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Use this Discovering American History video entitled The Overextended Society 1974 to 1980 to study the Presidential Ford, Carter, and Reagan administrations and their attempts to respond to changing conditions. Learn how Americans finally became painfully aware of the high price of Cold War military defenses, and in the aftermath of Watergate had little confidence in the federal government's ability to act effectively or honestly. Discover how grass roots political activity increased but did not expand nationally, and how foreign policy under Ford and Carter experienced highs and lows.

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  • The 1970s in America. Learn about The Overextended Society 1974-1980. Follow the development of the United States from colonial days through the 1980's through the experiences of diverse communities of Americans.
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  • Learn how the Revolutionary and Constitutional period tested the ability of communities to keep their local identities while forging a national one.
  • Witness the struggle between national and sectional powers during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Examine how the weaknesses of local governments contributed to the growing power of national institutions during the Great Depression.
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