I can analyze the social, political, economic, & environmental problems that Americans faced in the 1970s.
Critical Vocabulary: Vietnamization, My Lai Massacre, Cambodian Campaign, Kent State Shooting, Pentagon Papers, Daniel Ellsberg, New York Times v. Sullivan, Paris Peace Accords, War Powers Act, Nixon Doctrine, Realpolitik, Detente, SALT I, Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, Silent Majority, Southern Strategy, New Conservatism, New Federalism, Watergate, Committee to Re-Elect the President, Plumbers, Saturday Night Massacre, Nixon Tapes, U.S. v. Nixon, Stagflation, Whip Inflation Now, Helsinki Accords, Fall of Saigon, Mayaguez Incident, National Energy Act, Crisis of Confidence Speech, Camp David Accords, Iran Hostage Crisis, SALT II
- Background Question: Play the Quizizz Practice #5 game.
- Citizenship Question: When is Independence Day celebrated?
- April 19
- July 4
- September 17
- November 11
- Guided Instruction: The State of the Union is Not Good
- Reflection Question: Give each of the following presidents a letter grade based on his success in office: Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter. Explain your reasoning.
Homework: The 1980s Reading