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Richard Nixon. 1969-1974 Tumultuous Years Years of Progress…Years of Turmoil. 1969-What a Year!. Nixon inaugurated. A Man Walks on the Moon Video -Apollo 11 Neil Armstrong Buzz Aldrin Who was Michael Collins? What was the quote? Woodstock Music Ragone was born!.

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Richard nixon

Richard Nixon

1969-1974

Tumultuous Years

Years of Progress…Years of Turmoil


1969 what a year

1969-What a Year!

  • Nixon inaugurated.

  • A Man Walks on the Moon

    • Video -Apollo 11

    • Neil Armstrong

    • Buzz Aldrin

    • Who was Michael Collins?

    • What was the quote?

  • Woodstock

    • Music

  • Ragone was born!


What were nixon s plans

What were Nixon’s Plans?

  • Law and Order—Conservative Justices Appointed to Supreme Court…impact from the Warren Court

    • Remember Gideon and Wainwright

  • Secret Plan to end the War

  • New Federalism

    • Smaller Government? What’s the Role of Government?

      • Big U/Big S---Combination?

    • Revenue Sharing-Block Grants

    • Federal Gov’t Collects $-Gives to the States to Spend on designated projects.


Nixon and domestic polices politics and policy

Nixon and Domestic PolicesPolitics and Policy

  • An astute politician who balanced both…

  • Civil Rights

    • 70% of African American children in South still attended all black schools…can you say

      • Brown v BOE Topeka, Kansas

      • Little Rock

      • Can you say Southern Vote?

      • Can you say busing? De Facto?

        • Remember the Titans? 1971


Nixon and domestic polices politics and policy 2

Nixon and Domestic PolicesPolitics and Policy-2

  • Women’s Rights

    • It’s not the law----Directs Justice Department to

      Bring sex discriminations suits.

  • Environment

    • Creation of EPA

    • Clean Water Act 1970 –Proposed-but in 1972-vetoes new version….Congress overrides veto---Nixon impounds fund

    • Policy/Politics/Philosophy???

    • Earth Day 1970


Roe v wade

Roe v. Wade

  • This should be an extended discussion.

  • State laws prohibiting abortions

  • Court bundles cases…lead case Texas

  • Texas lawyer defending restrictions---bad joke

  • Even court debates

  • 1st, 4th, 9th, and 14th Amendments….Right to Privacy Zone

  • Who was Roe? Position today?

  • Controversy exists today…Court shifts….Issue today.


Nixon foreign policy

Nixon & Foreign Policy

  • The Anti-Communist Reaches Out

    • Remember Nixon’s original rise to prominence?

  • Could another President have done this?

  • Who was Henry Kissinger?

  • Takes advantage of China/Soviet

    weakening in their relations.


Nixon foreign policy continued

Nixon & Foreign Policy (continued)

1901

  • Ping-Pong Diplomacy

  • Sports in Foreign Policy

  • Visits China

  • Soviet Union & Détente’

    • SALT???

1971


Nixon foreign policy continued1

Nixon & Foreign Policy (continued)

War in the Middle East

1. (1973) Egypt and Syria attack Israel

2. Sec. of State Kissinger uses “shuttle diplomacy” to improve relations

3-Joseph Sisco----Story


Nixon foreign and domestic

Nixon-Foreign and Domestic

. Energy crisis (1973):

1. OPEC places embargo on U.S. oil shipments

What is OPEC?

Why are they mad?

2. Nixon supports Alaskan pipeline

3. Gas Lines-Odd/Even Prices up.


Watergate 1

Watergate 1

  • Election of 1972

  • Committee to Re-Elect the President-CREEP

  • What was Watergate---

    • SAS in School Activity

    • Plumbers

    • “What did he know and when did he know it?”

    • Smoking Gun

    • Deep Throat- Whistleblower

    • Woodward and Bernstien--Muckrakers

    • “I am not a crook.”

    • Saturday Night Massacre

    • Hearings-TV will Expose YOU-AGAIN?


Watergate 2

Watergate-2


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