Nixon Politics week 5 checkpoint HIS 135

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Running head: NIXON'S POLITIC'S 1 Nixon's Politic's HIS 135 November 2, 2011 Gaven Hodge
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NIXON'S POLITIC'S 2 Nixon's Politics’ "We simply cannot afford to leave China outside the family of nations." - President Nixon In July of 1971, Nixon broadcast on national television that he would become the very first president to ever visit the people’s republic of China. China was a nation that had been isolated since the communism rise in 1949. I find this quiet interesting since he built his career as a fighter against communism. His accomplishment in foreign policies is the opening of relations
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Unformatted text preview: between Nixon and Chou en Lai; Nixon met with Leonid Brezhnev and signed ten formal agreements that included the SALT treaty, and ABM. To compare the difference between Nixon’s policy and the Cold War is clear. The Cold War policies were about containment of the communist. They had a theory that if Vietnam fell to communism then surely the rest would follow. People were terrified that nuclear war would happen at any time, since there was a race going on between the countries with the movement of nuclear weapons....
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This note was uploaded on 12/02/2011 for the course ECONOMICS ECO taught by Professor David during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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