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Watergate. SIN #68. Skim pages 858-861 . Fill in the outline using your book: (copy entire outline and put your answers underneath, but leave some space to add info) Enemies list (definition): Watergate (what is it?): Break-in: Woodward & Bernstein (job?): CRP (stands for?):

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Watergate

Watergate

SIN #68

  • Skim pages 858-861. Fill in the outline using your book: (copy entire outline and put your answers underneath, but leave some space to add info)

  • Enemies list (definition):

  • Watergate (what is it?):

    • Break-in:

    • Woodward & Bernstein (job?):

    • CRP (stands for?):

    • Dean (what does he say in testimony?):

    • Butterfield (what does he say in testimony?):

    • Cox (position)

  • Executive privilege (definition):

  • Jaworski (who?):

  • Nixon resigns

    • Impeach (definition):

  • Spiro Agrew (who? What happens?):

  • Ford (who? Job given?):


Enemies list

  • Anyone Nixon thought was a threat or opposed his policies

  • Created list and started hassling people using government agencies

Enemies list


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  • Hotel where Democratic National Committee headquarters was held

  • 5 people get caught in a break-in (suits, bugging devices, cash)

  • Woodward & Bernstein- reporters who investigated the break-in

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  • CRP- Committee to re-elect the president

  • Dean- claimed attorney general ordered the break in and Nixon knew about it and authorized cover up (bribes)

  • Butterfield- claimed Nixon had a taping system installed in white house to record all conversations

  • Cox- assigned by Nixon as special prosecutor to get to the bottom of the situation, gets fired


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  • Jaworski- next prosecutor, Nixon forced to hand over tapes proving that he did not approve the break in but he did try and cover it up

  • Aug 9, 1974 Nixon resigns before he can be impeached (officially charged of presidential misconduct)

  • Ford takes over as president and pardons Nixon


Vice presidents

  • Spiro Agrew- Nixon’s vice president, forced to resign because he had been taking brides even before Nixon scandal

  • Ford- appointed new vice president

  • Ford takes over as president and pardons Nixon

Vice presidents


Legacy

  • Americans feel they cannot trust their government in 1970s

  • Discouraged, let down

Legacy


Homework

  • Guided Reading ch 19 section 2

  • SIN #68 cont

Homework


Watergate

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGkVQv5ARNonixon interview

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8MNOLK5MUA&noredirect=1  break in

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9kraz6SQ60nixon bio

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEOGJJ7UKFMnixon resignation speech

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzvF7DELtDYnixon bio


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