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- Examine President Nixon's goals and foreign policies, including Vietnamization and Détente.
- Learn about the 1973 OPEC oil embargo and the U.S. intervention in the Yom Kippur War.
- Study the Roe vs. Wade decision and its legacy.
- Review the Watergate scandal and President Nixon's resignation.
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- Discuss Jimmy Carter's foreign policy and ambitions.
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.
2. Conflict in the Middle East: OPEC's 1970s Oil Embargo & Its Impact
The 1970s represented a period of economic distress in the United States. Learn about one of the major factors, the 1973 oil embargo by OPEC, and its devastating impact on the American economy in this video lesson.
3. Supreme Court Case Roe v. Wade: Summary, Decision & Impact on Abortion
''Roe v. Wade, 1973'' was the landmark Supreme Court decision in regard to legalized abortion. Learn about the case, the decision and its impact on the United States.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. Jimmy Carter: Biography, Facts & Quotes
Jimmy Carter was the 39th President of the United States. Learn about Carter's life, presidency, and post-executive service. Then, take a short quiz to see how much you learned.
8. Pentagon Papers: Definition & Summary
Learn about the 1971 leak of the Pentagon Papers, a secret U.S. government document about the history of the Vietnam War, which turned public opinion against the conflict and influenced many Americans' views of politics.
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