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Unformatted text preview: • How the events at Kent State University polarized a nation • How Nixon manipulated power to accomplish his goals • How Nixon’s increasing paranoia led him to lose control of the presidency, thus challenging the respect for politics and politicians in American society Quote~ Now, therefore, I, Gerald R. Ford, President of the United States, pursuant to the pardon power conferred upon me by Article II, Section 2, of the Constitution, have granted, and by these present do grant, a full, free, and absolute pardon unto Richard Nixon for all offenses against the United States which he, Richard Nixon, has committed or taken part in during the period from January 20, 1969, through August 9, 1974. President Gerald Ford’s Pardon of Nixon, September 8, 1974...
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2008 for the course HIST 100 taught by Professor Hist during the Spring '08 term at E. Stroudsburg.
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