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Federal agency created by Richard Nixon charged with protecting human health and the environment.
Landmark 1973 Supreme Court case that rejected many state and federal restrictions on abortion.
Incident in which Ohio National Guardsmen killed 4 college students who were protesting Nixon's invasion of Cambodia.
Nixon's German-born National Security Advisor who followed the principle of realpolitik.
Treaty signed in 1973 that ended American involvement in Southeast Asia but failed to create peace between North and South Vietnam.
Unprecedented peacetime economic measures taken by Nixon to manage rising inflation.
The energy crisis of 1973 occurred when this group of Middle Eastern countries placed an oil embargo on the US in response to American support of Israel.
President Nixon met with this infamous Chinese leader during his historic 1972 trip to China.
French term used to describe the easing of tensions between the US and Soviet Union in the 1970s.
Bilateral talks between the US and the USSR on limiting nuclear stockpiles during the Nixon and Carter administrations.
White House Chief of Staff under Nixon who was found guilty of conspiracy and obstruction of justice.
Campaign and fundraising arm of the Nixon White House that was implicated in money laundering, slush funds, and the Watergate burglary.
House Minority Leader who was tapped by Nixon to replace Spiro Agnew as Vice President and then assumed the presidency after Nixon's resignation.
Liberal Republican who served as Vice President from 1974 to 1977.
Term describing the slow economic growth and double-digit inflation of the late 1970s.
Islamic guerrillas armed by the US who fought the Red Army after the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
Crisis emerging from the 1979 Iranian Revolution that helped create widespread discontent with Jimmy Carter's leadership.
Historic peace treaty between Israel and Egypt mediated by President Jimmy Carter.
Speech given by President Carter during the energy crisis of 1979 in which he asserted the US was suffering a crisis of confidence.
The only state won by George McGovern in the 1972 presidential election.

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