against Adlai Stevenson
Nixon beats McGovern 520 e.v. to 17.
"an automatic cost-of-living increase pegged to the consumer price index"
embracing Keynesian econ.
guidelines for wage and price increases. Would control inflation.
Dept of defense and National Security Council. Also CIA.
created right-to-work laws
deportation of illegal Mexian immigrants
25 bil for highways
weak bill; supposed to protect voting rights. But was significant b/c was first since reconstruction
Money to cities for open spaces, transit systems, middle-income housing
Amendment to Civil Rights Act of 1964
Family Assistance Plan: Nixon's proposed alternative to Social Security
curbed right of states to regulate porn
electoral districts must give equal weight to all citizens' votes
School prayer unconstitutional
felons get lawyers
right to privacy
criminal suspects must be informed of rights by police (miranda rights)
Nixon must release tapes
tribes can't be terminated by Congress
Oneida treaty claims upheld in upstate NY
Besides wars and conflicts. May overlap, as with Cold War.
Dates not definitive
Also falls under Cold War: creating a strong Europe was essential to keeping capitalism strong in the face of communism
Truman rec. next day
Drove nationalist Mossadegh from power; est. Shah as absolute ruler.
days before scheduled meeting in paris between USSR and US
New York Times
(approx date). OPEC won't ship oil to countries supporting Israel (inc. US)
US supported France against VN nat'lists, at times paying 80% of France's war costs
Knowing that Ho Chi Minh would win
Part of an American plot, approved by Kennedy
Johnson being tough on communism
Cease-fire, Am. POW's released, Thieu regime stays, N. VN troops stay in south; undefined committee will make permanent plans later.
taken over by Pol Pot/Khmer Rouge. --> genocide.
National Congress of American Indians
Aldo Leopold. Argued that humans have responsibility to the earth––"land ethic"
Bernard DeVoto: "Shall we let them ruin our national parks?"
In response to build a dam across the green river in Echo Park (UT and CO)
black student; forcibly enrolled despite resistance
began with a dispute at UC Berkeley
Malcolm X speech
voting rights demonstration
American Indian Movement
Nat'l guard killed 4 antiwar protesting students and injured 9 others
Police killed 2 antiwar demonstrators
Had been created before; was laid out on the Washington Mall
tore down over 400,000 buildings; sometimes replaced them, sometimes didn't. Sometimes put up really bad housing.
socialist; talked about poverty in america & brought attention to it.
not widely used until after WWII
computer developed by UPenn researchers