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Richard Nixon was the 37th president of the United States. He is well known for the escalation of the Vietnam War and the Watergate scandal. He is the only US president to have resigned his office.
3 years, from 1972 ( US troops left VN ) to 1975 ( government of SVN fail to NVN )   The Paris Peace Accords were signed January 27, 1973, by the U.S., North Vietnam, South Vietnam and the Viet Cong. Under the terms, the U.S. agreed to withdraw all remaining military personnel within 60 day…
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In 1961 and in 1962, Ngo Dinh Diem, leader of the government in South Vietnam, repeatedly asked for assistance from America and its allies to help its security. Australia eventually accepted and sent 30 military advisers from the Australian Army Training Team to Vietnam. These advisors were expe…
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Answer It was the first conflict that the U.S suffered a defeat.
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Answer Politicians, Generals and Victims.
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Nah, you can win on numbers (Google "the Russian steamroller") or on strategy (Google "the Trojan horse") but having both is generally best.   Success in war is entirely dependent on strategy (see Carl von Clausewitz or Sun Tzu for more details on successful strategy in war). Having (greater…
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Upon Richard Nixon's arrival in 1969 the Vietnam War had already spanned 10 years, entailing tens of thousands of American casualties and had grown most unpopular amognst the American population. Nixon's predessesors Lyndon B Johnson and John F Kennedy had failed to reduce the Vietnam War; primarily…
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(1) Throughout the early stages of the 21st century China had experienced widespread instability resulting in a rift between the Chinese people and the Nationalist Government which governed them. When war broke out in 1937 the newly created Communist Party found their opportune moment to win the fav…
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President Richard introduced his policy of "vietnamization". The plan was to encourage the South Vietnamese to take more responsibility for fighting the war. It was hoped that this policy would eventually enable the United States to withdraw gradually all their soldiers from Vietnam.
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When President Nixon took office he changed the way the U.S. Forces approached the war, going from an offensive to a defensive approach. The protest back in the U.S. over combat deaths and civilian casualties caused Nixon to adopt a defensive strategy to hold down the number of KIAs.
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No there is not. There is no McVeter's or McPeter's establishment of any kind in Parsippany according to the BBB of Parsippany.
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According to many who knew former President Richard Nixon, he had an incredibly paranoid disposition. It follows that this trait contributed to the scandal that caused him to resign, in which his administration spied on the opposing party.
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Nixon learned from Lyndon Johnson's mistakes, and successfully negotiated and end to the war in Vietnam. (The Paris Peace Accords) The only expansion of the war by Nixon was done to force the North Vietnamese to the negotiating table. Also because the Ho chi minh trail had extended into those coun…
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The effects of the Watergate scandal did not by any means end with the resignation of President Nixon and the imprisonment of some of his aides. Indirectly, Watergate was the cause of new laws leading to extensive changes in campaign financing. It was a major factor in the passage of amendments to t…
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Ideas that didn't pass As everyone knows -- or should know -- the Bill of Rights is the first ten amendments to the Constitution. It might have been eleven! See the Related Link for "The Failed Amendments" to the bottom for the answer.
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The U.S implemented policys of containment, The domino theory was the thought that if Vietnam fell to communism then the rest of eastern Europe would fall like Dominos. A Nuclear arms race occured including short periods of de`tente. the soviets had many strategies including moving Missles to Cuba(u…
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Duke requires the following class unit requirements: English: 4 Foregin Language: 3 Math: 3 Science: 3 Social Studies: 3 However, they recommend 4 units in every subject.
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Answer Outcome for the Vietnam War The outcome of the Vietnam War are as follows: 1) Vietnam's economy crashed 2) Thousands of innocent people were killed 3) 58,000 Americans lost their lives 4) Farms and crops were destoryed 5) The war resulted in treaties and special treaties such as Paris…
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The comparison between the two different foreign policies is night and day. The foreign from the start of the cold war was hostile. This hostility showed itself in the form of the Super Race. The super race was basically an unspoken competition between the US and USSR superpowers to show without con…
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In the early 1950'sthis is wrong the first troops to step foot in Vietnam as fighters was in 1954.1954 is the early 1950's so actually both are right :)
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Answer Agnew was little known and at that time (though not for much longer) uncontroversial. Opinion polls linking Nixon with various proposed running mates had the embarrassing result of showing that he did best with no running-mate at all. All the well-known names lost him votes from one or …
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Richard Nixon was the first president who began normalizing relations with Communist China.Richard Nixon gets credit for this feat.Richard Nixon accomplished this feat. Richard Nixon Richard NixonGerald FordRichard Nixon re-established relations with China.
