CheckPoint Nixon�s Politics

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Nixon’s Politics Nixon's accomplishments in foreign policy included the reopening of direct communications with China in 1972 after twenty-one years passed in relations and his May 1972 visit to Moscow also being the first to be done by a U.S. president. His trip yielded a U.S.-Soviet strategic arms limitation agreement, a bilateral trade accord, and plans for joint scientific and space cooperation. Nixon's policy of "engagement" with the Communists was called détente. Nixon championed diplomatic conversations. He ended the Vietnam War, went to “Red China”,
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Unformatted text preview: and started the nuclear arms reduction treaties. Foreign policies were often based on threats of invasion, violent containment, and use of nuclear bombs. The American public was familiar with the foreign policies strategies, as they were broadcasted over American radio, television, and newspapers. As Nixon would rather end the war than win it, he rather do so because it would save over millions of soldiers lives and it would save over trillions of dollars....
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