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  • 1. Nixon, Ford, & Carterby Rachel and Zack
  • 2. Thesis• The Nixon, Ford, and Carter administrations harmed Americans overall.
  • 3. Nixon’s Domestic Policy• Delays desegregation plans• Opposes extending Voting Rights Act of 1965• Watergate scandal
  • 4. Nixon’s Foreign Policy• Détente after building career on anti- communism• Secretive affairs with Soviets
  • 5. Nixon’s Economic Policy• Stagflation• Price controls• Energy crisis
  • 6. Ford’s Domestic Policy• Pardon of Nixon
  • 7. Ford’s Foreign Policy• Mayaguez rescue mission• Financial aid to corrupt nations
  • 8. Ford’s Economic Policy• Worst recession in 40 years• Unemployment rises to 10%• Inflation rises to 10%• More foreign cars bought
  • 9. Carter’s Domestic Policy• Pardon of draft dodgers
  • 10. Carter’s Foreign Policy• SALT II and the loss of détente• Iran Hostage Crisis
  • 11. Carter’s Economic Policy• Unemployment rises to 12%• Inflation rises to 14%
  • 12. Conclusion• Distrust of government• Crises poorly acted upon• Economy worsens