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Mostly everything
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George Washington ran unopposed, but others received electoral votes anyway. James Monroe ran unopposed for reelection (2nd term in 1820). monroe's 2nd term
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President Ford pardoned Richard Nixon to try and put Watergate in the past and concentrate on the important problems the USA had in 1974, such as the Energy Crisis, and unemployment, and the fact that the Communists were threatening to overrun South Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos Watergate was a "thir…
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He claimed executive privilege to protect communications "between high Government officials and those who advise and assist them" in carrying out their duties.
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a famous president who was a good president
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On Internal Disagreements The Federal government was established as the union of its states, but more importantly as the joint agreement of its citizens on their laws and government. It cannot relinquish this authority to any other entity, private or public. Neither can it allow the control of the …
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NVA tanks captured the south's capital.
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Harry Truman played the piano quite well and showed a natural talent for music, As a boy, he was chosen by his piano teacher to meet the famous pianist Paderewski who came to Kansas City on a concert tour . Richard Nixon also liked to play the piano but was probably not as accomplished as Truman.
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Gerald Ford became president because he was vice-president when President Richard Nixon resigned that office. Interestingly, he was not elected vice-president but was appointed to this position after Spiro Agnew resigned.
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Gerald Ford became Nixon's Vice President after Agnew resigned. Thus when Nixon resigned, Ford was next in line and became President.
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In the information that i have read the only goal that he made was water gate and that is not a very good goal. People that i have read peices from do not like him very much!-Whoever posted the above two sentences needs to better educate themself and maybe not be as illiterate. Among his goals were …
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North Vietnam won.
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During his presidency Richard Nixon wanted to end the Vietnam War. He had a plan to do so, and through force, was able to bring the war to an end.
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Most Historians rank him close to the bottom of the list.- - - - -I think there's a lot of passion about Nixon. He's got good and bad points. His worst points were that he was a crook, statements to the contrary notwithstanding. He was good on foreign policy, he was decent on the economy. If Nixon w…
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President Richard Nixon resigned on August 9, 1974. He announced his decision in a televised address the night before.
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He resigned on October 10, 1973, as a result of criminal investigations dating from his term as the Governor of Maryland (January, 1967 - January, 1969). He later pled "no contest" to bribery charges and was disbarred. After being forced to resign as Vice President, his party did not consider him t…
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I think not. It is difficult to know for sure. He knew fairly soon after the burglars were arrested, I think.
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Richard Nixon was born on January 9, 1913.
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a top-secret history of the U.S. military involvement in Vietnam
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in Cambodia there was a fight a very small fight between a man and his dog. This is what happened in Cambodia (shortened version)
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The theme of Don't Scream by Joan Lowery Nixon is fear of the unknown. The story is about the mystery and strange behavior of two new guys who have moved into town.
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He resign so he wouldn't be impeached.
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to be a homosexual
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Just remember that famous photo of the NVA T54/55 tanks crashing thru the South's palace gates on 30 April '75; that was the day it all ended.
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Impeachment proceedings are started by people in the Senate who represent the interests of the People. That is why no impeachment proceedings have been started against the acting president.
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He was spying on the democrats during the election, which was illegal.
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Vice president according to article 56-1(a)
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He attempted to reform the welfare system to put more responsibility on to the state and local governments.
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Gerald Ford was President from 9 August 1974 until 20 January 1977.
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He suffered a massive stroke in 1994, and died in a coma a few days later on April 22, 1984 at New York Hospital- Cornell Medical Center in New York, New York at age 81.
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He had the full support of the Labor Unions, he looked better on television. he had a seasoned politician named Johnson as his running mate, Jackie was the perfect First Lady and Nixon was already well known as Tricky Dicky, a person who could not be trusted. Also Kennedy fared better than Nixon in …
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Yes. My wedding ring is a cz... it started looking cloudy after 15 yrs. So it takes a while but yes it will turn cloudy.
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Gerald Ford was President from August 9, 1974, when Nixon resigned his office, until January 20,1977 when he was replaced by Jimmy Carter after losing his bid for another term.
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a man named richard from the 40s or 50s nick named dick because he was a Detective named Richard aka DICK RICK The name Richard is very old and it's true origins may well be lost in the depths of time past. 'Richeard' is a name from Old English where 'Ric' meant ruler and 'heard' meant hard. In tho…
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Abraham Lincoln was the tallest US President at six feet four inches.
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Richard Nixon, the 37 President of the United States of America, was born in Yorba Linda, California. The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Birthplace is also in Yorba Linda, California.
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The Militarily draft ended after the Vietnam War
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Richard Nixon (37th President, 1969-1974) was the only President to date to resign from office. He did so because of pending impeachment proceedings against him, following Congressional hearings on criminal acts by the administration. A special prosecutor had been fired after learning that White Hou…
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Answer It's a support group for alcoholics and their families/friends It has over 2 million sober recovering alcoholics around the world and is the biggest self help group the only reqirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.Family and friends have to go to Al anon groups as AA is f…
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i would say TNC's (transnational corporations) and the difference between poor and rich
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Richard M. Nixon was the first US president to visit China in February, 1972. Richard Nixon was the one who re-opened the door to China.
