• Pardon Debate White House
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    Pardon Debate Does money increase power over the rest of the nation? President Clinton's last minute pardons before leaving the White House has left a lingering shadow over his two year Presidency. To understand this controversy, we would need to discuss the Mar Rich pardon, the Glenn Braswell pardon, and the negative impact that these had on the former President and former first lady. The article "A President and a pardon, a price?" written by Mark Mezzetti and Gary Cohen, stated that Marc Rich...
  • Spin Cycle White House
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    SPIN CYCLE With so many different scandal to his credit and numerous ongoing investigations pending, President Clinton has been bombarded by the media in a fashion not seen since the last days of the Nixon administration. Despite this unwanted attention, Clinton has managed to maintain lofty approval ratings and successfully deflect even the most ardent attacks. How does he do it This question is answered in full in Spin Cycle, a backroom look at how news is created and packaged in the White Hou...
  • Jaqcueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onasis
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    Jaqcueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onasis Jackie Kennedy was the wife of John F. Kennedy, 35 th president of the United States. Jackie Kennedy was known for her sense of style and elegance. Her second husband, Aristotle Onasis, was one of the wealthiest men in the world. Jackie was of a wealthy and socially prominent family. She studied at Vassar College and George Washington University. She graduated in 1951. For two years she worked as a photographer and a columnist for the Washington Times Heral...
  • The Infamous Watergate Scandal
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    "The Watergate Complex is a series of modern buildings with balconies that looks like filed down Shark's Teeth" (Gold, 1). Located on the Potomac River in Washington, D. C. it contains many hotel rooms and offices. What happened in the complex on June 17, 1972 early in the morning became a very historical event for our nation that no one will ever forget. The "Watergate Scandal" and constitutional crisis that began on June 17, 1972 with the arrest of five burglars who broke into the Democratic N...
  • Usage Of The Outsider Theme In Claude Mckay's Poetry
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    +McKay's "Outsider" Theme Claude McKay was an important figure during the 1920's in the Harlem Rennaisance. Primarily a poet, McKay used the point of view of the outsider as a prevalent theme in his works. This is best observed in such poems as "Outcast,"America," and "The White House." In these poems, McKay portrays the African-American as the outsider of western society and its politics and laws and at times, the very land that he is native to. McKays's poem, "Outcast," is the most obvious exa...
  • Watergate White House
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    ton, D. C. , on the evening of June 17, 1972. 2 They were there to plant electronic bugging devices in the telephones of top Democratic party officials. Once caught, these seven 'plumbers,' as they were called by the media -- including one E. Howard Hunt, a former U. S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent and writer of spy novels who was working for the Nixon ReElection Committee -- were, in time, traced to the White House. That bungled effort to break into the Democratic party headquarter...
  • Watergate Was The Nixon White House Involved
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    Watergate: Was The Nixon White House Involved? What was Watergate? 'Watergate' is a term used to describe a complex web of political scandals occurring between 1972 and 1974. On January 20, 1969, Richard M. Nixon had become the thirty-seventh president of the United States. As Nixon entered the White House, he was "full of bitterness and anger about past defeats, and about years of perceived slights from others in the political establishment." Nixon, a Republican, once stated that, "Washington i...
  • All The President's Men
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    All The President's Men Richard Nixon's first term as president will always be connected with the Watergate scandal, the biggest political scandal in United States history. Various illegal activities were conducted including burglary, wire tapping, violations of campaign financing laws, sabotage, and attempted use of government agencies to harm political opponents to help Richard Nixon win reelection in the 1972 presidential elections. There were about 40 people charged with crimes related to th...
  • Watergate White House
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    'The Watergate Complex is a series of modern buildings with balconies that looks like filed down Shark's Teeth' (Gold, 1). Located on the Potomac River in Washington, D. C. it contains many hotel rooms and offices. What happened in the complex on June 17, 1972 early in the morning became a very historical event for our nation that no one will ever forget. The 'Watergate Scandal and constitutional crisis that began on June 17, 1972 with the arrest of five burglars who broke into the Democratic Na...
  • Watergate Scandal White House
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    'The Watergate Complex is a series of modern buildings with balconies that looks like filed down Shark's Teeth' (Gold, 1). Located on the Potomac River in Washington, D. C. it contains many hotel rooms and offices. What happened in the complex on June 17, 1972 early in the morning became a very historical event for our nation that no one will ever forget. The 'Watergate Scandal and constitutional crisis that began on June 17, 1972 with the arrest of five burglars who broke into the Democratic Na...
