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Nixon era

  1. 1. The Nixon Era
  2. 2. How did Nixon appeal to voters in the 1968 election?
  3. 3. How did Nixon appeal to voters in the 1968 election? <ul><li>Law and order </li></ul><ul><li>Middle class </li></ul><ul><li>Opposed bussing </li></ul>
  4. 4. What was Nixon’s domestic agenda?
  5. 5. What economic challenges did Nixon face? <ul><li>Stagflation </li></ul><ul><li>Inflation doubles by 1973 </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployment increases </li></ul><ul><li>Partly caused by Great Society and Vietnam spending </li></ul><ul><li>Oil embargo </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why did Nixon win the 1972 election?
  7. 7. Why did Nixon win the 1972 election? <ul><li>McGovern too liberal, was way anti-war and pro-social program stuff </li></ul><ul><li>McGovern reminded conservatives of trouble in 60’s </li></ul>
  8. 8. What were the consequences of the Watergate scandal?
  9. 9. <ul><li>1st resignation of President </li></ul><ul><li>25 officials, including 4 cabinet members convicted </li></ul><ul><li>most serious constitutional crisis since Andrew Johnson impeached </li></ul><ul><li>Distrust of politicians </li></ul>

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