Richard Nixon served from 1969-1974 Nixon timeline
http://www.presidentialtimeline.org/html/timeline.php?id=37

Education and the Nixon Years
http://www.archives.nysed.gov/edpolicy/research/res_essay_nixon_outline.shtml

Gerald Ford served from 1974-1977 Ford timeline
http://www.presidentialtimeline.org/html/timeline.php?id=38

Education and the Ford Years
http://www.archives.nysed.gov/edpolicy/research/res_essay_ford_outline.shtml

Jimmy Carter served from 1977-1981 Carter timeline
http://www.presidentialtimeline.org/html/timeline.php?id=39

Education and the Carter Years
http://www.archives.nysed.gov/edpolicy/research/res_essay_carter_outline.shtml

Inventions: Post Sputnik
1970
  • The daisy-wheel printer invented.
  • The floppy disk invented by Alan Shugart.
1971
1972
1973
  • Gene splicing invented.
  • The ethernet(local computer network) invented by Robert Metcalfe and Xerox.
  • Bic invents the disposable lighter.
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
  • Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston invented the VisiCalcspreadsheet.
  • The artificial heart Jarvik-7 invented by Robert K. Jarvik.
1979

1970-1979 Timeline of People, Places, and Events
http://kclibrary.lonestar.edu/decade70.html

YouTube Video: 1970s
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hb3a9KRevH8&feature=related