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4-4 - 1968 Hubert H Humphrey had to take status quo...

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4-4-08 1968 Hubert H. Humphrey – had to take status quo position on Vietnam war George Wallace (independent) challenged Humphrey on the war. Strong and dramatic opposition to civil rights. Extreme conservative viewpoints. - Running mate was Curtis LeMay – wanted to use nuclear weapons against North Vietnam. Nixon won nomination and presidency. - Tapped into a conservative backlash sentiment found among many working class and working class voters. - Promised peace with honor in terms of the war - Nixon only wins 43% of popular vote - Humphrey won 42% Under Nixon OSHA is set up. Domestic policy- never had a set plan Foreign policy – had a plan, had more success Watergate Stagflation – inflation without commensurate economic growth
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