Richard Milhous Nixon 37 th  President Republican 1969-1974 "When the President does it, that means that it is not il...
Richard Nixon- Back Again! <ul><li>“ you won’t have Nixon to kick around anymore” </li></ul>
Silent Majority  <ul><li>Secret Plan! </li></ul><ul><li>Southern Strategy </li></ul>
George Wallace <ul><li>Segregation Now </li></ul><ul><li>Segregation Tomorrow </li></ul><ul><li>Segregation Forever! </li>...
Results
Vietnamization
Bomb Laos and Cambodia
Kent State
The Weathermen <ul><li>SDS </li></ul><ul><li>You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.&quot; -Bob Dyla...
Christmas Bombings
End Result
Other FP issues-Detente
The Enemy of the enemy is my friend <ul><li>Henry Kissinger </li></ul><ul><li>China and Soviet Union </li></ul>
Ping Pong Diplomacy
Meets with Mao…WOW!
Brezhnev scared! <ul><li>SALT </li></ul>
Other successes <ul><li>Earth Day-EPA </li></ul><ul><li>21 to drink </li></ul><ul><li>26 th  Amendment </li></ul><ul><li>A...
And, of course, MAN WALKED ON THE MOON!
Counter Culture disappearing?
Stonewall Riots Beginning of Gay Rights Movement
Running for Re-election <ul><li>Secrets are coming out </li></ul><ul><ul><li>My Lai Massacre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pe...
What about my secrets? <ul><li>Hires “plumbers” </li></ul><ul><li>Work for CREEP </li></ul>
Let’s test it out <ul><li>Enemies list </li></ul><ul><li>Ted Kennedy, Edmund Muskie, Thomas Eagleton, George McGovern </li...
Watergate Hotel <ul><li>June 17 th , 1972- G. Gordon Liddy, Howard Hunt, James McCord, 4 others </li></ul><ul><li>Nixon, t...
7 men go to court <ul><li>Judge Siricia-20 years! </li></ul><ul><li>Mc Cord…I’ll talk!  Dean’s paying me! </li></ul>
NIXON WINS 1972!
Two investigations <ul><li>Attorney General Elliot Richardson </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Archibald Cox- Special prosecutor </li...
Deep Throat Revealed! <ul><li>Mark Felt </li></ul>
Nixon vs. Dean <ul><li>Interview every member of the White House…who is telling the truth? </li></ul><ul><li>Get to Alexan...
Hand over the tapes! <ul><li>NO!- Executive privilege/National Security </li></ul><ul><li>Saturday Night Massacre- Oct 10 ...
Meanwhile <ul><li>Oct 20 th , 1973- Agnew Resigns </li></ul><ul><li>25 th  Amendment kicks in </li></ul>
“I am not a crook” <ul><li>Written Transcripts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Expletive Deleted </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>U.S. vs....
Final troubles <ul><li>18 ½ minute gap on tape </li></ul><ul><li>That’s IT!  Draft impeachment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Obstr...
Final decision <ul><li>Haig  and Nixon meet.  Resigns- August 9 th , 1974 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Start at 1:50 </li></u...
What do we make of Richard Nixon? <ul><li>Good President? </li></ul><ul><li>Government mistrust? </li></ul><ul><li>Did For...
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Richard Milhous Nixon

  1. 1. Richard Milhous Nixon 37 th President Republican 1969-1974 &quot;When the President does it, that means that it is not illegal&quot;
  2. 2. Richard Nixon- Back Again! <ul><li>“ you won’t have Nixon to kick around anymore” </li></ul>
  3. 3. Silent Majority <ul><li>Secret Plan! </li></ul><ul><li>Southern Strategy </li></ul>
  4. 4. George Wallace <ul><li>Segregation Now </li></ul><ul><li>Segregation Tomorrow </li></ul><ul><li>Segregation Forever! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Results
  6. 6. Vietnamization
  7. 7. Bomb Laos and Cambodia
  8. 8. Kent State
  9. 9. The Weathermen <ul><li>SDS </li></ul><ul><li>You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.&quot; -Bob Dylan </li></ul><ul><li>Bill Ayers </li></ul>
  10. 10. Christmas Bombings
  11. 11. End Result
  12. 12. Other FP issues-Detente
  13. 13. The Enemy of the enemy is my friend <ul><li>Henry Kissinger </li></ul><ul><li>China and Soviet Union </li></ul>
  14. 14. Ping Pong Diplomacy
  15. 15. Meets with Mao…WOW!
  16. 16. Brezhnev scared! <ul><li>SALT </li></ul>
  17. 17. Other successes <ul><li>Earth Day-EPA </li></ul><ul><li>21 to drink </li></ul><ul><li>26 th Amendment </li></ul><ul><li>Attempts Health Care </li></ul><ul><li>Ends “second civil war” </li></ul>
  18. 18. And, of course, MAN WALKED ON THE MOON!
  19. 19. Counter Culture disappearing?
  20. 20. Stonewall Riots Beginning of Gay Rights Movement
  21. 21. Running for Re-election <ul><li>Secrets are coming out </li></ul><ul><ul><li>My Lai Massacre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pentagon Papers </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. What about my secrets? <ul><li>Hires “plumbers” </li></ul><ul><li>Work for CREEP </li></ul>
  23. 23. Let’s test it out <ul><li>Enemies list </li></ul><ul><li>Ted Kennedy, Edmund Muskie, Thomas Eagleton, George McGovern </li></ul>
  24. 24. Watergate Hotel <ul><li>June 17 th , 1972- G. Gordon Liddy, Howard Hunt, James McCord, 4 others </li></ul><ul><li>Nixon, through Dean, offers each $1 million to take 18 month sentence </li></ul>
  25. 25. 7 men go to court <ul><li>Judge Siricia-20 years! </li></ul><ul><li>Mc Cord…I’ll talk! Dean’s paying me! </li></ul>
  26. 26. NIXON WINS 1972!
  27. 27. Two investigations <ul><li>Attorney General Elliot Richardson </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Archibald Cox- Special prosecutor </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Woodward and Bernstein-Washington Post </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deep Throat: Follow the money </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Deep Throat Revealed! <ul><li>Mark Felt </li></ul>
  29. 29. Nixon vs. Dean <ul><li>Interview every member of the White House…who is telling the truth? </li></ul><ul><li>Get to Alexander Butterfield….WHAT?!!! </li></ul>
  30. 30. Hand over the tapes! <ul><li>NO!- Executive privilege/National Security </li></ul><ul><li>Saturday Night Massacre- Oct 10 th , 1973 </li></ul>
  31. 31. Meanwhile <ul><li>Oct 20 th , 1973- Agnew Resigns </li></ul><ul><li>25 th Amendment kicks in </li></ul>
  32. 32. “I am not a crook” <ul><li>Written Transcripts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Expletive Deleted </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>U.S. vs. Nixon- HAND OVER THE TAPES! </li></ul></ul>
  33. 33. Final troubles <ul><li>18 ½ minute gap on tape </li></ul><ul><li>That’s IT! Draft impeachment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Obstruction of Justice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Abuse of Power </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tampering with evidence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BOMBING LAOS AND CAMBODIA </li></ul></ul>
  34. 34. Final decision <ul><li>Haig and Nixon meet. Resigns- August 9 th , 1974 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Start at 1:50 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Ford pardons Nixon -September 8 th , 1974 </li></ul>
  35. 35. What do we make of Richard Nixon? <ul><li>Good President? </li></ul><ul><li>Government mistrust? </li></ul><ul><li>Did Ford do the right thing? </li></ul>

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