Richard M. Nixon

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Richard M. Nixon

-Despite Vice President Ford's advice to surrender the necessary evidence to the House Judiciary Committee, Nixon refuses to hand over Watergate-related tapes-http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2013/03/10/article-2291243-1888BB3F000005DC-745_634x419.jpg-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEOGJJ7UKFM

Richard Milhous Nixon was the thirty seventh President of the United States. He was born on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California. Nixon attended Whittier College and Duke University School of Law. He soon joined a law firm in his hometown. Richard won a seat in the U.S House of Representatives in 1946. On January 20, 1969 Nixon was sworn into office and that’s where his Presidential experience began. On May 5, 1969 Nixon proposed a plan where the United States and Vietnam would agree to withdraw forces from South Vietnam.He decides that that Latin America should be responsible for their economic and social progress themselves. October 31, 1969. Nixon proposes a plan for the gradual and secretive withdraw of troops because he revealed that North Vietnam has rejected the administration’s secret peace offers. Nixon signed executive order ending occupational and parental deferments for the draft on April 23, 1970. He puts forth a plan for an Interagency Committee on Intelligence to conduct operations against domestic targets. Throughout his Presidential term, Richard Milhous Nixon accomplished many things that shaped our government and economy in ways that made a huge difference that made a huge difference in a good way.

Accomplishments

-Nixon is sworn into office as the thirty-seventh President of the United States. January 20, 1969 -Nixon begins an eight-day European visit in Brussels. February 23, 1969 -Nixon reveals that North Vietnam has rejected the administration's secret peace offers. November 03, 1969-He proposes a plan for the gradual and secretive withdrawal of troops. November 03, 1969

-Nixon shocks the nation with the news that he plans to visit China within the next year. 07/15/1971-Nixon signs an Emergency Employment Act, earmarking $2.25 billion for the creation of public service jobs at state and local levels.07/12/1971 -On national television, Nixon states that he has ordered the mining of North Vietnamese ports and the bombing of military targets in the North Vietnam 05/08/1972-Nixon asks for the resignation of all agency directors, federal department heads, and presidential appointees. 11/08/1972 -Paris Peace Accords are signed by all parties at war in Vietnam. 01/27/1973 -Nixon denies involvement in the Watergate cover-up in a televised address. 08/15/1973-Despite Vice President Ford's advice to surrender the necessary evidence to the House Judiciary Committee, Nixon refuses to hand over Watergate-related tapes. 05/23/1974

Lasting Impact

-He was the thirty-seventh president! -He votes legislation calling for the establishment of a national day-care system.

Richard M. Nixon

Vision

Timeline

-Despite Vice President Ford's advice to surrender the necessary evidence to the House Judiciary Committee, Nixon refuses to hand over Watergate-related tapes

-http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2013/03/10/article-2291243-1888BB3F000005DC-745_634x419.jpg

-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEOGJJ7UKFM


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