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now: Present; current.

era: A time period of indeterminate length, generally more than one year.

roe vs wade: 410 U.S. 113, 93 S. Ct. 705, 35 L. Ed. 2d 147 (1973), was a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that declared a pregnant woman is entitled to have an Abortion until the end of the first trimester of pregnancy without any interference by the state.

watergate: a gate opening onto water, or only or mainly accessible by water.

executive priviledge: the privilege, claimed by the president for the executive branch of the US government, of withholding information in the public interes

salt 1: The Strategic Arms Limitation Talks were two rounds of bilateral talks and corresponding international treaties involving the United States and the Soviet Union—the Cold War superpowers—on the issue of armament control. The two rounds of talks and agr

creep: The movement of something that creeps (like worms or snails)

detente: easing of strained relations, especially in a political situation.

title ix: Title IX is a portion of the Education Amendments of 1972, Public Law No. 92‑318, 86 Stat. 235, codified at 20 U.S.C.

war powers act: The War Powers Resolution of 1973 is a federal law intended to check the president's power to commit the United States to an armed conflict without the consent of Congress.

swann v. charlotte-mecklenburg: Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, 402 U.S. 1 was an important United States Supreme Court case dealing with the busing of students to promote integration in public schools

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