President’s Ford and Carter . Gerald Ford Presidency (1974 to 1977). Republican “I’m a ford not a Lincoln” Former model Klutzy president Locked himself out of the white house while walking his dog Mispronounced words all the time Tumbled down the stairs of Air Force One
(1974 to 1977)
Ford went against personal beliefs
supported an increase in unemployment benefits
tax cut in an effort to help the economy.
Often at odds with Congress
wanted the government to take a more active role in the economy.
Ford veteos Congressional actions:
Congress created the highest percentage of veto overrides since the 1850s.Economic Problems