The Watergate Scandal: President Nixon

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The Watergate Scandal was political outbreak that had happened in the US in the 1970's president Nixon was in administration. The Watergate scandal caused a brake in at the democratic national committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C in 1972 and President Richard Nixon's administration's attempted cover up of its involvement. The scandle affected Nixon because after the scandal, he delivered his resignated speech on August 9, 1974. As well as new laws that lead to extensive charges in campaigning financing. This event is important for new citizens to understand, because it is said that due to this historic event it has changed the political landscape from that point on. Its important to know these past events

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