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Richard M. Nixon 37 th President 1969-1974. By: Tim Hulings pd.3. Biography…. Born January 9, 1913 Had a rough early life, losing two brothers before age 21 Graduated 2 nd in his class at Whittier High School in 1930

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Richard m nixon 37 th president 1969 1974

Richard M. Nixon37th President 1969-1974

By: Tim Hulings pd.3


Biography

Biography…

  • Born January 9, 1913

  • Had a rough early life, losing two brothers before age 21

  • Graduated 2nd in his class at Whittier High School in 1930

  • Graduated 2nd in his class also at Whittier college, which earned him a full scholarship to the Duke University of Law

  • Graduated 3rd in his class at Duke in 1937


Road to presidency

Road to Presidency…

  • Served as a Navy lieutenant during WWII

  • Won a senate seat in 1950

  • 1952, General Eisenhower selected Nixon as his running mate

  • 1960, lost his first race for presidency

  • 1962, lost race to become California governor

  • Again won for his second term in 1972 by one of the widest margins in history


Cabinet vice presidents

Cabinet… Vice Presidents

  • Spiro Agnew

    (1969–1973)

  • Gerald Ford

    (1973–1974)


Cabinet continued

Cabinet continued

  • Secretary of State

    William P. Rogers, 1969

    Henry A. Kissinger, 1973


Presidential accomplishments

Presidential Accomplishments

  • Revenue sharing

  • End of the draft

  • New anticrime laws

  • One of the most dramatic events during his presidency was the first astronauts to land on the moon

  • Reduced tensions with China and USSR

  • Created treaty to limit strategic nuclear limits in 1972


Bibliography

Bibliography

http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/richardnixon

  • Used for a majority of show, highlighted all accomplishments early life until passing.

    http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAnixon.htm

    - Used to show cabinet members, along with some accomplishments.


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