• Nixon-

    1968 election

     

    Silent majority

     

    Southern Strategy

     

    Domestic policy

    Stagflation

     

    Oil embargo



    New Federalism

     

    Supreme Court appointments 

    Nixon’s disappointment with how the justices vote (Roe v. Wade, US. v. Nixon)



    Creation of the EPA

     

    Watergate scandal

     

    Ford

    Pardon of Nixon- How does this hurt Ford politically



    End of Vietnam

     

    Continuing economic problems 

     

    Carter

    Political outsider in 1976 election seen as a positive



    Energy crisis



    Camp David Accords




    Iranian hostage crisis




    Continuing economic problems 

     

    Rise of Conservatism

     

    What led to the creation of this conservative movement? (see your DBQ on Conservatism 4/30)



    What beliefs did the conservative movement hold ?

     

    Reagan

     

    Views on federal government power/ New Deal policies



    Reaganomics 

     

    Positives 



    criticism



    Foreign policy success

     

    Soviet Relations

     

    Legacy ?  Did Reagan change American government (look at your wishes chart)

     

    George H.W. Bush 

     

    End of Cold War

     

    Persian Gulf War

     

    Recession

     

    Raises taxes

     

    Impact on economy

     

    Impact on Bush’s re-election

     

    Bill Clinton

    Foreign policy

     

    Successes

     

    Failures

     

    Domestic policy

    Healthcare

     

    Welfare reform and balanced budget  (How did Clinton “steal” the Republican polcies?)



    Scandal involving Monica Lewinsky-

    Impeachment


    Impact on Clinton presidency