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The Watergate scandal was Richard Nixon's illegal attempt to gather information about the Democratic party in the 1972 presidential election. It resulted in his resignation in 1974.
It is having very little effect now. In the wake of Watergate came campaign fiance reforms that drastically reduced the power of big donors. However, money never sleeps and the investor class through their Congressional representatives and a conservative Court have repealed and/or overturned all of …
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The Watergate Scandal (1972-1974) (or just "Watergate") was an American political scandal and constitutional crisis that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. The term 'Watergate' refers to the Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC. The hotel was the location of the Democratic Party Natio…
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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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The Democratic headquarters were located in the Watergate Hotel. The people who broke in were looking for privileged information that would be helpful to the Republicans in the campaign.
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There was considerable concern that the democrat party was working closely with the domestic terrorist organization, Weather Underground, aka Weathermen. The break in was to find out how involved they were with them.
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The scandal began was a break-in into the Democratic Party headquarters at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC. The burglars were caught and they were tied to Nixon's re-election campaign. Attempts at a cover-up led to concealment of evidence and obstruction of justice which led to more of the sam…
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It made everyone in america lose trust in the gov. Thus ridding the white house of its integrity and respect. It took a long time for americans to recover from this
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Watergate is the name of a Hotel in Wahington where the famous break in that caused a scandal for President Richard Nixon and resulted in his resignation. Watergate has become a general term for a series of political scandals, which began with the arrest of five men who broke into the Democratic N…
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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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The Watergate Scandal was an American political scandal and constitutional crisis resulting in Nixon's resignation. It was within the context of the Vietnam War, where Nixon was attempting to undermine anti-war movements and the whole of the Democratic Party.
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Democratic National Headquarters at the Watergate Hotel in Washington D.C.
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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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1970s. The break-in occurred in 1972; Nixon resigned in 1974.
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Ronald Reagan was not directly involved in the Watergate scandal.
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President Nixon didn't just want to win the 1972 presidential election, but he wanted to win it big. He paid burglars to break into the Democratic Headquaters to get information so he could win the re-election. Basically, Watergate happened because Nixon wanted to win so badly that he cheated.
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Richard M. Nixon was the President implictated in the Watergate Scandal.
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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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The Watergate Scandal reduced the trust that the average American in the US government. That feeling has transferred to the present time.
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The Vietnam War changed the way Americans viewed the government, the media, and their Constitutional rights.The primary result of the Watergate Scandal involved the arrests of several aids to President Nixon, and Nixon himself being forced to resign the Presidency in the face of near certain impeac…
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President Nixon didn't just want to win the 1972 presidential election, but he wanted to win it big. He paid burglars to break into the Democratic Headquaters to get information so he could win the re-election. Basically, Watergate happened because Nixon wanted to win so bad that he cheated.
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August 9, 1974 at noon was when Nixon left office. He announced his resignation to the public the day before.
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His knowledge of the Watergate break in!
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CAUSES? The rapid growth of the loose presidential power of President Nixon during the Cold War era. The polarization of the political process that arose out of the debate over the Vietnam War. The secretive, resentful character of Richard Nixon himself. A tax evasion conviction for the preside…
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Richard M. Nixon. His campaign people were the ones that directed the break-in of the Democratic Headquarters in the Watergate complex; he orchestrated the cover-up and resigned as President when it was found out.
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President Nixon was impeached by the House of Representatives, leading to his resignation.
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president Richard Nixon
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It was a constitutional crisis that gave America a growing sense of disillusionment for their government. Having an administration under a President accused of being a part of a cover-up criminal activity shakes their faith in government and even leads to questioning of the morals of their leaders. …
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On June 16, 1972
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5 men broke into the democratic national committee headquarters on July 17 1972.
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Richard M. Nixon (1913-1994). He was the 37th President of the US and served from January 20, 1969 to August 9, 1974. He is the only President ever to resign his office.
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One of the legacies of the Watergate Scandal is people do not trust the government as much as they did before. It has also led to more transparency on the part of the government.
