Reaganomics-- higher defense spending, lower income taxes, larger defects.
supply side economics: if you cut taxes, people will earn and spend more money, bringing in more tax revenue
Impeached--Senate didn't throw him out of office.
High crimes and misdemeanors. Lying to a grand jury.
under FDR, created social security. Large expansion of federal power, attempt to limit "dangers" of old people like poverty, unemployment etc.
Outlaws racial discrimination in public accommodations, employment etc.
LBJ created a poverty line and the Great Society programs.
ability to vote, no more poll tax and literacy tests
Provisions in 1990
signed in by Nixon
passed in the wake of Watergate and Vietnam. President can have troops overseas for 60 days without approval of Congress. Expansion of exec. power.
Takes away presidential power, post watergate act. a procedure by which congress balances the budget by setting limits on revenue and spending
employers must cover healthcare of employees and must protect worker in case of illness etc.,
Ford after Watergate, government can't disclose most information unless it is a threat to security
abandon toxic waste sites so EPA can clean up
Series of deficit targets to balance budget by 1991. automatic cutting would take place if this didnt work
no discrim. against disabled
voting, promoting turnout
block grant top states to run their own welfare programs, not an entitlement. 5 year overall limit, 2 year consec. limit.
addition of prescription drug benefit to Medicare
Obamacare-- individual mandate, everyone must buy healthcare