Nixon Leads The Way Analysis

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The election of 1972 began just like the election of 1964, but was reversed with the republicans and democrats ("Election of 1972: Nixon Leads the Way"). Richard Nixon was the 37th President of the United States. He was the only American President to resign. We will talk about the 1972 election, the Watergate scandal, and what he did successfully as president. Furthermore, Richard Nixon had success pulling the troops out and freeing at Vietnam. China had, also established a strong foreign policy position ("Election of 1972: Nixon Leads the Way"). However, that success was cut short because, of Senator Edward Kennedy and the Democratic Party ("Election of 1972: Nixon Leads the Way"). In addition, Kennedy was considered the early favorite, but an incident in 1969 held him back a bit, ending his chances ("Election of 1972: Nixon Leads the Way"). Then, Shirley Chisholm and Patsy Mink of Hawaii and New York respectively announced their plans to be candidates for the Democratic Party ("Election of 1972: Nixon Leads the Way"). These two women were the first Asian- American and Black woman to try and run for office, but neither was a major factor ("Election of 1972:…show more content…
Nixon"). In addition, he had a nuclear arms control agreement with the Soviet Union and the opening to China ("Miller Center"). He, also expanded the national for the humanities and started up affirmative action. Richard was a huge believer in the Regan Doctrine and the Weinberg Doctrine of sending troops in only as a last resort ("Miller Center"). However, President Nixon was only as conservative as he could be ("Miller Center"). He took credit for things like the Environmental Protection Agency by executive order ("Miller Center"). He, also could not over reach his goals of coalition like Franklin Roosevelt ("Miller

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