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Although largely remembered and criticized for Watergate, Nixon was actually an active President that accomplished more than most during his administration. Nixon's accomplishments while in office included: ERA (Equal Rights Amendment), ending segregation, revenue sharing, ending the draft, new an…
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Richard M. Nixon
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The Watergate scandal was a political scandal in the United States in the 1970s. Named for the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C., effects of the scandal ultimately led to the resignation of Richard Nixon, President of the United States, on August 9, 1974. It also resulted in the indictmen…
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The Watergate Scandal represented a constitutional crisis. Checks and balances, and the rule of law prevailed, with the Congress and Supreme Court acting against abuses of power by the presidency. Congress was prepared to draft Articles of Impeachment and the Supreme Court ruled that Nixon must rele…
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the president during watergate was Richard Nixon
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He resigned and most Americans got really mad at Ford when he gave Nixon a presidential pardon, meaning that Nixon didn't have to stand trial for his crimes. Also, before watergate, there was no concept that the president would ever lie to the American people or do anything wrong, and Watergate fore…
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The break-in in the Watergate Hotel occurred on June 17, 1972. Two days later, the Washington Post published a story indicating a tie to the Nixon campaign and the break in. After a complicated series of investigations, denial, stone-walling. legal maneuvering and damning evidence, Nixon resigned th…
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The Watergate burglars were caught attempting to place listening devices or "bugs" in the offices of the Democratic National Committee located in the Watergate Hotel in Washington D.C. The burglary was instigated by the Republican Party to gain an advantage in the upcoming elections.
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Nixon was running against Democrat, Senator George S. McGovern at the time of the Watergate scandal.
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Richard Nixon sent the country rolling with the Watergate Scandal. The country was still trying to recover from Vietnam War when this scandal came to the surface. The Watergate scandal was Richard Nixon trying to cheat the country into reelecting him into office.
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it is because some celebs are stupid and wanted to be talked about,or trying to impress people.
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This doctrine taught that any state could nullify a law of the United States that was contrary to the Constitution as they understood it.
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When Nixon's White House tapes demonstrated that he had authorized the payment of "hush money" to those involved in the Watergate break-in, and it became clear that he was about to be impeached, Nixon resigned.There was much talk of a criminal prosecution after he left office. Gerald Ford, the Vice …
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Several crimes were committed by the Watergate 'Plumbers.' First of all, breaking and entering the Democratic Headquarters. They were also charged with committing burglary, illegal wiretapping, and making false statements under oath. The crimes led jail time for some of the conspirators, and Nixon's…
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The Watergate Case was filed as United States v. Nixon, 418 US 683 (1974). For more information, see Related Links, below.
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The events collectively known as the Watergate scandal came to light during an investigation into a break-in at the National Democratic Party headquarters in the Watergate complex in Washington, DC in 1972. The investigation led to a widening circle of actions which resulted in the resignation of Pr…
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The Watergate Complex is a hotel and office block on the Pontomac River to the northwest of the Lincoln Memorial.
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Watergate scandal was in 1974.
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The Watergate Scandal was a scandal that occurred during the Nixon Administration. Nixon was paranoid after the pentagon papers were released so he assigned "white house plumbers" to prevent information from leaking to the public. He had these plumbers go to the Democratic National Committee at the …
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All of the laws broken during watergate scandal
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i f*cked your mom
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Yes. President Nixon was impeached. However, we first must define impeachment. Impeachment is the trial that Nixon went through. He was found guilty (obviously guilty) and was therefore impeached. After he was found guilty there were discussions on whether to "fire" him from his job as president but…
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The end of the watergatre scandal was when the Supreme Court asked for, "the tapes," which had an 18.5 minute gap. However, the President refused to give them up. The House of Representatives then voted three days later to impeach President Nixon. He resigned and Gerald Ford took over the presidency…
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United States Senate Watergate Committee was led by chairman Senator Sam Ervin
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The revelation of the White House system for taping conversations uncovered a "smoking gun". One of the tapes confirmed that the President himself had knowledge of the cover-up and actively worked to keep it hidden. Nixon's only option, to avoid impeachment, was to resign the Presidency.
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It all started with what might be called political espionage - a break-in to political headquarters at the Watergate hotel. Worse than the break-in was the attempted cover-up afterward reaching clear up to the President .
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The early 1970s was a time of hyper partisanship. The Democratically controlled Congress, while attacking the Nixon Administration's prosecution of the inherited Vietnam War gave the Democratic Johnson Administration the blank check necessary to draw America into the asian conflict. Despite wide spr…
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Dean testifed he was ordered by top Nixon aide John Ehrlichman to "deep six" a briefcase full of surveillance equipment and other evidence found in Hunt's office. Nixon ordered his Chief of Staff to have the CIA block the FBI's investigation.
