Chapter 31 Timeline

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  • Stonewall Riots

    Stonewall Riots
    Stonewall Riots in Greenwich Village, New York sparked the gay rights movement.
  • Apollo 11

    Apollo 11
    Apollo 11 becomes the first space mission to achieve a moon landing.
  • US Invasion of Cambodia

    US Invasion of Cambodia
    The United States invades Cambodia, furthering it's occupation of South East Asia deeper into the continent.
  • Kent State Massacre

    Kent State Massacre
    Ohio National Guardsmen open fire on protesters at Kent State Univeristy, killing 4 and injuring 9
  • Nixon visits PRC

    Nixon visits PRC
    Richard Nixon took a groundbreaking step in Sino-American relations with his visit to the People's Republic of China
  • 26th Amendment

    26th Amendment
    The 26th Amendment is ratified, allowing individuals of 18 years of age to vote.
  • Watergate Scandal

    Watergate Scandal
    Nixon's men storm the Watergate hotel, creating a huge scandal that costs him his presidency
  • 1972 Election

    1972 Election
    Richard Nixon is re-elected on the heels of the Watergate scandal with overwhelming majority.
  • SALT I Treaty

    SALT I Treaty
    Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty, froze number of strategic ballistic missiles at current levels.
  • Vietnam Truce

    Vietnam Truce
    The North Vietnamese and the United States sign a truce.
  • Arab Oil Embargo

    Arab Oil Embargo
    OAPEC puts an oil embargo on the US after they supplied Israel in military conflict. Created US energy crisis
  • Nixon Resigns

    Nixon Resigns
    Richard Nixon became the first and only US president to resign after the Watergate Scandal
  • Fall of Saigon

    Fall of Saigon
    Saigon, South Vietnam fell to the North Vietnamese forces and came under Communist control.
  • Election of 1976

    Election of 1976
    Jimmy Carter defeats Gerald Ford, Nixon's former Vice President.
  • Panama Canal Treaty

    Panama Canal Treaty
    Jimmy Carter signed the Panama Canal Treaties that would allow Panama to gain control of the canal after 1999.