Watergate Scandal Case Study

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Cassidy Smart The Disillusionment Portfolio Part 1- The Vietnam War changed the way people saw the government. The people began to compare what they saw on the television, verse, what they saw with their own eyes. Many people began to question what the government was doing. The people didn’t know whether the government was lying or was telling the truth. Many people began to protest the U.S. government. Most of the protesters were young and born at the end, or after the Second World War In 1968, Nixon won the presidential election, due to because he said that he would “end the Vietnam War.” In 1969 there were over 500,000 American troops fighting in Vietnam. Nixon announced his policy, Vietnamization. This caused the U.S. making South Vietnamese army to be…show more content…
Watergate Scandal- * What was the effect on the Watergate Scandal? Effects of Watergate: The Good and the Bad- http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2014/08/08/effects-of-watergate-the-good-and-the-bad * Why was the Watergate Scandal so important? Watergate Scandal- http://www.history.com/topics/watergate Vietnam War- * Why did the U.S. fight in the Vietnam War? Vietnam War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War * How did the Vietnam War affect the United States? Vietnam: Effects on America- http://www.glynn.k12.ga.us/BHS/academics/junior/durham/daniels11885/home.html Part 3- Why was the Watergate scandal so important? It was important because, President Richard Nixon got caught with many crime charges. He got elected out of office for many of the crimes. The purpose of this was to explain what Watergate Scandal was, what happened to President Nixon. The original audience of this would have been the publics, from the government. This helped me view that the government was trying to explain to the public what was happening, and that the government was trying to help. “In July, the Supreme Court ordered Nixon to turn over the

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