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"The voice"

Barbra Jordan


1st black female elected to US house of representatives


apart of the Nixon-watergate trial



"Lottery" Draft system

men between 18-36 normally chosen


366 balls with a number


if your birthday# was selected you were possibly up for the next draft 1st (1/3) (2/3) were safe for rest of the year


lots of ways around being drafted



Max Yasgur

600 acres of dairy farm


allows Woodstock to be on his property

Gulf of Tonkin Resolutions

Gave power to LBJ to use conventional military in SE asia without formal declaration of war from congress


Used to put more US involvement in s.vietnam

Search And Destroy

unknown exact location of hiding enemy


patrols locate then alert the rest who send in


helicopters to bomb them

Extra terrestrial Exposure Law

after returning from space, astronauts must be quarantined and can not touch anyoneor anything for 3 weeks


possible threat of bringing something bad



Betty Friedan

Women's rights leader


wrote "feminine mystique"-women don't want to be house wives


NOW- national organization for women 1966


against


work discrimination


provide childcare for working women


fund legal assaults- let more women work in public places



Cesar Chavez

Hispanic American- worked in agriculture


founded National Farm Workers Union


"stoop&pick" union - coined from picking cotton


Led the grape boycott Cali 1968


17 mil stopped buying grapes


workers wanted higher wages


1970- mexican workers got higher wages



Pentagon Papers

Daniel Ellsberg worked for govt during LBJ


took documents about vietnam


tries to expose LBJ's real plans


Nixon tries to prevent this



TET offensive

1968 70k N.vietcong


surprise attack on more than 100 cities s.viet


39/44 providence capitals hit


US tries holding them off but north wins



Malcom X

started "african American" phrase


rejected interrogation


seeked biracial solutions to social change


he was black muslim


assassinated by Thomas Hagan 1965


"preached" racism and violence but in a dif way

Roe v. Wade

Make abortion legal 3months or less into pregnancy


1973


it was previously illegal

AIM

american indian movement


Pine ridge s.Dakota 1890- violence between indians and white at wounded knee river


1973- they take over the reservation, kicking out federal government


army surrounds pine ridge


battles and standoffs btw indians and US




An actor from Godfather sends up an indian girl to receive his academy award to protest and prove a point

CREEP

committee to re-elect the president


James McCord- one of watergate burglars

Gerald Ford

Michigan


next press after Nixon resigns


bad mouths and pardons Nixon, US not forgiving of this


runs against jimmy carter 1976-loses


vetos 39 bills in first 48 months


his congress is majority democrates

Carter and Gas

middle eastern countries not on good terms


arabian nations increase oil 400%


large impact; prices of everything else must rise too


Gasstastrophy: gas rationing


only get gas on certain days according to license plate number


Us is not longer a main exporter of oil, must import



Carter and Conservation

wants to lead by example


control thermostats in govt places


68 lowest 75 highest


encourages carpooling and driving less


inflation rates go up


installs solar panels on roof of white house for energy usage




removed later on



Camp David Accords 1978

Carter had a nice little place: Camp David


invited Sadat(egypt) and Begin (israel)


agreement between E and I was formed


similar to peace treaty

ERA

equal rights amendment


Alice Paul- pushed for equal rights in 20's she's back again in the 60's


both houses of congress pass it


takes 7 years to get ratified


carried out from Nixon to Reagns presidency

Iran Hostage Crisis

63 americans at Us embassy in Iran are held hostage by 300 students


they want the previous dying shah (who is being nurtured over in america bc he has cancer and we have an agreement) to come back and face his trials of the people


444 days only 52 still remain




they are not released until the inauguration day of President Reagan (slap in the face to Carter)




Carter had a failed mission that clouds his re-election

Phyillis Schafly

key person to derail ERA (against)


believes it will


-repeal alimony


-lose gender roles


-lose child custody


-put women in front line duties during war




ERA never approved, lacked 3 states

Oliver north

Lt


wants to stop communism


national security advisor


fund and support contras in nicaragua


creates a secret and illegal fund operation

fall of communism

thanks to reagan


berlin wall falls nov 1989

star wars

arms race between us and soviets for space technology


reagan and gorbachev meet and negotiate


nuclear missiles eliminated

strategic defense initaitive

missles in space incase of attack


us and russia

Iran contra affair

central america


nicaragua communists want to take over el salvador


US funds contras (anti communists in nicaragua)


secret illegal operation to sell guns to iran for money


becomes a scandal oliver north convicted 3 counts

Apollo mission

explosions on launching pad kills 3 astronauts


next 5 missions remain unmanned


apollo 8 first time circling the moon



Reagenomcis

economic policies


cutting taxes keeps $ in peoples pockets


stimulate economy


stimulates business growth


lower tax rate more taxes coming in



Laugh in

rowan and martins comedy series


similar to SNL

Reagans presidency

oldest pres


previously a movie star


gov of cali


attempted assassination by john hinkley jr


who wanted to impress jodie foster



economic recovery act

from 70 t 50 % cut on personal income taxes


begin of economic recovery


more people go back to work



regans legacy

better economy


more debt


reduce nuclear threat


kept social programs


help bankrupt USSR


national confidence boosts

Title IX (9)

eliminate sex discrimination in schools


if schools did not offer sports for women they would not get federal funding


womens gradute admissions rates quadrupled

Kent state

protesting on ohio campus


4 killed


anti war protests

1968 summer olympics



tommy smith john carlos


1st and 2nd place winners for track and field hold up black power symbol while on podium

blue marble

first picture of earth from space


most reproduced picture ever


earth is fragile and not indestructable

crosby stills nash and young

70s rock band

students for a democratic society

student activist movement


democratic nominating convention-mass chaos and violence


leder tom hayden

LBJ and vietnam

cold war culture- spies, communism


puts troops in vietnam




tv broadcasts dont filter anything




not getting closer to peace




continue kennedy program without dramatically escalating war

Vietnam and Nixon

wants to end war


tactics increase protests


train s vietnamese so don't need us soldiers(vietnamization)


more large scale coming less search and destroy


Fall of s vietnam




disengage from war


still support but not send anymore of our troops



Hector garica

mexican american war vet and doctor


treated patients free of charge in three rivers


helps mexican americans gain rights and be voted