AP U.S. History Notes

1970-1980

  • 1971
    • Nixon opens talks with China
    • Wage-price controls
    • My Lai massacre revealed
    • Pentagon Papers published
  • 1972
    • Intensive bombing of North Vietnam
    • Watergate
    • Nixon re-elected
    • GNP over 1 trillion
  • 1973
    • Cease-fire in Vietnam
    • U. S. forces withdraw
    • Spiro Agnew resigns
  • 1974
    • Watergate tapes
    • Nixon resigns, Ford's pardon
    • Serious inflation and recession
  • 1975
    • Vietnam falls
    • 44% of married women employed
  • 1976
    • Bicentennial
    • Jimmy Carter elected President
  • 1977: Human rights
  • 1978
    • Camp David Accords
    • Panama Canal treaties ratified
  • 1979
    • SALT 2 completed
    • U. S. recognizes china
    • American Embassy in Iran occupied
    • USSR invaded Afghanistan
  • 1980
    • U. S. boycotts Olympics, withdraws from SALT 2
    • Reagan elected President

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Aboukhadijeh, Feross. "1970-1980" StudyNotes.org. Study Notes, LLC., 17 Nov. 2012. Web. 10 Dec. 2019. <https://www.apstudynotes.org/us-history/timelines/1970-1980/>.
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