Nixon Outline - NIXON: Week 11 Describe the presidency of...

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NIXON: Week 11 Describe the presidency of Richard Nixon (before and during Watergate). How do you evaluate his leadership and policies? (be specific about his policies abroad and at home.) -“He is the least ‘authentic’ person alive,” by Garry Wills -VP for Eisenhower, he never overcame resentment against Eisenhower for failing to invite him to his private White House quarters and also for rich Republicans in NY for never including the Nixons in their social set -during elections of 68, he cultivated ideals of patriotism, hard work, and the family predominating in the Sun Belt of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy -once in office effectively sanctioned a plan to slow the to integration of schools by claiming immediate desegregation too extreme and dangerous -he also proceeded to appoint conserv. Southern judges to the supreme court to replace the more progressive ones. Foreign Policy: negative aspects positive aspects -main man was Henry Kissinger, appointed National Security Advisor, who
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2011 for the course HISTORY 101 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '11 term at United States Merchant Marine Academy.

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