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Title: Politics in the Early 1970


1
Politics in the Early 1970s
  • The Nixon Years-The Imperial Presidency
  • If we take the route of the permanent handout,
    the American character will itself be
    impoverished.
  • Richard Nixonon welfare reformAug 8, 1969

2
I. Election of 1968
  • A. Middle Class Dissention
  • B. George McGovern
  • C. Vietnamization
  • D. Economic Upturn
  • E. Foreign Affairs
  • 1. China and Russia

3
II. Republican Domestic Agenda New Federalism
  • A. Repeal the liberal policies of the New Deal
  • B. Roe v. Wade (1973)
  • C. End of American involvement in Vietnam

4
III. Watergate
  • A. Nixons persona and
  • political tactics
  • B. Ellsberg and the
  • Pentagon Papers
  • C. The Plumbers
  • D. Taping in the White House
  • E. Resignation
  • Bernstein and Woodward

5
Another wave of cynicism grips America
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