The historical events during the 1970s in the united states

POWs are moved to a handful of central prison complexes as a result of this raid. October 6, - The Federal Reserve system changes its monetary policy goals from interest rate based to a money supply target orientation. The House Judiciary Committee votes to impeach the President — President Nixon resigns, becoming the first and as ofthe only President to step down.

The status of minorities. People now began talking excitedly of "doing their own thing. The trial was highly publicized and drew a lot of media attention due to the famous names that came to testify such as Norman Mailer, Allen Ginsberg, Reverend Jesse Jackson, and Timothy Leary.

In Parisa Communist delegation rejects U. President Nixon fires three Attorneys General over disposition of the secret tapes and the actions of the Special Prosecutor. People stage massive protests against the United States' involvement in Cambodia.

The fall of South Vietnam created a refugee crisis of major proportions, andSouth Vietnamese entered the country in the last half of the decade.

More March 3, - In one of the first articles on the subject of human cloning, the New York Post prints an article on the book The Cloning of Man which supposes the cloning of a human being. Activists triumphed, for instance, when plans for SST Supersonic Transport planes were scrapped because of noise pollution and danger to the ozone level.

Timeline of United States history (1970–1989)

In Octoberhowever, he discovered that the Soviets were rapidly building missile emplacements in Cuba.

They hold their final public performance in January of on the rooftop of Apple Records in London. The plane was operated by Pan-Am and the flight traveled from New York to London carrying passengers and 18 crew members. Johnson, later shouldering the onus of an unpopular war, was unable to build a reservoir of trust among the young.

Paul McCartney joins the band in July. On April 30, the Watergate affair widens when four members of the Nixon administration; aides H.

Kennedy blundered into a major defeat within three months of entering the White House. In Parisa Communist delegation rejects U. As the war in Vietnam came to an end, new social causes came to the fore, especially environmentalism.

The Soviet Union launches the Luna 17 mission on November 10, As it made its descent towards the surface, Venera 7 transmitted data while traveling through Venus atmosphere and for about one second when it landed on the surface. On April 17ththe crew of Apollo 13 has a successful splashdown in the Pacific Ocean near Samoa, with all of the crew surviving.

There is a command module called the Odyssey and a lunar module called Aquarius.

America in the 1970s

Romanticism shaped the new mood, with its emphasis on instinct and impulse rather than reason, ecstatic release rather than restraint, individualism and self-gratification rather than group discipline. The Aswan High Dam in Egypt is completed. The Venera 7 mission became the first spacecraft to successfully land on another planet and return data directly back to Earth.

The announcement of the military draft ending also occurred on that date. August 9, - President Richard M. New York State actually lost population during the decade, and population growth was extremely modest in the industrial states of the East and Midwest, causing them to be known as the Rust Belt.

October 21 — A U.

1970s Important News and Events, Key Technology Fashion and Popular Culture

As the large demographic group that had constituted the "baby boom" of the post-World War II years reached college age, it became the "wild generation" of student radicals and "hippies" who rebelled against political and cultural authority.

United Statesthe U. Surrounding the island with a naval blockade, he induced the Soviets to desist, and the sites were eventually dismantled.Events from the year in the United States.

Presentation of an American Flag by President Nixon, Rubén Salazar is shot and killed during a rally in East Los Angeles. Timeline of United States history (–) References External links.

The s was a decade marked by the Watergate scandal, the growing women's rights, gay rights and environmental movements, and s fashion and music. Learn more on dominicgaudious.net The s mean two things to many Americans: the Vietnam War and the Watergate scandal.

Both dominated the front pages of every newspaper in the country for a good part of the early '70s. Both dominated the front pages of every newspaper in the country for a good part of the early '70s.

An article on United States social and historical events during the s, including the political climate and legislative accomplishments.

The United States survived such challenges, however, and emerged from the s subdued but intact. Watch video · The s was a decade marked by the Watergate scandal, the growing women's rights, gay rights and environmental movements, and s fashion and music. Learn more on dominicgaudious.net Events from the year in the United States.

Presentation of an American Flag by President Nixon, Incumbents Federal Government. President: Richard Nixon (R August 29 – Rubén Salazar is shot and killed during a rally in East Los Angeles. September. Ford Pinto Runabout.

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