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It began with a break-in at the Democrat Party Headquarters located in the Watergate Building complex in Washington, hence the name. With the discovery of a break-in at the (then) Headquarters of the Democrat National Campaign Committee. The burglars were subsequently arrested inside the Campaign H…
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The significance is that not even the president is above the law
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On July 27, 1974 the House Judiciary Committee voted 27 to 1 to recommend the first article of impeachment against the president: obstruction of justice. The second article (abuse of power) was passed on July 29th, 1974 and third article (contempt of Congress) on July 30th, 1974. Richard Nixon resig…
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Most directly, President Nixon resigned. However, Watergate also contributed to public distrust of government and fear by the people that the government was doing sneaky things behind their backs.
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The Watergate Scandal did affect the United State in a negative way. It made the Americans cynical towards the politicians, politics and the government.
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The Watergate affair was the downfall of Richard Nixon.
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United States Senate Watergate Committee was led by chairman Senator Sam Ervin . ~ See , below , related links .
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The Watergate was a hotel in Washington DC, and also an office building, where the offices of the Democratic Party were located. The Republican party, led by president Richard Nixon, wanted to find out the strategies the Democrats were planning to use in the up-coming elections, and several Republic…
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The Watergate scandal was a political scandal that occurred in the United States in the 1970s as a result of the June 17, 1972 break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergateoffice complex in Washington, D.C., and the Nixon administration's attempted cover-up of its invol…
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select committee.
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Richard Nixon resigned to avoid impeachment charges growing from illegal acts during and after his reelection campaign in 1972. This was part of the so-called "Watergate Scandal" that included a break-in at a Washington building and a subsequent White House coverup of its involvement.Nixon's Vice Pr…
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The scandal that led to a presidential resignation
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The Watergate scandal began on 17 June 1972, with a burglarly at the offices of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate Office Complex in Washington, DC.
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no there aren't any current pictures of Maureen Biner Dean wife of John Wesley Dean III of Watergate fame.
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The Watergate scandal implicated former President Richard Nixon for his involvement in the breaking and entering into the Democratic National Committee headquarters on June 17, 1972. Money found on the perpetrators was connected to a slush fund for the re-election of Nixon. Nixon often recorded conv…
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In the years following Vietnam and Watergate, the American public and the media developed a general cynicism about public officials that still exists today.
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It blew the investigation wide open when the tapes were subpoenaed by Judge Sirica
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If you had been a voter at the time of Nixon's impeachment and resignation, how would the Watergate scandal have affected your perception of government power? Do you think the Watergate scandal has had an enduring effect on the public's perception of government power today or not? Explain<><…
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This gap was either accidently caused by Rose Mary woods by a misfunctioning Uher tape recorder or deliberately by somewone who wanted to discredit president Nixon. Nixon was not happy, because it was so embarrasing. Everybody would think he had something to hide on that tape. But he never blamed R…
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Us president Nixon was trying to get information about the democrat.
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What was to become known as the Watergate scandal began June 17th, 1972 with the arrest of 5 "plumbers" burglarizing the Democratic headquarters at the Watergate Hotel. The "plumbers" were shown to have been paid from a slush fund attached to the Committee to RE Elect the President (CREEP). Afte…
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I don't know what you mean by "went over" but the president in office (who eventually resigned) was Richard M. Nixon.
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FBI agent Mark Felt
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In the Watergate Scandal the real name of 'Deep Throat" was William Mark Felt a Deputy Director of the FBI.
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Nixon That would be Richard Nixon.
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Richard Nixon was never convicted of anything involving the Watergate matter. After Nixon resigned, President Gerald Ford gave Nixon a presidential pardon for any and all acts he committed during his presidency in that matter. Thus, he was spared from even being accused of any criminal action, much …
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It is very likely that he had broken the law, although he was never indicted for any crime. This was only because President Gerald Ford had given Nixon a pardon right after Ford took office. He almost certainly committed obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice when he attempted to …
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Richard M. Nixon, on the verge of impeachment as a result of the Watergate Scandal , became the first US President to resign from office on August 9, 1974. (The Watergate scandal began on June 17, 1972.)
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