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  • 1. The 70’s By Ashlyn Stackhouse, Caitlin Wingler, Collin Jewell, Madison Reeves and Shriya Thakkar
  • 2. Apollo 13
    • Launched on April 11, 1970 and returned safely on April 17.
    • Commanded by James A. Lovell, Jr.
    • The mission was to explore the Fra Mauro formation, a lunar geological formation on the nearside of the moon.
    • It was the third Apollo mission attempted to land on the moon.
    • An oxygen tank ruptured disallowing it to accomplish its mission. The damaged tank caused major issues to the spacecraft's electrical system.
    • It is known by NASA as a successful failure
    • http://www.buzzle.com/img/articleImages/271551-27125-22.jpg
  • 3. Kent State
  • 4. Watergate
  • 5.
    • President Richard Nixon's plan with Vietnamization was to encourage South Vietnamese to take more responsibility for the war.
    • Nixon hoped that the U.S. would slowly withdraw from Vietnam.
    • Because of this the Nixon administration said that South Vietnam could be equipped and trained to defend themselves.
    • Unfortunately during training the main leader was also needed to be in the battlefield. This caused a hold up in training.
    South Vietnamization of the War
  • 6. US withdraws from Vietnam
  • 7. Fall of Saigon
    • On April 30, 1975, Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam, was captured by the People’s Army of Vietnam and the National Liberation Front.
    • This capture marked the end of the Vietnam War.
    • Once Saigon fell, the communist took over the rest of Vietnam.
    • This caused a mass of refugees
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  • 8. Iranian Hostage Crisis
  • 9. Earth Day
  • 10. Three Mile Island
  • 11. The Presidency of Jimmy Carter
  • 12. Soviet invasion of Afghanistan
    • The Soviets invaded on December 27, 1979. They invaded because they wanted to keep the communist in control of the Afghan government.
    • The invasion contributed to the collapse of the Soviet Union. The Soviets spent so much of their resources that it hurt their economy .
    • The Taliban and Al Qaeda were formed to fight off the Soviets when they invaded their country.
    • Up until 1989, the Soviets fought in a bloody war trying to take over Afghanistan .
    • yglesias.thinkprogress.org
  • 13.
    • Egypt and Israel have stayed in war since Israel's founding in 1948.
    • The Camp David Accords started in Sadat's unpredicted visit to Jerusalem. (Nov. 19, 1977)
    • Because of what Sadat did, this invited a peace negotiation between Israel and Egypt. (1977-1978)
    • The 12 days of secret negotiation at Camp David were guided by President Jimmy Carter (Sept. 5-17 1978)
    • This negotiation was to set a basis of peace between the two countries.
    Camp David Peace Accord
  • 14. Iranian Hostage Crisis
  • 15.
    • 1972 - “ No person in the U.S. shall be exulted from participation in the befit of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or active receiving Federal financial assistance.”
    • This means that women and men are to be able to be involved in sports and higher education.
    • Before this movement (40 years ago) women could not attend collages, athletic scholarships were very rare, and the math and science classes were reserved for men.
    • After the Women's Movement, it created higher education in careers, for pregnancy and parenting, and employment. Also women playing sports was starting to become more popular and no longer unattractive and unfeminine.
    Women's Movement Tittle IX, ERA
  • 16. Sources
    • http://www.ehow.com/about_4568457_soviet-invasion-afghanistan.html
    • http://science.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-13/apollo-13.html
    • http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/fall_saigon.htm
    • http://www.buzzle.com/img/articleImages/271551-27125-22.jpg.htm
    • http://www.spartacus.shoolnet.co.uk
    • http://www.ehistory.osu.edu
    • http://www.paletinefacts.org
    • http://www.griderlehrom.org