Who were the presidents from 1970 to 1980?

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1973-1974 Richard M. Nixon Pat Nixon
1974-1977 Gerald R. Ford Betty Ford
1977-1981 Jimmy Carter Rosalynn Carter
1981-1989 Ronald Reagan Nancy Reagan

Who were the presidents during the decade in the 1970s?


  • Presidency of Richard M. Nixon.
  • Presidency of Gerald R. Ford.
  • Presidency of Jimmy Carter.

Who ran for president in 1974?

Gerald Ford
In office August 9, 1974 – January 20, 1977
Vice President None (Aug–Dec 1974) Nelson Rockefeller (1974–1977)
Preceded by Richard Nixon
Succeeded by Jimmy Carter

Who ran in the 1972 presidential election?

The 1972 United States presidential election was the 47th quadrennial presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 7, 1972. Incumbent Republican President Richard Nixon from California defeated Democratic U.S. Senator George McGovern of South Dakota.

Who were the presidents in the 1960s?

John F. Kennedy, a wealthy Democratic senator from Massachusetts, was elected president in 1960, defeating Vice President Richard Nixon. Though he clearly won the electoral vote, Kennedy’s received only 118,000 more votes than Nixon in this close election.

Who Ran for president 2008?

2008 United States presidential election

Nominee Barack Obama John McCain
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Illinois Arizona
Running mate Joe Biden Sarah Palin
Electoral vote 365 173

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