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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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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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