History Quiz / American History: 1970s

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Can you provide the answers to each clue about 1970s America?

 Plays Quiz Updated Oct 18, 2015

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This landmark Supreme Court case rules that women have the right to abortions
This tech company is founded, though Windows has yet to be introduced
Nixon resigns in the aftermath of a break-in at this office complex
This popular table tennis video game is released by Atari
The Arab-Israeli agreements facilitated by Jimmy Carter were given this name
Billy Joel pens this hit ballad that would also appropriately become the name of his second studio album
This game show featuring contestants solving hangman-style word puzzles debuts, hosted by Chuck Woolery
A hostage crisis begins in this nation when armed Muslim students occupy the U.S. Embassy in a display of defiance against Western influence
The first two films in this Francis Ford Coppola mafia masterpiece trilogy are released
U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War ends with the signing of this document
This environmental activism group is founded, whose first mission is to stop U.S. nuclear weapons testing on the island of Amchitka
This was the name of the first spacecraft landed by NASA on Mars
This 'Blitzkrieg Bop' band, a pioneer in the punk music genre, was formed
This dance music genre is celebrated in movies such as 'Saturday Night Fever'
This television program debuts, featuring bouts between Archie Bunker and his son-in-law, 'Meathead'
Babe Ruth's legendary home run record is broken by this man
U.S. aid to Israel during the Yom Kippur War prompts Arab nations to proclaim an embargo, leading to this crisis
The 26th Amendment lowers the required age to do this
A nuclear accident occurs at this plant located near Harrisburg, PA
Nixon signs this law to federally regulate workplace safety

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