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Presidential Domestic Policy 1970-Present - Chapter Summary
This chapter uses short and exciting videos to help you boost your comprehension of presidential domestic policy. You'll take a look at the presidencies of Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Clinton, George W. Bush, and Obama. After completion of the chapter, you will be able to:
- Identify Richard Nixon's domestic policies and issues
- List facts about Gerald Ford's term as president
- Explain the election of Jimmy Carter and describe his foreign policy
- Summarize key events of Ronald Reagan's presidency
- Review the domestic policy and accomplishments of George H.W. Bush
- Restate Bill Clinton's policies on healthcare and welfare
- Discuss George W. Bush's 2000 election and domestic agenda
- Paraphrase President Barack Obama's accomplishments
Use the videos, lesson transcripts, and practice quizzes provided to refresh and assess your knowledge of domestic presidential policies since 1970. All lessons are taught by professional instructors, who are available for any additional help you may need. To review a specific section of a video lesson, use the timeline feature. Don't forget to use your dashboard to track your progress through the chapter and the course.
1. Richard Nixon's Presidency: Domestic Policies & Issues
Few public servants quite epitomize the negative aspects of the word 'politician' for many people like Richard Nixon does. However, while in office, he was actually quite competent in getting what he wanted done.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. Ronald Reagan's Election & Presidency
In 1980, former movie star and governor of California, Ronald Reagan won the presidency of the United States. His two terms represented a conservative shift in American politics.
5. President George H.W. Bush: Domestic Policy and Accomplishments
President George H.W. Bush's domestic agenda reflected a change in ideology. Learn about the domestic challenges Bush faced, his handling of the issues and his overall achievements.
6. Bill Clinton's Domestic Policy: the Economy, Healthcare, Welfare & Social Policies
During the 1990s, President Bill Clinton met many of his domestic policy goals, including stimulating the economy, reforming welfare, and advocating for social change. He did not successfully achieve a national healthcare system.
7. George W. Bush: 2000 Election & Domestic Agenda
President George W. Bush overcame numerous obstacles before and after entering office. Learn about the Republican Primary Election, the presidential election of 2000 and Bush's domestic goals.
8. President Barack Obama: Election, Policies & Accomplishments
Barack Obama became the first African American President of the United States in 2009. Learn about his first term including his domestic and foreign initiatives, and his successes and failures.
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