  • Watergate Scandal White House
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    Watergate Scandal Watergate was a designation of a major U. S. scandal that began with the burglary and wiretapping of the Democratic party's headquarters, later engulfed President Richard M. Nixon and many of his supporters in a variety of illegal acts and culminated in the first resignation of a U. S. president. The burglary was committed on June 17, 1972, by five men who were caught in the offices of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate apartment and office complex in Washingto...
  • Jimmy Carters Presidency White House
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    James Earl Carter Jr. had become the 39 th president of the United States in 1976. The Democrat and once Georgia senator had promised to bring a fresh, new approach to the White House in hopes to break people's doubts about the presidency that were left from the Nixon/Ford era. In the election of 1976 Carter squeaked by the republican, Gerald Ford by a 49. 9% vote to a 46. 9% vote. Carter had differed greatly from all of the previous presidents in several ways. He brought a more informal, "home...
  • Extraneous Influences Foreign Policy
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    Brian Pedersen 3-13-2000 5 th Period Berger Saw No 'Extraneous Influences' On Foreign Policy Summary National Security Advisor Sandy Berger testified today that he saw no evidence of "extraneous influences" on the Clinton Administration's foreign policy, despite visits to the White House by some questionable characters with overseas interests. Berger, in testimony before the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee, said there was no clear policy last year for screening overseas visitors who wanted...
  • President Richard M Nixon
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    Watergate, designation of a major U. S. political scandal that began with the burglary and wiretapping of the Democratic party's campaign headquarters, later engulfed President Richard M. Nixon and many of his supporters in a variety of illegal acts, and culminated in the first resignation of a U. S. president. The burglary was committed on June 17, 1972, by five men who were caught in the offices of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate apartment and office complex in Washington, ...
  • President Nixon White House
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    Nixon-Mini Test 1. What is Watergate Watergate is a building and it's name has been given to a United States political scandal. 2. Who had their HQ there The Democratic National Party Committee. 3. What did Nixon want in 1972 Nixon wanted a re-election. 4. What happened on 17 th June 1972 5 burglars in surgical gloves were caught in Watergate Building and arrested. The men were carrying rolls of film, cameras and US $ 1, 754. 5. How did Nixon reason to news of the break-in Nixon denied all know...
  • Watergate White House
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    Watergate In June of 1972 an event occurred that changed the course of history. On June 12, 1972 there was a break-in at the Watergate Hotel. When the police arrived they found 5 men equipped with electronic bugging devices and burglary tools at the headquarters for the Democratic National Convention. Two of the individuals were James McCord and G. Gordon Liddy, both members of the committee to re-elect the president. A third suspect was E. Howard Hunt, a former CIA agent and White House aide. ...
  • The Cabinet White House
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    Although there is nothing in the constitution describing a cabinet system, the framers believed that having a cabinet system was necessary. Shortly before being sworn into office Washington consulted with Madison and Hamilton concerning his role and duties as president. The decided to set up an advisory or assistant thing for the president. Washington then asked to create three executive departments. One of War one of foreign affairs, and one for fiscal matters. The cabinet is divided into depar...
  • The White House President First Inaugural
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    For two hundred years, the White House has stood as a symbol of the Presidency, the United States government, and the American people. Its history, and the history of the nation s capital, began when President George Washington signed an Act of Congress in December of 1790 declaring that the federal government would reside in a district "not exceeding ten miles square on the river Potomac." President Washington, together with city planner Pierre L Enfant, chose the site for the new residence, wh...
  • Watergate White House
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    On the night of Saturday, June 17, 1972, police arrested five burglars in the act of bugging the Democratic National Headquarters at the Watergate Apartment complex. The five men were discovered crouched behind a desk wearing business suits, carrying a large sum of cash and walkie-talkies. The five men were James W. McCord, Jr. , Bernard L. Barker, Frank A. Sturgis, Virgilio R. Gonzales, and Eugenio R. Martinez. The following day, June 18, the men were charged with second-degree burglary. Asto...
  • White House Nixon Watergate President
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    During the night of June 17, 1972, five burglars broke into the offices of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate office complex in Washington, DC. Investigation into the break-in exposed a trail of abuses that led to the highest levels of the Nixon administration and ultimately to the President himself. President Nixon resigned from office under threat of impeachment on August 9, 1974. The break-in and the resignation form the boundaries of the events we know as the Watergate affair...