Reconsidering National Priorities 1972-1979 - Quiz

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1

Nixon stunned the world in 1972 when he announced he would visit

China.

2

Detente was used to describe Nixon's relations with the Soviet Union, which meant

relaxation of tensions.

3

The American-Soviet SALT agreement

limited offensive nuclear weapons.

4

The offices broken into at the Watergate complex belonged to the

Democratic National Committee.

5

President Ford's popularity took a devastating hit when he

granted Richard Nixon an unconditional pardon for any crimes he may have committed.

6

Part of the economic troubles of the 1970s stemmed from competition from

Japan and Germany.

7

Which branch of the federal government began to reassert itself in the wake of the Watergate Scandal?

congress

8

The Equal Rights Amendment

easily passed Congress but failed ratification by the states.

9

Opponents of women's liberation achieved a notable victory by

defeating feminist congressional candidates in 1978.

10

Sandra Day O'Connor was the first woman

appointed to the Supreme Court