Unit 12 Key Terms Research1970’s – 1990’s

  • 5th amendment

    protects the property right of indivuals requiring the government follow a legal procedure if it needs to seize an individual property.
  • impacts of cold war defense spending and the american space program

    cold war defense spending included expanded businesses and employment, growth of high tech industries and new reserach and development. NASA began in the race and heavily funded in attempts for America to get to the moonfirst.
  • Sam Walton

    He discovered the first walmart and by 1985 he was the wealthiest person in the u.s
  • Jerry Falwell

    He was a US evangelist and political activist, he alos was the founding pastor of the thomas road baptisit church
  • four pillars of reaganomics

    reducing government spending, income and capital gains taxes, government regulations and inflation by controlling the money supply.
  • Watergate Scandal

    President of the US , lied to citizens about his involvements in breaking and entering, leading to the most rapid decline in public trust of the government.
  • Nixon and China

    re established diplomacy, nixon negociated arms reductions with the soviet union in an effort to reduce tensions between U.S and communist governments.
  • Gerald Ford

    38th president of the united states; appointed vice president and succeeded Nixon when Nixon resigned.
  • AIDS

    a disease that emerged in the 1980s and led to a worldwide epidemic. It is one of the largest health concerns in recent history.
  • Community Reinvement Act

    was legislation implented by congress, reduced discriminatory practices in banks.
  • The moral majority

    was founded by southern baptitst pastor jerry fallwell and advocated social policies that refelcted the point of view of evangelical christians.
  • Iranian Hostage Crisis & President Carter's responce

    in response to Iran Hostage Crisis, President Carter initiated immediate econimic sanctions, attempted a military rescue and negotitated for the release of hostage.
  • Conservation in the 1980's

    political characteristcs that best described the U.S from 1970-1990
  • Lionel Sosa

    Founder of sosa, Bromley, Aguilar & Associates, now Bromley communications, that grew to become the largest Hispanic agency in the u.s. he was named one of the 25th most influential hispanics in america.
  • Nancy Reagan and the "just say NO" campaign

    addressed the social issue of illegal drug use.
  • Jimmy Carter

    39 president of U.S
  • Ronald Reagan

    he was the 40th president of the united states and conservative political views became more popular with the electorate during his term.
  • Sandra Day o conner

    was the first female justice appointed to the US Supreme Court.
  • Bill Gates

    He was a computer entrepreneur whose software company made him the youngest multi-billionaire in the history of the United States.
  • Billy Graham

    Unigtes States evangelical preacher famous as a mass evangelist.
  • US israel relation

    US foreign policy towards Israel involves billions of dollars in aid and diplomatic support.