Gerald Ford Timeline

Gerald Ford Presidency Timeline
Gerald Ford was the 38th President of the United States who served in office from August 9, 1974 to January 20, 1977. What were the key events during his presidency? The Gerald Ford Presidency Timeline provides a fast, but detailed, overview of the important issues and key events with a brief explanation of each of the important events and the dates on which they occurred.

Gerald Ford Presidency Timeline
Gerald Ford Timeline covers the history, important accomplishments and key issues of his presidency from August 9, 1974 to January 20, 1977 that included:

The President makes the unpopular decision to pardon Nixon
The Helsinki Agreement
The "Whip Inflation Now - WIN" domestic policy

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Gerald Ford Presidency Timeline
The following fact file format provides a fast overview of the Gerald Ford Presidency with a History Timeline of the important events and accomplishments of his presidency. Gerald Ford Presidency Timeline details the sequence of key historical events and accomplishments arranged in chronological order that had a significant impact on the history of the United States of America.

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Gerald Ford Timeline: Presidential Timeline of Important Events

1974 - He was the 38th President of the United States. He is one of five Presidents who were never inaugurated. He assumed the role following the Watergate Scandal which resulted  in the resignation of President Richard Nixon

1974 - September 8, 1974: President Ford grants disgraced Richard Nixon an unconditional pardon explaining that he felt the pardon was in the best interests of the country. It was greeted as an unpopular action by many Americans

1974 - The Cold War continued the struggle between communism and democracy.

1974 - The economic phenomenon known as Stagflation hist the US with a combination of economic stagnation, rising prices and inflation

1974 - The President announces his "Whip Inflation Now - WIN" program on October 8, 1974

1974 - The Campaign Reform Law that removed the influence of big money and special interests on the Federal electoral process

1974 - Privacy Act of 1974: Privacy Act of 1974 was signed on January 01, 1975 protecting the right of Americans to individual privacy.

1975 - The Communist victory in Southeast Asia (1975-1976) when South Vietnam was united with North Vietnam in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV). The US continued to apply existing economic sanctions against the Communist SRV

1975 - The Khmer Rouge (1975-1979) regime of Pol Pot emerges in Cambodia and the SS Mayaguez Incident

1975 - Viking 1 and Viking 2: Viking 1 and Viking 2 are launched from Kennedy Space Center on a trip to Mars during August and November 1975

1975 - The Helsinki Agreement, aka the Helsinki Accords and the Helsinki Final Act, was a important diplomatic agreement made on August 1, 1975 in an effort to reduce tension between the Soviet and Western blocs

1975 - The Energy Policy Conservation Act is signed December 22, 1975 aimed at reducing energy consumption, preserve resources and reduce environmental pollution

1976 - Concorde makes its first flight between Europe and the US on March 24, 1976

1976 - Korean Gift Scandal: November 13, 1976 - Over 80 members of Congress are implicated in a scandal for accepting gifts from a South Korean government agent

1977 - His presidency and term in office ends. The next US President was Jimmy Carter

Gerald Ford Timeline of important Events

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For detailed articles about the most important events during his presidency timeline refer to Gerald R. Ford Accomplishments and Events

Gerald Ford Presidency Timeline
The Gerald Ford Presidency Timeline detailed above provides interesting facts and important information about the 38th President of the United States.

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