A Brief Analysis Of Richard Nixon's Life And Legacy

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Richard Nixon once said, “If you want to play beautiful music, you must play the black and white notes together” (Brainyquote.com). Richard Nixon said this because he opposed racism. One example of this is when Nixon started a program called “New Federalism” that helped combine black and white students together in the same school. Nixon was Vice President for Dwight D. Eisenhower and later ran for president and became president in 1968. Nixon may be remembered for the Watergate scandal where he resigned instead of being impeached. Richard Nixon had many accomplishments throughout his early life, path to politics, presidency and legacy. Early Life Richard Nixon had a hard early life. Nixon was born on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California. He was the second of five children, his parents were poor and worked really hard to make a living. He wanted to help his parents by going to college and working hard. He attended Whittier College and went to Duke University for law school. After graduating, he went back to his home town of Whittier to practice law. First Lady Nixon…show more content…
She grew up with her two brothers what is now Cerritos, California.When Pat was twelve her mom died of cancer. Five years later her dad who she was very close to died in the mines. He died from this disease called silicosis. Later on she met richard nixon in Duke University law school, then they got married and had to daughters their daughters names were Tricia and Julie Nixon. As the First Lady of the United States she had to go travel to meet important people in different countries and states. As the First Lady she promoted

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