Ch 56: Major US Events in the 1970s

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Get familiar with major U.S. events in the 1970s with this chapter. You can learn about policies of this time period in the U.S. and abroad that left lasting impressions, as well as important presidential scandals.

Major US Events in the 1970s - Chapter Summary

Study this chapter to learn the details about major U.S. events in the 1970s. Find out more about the policies and conflicts of the U.S. government during this time period. Our video lessons will help you understand:

  • Vietnamization and détente
  • OPEC's 1970s oil embargo
  • The Watergate scandal

Each engaging lesson in this chapter was created by an expert historian to provide you with the most important information about the 1970s. You can review transcripts of the lessons for additional study opportunities, or put your knowledge of history to the test by completing the self-assessment quizzes.

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