Gerald Rudolph Ford My project was on President Gerald Rudolph Ford, he was the 38th president of the United States. The main points I am going to talk about are his childhood, family life, home, education and career. So I hope that all the information I am going to talk about, gives you some kind of information on Gerald R. Ford is or introduce him to you, if you do not know as much about him. Gerald R. Ford, childhood was quite simple. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska on July 14, 1913. His original name is Leslie Lynch King Jr. but he never kept his real name nor his hometown for long. He only lived with his mother because his parents had split up when he was little or within that year. His mother Dorothy Ayer Gardner got married to Gerald Rudulff Ford less than three years. They were now living in Grand Rapids in a close-knit family with his grandparents and three other younger brothers. Fords family life was like all Americans, such as being fun, energetic, youthful, and above all, normal. In his family it was him, his wife Betty Ford, and their three sons and only daughter. His three son’s names are Michael Gerald, John Gardner, Steven Meigs, and his daughter Susan Elizabeth. Fords home was Grand Rapids with his mother and grandparents. Fords education was at Grand Rapids South High School. He graduated from there as an honor student but other than that he was a very athletic person. He became a local sports hero captain of his high school football team and also active in
Gerald Rudolph “Jerry" Ford Jr.
(Born Leslie Lynch King Jr.; July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006)
Was the 38th President of the United States.
Serving from 1974 to 1977, and, prior to this,
Was the 40th Vice President of the United States serving from 1973 to 1974 under President Richard Nixon.
He was the first person appointed to the Vice Presidency under the terms of the 25th Amendment, after Spiro Agnew resigned.…
A) Gerald R. Ford
B) Carl Levin
C) Philip A. Hart
D) Arthur H. Vandenberg
17.Who was elected Detroit's first black mayor?
A) Dennis Archer
B) William Hart
C) Coleman A. Young
D) Kwame Kilpatrick
18.In 1973, when the Michigan Chemical Corporation accidentally mixed its highly toxic chemical fire retardant, P.B.B., with "Nutrimaster," a food supplement for dairy cattle, what did the press call the resulting scandal?…
Case Study of Betty Ford
July 22, 2012
Case Study of Betty Ford
Substances, such as alcohol, are used for a variety of different reasons. Alcohol is often used as a way to celebrate a special occasion. It can also be used to help an individual “take the edge off” when he or she is feeling overwhelmed. Many individuals use alcohol when gathered with others in a social setting, while others may drink alcohol when spending time alone.…
English 4th period
25 February 2013
How serious of a threat is overpopulation? I believe that overpopulation is one of, if not the biggest threat to the world today. According to the U.N, if the birth rate remains the same, the population will rise to 244 billion by 2150 and 134 trillion by 2300. Many scientists have determined that the earth will not be able sufficiently hold the entire population at this unbelievable birth rate. Sociobiologist…
• 37th president of US
• Ended fighting in Vietnam
• Implicated in Watergate scandal, became first president
of the US ever to resign from office
• Granted full pardon by Gerald Ford
• 1913-1994, in office 1969-74
• 38th president of the US
• Granted Nixon full pardon
• 1913-2006, in office 1974-1977
• 39th president of US
• Organized peace treaties in Panama and Israel and
eased relations with the Soviet Union
How did his pardon of Richard Nixon affect Gerald Ford's political standing?
What economic challenges did Ford face? How did he respond?
How did Jimmy Carter's background and personality shape the tone of his presidency and people's reaction to him?
What economic and energy-related problems did Carter face?
What general principle formed the basis of Carter's approach to foreign policy?…
Take President Fords reaction to the capture of the Mayaguez by the Cambodians. He made a swift action to slap forces down to show that we mean business although some say the Cambodian government was already in the process of getting the ship released Gerald Ford decided to get it back immediately to show the world that we don’t tolerate with individuals or countries that will trifle with us.…
Neal, Gerald L. Shaheen, and John L. Thornton.
3b. Which of them has been deemed “independent” of Ford? (P18)
Stephen G. Butler, Kimberly A. Casiano, Anthony F. Earley, Jr., Richard A. Gephardt, Irvine O. Hockaday, Jr., Richard A. Manoogian, Ellen R. Marram, Homer A. Neal, Gerald L. Shaheen, and John L. Thornton.
3c. How does Ford determine director independence? (P18)
A majority of the directors must be independent directors under the NYSE Listed Company rules.…
Most people might not even know what and amendment is. An amendment is a change to a legal document which when appropriately signed has the same legal control as the original document. There are twenty seven amendments in the original constitution. All of the twenty seven amendments were good changes, but the amendment that will be discussed in my paper will be amendment twenty five.
Senator Birch Bayh proposed in the House of Representatives what would…
The Rosenberg Trial and Execution
The entire thing started when a KGB agent defected to the west’s cause, his name was Igor Gouzenko. Gouzenko helped uncover a soviet spy ring based in Britain; he then provided evidence that led to the arrest of 22 local agents and 15 Soviet spies in Canada. After this information was given it lead to the British agency “M15” to interview Klaus Fuchs, head of the physics department of the British nuclear research centre at Harwell. Harwell was then arrested and…