Ford and Carter (Was the 39th president of the United States (1977-1981),…
Ford and Carter
(Was the 39th president of the United States (1977-1981)
, He became president after Richard Nixon resigned because of his involvement in the Watergate scandal.
, During the time he ran, voters were still thinking about the Watergate scandal so he put his position as an outsider which became an asset because voters liked him.
, In the 1970's, the energy crisis showed the need for unified energy planning within the federal government so President Carter signed the DOE (Department of Energy Organization Act on August 4, 1977. It provided the works for a goof national energy plan by coordinating federal energy functions.
, A demestic accomplishment of Ford was that he signed the education for all handy -capped child act of 1975.
, A foreign accomplishment of Ford was that he ended the United States involvement in the Vietnam War after North Vietnam won over South Vietnam.
, One major accomplishment was that he created the Department of Education.
, Another major accomplishment was that he established a national energy policy that helped conservation, price control and new technology.
, He looked like a hero because he started all these acts and program to help benefit government and human rights. President Carter allowed the Shah to receive treatment for his cancer in New York which anger islamic students to overrun the U.S Embassy in Tehran, keeping more than 60 Americans hostage. He looked like a failure cause it took him a lot of time to save them.
, Rachel Carson helped change our lives by showing how important the environment truly is. Her book "Silent Spring", affected government policy but spoke on harmful things that are effecting the planet. It opened people's eye to caring more about saving the environment rather than hurting it.
, New Program: Earth Day is day where people make aware the importance of keeping the planet healthy and clean. It is a day where people make promises to help the environment and great and positive changes to their own community.
, The Three Mile Island accident occurred when there was a partial nuclear meltdown in the reactor number 2 of Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station, located in Pennsylvania.