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- Vietnamization and détente
- Conflict in the Middle East
- Roe vs. Wade
- The Watergate scandal and President Nixon
- Gerald Ford's presidency
- Jimmy Carter as president
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.
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