The Power Of The Watergate Scandal

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Richard Nixon was the 37th elected president of the United States from 1969-1974. Prior to being president he was a U.S Senator and U.S. Representative from California. He was also Vice President for eight years to President Eisenhower prior to winning presidency. While he was in office, Nixon was successful in ending American fighting in Vietnam and improving relations with the U.S.S.R.and China. American Astronauts landed on the Moon for the first time while Nixon was in office. His quest as a president was world stability with other countries. Nixon had won his second term as president, but that is when his presidency took a turn downhill. President Nixon is the only president to resign while in office 0n August 8, 1974. He was being investigated for the Watergate scandal, and was on a road to being impeached as president. …show more content…

Watergate is a general term to address a web of political scandals during 1972 an d

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