Nixon stunned the world in 1972 when he announced he would visit
Detente was used to describe Nixon's relations with the Soviet Union, which meant
relaxation of tensions.
The American-Soviet SALT agreement
limited offensive nuclear weapons.
The offices broken into at the Watergate complex belonged to the
Democratic National Committee.
President Ford's popularity took a devastating hit when he
granted Richard Nixon an unconditional pardon for any crimes he may have committed.
Part of the economic troubles of the 1970s stemmed from competition from
Japan and Germany.
Which branch of the federal government began to reassert itself in the wake of the Watergate Scandal?
The Equal Rights Amendment
easily passed Congress but failed ratification by the states.
Opponents of women's liberation achieved a notable victory by
defeating feminist congressional candidates in 1978.
Sandra Day O'Connor was the first woman
appointed to the Supreme Court