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Unit 12

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  • Ronald Reagan

    Ronald Reagan
    February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989). Prior to that, he was the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975), and a radio, film and television actor.
  • Sam Walton

    Sam Walton
    (March 29, 1918 – April 5, 1992) was an American businessman and entrepreneur born in Kingfisher, Oklahoma best known for founding the retailers Walmart and Sam's Club. With the sales volume growing from $80 to $225,000 in three years, Walton drew the attention of the landlord, P.K. Holmes, whose family had a history in retail.
  • Billy Graham

    Billy Graham
    (born November 7, 1918) is an American Christian evangelist, ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, who rose to celebrity status in 1949 with the national media backing of William Randolph Hearst and Henry Luce.
  • Gerald Ford

    Gerald Ford
    July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was the 38th President of the United States, serving from 1974 to 1977, and prior to this, was the 40th Vice President of the United States serving from 1973 to 1974. He was the first person appointed to the Vice Presidency under the terms of the 25th Amendment, after Spiro Agnew had resigned. When he became President upon Richard Nixon's resignation on August 9, 1974, he became the first and to date only person to have served as both Vice President and Preside
  • Jimmy Carter

    Jimmy Carter
    (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States (1977–1981) and was awarded the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize, the only U.S. President to have received the Prize after leaving office. Before he became President, Carter, a Democrat, served as a U.S. Naval officer, was a peanut farmer, served two terms as a Georgia State Senator and one as Governor of Georgia (1971–1975).
  • Sandra Day O’Connor

    Sandra Day O’Connor
    (born March 26, 1930) is a retired United States Supreme Court justice. She served as an Associate Justice from her appointment in 1981 by Ronald Reagan until her retirement from the Court in 2006. She was the first woman to be appointed to the Court.[1]
  • Jerry Falwell

    Jerry Falwell
    (August 11, 1933 – May 15, 2007)[1] was an American evangelical fundamentalist Southern Baptist pastor, televangelist, and a conservative political commentator. He was the founding pastor of the Thomas Road Baptist Church, a megachurch in Lynchburg, Virginia. He founded Lynchburg Christian Academy (now Liberty Christian Academy) in 1967, Liberty University in 1971, and cofounded the Moral Majority in 1979.
  • Lionel Sosa

    Lionel Sosa
    Lionel is the founder of Sosa, Bromley, Aguilar & Associates, now Bromley Communications, that grew to become the largest hispanic agency in the U.S. He has been Hispanic Media Consultant in seven Republican presidential campaigns beginning in 1980. He is a recognized expert in Hispanic consumer and voter behavior. Lionel was named one of the "25 most influential Hispanics in America" by Time Magazine and is a member of the Texas Business Hall of Fame. He is the author of "Think and Grow Rich
  • Bill Gates

    Bill Gates
    (born October 28, 1955)[4] is an American business magnate, investor, programmer,[5] inventor[6] and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and current chairman of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company, which he co-founded with Paul Allen.
  • Nixon and china

    Nixon and china
    U.S. President Richard Nixon's 1972 visit to the People's Republic of China was an important step in formally normalizing relations between the United States and the People's Republic of China (PRC). It marked the first time a U.S. president had visited the PRC, which at that time considered the U.S. one of its staunchest[?] foes, and the visit ended 25 years of separation between the two sides.
  • Watergate Scandal

    Watergate Scandal
    a political scandal that occurred in the United States in the 1970s as a result of the June 17th 1972 break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C., and the Nixon administration's attempted cover-up of its involvement. The scandal eventually led to the resignation of Richard Nixon, the President of the United States, on August 9, 1974
  • 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, 1973, it was designed to protect critically imperiled species from extinction as a "consequence of economic growth and development untempered by adequate concern and conservation."
  • Impacts of Cold War defense spending and the American Space program

    Impacts of Cold War defense spending and the American Space program
    The space race was to see who could get there missles and satelites into space first. It was mainly between the united states and the soviet union. Because we spent all that money doing so, the economy was booming and jobs poped out every where. The time was nice but it did have to come to a end.
  • 5th Amendment and property rights

    5th Amendment and property rights
    the United States Constitution, which is part of the Bill of Rights, protects against abuse of government authority in a legal procedure. Its guarantees stem from English common law which traces back to Magna Carta in 1215. For instance, grand juries and the phrase due process (also found in the 14th Amendment) both trace their origin to Magna Carta.
  • Community Reinvestment Act

    Community Reinvestment Act
    a United States federal law designed to encourage commercial banks and savings associations to help meet the needs of borrowers in all segments of their communities, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods.[1][2][3] Congress passed the Act in 1977 to reduce discriminatory credit practices against low-income neighborhoods, a practice known as redlining.[4][5]
  • The “Moral Majority”

    The “Moral Majority”
    The Moral Majority was a prominent American political organization associated with the Christian right. It was founded in 1979 and dissolved in the late 1980s.
  • Iranian Hostage Crisis and President Carter’s response

    Iranian Hostage Crisis and President Carter’s response
    The main conflict between human rights and U.S. interests came in Carter's dealings with the Shah of Iran. The Shah, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, had been a strong ally of the United States since World War II and was one of the "twin pillars" upon which U.S. strategic policy in the Middle East was built (the other being Saudi Arabia). However, his rule was strongly autocratic, was seen as kleptocratic at home, and in 1953 he went along with the Eisenhower Administration in staging a coup to remove the
  • Conservatism in the 1980’s

    Conservatism in the 1980’s
    Conservatism is where they dident want to spend money. Where they wanted for people to save their money and themselfs for the right one.
  • Four Pillars of Reaganomics

    Four Pillars of Reaganomics
    refers to the economic policies promoted by U.S. President Ronald Reagan during the 1980s. These policies are commonly associated with supply-side economics, referred to as trickle-down economics by political opponents.
  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

    Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
    a disease of the human immune system caused by infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).[1] During the initial infection, a person may experience a brief period of influenza-like illness. This is typically followed by a prolonged period without symptoms. As the illness progresses, it interferes more and more with the immune system, making the person much more likely to get infections, including opportunistic infections and tumors that do not usually affect people who have working immune
  • Nancy Reagan and the “Just Say No” campaign

    Nancy Reagan and the “Just Say No” campaign
    Nancy Reagan launched the "Just Say No" drug awareness campaign in 1982, which was her primary project and major initiative as first lady.[8] Nancy first became aware of the need to educate young people about drugs during a 1980 campaign stop in Daytop Village, New York.[101] She remarked in 1981 that "Understanding what drugs can do to your children, understanding peer pressure and understanding why they turn to drugs is... the first step in solving the problem."
  • US Israel relations

    US Israel relations
    Israel–United States relations are an 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. The main expression of Congressional support for Israel has been foreign aid.
  • American movies and cultural diffusion

    American movies and cultural diffusion
    as first conceptualized by Alfred L. Kroeber in his influential 1940 paper Stimulus Diffusion, or trans-cultural diffusion in later reformulations, is the spread of cultural items—such as ideas, styles, religions, technologies, languages etc.—between individuals, whether within a single culture or from one culture to another. It is distinct from the diffusion of innovations within a single culture.