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  • 1. {{
  • 2.  PongPong  First microprocessorFirst microprocessor  LCD and LEDLCD and LED  First Word ProcessorFirst Word Processor  EmailEmail  First Digital cameraFirst Digital camera  Pocket CalculatorPocket Calculator  VCRVCR  Laser, Daisy Wheel, Dot Matrix, and ink jetLaser, Daisy Wheel, Dot Matrix, and ink jet printersprinters  Cell PhonesCell Phones  Floppy DiskFloppy Disk
  • 3.  Gene splicing invented.Gene splicing invented.  The first space station launched in 1971.The first space station launched in 1971.  Start of Fiber OpticsStart of Fiber Optics  Voyager program in 1977Voyager program in 1977  Understanding of solid-state physicsUnderstanding of solid-state physics  Stephen Hawking developed his theories of black holes and theStephen Hawking developed his theories of black holes and the boundary-condition of the universe at this periodboundary-condition of the universe at this period
  • 4.  5 men broke into the headquarters of the Democratic National5 men broke into the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee on June 17, 1972.Committee on June 17, 1972.  President Nixon won the election in 1972 with the popular vote ofPresident Nixon won the election in 1972 with the popular vote of 60.2%- later the Watergate caused his downfall60.2%- later the Watergate caused his downfall  Nixon tried to cover up the situation by lying to cover up the crimeNixon tried to cover up the situation by lying to cover up the crime  Each of the burglars had ties back to Nixon in connection to hisEach of the burglars had ties back to Nixon in connection to his reelectionreelection  The government wasn’t sure or not if Nixon knew about the scandalThe government wasn’t sure or not if Nixon knew about the scandal before is happenedbefore is happened  He proceeded to cover the crime up with “ hush money” for the burglarsHe proceeded to cover the crime up with “ hush money” for the burglars to stop FBI from investigatingto stop FBI from investigating  In August 1974 President Nixon resignedIn August 1974 President Nixon resigned  His successor (Gerald Ford) pardoned Nixon for all the crimes heHis successor (Gerald Ford) pardoned Nixon for all the crimes he “committed or may have committed” during his term“committed or may have committed” during his term  Nixon was never prosecuted, the Watergate Scandal made history inNixon was never prosecuted, the Watergate Scandal made history in politicspolitics
  • 5.  Diplomatic crisis between Iran and the USADiplomatic crisis between Iran and the USA  Fifty-two American diplomats and citizens were held hostage atFifty-two American diplomats and citizens were held hostage at the American Embassy in Iran for 444 daysthe American Embassy in Iran for 444 days  President Jimmy Carter called the hostages "victims of terrorismPresident Jimmy Carter called the hostages "victims of terrorism and anarchy," and also that "the United States will not yield toand anarchy," and also that "the United States will not yield to blackmail."blackmail." Iran Hostage CrisisIran Hostage Crisis
  • 6.  Richard Nixon (1969-1974) 37th presidentRichard Nixon (1969-1974) 37th president  Gerald Ford (1974-1977) 38th presidentGerald Ford (1974-1977) 38th president  Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)
  • 7.  Phyllis Schafly- Leader of the anti-feminist movement,Phyllis Schafly- Leader of the anti-feminist movement, believed women should continue to have traditional roles inbelieved women should continue to have traditional roles in society “Sweetheart of the Silent Majority”society “Sweetheart of the Silent Majority”  Muhammad Ali- Famous African American boxerMuhammad Ali- Famous African American boxer  Stephen Spielberg- Director of Jaws released in 1975Stephen Spielberg- Director of Jaws released in 1975  James Brown- “Godfather of Soul” major founding fathers ofJames Brown- “Godfather of Soul” major founding fathers of funk musicfunk music  Alexander Butterfield- Leaked the oval office tapes duringAlexander Butterfield- Leaked the oval office tapes during WatergateWatergate  Evel Knievel- Stunt devil entertainer, ramp-to-rampEvel Knievel- Stunt devil entertainer, ramp-to-ramp motorcycle jumps, Motorcycle hall of famemotorcycle jumps, Motorcycle hall of fame  Aretha Franklin- Queen of SoulAretha Franklin- Queen of Soul Other Important PeopleOther Important People
  • 8.  Bring us Together AgainBring us Together Again  Law & Order on our streetsLaw & Order on our streets  New Federalism-take power from WashingtonNew Federalism-take power from Washington D. C. & give it to state & localD. C. & give it to state & local  Not very concerned about Domestic PolicyNot very concerned about Domestic Policy  August 16, 1971- Nixon puts a 90 day freeze onAugust 16, 1971- Nixon puts a 90 day freeze on wages and priceswages and prices  President Nixon was hailed for his foreign affairsPresident Nixon was hailed for his foreign affairs  Reason for this was his Secretary of State, HenryReason for this was his Secretary of State, Henry KissingerKissinger Nixon’s Foreign and Domestic PolicyNixon’s Foreign and Domestic Policy
  • 9. Daily LifeDaily Life House costs due to inflation: 1970-$23,400 1979-$58,500 Average Annual Income: 1970-$9,350 1979-$17,550 Gas Prices 1970- $0.36 1979-$0.86 New Car Prices 1970-$3,900 1979-$5,770 Groceries Eggs- $0.25 Bananas- $0.12 Grapes- $0.69
  • 10. FashionFashion • Many of the fashion fads during the 1970s were unfortunately the most disliked trends of all time. Brightly colored polyester suits and corduroy pants were some of the most embarrassing fashion moments. Although flared pants have remained popular some hairstyles have not The classic bowl cut..
  • 11.  Google ImagesGoogle Images  httphttp://1970s10.wikispaces.com://1970s10.wikispaces.com//  httphttp://://inventors.about.com/od/timelines/a/modern_3.htminventors.about.com/od/timelines/a/modern_3.htm  http://http://www.timetoast.com/timelines/technology-in-the-1970swww.timetoast.com/timelines/technology-in-the-1970s  http://http://www.history.com/topics/watergatewww.history.com/topics/watergate  http://http://www.history.com/topics/iran-hostage-crisiswww.history.com/topics/iran-hostage-crisis  http://www.nwhm.org/education-resources/biography/biographies/phyllhttp://www.nwhm.org/education-resources/biography/biographies/phyll //  http://www.biography.com/people/muhammad-ali-9181165#awesm=~http://www.biography.com/people/muhammad-ali-9181165#awesm=~ oEG6febQQOONHRoEG6febQQOONHR  http://www.biography.com/people/steven-spielberg-9490621#awesm=~http://www.biography.com/people/steven-spielberg-9490621#awesm=~ oEG6sYa9BEwXkBoEG6sYa9BEwXkB  http://www.biography.com/people/james-brown-9228350#awesm=~http://www.biography.com/people/james-brown-9228350#awesm=~ oEG6yE7e0QWk0CoEG6yE7e0QWk0C  http://www.uctv.tv/shows/Osher-UCSD-Nixon-What-His-http://www.uctv.tv/shows/Osher-UCSD-Nixon-What-His- Biographers-Didnt-Tell-You-with-Alexander-Butterfield-12113Biographers-Didnt-Tell-You-with-Alexander-Butterfield-12113  http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/01/us/01knievel.html?http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/01/us/01knievel.html? pagewanted=allpagewanted=all Works CitedWorks Cited