The Amazing ’70s. Secretariat. Vivekanand Rajasekar Arsh Chopra Matt McGivney Leah Idichandy Olivia Piscano. Presidents of the 70’s. Richard Milhous Nixon(1969-1974) Gerald Rudolph Ford(1974-1977) Jr. James Earl Carter(1977-1981). Richard Nixon.
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The Amazing ’70s Secretariat VivekanandRajasekar ArshChopra Matt McGivney Leah Idichandy Olivia Piscano
Presidents of the 70’s • Richard Milhous Nixon(1969-1974) • Gerald Rudolph Ford(1974-1977) • Jr. James Earl Carter(1977-1981)
Richard Nixon • During World War II, Nixon served as a Navy lieutenant commander in the Pacific. • Nixon succeeded in ending American fighting in Vietnam • He improved relations with the U.S.S.R. and China. • President when American astronauts made the first moon landing. • Ended segregation and Cold War • Balanced budget(rare accomplishment) • Created Environmental agencies • Resigned after Watergate Scandal
Gerald Ford Pardoned Nixon for scandal and military personnel who avoided Vietnamese War Vietnamese War ended Battled Inflation Crime decreased Ties with Japan and Asia No war; all peace
Jimmy Carter Panama Canal treaties, Camp David Accords, Peace between Egypt and Israel, SALT Treaty with USSR, and improved relationship with China. Created the Department of Energy New, creative, educational programs Created Environmental Agencies
Georgia Governors Lester Maddox (1967-1971) Jimmy Carter (1971-1975) George Busbee (1975-1983)
Lester Maddox Separate Segregationist Famous after photo of him wielding an axe at negroes that tried to enter a whites-only café. Even though he was pro-segregation, he appointed more blacks to govern than all of the previous governors combined Prison Reform Funded Universities of Georgia People could meet and talk to him twice a week which people liked.
Jimmy Carter "No poor, rural, weak, or black person," he declared, "should ever have to bear the additional burden of being deprived of the opportunity of an education, a job, or simple justice." Moderate business progressive with an extensive reform agenda Budget reform was controversial. Upgrade the state's weak educational system. Substantial reform in the operation of the state's criminal justice system initiated significant new mental health programs Promoted civil rights and equal opportunity for women and minorities He appointed more women and minorities to his own staff, to major state policy boards and agencies, and to the judiciary than all of his predecessors combined.
George Busbee Education was top priority Wanted Prison reform Revised GA Constitution to be clear, brief, and flexible Completed Intestate Highway System and expanded ports of Savannah and Brunswick Attracted businesses, films, television series, and tourism to Georgia Kept economy up during nation-wide recession and economic slowdown