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  • the watergate

    the watergate
    The word refers to the Watergate Hotel in Washington D.C. In addition to the hotel, the Watergate complex houses many business offices. It was here that the office of the Democratic National Committee was burgled on June 17th, 1972.
  • Nixon refuse to surrender secret tapes

    Nixon refuse to surrender secret tapes
    When President Nixon refused to deliver subpoenaed tapes to the Senate Select Committee, the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly for the House Judiciary Committee to conduct an inquiry of impeachment. In response, Nixon submitted the edited transcripts of 42 tapes to the Judiciary Committee
  • spiro agnew resigns & Gerald Ford become the new vice president

    spiro agnew resigns & Gerald Ford become the new vice president
    Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr was the thirty-eighth President . He was the only President who was never elected as either Vice President or President. He became President after the resignation of Richard Nixon over the Watergate scandal
  • OPEC places an oil embargo on the united states

    Several Arab OPEC nations stop selling oil to the US and Holland to protest their support of Israel in the Arab-Israeli Yom Kippur War. Later, the Arab OPEC nations added South Africa, Rhodesia, and Portugal to the list of embargoed countries. Arab OPEC production was cut by 25%, which caused some temporary shortages and helped oil prices to triple
  • Nixon resigns and ford is swon in the nw president

    Nixon resigns and ford is swon in the nw president
    Gerald Ford is being sworn in as the thirty-eighth president of the United States after President Nixon's resignation - August 9, 1974.
  • the khmer rouge takes over cambodia

    the khmer rouge takes over cambodia
    The Communist Party of Kampuchea (CPK), otherwise known as the Khmer Rouge, took control of Cambodia on April 17, 1975. The CPK created the state of Democratic Kampuchea in 1976 and ruled the country until January 1979.
  • ford and brezhnev endorse the helsinki accords

    ford and brezhnev endorse the helsinki accords
    The Helsinki Final Act, Helsinki Accords or Helsinki Declaration was the final act of the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe held in Helsinki, Finland, during July and August 1,1975.
  • Carter pardons Vietnam draft dodgers

    Carter pardons Vietnam draft dodgers
    President Jimmy Carter, in his first day in office, fulfilled a campaign promise by granting unconditional pardons to hundreds of thousands of men who had evaded the draft during the Vietnam War by fleeing the country or by failing to register.
  • carter announces the panama canal is panamas

    carter announces the panama canal is panamas
    Former US President Jimmy Carter and Head of Government for the Republic of Panama, Omar Torrijos Herrera, signed the Panama Canal Treaties at the Organization of American States building in Washington, D.C.
  • carter helpes negotiate the camp david accords

    carter helpes negotiate the camp david accords
    The Camp David Accords were signed by Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin on September 17, 1978, following thirteen days of secret negotiations at Camp David.
  • Iranians take americans hostage

    Iranians take americans hostage
    An angry mob of young Islamic revolutionaries overran the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, taking more than 60 Americans hostage.
  • ussr invades afghanistan

    ussr invades afghanistan
    USSR invaded afghanistan.The Soviet Union intervened in support of the Afghan communist government in its conflict with anticommunist Muslim.
  • CARTER ANNOUNCES THE US WILL BOYCOTT THE 1980 MOSCOW OLYMPIC GAMES

    CARTER ANNOUNCES THE US WILL BOYCOTT THE 1980 MOSCOW OLYMPIC GAMES
    In protest against the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, President Jimmy Carter decided that the United States would not participate in the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. In a news report, the would-be U.S. athletes voice their opinions on the boycott.