To A New Conservatism

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    To A New Conservatism

  • The Moon

    The Moon
    American Astronauts landed on the moon
  • Cambodia

    United States forces invade Cambodia.
  • 20th amendment

    20th amendment
    The 20th amendment was ratified giving 18 year olds the right to vote.
  • China

    President Nixon visits China
  • Truce

    the United States and North Vietnam sign a truce.
  • White House Tapes

    White House Tapes
    The supreme corurt forces nixon to surrender the white house tapes.
  • Last helicopter

    Last helicopter
    the last evacuation helicopter leaces the roof of the US embassy in south vietnam.
  • presidential election.

    presidential election.
    Jimmy Carter defeats Gerald Ford in the presidential election.
  • panama canal treaties

    panama canal treaties
    President carter signs the panama canal treaties restoring sovereignty to panama.
  • retirement age

    retirement age
    President carter signs a law rising the manditory retire age from 65 to 70.
  • Chrysler

    Congress approves a $1.5 billion loan to rescue the ailing chrysler corporation.
  • Ronald Reagan

    Ronald Reagan
    ronald reagan wins presidency in a landslide
  • hostages in iran

    hostages in iran
    American hostages in iran are released after 444 days in captivity.
  • equal rights amendment

    equal rights amendment
    Equal rights amendment fails state ratification
  • grenada

    the United States invades Grenada.
  • leader of soviet union

    leader of soviet union
    Mikhail Gorbechev becomes the leader of soviet union.
  • re-election

    ronald reagan is re-elected.
  • iran contra

    iran contra
    iran-contra affair made public.
  • INF

    Reagan and Gorbechev sign INF treay at washington summit.
  • washington VS durakis

    washington VS durakis
    George Washington defeats micheal durakis decisivly in presidential election.