Created by katelyndejesus16 on Mar 10, 2011
Last updated: 03/11/11 at 06:34 AM
1960 - Camelot
in contrast to nixons realpolitik president jimmy carter makes promotion of human rights a foreign policy priority in his administration.
two years after the united states pulls its troops out the south vietnam, the north wietnamese capture saigon and unify the country under a communist government
president richard nixons attemot to cover up white house involvment in a break-in at the watergate offices of the democratic national committee sparks efforts to impeach him. Rather than face removal from office, nixon resigns
the 1970s features a mix of the trival and the significant including pet rocks disco religious soul searching political scandel gas station lines and streakers
the woodstock music festival, held in new york comes to symbolize the flowering of the counterculture a youth movement tha advocated peace love and freedom.
president lyndon johnson promotes an ambitious plan to fight poverty, clean up the environment and create a better society for all americans
the gulf of tonkin resolution gives president lyndon johnson congressional approval to increase the us involvement in vietnam.