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Title: Ford and Carter


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Ford and Carter
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Gerald Ford
  • Took over as President when Richard Nixon resigned

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Title IX
  • Said that schools have to provide equal funding
    for both men and womens sports
  • Gave women opportunities to play traditional men
    sports

4
Jimmy Carter
  • Defeats Ford 1976
  • Becomes first Southern Democrat to be elected
    President

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Camp David Accords
  • Agreements settled issues between Israel and
    Egypt (leader of the Arab countries) over border
    disputes
  • Looked at as Carters greatest contribution at
    President

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Regents of UC vs. Bakke
  • Supreme Court case that said it was illegal for
    universities to achieve racial diversity through
    racial quotas
  • A blow to affirmative action

8
Three Mile Island
  • Partial nuclear meltdown at a nuclear energy
    plant in Pennsylvania
  • Led to widespread protests against the use of
    nuclear power and safety of nuclear power plants

9
Iran Hostage Crisis
  • 1977, Iranian Revolution ousts U.S. backed
    government
  • The Ayatollah Khomeini, a radical Muslim cleric,
    takes over as head of the government

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Iran Hostage Crisis
  • November 4, 1979, 500 college students seized the
    American embassy in Tehran
  • 52 U.S. hostages were taken and held against
    their will for 444 days
  • This proved to be Carters downfall

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