The Interesting 1970's

  • FDA warns women about "The Pill"

    The Federal Drug Association (FDA) warned women that the birth control pill causes blood clots and has many other malfunctions with it. This made the companies that make the birth control pills, change the chemicals that they put in it.
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    The Interesting 1970's

  • ASU in the Rose Bowl

    ASU in the Rose Bowl
    ASU was in the Rose Bowl sevral times. They played in 71, 72, 73, 75, 77. ASU won every time but lost in 77. P.S. ASU is the best football team in the nation.
  • Ella Grasso makes history

    Ella Grasso makes history
    Ella Grasso was the first female governer. She gave inner power to the woman of America, to do things that they thought they couldn't do just because they were women. She also the first woman to be reelected as a governer. This made the women of America look strong enough to the jobs that a man could do.
  • Equal Opportunity Act

    The Equal Opportunity Act was made to prevent stores, banks, and other industries from descriminating women when they used credit cards or made loans.
  • Richard Nixon's resignation speech

    Richard Nixon's resignation speech
    "This is the 37th time I have spoken to you from this office, where so many decisions have been made that shape the history of this this nation. Each time I have done so to discuss with you some matter that I believe affected the nation's interest. In all the ddesicions I have made in my public life I have always tried to do what was best for the nation." -Richard Nixon
  • Rocky comes out

    Rocky comes out
    Rocky came out in theaters, many people had enjoyed this determined boxer's story so they damanded more. Because of this, more than five movies have come out starring this popular boxer.
  • Teenage abortion rates up

    400,000 unmarried underaged teens have abortions to get rid of their unborn babies, this is 1/3 of the total of pregnant teens. 21% of these unmarried pregnant teens gave birth to their children, 87% of those teens keep their children.
  • Peace between countries

    Peace between countries
    The U.S. had begun diplomatic relations with China. This made peace between these two countries.
  • Underaged abortions overturned

    The Supreme Court reversed the Massachusetts law, all unmarried minors need permission from the judge or their parents to be able to abort the pregnancy. After this, many expectant mothers took drugs to try to abort their pregnancy themselves.
  • Underaged divorce rates

    Many married minors who have children are divorcing. The divore rates increase 69% because of this, and 40% of the children of these divorced teens lived in single parent homes.