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1 FORD THROUGH CLINTON

2 AFFIRMATIVE ACTION 105. The MAIN purpose of affirmative action programs in the 1970s was to — A prevent continued discrimination in hiring. B provide childcare services for female employees. C protect striking workers from being fired. D promote universal health care for all workers.

3 Congressman Ford,

4 THE 1970’S 106. The ratification of the 26th Amendment in 1971 was a response to the demands of people who were — A homeless, but still wanted to vote. B old enough to fight, but not old enough to vote. C permanent residents, but still citizens of other countries. D citizens, but who lived and worked abroad.

5 Republican House Minority Leader

6 Campaigning for Nixon in 1968

7 Vice-President Ford, 1973

8 “President” Ford Pardons RN

9 Fall of Saigon, 1975

10 Again, Who Is This?

11 And Who Is This?

12 Ford versus Reagan 1976

13 Jerry Ford vs Jimmy Carter

14 “There is no Soviet domination of Eastern Europe”

15 “I’M A FORD, NOT A LINCOLN”

16 Jimmy and Roselyn’s Inaugural Walk

17 Jimmy Who?

18 Grinning Peanut Farmer?

19 Born Again Baptist

20 Governor of Georgia

21 Presidential Candidate, 1976

22 CARTER’S DECISIONS Stagflation- new economic phenomenon that combined inflation with a recession and an increase in unemployment OPEC- Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries; made up of middle eastern countries that control the world’s oil supply; they quadrupled oil prices in the 1970’s Panama Canal Treaty of when Carter signed a treaty with Panama that stated the US would return thecanal to them in 1999; we kept our promise Carter hoped Americans who had dodged the draft would return to the US; he hoped to “heal” the wounds but only angered vets and those that lost loved ones

23 Crazy Carters

24 Human Rights Foreign Policy

25 Camp David Accords

26 Diplomatic Relations with China Restored, 1979

27 Panama Canal Treaties, 1978

28 The Energy Crisis and OPEC

29

30 IRANIAN HOSTAGES Hostages in Iran- Iranians took 52 Americans hostage in Tehran, Iran in retaliation for the US providing medical care to the Shah of Iran; Carter was not able to free them but they were released moments after Reagan was sworn in as president Reaganomics/trickle down theory- theory that tax cuts to the wealthiest Americans would encourage them to reinvest their savings into their businesses, which would allow benefits to “trickle down” to average Americans in the form of jobs and/or better wages

31 Iranian Hostage Crisis 444 Days

32 Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan

33 Carter’s Lame Responses End of Détente Suspension of SALT II Suspension of Grain Sales to USSR Boycott of 1980 Olympics

34 Post-Presidency

35

36 RONALD REAGAN Reaganomics/trickle down theory- theory that tax cuts to the wealthiest Americans would encourage them to reinvest their savings into their businesses, which would allow benefits to “trickle down” to average Americans in the form of jobs and/or better wages Strategic Defense Initiative- “Star Wars”; Reagan spent billions on this project that hoped to protect the US in case of a nuclear attack; it never worked Beirut, Lebanon- 241 American marines were killed by terrorists when a truck loaded with explosives rammed into marine barracks

37 CRISIS CONTINUES Downfall of Communism- Berlin Wall falls in 1989 and Soviet bloc countries declare independence in 1991 Persian Gulf War- fought to keep Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait and Saudi Arabia NAFTA- North American Free Trade Agreement signed by the US, Canada, and Mexico Apartheid- racial segregation/white supremacy; apartheid ended in South Africa and Nelson Mandela was released from prison

38 Hollywood Actor

39 Famous Roles

40 The 1940’s: U.S. Army Air Corps

41 President of the Screen Actors Guild

42 Jane Wyman : First Wife and Family

43 Nancy Davis: Wife # 2

44 The Second Reagan Family

45 Saved by Television

46 Conservative Republicans 1964

47 California Governor

48 1976 : Close but no cigar

49 Unlikely Running Mates

50 1980 “Are you better off now than you were four years ago?” “There you go again!”

51 William Casey’s Iran Hostage Ploy?

52 President Reagan!

53 Assassination Attempt by John Hinckley

54 The Reagan Revolution and the “New Right”

55 Reaganomics (ERTA)

56 AIDS Epidemic

57 Sandra Day O’Connor

58 Grenada Invasion

59 SDI (“Star Wars”)

60 Arms Buildup

61 The “Evil Empire”

62 Zero Option

63 Nuclear Freeze Movement

64 Nuclear Fears

65 Ronnie and Gorbachev

66 Geraldine Ferraro: First Female V.P. Nominee of A Major Political Party

67 Reagan= 54,451,521 (58.8%) Mondale= 37, 565,334 (40.5%)

68 Iran-Contra Scandal

69 “I call them freedom fighters”

70 Sandinistas

71 “Neat Idea”

72 “I never lied to the American public”

73 Nancy and Ronnie

74 Alzheimer's, 1994 Letter

75 June 6, 2004

76 Bush the First

77 WWII Hero

78 Congressman Bush

79 Father and Son, 1968

80 Resume Ambassador to United Nations, Chairman Republican Nation Committee, Chief Liaison, PRC 1974 Director CIA,

81 Vice President

82

83 Run, Jesse, Run

84 No Jack Kennedy?

85 Presidential Debates

86 "If Kitty Dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer?"

87 The Winner?

88

89 Millie with Pups

90 Fall of the Berlin Wall, 1989

91 “I have plans for Kuwait”

92 SADAM HUSSEIN

93 August, 1990

94 Desert Shield

95 Secretary of Defense in Saudi Arabia

96 Presidential Tie Clips, Thanksgiving, 1990

97 ENTERTAINING THE TROOPS

98 Secret Weapon

99 Collapse of the Soviet Union, August, 1991

100 Clarence Thomas

101 BILL CLINTON AND AL GORE

102 Perot’s Big Issue

103 1992 TV Debates

104 Costly Time Check

105

106 2 ND TIME A FATHER AND SON ARE ELECTED AS PRESIDENT


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