Us And World Problems

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Us And World Problems

  1. 1. Bell Work <ul><li>Who instructed African Americans to fight if attack during the Civil Rights Movement? </li></ul><ul><li>Malcolm X </li></ul>
  2. 2. US and World Problems
  3. 3. President Carter <ul><li>As a reaction to soviet invasion of Afghanistan stopped shipments of wheat to U.S.S.R. </li></ul><ul><li>Boycotted Olympics in Moscow </li></ul>
  4. 4. Camp David Accords <ul><li>Jimmy Carter negotiates </li></ul><ul><li>Peace between Israel and Egypt </li></ul><ul><li>Ends thirty years of war </li></ul><ul><li>1981 Sadat is assassinated </li></ul>
  5. 5. Iran Hostage Crisis <ul><li>Most difficult problem Carter faced </li></ul><ul><li>Carter failed to back the Shah </li></ul><ul><li>Shah is ousted by Khomeini </li></ul><ul><li>Iranian students take over Embassy </li></ul>
  6. 6. Iran Hostage
  7. 7. Operation Eagle Claw <ul><li>Failed attempt to rescue hostages </li></ul><ul><li>Aircraft crashed at Desert One </li></ul><ul><li>8 KIA Mission was Canceled </li></ul><ul><li>53 hostages were held 444 days </li></ul>
  8. 8. President Ronald Regan <ul><li>President 1980-1988 </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted to reduce the size of the Federal government </li></ul><ul><li>Won the support of the “Silent Majority” conservative Americans </li></ul><ul><li>Was known as the “Great Communicator” </li></ul><ul><li>Vowed to never negotiate with terrorist </li></ul><ul><li>Credited with restoring pride in America </li></ul>
  9. 9. Beirut
  10. 10. 1983 Marine Barracks <ul><li>Bomb in Beirut </li></ul><ul><li>Car Bomb with 12,000 lbs of TNT </li></ul><ul><li>241 Marines KIA </li></ul><ul><li>Reagan refused to deal with Terrorist </li></ul>

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