Chapter 32 Age of Limits

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  1. Why was Ford’s “Whip Inflation Now” program unsuccessful?
  2. This term refers to a philosophy in which foreign policy should be based solely on consideration of power, not ideals or moral principles.
  3. This presidential practice of withholding funds for federal programs was declared unconstitutional.
  4. The first Earth Day, celebrated in 1970, was a response to concerns over what?
  5. What has been the most lasting effect of Watergate?
  6. President Carter’s foreign policy was marked by a commitment to ___.
  7. This organization of oil producers cut off oil sales to the United States after the United States sent aid to Israel during the Yom Kippur War.
  8. This term refers to the dual problems of rising unemployment and inflation encountered during the Nixon years.
  9. This term refers specifically to the foreign relations policy adopted by the United States during the Nixon administration to ease Cold War tensions.
  10. In 1973, the OPEC nations cut off their supply of ___ to the United States.
  11. Under the philosophy of realpolitik, what was the most important consideration in formulating a relationship with another country?
  12. Five men are caught breaking into the Democratic campaign headquarters located in the ___ complex in Washington, D.C.
  13. President Nixon adopted a policy known as ___ in order to reduce the size and power of the federal government.
  14. Nixon claimed that this would reduce the supervisory role of the government and make welfare recipients responsible for their own lives.
  15. This was the basis of a bill that allowed state and local governments to spend their federal dollars however they saw fit within certain limitations.
  16. In the event known as ___, Nixon ordered Attorney General Richardson to fire the special prosecutor investigating the Watergate break-in.
  17. This condition in combination with high unemployment produces stagflation.
  18. When Nixon resigned, ___ became president.


  1. Nixon releases ___ of his conversations, but they fail to satisfy investigators, who are searching for hard answers to the questions, “What did the president know, and when did he know it?”
  2. The Supreme Court orders Nixon to surrender ___, and the House Judiciary Committee adopts three articles of impeachment. Nixon obeys the court order but, a few days later, resigns without admitting guilt.
  3. This president was proudest of his record on civil rights.
  4. The U.S. government established the ___ to set and enforce pollution standards.
  5. This five-year agreement limited the number of intercontinental ballistic missiles and submarine-launched missiles to 1972 levels.
  6. This term refers to Nixon’s attempts to attract conservative voters by slowing down or reversing civil rights policies and naming conservative judges to the Supreme Court.
  7. This man would have become the next president after Nixon’s resignation had he not been forced to resign previously over a separate scandal.
  8. What action did Nixon take that provided temporary relief from stagflation in 1971?
  9. Nixon signed this treaty with the Soviet Union.
  10. This man helped Nixon formulate the policy of détente.
  11. This man’s pardon of Nixon might have contributed to his own political defeat.
  12. After the publication of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, the effects of ___ became an increasing concern to many Americans.
  13. This agreement was a major foreign policy achievement of Ford’s presidency.
  14. This president advocated the Family Assistance Plan.
  15. Nixon’s visit to ___ in 1972 to begin normalizing relations was a reversal of previous American policy established in 1949.
  16. The Camp David Accords were an agreement between ___ and Israel.

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