Essays Tagged: "Gerald Ford"

Richard Nixon, US President

a co-conspirator in the cover up by a grand jury. The next day he resigned, and his Vice-President, Gerald Ford was named his successor.The next years he wrote more memoirs, and after a while he conti ...

(4 pages) 52 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Federalist Paper #74

In August of 1974, Richard Nixon became the first president to resign from office. "Vice President Gerald Ford assumes the country's highest office" and will "later pardon Nixon of all charges relate ...

(2 pages) 44 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Assualt Weapons Ban Expires

c semiautomatic weapons and ammunition clips of ten rounds or more. At that time, former Presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, and Ronald Reagan all encouraged the members of the House to pass the bil ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

From Nixon to Reagan

recedes in popular memory, President Nixon foreign policy achievements have been considered notable.Gerald Ford had spent most of his public life in Congress, became Nixon's vice president following t ...

(5 pages) 47 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Assault Weapons Ban Expires

c semiautomatic weapons and ammunition clips of ten rounds or more. At that time, former Presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, and Ronald Reagan all encouraged the members of the House to pass the bil ...

(3 pages) 15 0 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Ben Stein for President

d Millhouse Nixon. On a somewhat less exciting note, he also served as a speechwriter for President Gerald Ford. And, in case you didn't know this little fact, it was none other than the astute Ben St ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Partial Term Abortions

Gerald Rudolph Ford became our country's 38th President in August of 1974. He was the first and as o ... ent is unique, the path he traveled to the office is not unlike the 37 Presidents that preceded him.Gerald R. Ford was born Leslie Lynch King on July 14, 1913 in Omaha, Nebraska. His parents Dorothy a ... ther and took her son to live with her parents in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It was there that she met Gerald R. Ford, the owner of a paint and varnish store, at a church function. They married and Lesli ...

(3 pages) 348 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Nixon Scandal

home to San Clemente, CA, he was the 36th President in the United States. (Whitehouse.gov) Finally, Gerald Ford was inaugurated the next day; he was Nixon's former Vice President. Gerald Ford became t ...

(4 pages) 62 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Election Of 1976

The presidential election 1976 pitted Republican incumbent Gerald Ford against Democratic darkhorse Jimmy Carter. Carter was an unknown, an outsider to federal ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

ERISA

gress which forced them to revisit these pension issues. On September 2, 1974, Labor Day, President Gerald Ford signed ERISA into law (Wikipedia, 2008).Types of benefits ERISA protects and how ERISA p ...

(3 pages) 67 0 5.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Invented Ethos in Gerald Ford's Pardon of Richard Nixon

is a failure. It may be premature, however, to preemptively judge a president's success or failure. Gerald Ford, who died last year, was eulogized as a "calm and steady hand" who offered healing to a ... uences of his actions become clearer in the lens of historical hindsight. But on September 8, 1974, Gerald Ford addressed the nation as a new president that the people had not directly elected. He fac ...

(6 pages) 15 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

"Is it true that in the UK, the legislature increases power of PM, while in the USA, the legislature decreases power of President?"

e to release imprisoned person for some honoured acts. The most bright example of it when President Gerald Ford pardoned former President Richard Nixon in 1974( BBC home, 2005, 1974: "Ford takes over ...

(8 pages) 7 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Should Ford have pardoned Nixon?

ardoning him. It sent a very bad message to the nation and ultimately cost him the Presidency.Ford, Gerald. "Sawyer Interviews Ford: Pardoning Nixon Was 'Absolutely Essential'" Interview by Diane Sawy ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers