The 1970's by Twinkie

  • Palestinian Group hijacks five Planes

    Palestinian Group hijacks five Planes
    splinter group detonates altitude bombs in two airplanes, cousing one to crash while the other lands safely. forty - seven people were killed, and both the P.E.L.P and other Palestinian guerrilla orginizations condemm the attacks.
  • Apollo 13 mission suffers

    Apollo 13 mission suffers
    was supposed to be the third mission that could carry people to the moon but because of oxygen they had to go around the moon and not land on it.
  • First Earth Day

    First Earth Day
    A day that intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earths natural enviornment.
  • Ashwan Dam

    Ashwan Dam
    The Aswan Dam is an embankment dam placed across the Nile River in Aswan, Egypt. The high dam was constructed between 1960 and 1970.
  • Kent State Shooting

    Kent State Shooting
    the kent state shooting occurred at kent state university in the city of Ohio. the guardsmen fired 67 rounds over a period of 13 seconds killing four students and wounding nine others.
  • Microcompresor intoduced

    Microcompresor intoduced
    microprocessor incorporates most and maybe all the functions of all the computers central processing unit (CPU) on a single integrated circuit (IC or microchip).
  • Beatles Break up

    Beatles Break up
    the beatles brake up included the touring in 1966 but also the death of their manager Brian Epstein.
  • World Trade Center is Complete

    World Trade Center is Complete
    the world trade center was a complex of seven buildings in lower manhattan in New York City that where destroyed in the september 11, 2011 from terrorist attacks.
  • 18 year old can vote

    18 year old can vote
    18 year old wanted to vote and they rpotested because why could they get draffted and give up thier dreams but not be able to vote for e=what they wanted the country to be like.
  • EPA is Created

    EPA is Created
    creation of EPA was part of the response to growing public concern and grass roots movement to ''do something'' about deteriorating conditions of water, air, and land
  • Barcodes introduced

    Barcodes introduced
    Barcodes where introduced for many important reasons. They made them to help store owners keep track of how much they were selling or when they ran out of somthing.
  • U.S soldiers found guilty

    U.S soldiers found guilty
    They got convicted because they were not guilty people and they killed them and they didn’t have any weapons.
  • Computer Flopy disk Introduced

    a floppy disk is a data storage medium that is composed of a disk of thin, flexible (floppy) magnetic storage medium sealed in a square or rectangular plastic carrier lined with fabric that removes dust particles.
  • South Vietnam and Us Invade Laos

    South Vietnam and Us Invade Laos
    United States supported North Vietnam with air strikes and helicopter lifts in support of the operation.
    The United States had 215 killed, more than 100 helicopters lost and more than 600 helicopters damaged.
  • Pentagon papers

    Pentagon papers
    Showed the public what was happening in other states.
    It also made people realize not to trust the government.
  • First Benefit concert Organized for Bangladesh

    First Benefit concert Organized for Bangladesh
    Organized for the relief of refugees from East Pakistan (now independent Bangladesh) after the 1970 Bhola cyclone and during the 1971.
  • 18 year olds can Vote

    18 year olds can Vote
    Lots of 18 year olds argued and fought saying that if they could get drafted or losing their dreams becuase they were getting drafted they said that they could also be able to vote and have the freedom of picking what they wanted better for their country.
  • Swann vs. Charlotte

    Swann vs. Charlotte
    Important United States Supreme Court case dealing with the busing of students to promote to integration in public schools. It was an important problem of racial imbalance among schools.
  • Amtrak Created

    Amtrak Created
    The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak
    Is government-owned corporation that was organized on May 1, 1971, to provide intercity passenger train service in the United States.
    t is headquarter at Union Station in Washington D.C.
  • End of Gold Standard

    End of Gold Standard
    Value of money was the same as gold, when the value of gold went down the value of money would go down. The president that took the U.S off the gold standard was Richard Nixon. Now they call money Fiat money which only has value becuase the government says so.
  • Mr. Ellot graduated Highschool

    Mr. Ellot graduated Highschool
    My teacher mr. Elliot graduated highschool.
  • Cigarette ads banned

    Cigarette ads banned
    Didn’t want teens to smoke so they stopped cigarette ads.
  • Disney World Opens

    Disney World Opens
    Shortened to Walt Disney World or Disney World, is the world's largest and most-visited recreational resort. Located approximately 21 miles (34 km) southwest of Orlando, Florida, USA,
  • Direct Dial between New York

    Direct Dial between New York
    Couldn’t pick up your phone and call anyone from another country, also had to wait for operator, had to tell them what number you wanted to call and what your number was.
  • China Joins the UN

    China Joins the UN
    Nobody could talk to china,
    They joined UN now you can talk to them about it and work things out.
  • VCR’S Introduced

    VCR’S Introduced
    The videocassette recorder (or VCR, also known as the video recorder), is a type of electro-mechanical device that uses removable videotape cassettes that contain magnetic tape for recording audio and video
  • Attica State Prison Riots

    Attica State Prison Riots
    Band of Political Revolutionaries on Sept. 9 1971 responding to the death of prisoner George Jackson, a black Radical activist prisoner. Shot to death by corrections officers in California’s San Quentin Prison on August 21.
  • London Bridge Brought to U.S

    London Bridge Brought to U.S
    Business men bought it and took it to the U.S
    Took the bridge apart and labeled every brick and took it to Arizona and put it together
  • D.B Cooper

    D.B Cooper
    D. B. Cooper is the name popularly used to refer an unidentified man who hijacked a Boeing 727 aircraft in the airspace between Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington, USA on November 24, 1971, extorted USD $200,000 in ransom.
  • Microprossor introduced

    Microprossor introduced
    People put chips in things like cars.
  • U.S. Pulls out of Vietnam

    U.S. Pulls out of Vietnam
    January of 1972 the Paris Accords went into effect. The US agreed to withdraw all its troops from Vietnam in 60 days. Congress had stopped funding the war effort. The North Vietnamese government agreed to release all prisoners, which they never did.
  • Endangered Species Act

    	Endangered Species Act
    One of the dozens of United States environmental laws passed in the 1970s. Signed into law by President Richard Nixon on December 28, 1972, it was designed to protect critically imperiled species from extinction as a "consequence of economic growth and development untempered by adequate concern and conservation.
  • ABORTION LEGALIZED IN THE U.S

    ABORTION LEGALIZED IN THE U.S
    It has been legal in every state since the United States Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, on January 22, 1973. Prior to "Roe", there were exceptions to the abortion ban in at least 10 states
  • OPEC doubles price of oil

    OPEC doubles price of oil
    They raised the price because of OPEC’s power declining.
  • Paul Getty Kidnapped

    Paul Getty Kidnapped
    Eldest of the four children of Paul Getty, Jr. and Abigail (née Harris), and the grandson of oil tycoon Jean Paul Getty. 3am on 10 July 1973, Getty was kidnapped in the Piazza Farnese in Rome. A ransom note was received, demanding $17 million in exchange for his safe return.
  • Sears Tower Built

    The Sears Tower is 1,454 feet tall. The Sears Tower is located on Wacker Drive in Chicago, Illinois. This tower was completed in 1973.
  • UPC Barcodes come to US

    UPC Barcodes come to US
    They needed a better way for people to know when they were out of something and how much they needed to order for when they were out of that certain item.
  • The War Powers Act

    The War Powers Act
    War Powers Resolution of 1973 (50 U.S.C. 1541-1548) is a U.S. federal law intended to restrict the power of the President to commit the United States to an armed conflict without the consent of Congress.
  • U.S. Vice President Resigns

    U.S. Vice President Resigns
    October 10, 1973, following months of pressure and scandal, Vice President Spiro Agnew turned in his letter of resignation to President Nixon (who was soon to follow him) becoming only the second vice president to resign.* Michigan representative Gerald R. Ford took his place as vice president on December 6, 1973
  • National speed limit 55

    National speed limit 55
    The National Maximum Speed Law (NMSL) in the United States was a provision of the 1974 Emergency Highway Energy Conservation Act that prohibited speed limits higher than 55 mph (90 km/h).
  • U.S. President Nixon Resigns

    	U.S. President Nixon Resigns
    Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th President of the United States, in office from 1969 to 1974. He served as the 36th Vice President of the United States from 1953 to 1961, the only person to be elected twice to both the Presidency and the Vice Presidency.
  • Patty Hearst Kidnapped

    Patty Hearst Kidnapped
    Patricia Campbell Hearst (born February 20, 1954), now known as Patricia Campbell Hearst Shaw, is an American newspaper heiress, socialite, actress, kidnap victim, and convicted bank robber.
  • Girls allowed to play in Little League Baseball

    Girls allowed to play in Little League Baseball
    on Nov. 7, 1973, were later upheld in the Superior Court, leading to Little League Baseball's admittance of girls into its programs.
  • Freedom of Information Act passed over Ford’s veto

    Freedom of Information Act passed over Ford’s veto
    On November 20, 1974, the House of Representatives voted to override Ford's veto by a margin of 371 to 31; on November 21, the Senate followed suit by a 65 to 27 vote, giving the United States the core Freedom of Information Act still in effect today with judicial review of executive secrecy claims.
  • Gerald Ford pardons Nixon

    Gerald Ford pardons Nixon
    Gerald ford maybe pardons him beause he knew that Nixon had many followers and if he pardon him he would get more votes.
  • President Ford assassination attempts

    President Ford assassination attempts
    they try to kill president Ford
  • Microsoft Founded

    Microsoft Founded
    on April 4, 1975 to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair 8800, Microsoft rose to dominate the home computer operating system market with MS-DOS in the mid-1980s, followed by the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems.
  • Saigon falls to communism

    Saigon falls to communism
    The Fall of Saigon was the capture of Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam, by the People's Army of Vietnam and the National Liberation Front on April 30, 1975.
  • Arthur Ashe First Black Man to Win Wimbledon

    Arthur Ashe First Black Man to Win Wimbledon
    • On this day in 1975, Arthur Ashe defeats the heavily favored Jimmy Connors to become the first black man ever to win Wimbledon, the most coveted championship in tennis
  • Computerized Supermarket checkouts begin to appear

    Computerized Supermarket checkouts begin to appear
    computers are made even better
  • Catalytic convertors introduced on cars

    Catalytic convertors introduced on cars
    First widely introduced on series-production automobiles in the United States market for the 1975 model year to comply with tightening U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations on auto exhaust, catalytic converters are still most commonly used in motor vehicle exhaust systems.
  • Jimmy Hoffa disappears

    Jimmy Hoffa disappears
    from 1932 to 1975. He served as the union's General President from 1958 to 1971. He secured the first national agreement for teamsters' rates in 1964, and played a major role in the growth and development of the union.
  • Francisco Franco dies

    Francisco Franco dies
    He was a Spanish military general and head of state of Spain from October 1936 (whole nation from 1939 onwards), and de facto regent of the nominally restored Kingdom of Spain from 1947 until his death in November 1975