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John Mitchell, former Nixon Attorney General and chairman of the Committee to Re-elect the President. H. R. Haldeman, Nixon's White House Chief of Staff. John Ehrlichman, Chief Domestic Affairs Adviser to the President.
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In 1960 his running mate was Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr, who had been a U.S. Senator from Massachusettes and was, at the time he was nominated for Vice President, the U.S. Ambassador to the U.N.
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He was an assistant managing editor of The Washington Post who helped uncover the Watergate Scandal that led to President Richard Nixon's resignation.
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Although largely remembered and criticized for Watergate, Nixon was actually an amazing President that accomplished more than most during his administration. Nixon's accomplishments while in office included: largely ending segregated classes in the south, revenue sharing, ending the draft, new antic…
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President Jefferson Davis..Was commander in chief..Robert E. Lee was commander of The Army of Northern Virginia, which was the greatest of all southern armies, defeating the Union forces again and again..
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There is currently no Vice President of Marketing for Answers.com.
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The janitors at the White House make a very good salary. On average, they make over $50,000 for each year of work.
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Australia supported the US and it's effort to keep communism from spreading into South Vietnam.
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It really depends on the figurine. You can find out what they are selling for by searching for them on ebay. You need to look up completed listings to find out what has actually sold and at what prices. I have a friend who is also a collector, and she said when ebay was new, you couldn't get a figur…
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The 1976 film All The President's Men, based on the 1974 book by Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. Their investigative reporting blew the lid off the Watergate scandal and contributed in large part to the resignation of Richard Nixon.The Bourne Identity by famed director Osc…
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it was in 1974 and it was when the senate was voting to impeach him
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Richard Milhous Nixon, 37th President of the United States, is the first and only president to resign the office. Nixon resigned on August 9, 1974, facing almost certain impeachment and likely conviction. His resignation was the culmination of the so-called "Watergate scandal". While Nixon was pardo…
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Richard Nixon was 5 ft 11.5 in (1.82m) tall.Note: He was slightly above average height for a US President with the average being 5 ft 10 in (1.78m).
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6'2" tall, weight 225 lbs.
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Collapse of stable governments in Southeast Asia, one after the other, giving rise to the term, "domino effect."
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Yes, three of them.
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August 9, 1974
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It's quite possible no one will ever know all the answers. For sure, the whole Watergate scandal and the impending Impeachment trail proved just too distracting in conducting other important matters challenging the nation at that time. As Ford said, when issuing the pardon: "Our national nightmare i…
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Thomas Jefferson, Aaron Burr, John Adams, Charles Pinckney and John Lay.
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The 42nd US President, William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton was the biological son of William Jefferson Blythe, Jr. for whom he was named. But his father had been killed in an auto accident three months before Bill was born. When his mother married Roger Clinton (Sr.) in 1950, Bill took the last name of…
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No one "forced" Nixon to resign. It was the only course of action he could take to avoid impeachment on criminal charges and possible incarceration. Given the mood of the country at the time if he had stayed in office there is a strong possibility that he would have been impeached from office and co…
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Military government is a lot more complicated than any other form of government. There are so many secrets and confidential aspects of it that many civilian or non-military persons may never grasp. The President can withdraw our troops in a matter of months, even weeks, however, have anyone consider…
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Richard Nixon was born on January 9, 1913 and died on April 22, 1994. Richard Nixon was 81 years old at the time of death and would be 99 years old this year in 2012. .
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Richard M. Nixon, who was elected President in 1968 and re-elected in 1972, resigned from office effective at noon on August 9, 1974. His move came amid impeachment proceedings in Congress related to the "Watergate" break-in and other politically motivated crimes. Vice President Gerald Ford became t…
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Yes, but that's better than the alternative. Not only can alcoholics Anonymous suffer from such fanaticism but so can coin-collectors, police officers and high school teachers.
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The judicial and the executive branch.
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George Washington: No College John Adams: Grad -- Harvard College (now Harvard Univeristy) in 1755. Thomas Jefferson: Grad -- the College of Willaim & Mary (VA) in 1762. James Madison: Grad -- the College of New Jersey (now Princeton) in 1771. James Monroe: College of William and Mary -no de…
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he invented tape he was trying to find something to stick and so he made tape (born 1899-1980)
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President Nixon was never impeached. Nixon resigned on August 9, 1974, after the US Supreme Court decided he could not withhold taped conversations about the Watergate break-in under the protection of Executive Privilege. The Court stated the tapes did not include state secrets and were needed as …
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The 37th President of the United States was Richard Nixon from January 20, 1969 to August 9, 1974
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