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Hist 106 - History Of The U S

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Exam 3 11 13 2014 The Uneasy Era 1974 1980 The end of the good feeling era o The Watergate scandal o The Vietnam war o Uncertainty in foreign policy o Decline is masculinity Losing the image of a great soldier After the great war they were treated as hero s After Vietnam they were greeted as baby killers No honor in there efforts at Vietnam Causes of the Decline in Masculinity o Women s liberation Women rejecting the typical women work Women throwing their bras Women wanting equality Women saw the removal of bras as a sign of independence o Sexual liberation Women were not supposed to show sexuality o Masters and Johnson Research of the university at St Louis Initially invited prostitutes Studied the physical responses of sexual contact Observed over 10 000 sexual encounters Human sexual response book Alex Comfort The Joy of Sex book NYT best seller Normalizing premarital sex Sexual fetishes Rise of jiggle television Love shows o Gay liberation New years eve 1967 police infiltrated a gay bar and arrested men for kissing This sparked a riot Few days later there was a demonstration Happening in LA Movement encouraged people to come out of the closet Christopher Street Parades gay pride parades o The Me Decade Exercise New York Marathon increased by 10 000 Books on exercise and running Jim Fix published a running book Individualism Stopping the good life my love affair with nature Many self help books Best Seller Boook I m ok you re ok People were more independent o Gerald Ford Only president to ever be VP and President without a vote Focused on trying to restore calm and order and pride and trust in the office of the presidency He granted many pardons He pardoned Richard Nixon o Ford Foreign Policy Tried to give money to Vietnam The north then went on to invade the south His hold on policy was very week o Jimmy Carter He claimed to represent the new south He was an evangelical His term gave light to a reassurgance of Christian people in politics Progressive removal of



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