All of 'em
Created by itches on Apr 25, 2011
Last updated: 04/28/11 at 10:28 PM
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After leaving the office in 1989,the Regans bought a home in Bel Air,La. Where, in 2004, he died.
After carters presidency, inflation was at 12.5%. During Regans presidency, however, it dropped to 7.5%. Regan used a laissez-faire type approach to economics.
Shortly after becoming president, air traffic controllers went on strike, violating a regulation prohibiting government unions from striking. Regan fired around 11,000 workers for not going back to work.
After defeating Carter, Regan became president.
69 days into presidency, Regan and staff were struck by gunfire by John Hinckley, Jr. He made a fast recovery, which boosted his approval ratings.
Carters campaign for re-election was a very difficult one. He faced Ronald Regan, Ted Kennedy, and John Anderson. Regan won the Election
On January 7, 1980, Carter signed The Chrysler Corporation Loan Guarantee Act, bailing out chrysler.
800 families were evacuated from the city, which was built on a toxic waste landfill.
During this time period, Carter installed solar panels on the white house, and wore a sweater and turned down the heat whenever he could.
After beating ford for the presdency in 1976, carter became president.
Ford ran against Jimmy Carter for the election. Carter won in the end, but only by a slight margin.
On january 27th Ford signed a cease fire across north and south vietnam. It also called for the release of American p.o.w's.
Seventeen days after the first assassination attempt, Sara Jane Moore attempted to assassinate Ford. As she fired, a marine hit the gun deflecting the bullet and possibly saving fords life.
Lynette Fromme was sentanced to life in prison for attempting to assassinate the president.
Ford issued proclamation 4311, which gave nixon a full pardon for anything he may have done. but this action was very controversial. But ford said it was because of the friendship they shaired.
With Nixon facing impeacment,on August 8th, Nixon delivered his resignation speach. The speach was played all over the nation, with the main point being Ford takeing over when Nixon is gone.
Following the watergate scandal and Nixons resignation, vice president ford became president.
Angelo DeCarlo was a mobster sent to prison for extortion. Angelo said he had lung cancer and needed a pardon, Nixon granted the pardon.
Five men attemted to break in to the watergate complex. a security gaurd noticed tape on doors, leaving them unlocked. He took the tape off and an hour later there was more tape. He called the cops and the five men were arrested.
In order to adress the topic of nuclear weapons, Nixon traveled to U.S.S.R. He met with soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev.
Nixon traveled to china to improve relations with china. He traveled to Bejing and other parts of china. Nixon said that the meating was critical to relations with china.
In january 20th of 1969, president Nixon was swarn into presidency.