Essays Tagged: "president nixon"

China as Most Favored Nation

rst granted most-favored-nation trading status to China in 1979 , following the historic efforts of President Nixon during the 1970's to restore diplomatic ties. Historically, there was a big differen ...

(7 pages) 264 2 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Nixon vs. The United States of America. Explains all aspects of the case and the reasons why the Supreme court decided as they did

In this case, the court is asked to decide if the president had knowledgeinvolvement in the Watergate robberies and if he had the right to invoke Exec ... tergate robberies and if he had the right to invoke Executive Privilege.FactsDuring the campaign of President Nixon's second term, a group of burglars working for the committee to re-elect the Preside ... ing investigations ultimately failed when Nixon's own White House tape recordings revealed that the president and his assistants had engaged in an obstruction of justice.Following the arrest of the tw ...

(3 pages) 101 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

The EPA - Can It / Will it Save Our Environment?

on, and water scarcity are some of the major environmentalproblems. In 1970, the EPA was created by President Nixon to protect thepublic health and environment. The cancer-causing DDT was banned in 19 ...

(2 pages) 106 0 3.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Watergate: Cause and Effect.

s, trying to still their breathing, they wait. But it is to no avail, for they are caught.The great presidential scandal known as Watergate happened something like that, but it started out as much les ... War. Reports of bombings in Cambodia reached the New York Times through a leak in the White House. President Nixon became worried and had four reporters and thirteen government officials secretly tap ...

(3 pages) 195 1 3.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

"Do Ends Justify the Means?" Discusses what Presidents of the past have done and how they may compare to President Bush.

tandard of truthfulness. A leader should not stretch, twist, or distort facts and get away with it. President Johnson's distortions of the truth about Vietnam forced him to stand down from reelection. ... from reelection. President Nixon's false statements about Watergate forced his resignation, and now President Bush is under the spotlight because of his possible distortions on the facts about Iraq. L ...

(3 pages) 74 0 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Endangered Species Act

whelming votes of 355-4 in the House of Representatives and 92-0 in the Senate. When it was signed, President Nixon was quoted saying, "Nothing is more priceless and more worthy of preservation than t ... hreatened in 48 states. Now there are over 7,678 breeding pairs of bald eagles, and for that reason President Bush is going to take them off of the endangered species list. This is causing a big hoopl ...

(11 pages) 154 3 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

From Nixon to Reagan

Every President has faced and inherited different historical situations which all have varying constraints ... ical situations which all have varying constraints and opportunities. Therefore, ranking and rating Presidents are not very practical and do not necessarily tell us about their personal qualities with ... s about their personal qualities with administrative achievements. All we really want to know which President did the best job in office and how they stack up against each other taking the historical ...

(5 pages) 47 0 0.0 Oct/2004

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

Watergate Scandal erupts in D.C. (Creative Writing/ Roleplaying)

security coordinator for the Republican National Committee and the Committee for the Re-election of President Nixon, Eugenio R. Martinez - worked for Barker's Miami real estate firm and Frank A. Sturg ... r to listen in on the Democratic Party's conversations and discover their most important interests. President Nixon has not yet been linked with the break in but one of the other accused burglars, Joh ...

(1 pages) 37 0 4.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Nixon and the watergate scandal

Indeed, it is President Richard Nixon who comes to mind when we hear "Watergate". However, it is important to look ... hear "Watergate". However, it is important to look at Nixon's history to understand his actions as President of the United States. Nixon first ran for office in 1960 against victorious President John ... n 1964. After four years, he finally triumphed over Hubert Humphrey to be the U.S.'s thirty-seventh president. Nixon's presidency and ultimately to his resignation will be the perspective of this pape ...

(5 pages) 113 0 0.0 Aug/2005

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

Changing the endangered species act.

passed this Act with the vote of 355-4 in the House of Representatives and 92-0 in the Senate. When President Nixon signed this Act, he was quoted saying, "Nothing is more priceless and more worthy of ...

(2 pages) 24 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The War On Drugs

ons capital was the crime capital of our nation, how bad does that look and reflect on our society. President Nixon was elected and launched his "War on Drugs"�. Nixon did this by adding 1000 n ...

(3 pages) 95 0 4.0 May/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

1969

,000 people there, but about 400,000 showed up to the music festival. My third current event was on President Nixon's Vietnamization. He pulled U.S. troops out of Vietnam and put in south Vietnam troo ... rix, Janis Joplin, Joan Baez, and the Grateful Dead preformed to the large crowd. In 1969, President Nixon announced that 25,000 U.S. troops would be withdrawn from Vietnam by August of that ...

(3 pages) 365 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Nixon Scandal

t around and think back. Well, I'll tell you about some information of what happened when Nixon was president. Nixon, was he a good man? Many will tell you "no," some people may say, "yes." What did h ... ocratic meetings. (aclu.org) First, the Watergate Scandal was a terrible spy crisis, which included President Nixon (Whitehouse.gov). Nixon hired 5 spies to spy on the democrats in the Watergate build ...

(4 pages) 62 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Bad Essay

. Quitting is easy and it is as easy as saying "No!" Everyone is guilty of quitting. Our 37th President Nixon said, "A man is not finished when he's defeated. He's finished when he quits." ...

(1 pages) 376 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Quit Or Not Quit To Win

. Quitting is easy and it is as easy as saying "No!" Everyone is guilty of quitting. Our 37th President Nixon said, "A man is not finished when he's defeated. He's finished when he quits." ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Affirmative Action

Board of Education trial that replaced the one from the Plessy vs. Ferguson trial. Lyndon Johnson, President at the time, was the first to coin the term "Affirmative Action" in an Executive Order (Sy ... o include protection based on gender, now allowing women to have the same rights (Cahn 1). By 1971, President Nixon signed an additional amendment that required contractors to adopt an "acceptable aff ...

(13 pages) 165 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Watergate summary and key players involved

WatergateThe Watergate situation is best known for leading to the 1974 resignation of President Nixon. It all began on June 17, 1972, when five men were arrested for breaking in to the o ... was involved in the cover-up as time went on.The break-in itself was part of a much larger plan by President Nixon supporters to ruin the reputation of the Democratic Party. This included harassment ... ernstein had uncovered one of the most important stories of the twentieth century.12 central playersPresident Richard Nixon: The 37th President of the United States, and the only U.S. President to res ...

(3 pages) 52 1 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Development of sino-us economi

ture.Let's review the development of Sino-US economic and trade relations.On February 21,1972, when President Nixon arrived at Beijing Airport, the late Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai took his hand and sa ... tions, and China established officially diplomatic relations with the US on January 1, 1979. During President Nixon¡¯s visiting, China purchased 10 Boeing airplanes from America, which is a ...

(10 pages) 18 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

All The President's Men Movie Review

years after the Watergate burglaries and twenty-six years after its release, Alan Pakula's "All the President's Men" remains one of the best films ever made about the profession of journalism and its ... the most famous political scandal in American history, the Watergate burglaries; which brought down President Nixon.The film opens with typewriter keys striking heavily on paper, with the date of June ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

All The President's Men

All the President's Men The movie, All the President's Men, is about how the Watergate Crisis and ho ... he movie, All the President's Men, is about how the Watergate Crisis and how it was discovered that President Nixon was responsible for it. The two main characters, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, ar ... arl Bernstein, are reporters for the Washington Post who were mainly responsible for uncovering the President's link to the Break in. This movie is accurate in portraying Woodward and Bernstein's stru ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science