multiple-choice questions and has to be completed in 70 minutes. Of the material covered on the exam, 38% percent focuses on history. The lesson videos, worksheets and quizzes of this chapter have been compiled to prepare you for history questions about the 1970's in the U.S.

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