Prices for oil and unemployment started increasing due to the unstable economy.
Ford wanted to end the Cold War with the Soviet Union.
Ford prevented war with Israel and Egypt by having them accept an interim truce agreement.
Ford granted Nixon freedom of any kind of punishment for his infractions.
Ford established a clemency board to review the records and recommendations for receiving a presidential pardon.
Ford founded WIN to decrease unemployment and government spending.
Provided 10% rebate on 1974 tax liability. The act created a temporary $30 general tax credit for each taxpayer and dependent.
Ford wanted to maintain U.S. power and prestige after their allies, Cambodia and South Vietnam, were taken over by Communists.
All men and women are equal above the law.