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mmy Carter was under trial, he tried to convince Americans that though the future and security of Americans were at stake, they should overcome these tribulations with the support of the people (Gillon, 2013 p. 252). The wake of Vietnam and Watergate saw public faith in government decline, and there were too many social problems that made American rely on Washington for solutions. The loss of faith in elected leaders was also due to the failure of America in Vietnam and the manner in which Johnson administration’s fraudulence in explain the situation, there was also the expose of Nixon’s illegal behavior in the Watergate affair.
Religious right ministers were so much interested in winning votes as well as saving souls. Religious right reaffirmed and withheld the values of gender roles deeply, unlike Neoconservative intellectual that were too worried about the unintended outcomes of reforms. Religious right clashed with other members in the society who didn’t want to hold on to “traditional values.” They organized themselves into the communities to challenge teachings of evolution, they also wanted books that didn’t advocate for religious teachings banned, they opposed sex education, and they also wanted prayers to be reinstated in school
The 1980 presidential campaign was supposed to determine whether Carter was going to be re-elected. He was facing endless problems both on the American soil and abroad, the economy of America was deteriorating significantly. President Carter’s popularity rating dropped below 30% by July 1979. This could be then be characterized as ‘the crisis of confidence’ because the American citizens and some within President Carter’s own administration questioned his ability to rule and lead America. Though Carter won his party nomination on his first ballot, but he did see a new threat that was Ronald Reagan, who won the Republican nomination in the primaries (Gillon, 2013).
Reagan was an effective speaker and master of
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The Vietnam War is one of America’s most conflict-ridden and disreputable wars in history, apart from being the longest. For close to three decades, i.e. from 1944 to 1973, America was either directly or indirectly involved in military and political action in Vietnam.
These are also easily available and quite cheap to be afforded by a huge population. In addition, it encloses the remarks made by famous and experienced personalities which not only makes the source reliable, but also strongly influencing. Considering all these values and attributes of television and newspapers, these mass media were termed to be focused solely on integrity and act as a source of information to the local community.
Few events in American history have been as traumatic as the resignation of a sitting president to avoid impeachment. What happened to Richard Nixon in the summer of 1974 gripped the nation. For the previous months he had lumbered dangerously close to upending the constitutional order.
The events or ideas that affect such great changes need not always be the greatest of all. The silliest or the simplest of ideas or events and the most inconspicuous or the subtlest of the events can result in the greatest change in life and history. Thus, a silly confrontation with your life partner for reasons not of note a family life can end up in a divorce or is it not the same silly issues, for example, in the 'pet-term' the immediate cause for a major war or so, that have resulted in the greatest events in history
In 1950s this paper had provided literature on the impact of McCarthyism era on American people, the paper also displays the horrified experiences that the Americans and their industries have to dealt with due to alleged claims by the senator "Joseph McCarthy".
The insidious illegal activity that pervaded the Nixon White House was made even more sinister by the lengths at which Nixon and his staff went in an attempt to cover up their crimes. Since Nixon's resignation, it has been debated whether or not Nixon did anything more that a thousand other politicians haven't done throughout history.