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1970’s – 1990’s

  • Ronald Reagan was born.

    Ronald Reagan was born.
    He was a former actor and California governor, served as the 40th U.S. president from 1981 to 1989. He became a Hollywood actor in his 20s and later served as the Republican governor of California from 1967 to 1975.
  • Gerald Ford was born.

    Gerald Ford was born.
    Born in Omaha, Nebraska. Gerald Ford was the 38th president of America. He was the first unelected president in the nation's history and a longtime Republican congressman from Michigan,
  • Sam Walton was born.

    Sam Walton was born.
    Was in Kingfisher, Oklahoma. Walton was the owner and creater of Wal-Mart. He opened the first Wal-Mart in 1962, after years in the retail management business
  • Billy Graham was born.

    Billy Graham was born.
    Born in Charlotte, North Carolina. Grahams was a preacher in 1949 before coming celebrity with the national media backing of William Randolph Hearst and Henry Luce.
  • Jimmy Carter was born.

    Jimmy Carter was born.
    Born in Plains, Georgia. Jimmy Carter was 39th president of the United States and served as the nation's chief executive during a time of serious problems at home and abroad. He wasn't that popular because of the belief of peace.
  • Sandra Day O’Connor was born.

    Sandra Day O’Connor was born.
    Born in El Paso, Texas. A former United States Supreme Court justice. She served as an Associate Justice from her appointment in 1981 by Ronald Reagan. She was the first woman to be appointed to court.
  • Jerry Falwell was born.

    Jerry Falwell was born.
    Born in Lynchburg, Virginia. He began the Old Time Gospel Hour and founded the Lynchburg Christian Academy in 1967. Along with that, the Liberty Baptist College in 1971. By the end of the 1970s, Faldwell formed the Moral Majority.
  • Lionel Sosa was born.

    Lionel Sosa was born.
    Sosa was a advertising and marketing executive. He founded Sosa, Bromley, Aguilar & Associates, and the the largest Hispanic-advertising agency in the U.S. with billings of $125 million.
  • Bill Gates was born.

    Bill Gates was born.
    Born in Seattle, Washington. Bill Gates is the founder of Microsoft, and is one of the most influential and richest people on the planet. His wealth is at a estimate of $56 billion.
  • Impacts of Cold War defense spending and the American Space program

    Impacts of Cold War defense spending and the American Space program
    Increased innolvation.
    Newer, advance technology.
    Advance military placement.
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    1970’s – 1990’s

  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDs)

    Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDs)
    A disease of the immune system characterized by increased susceptibility to opportunistic infections, as pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and candidiasis, to certain cancers, as Kaposi's sarcoma, and to neurological disorders
  • American movies and cultural diffusion

    American movies and cultural diffusion
    Motion pictures is a prime example of American cultural diffusion. By providing movies around the world, the American culture has been seen by other ethnics and adopted our ways.
  • Nixon and China - the meeting,

    Nixon and China - the meeting,
    Ended twenty-five years of isolation between the United States and the People's Republic of China and resulted in establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries in 1979.
  • Watergate Scandal

    Watergate Scandal
    Several burglars were arrested inside the office of the Democratic National Committee. These burglars weren't burglars, they were US officials trying to get Nixon realected.
  • Endangered Species Act

    Endangered Species Act
    Known as the ESA, it was formed to protect and recover imperiled species and the ecosystems upon which they depend on.
  • Community Reinvestment Act

    Community Reinvestment Act
    A federal law that was passed to encourage commercial banks and savings associations to help meet the needs of borrowers in all segments of their communities.
  • The “Moral Majority”

    The “Moral Majority”
    A conservative political organization that was founded by Southern Baptist pastor, Jerry Fallwell, and advocated social policies that reflected the point of view of evangelical Christians.
  • Iranian Hostage Crisis and President Carter’s response

    Iranian Hostage Crisis and President Carter’s response
    Carter initiated immediate economic sanctions, attempted a military rescue, and negotiated for the release of hostage.
  • Conservatism in the 1980’s

    Conservatism in the 1980’s
    Beginning with President Ronald Reagan, he solidified conservative Republican strength with tax cuts, greatly increased the US military budget, deregulation, a policy of rolling back Communism, and appeals to family values and conservative Christian morality. This section became known as the Reagan Era.
  • Four Pillars of Reaganomics

    Four Pillars of Reaganomics
    1) Reduce the growth of government spending2) Reduce the marginal tax rates on income from both labor and capital3) Reduce regulation4) Reduce inflation by controlling the growth of the money supply.
  • US Israel relations

    US Israel relations
    Provides important factor in the United States government's overall policy in the Middle East, and Congress has placed considerable importance on the maintenance of a close and supportive relationship.
  • Nancy Reagan and the “Just Say No” campaign

    Nancy Reagan and the “Just Say No” campaign
    Nancy Reagan, President Reagan's wife, brought the campaign "Just Say No" to life to spread the illegal use of drugs.
  • 5th Amendment and property rights

    5th Amendment and property rights
    No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a grand jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the militia, when in actual service in time of war or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property.