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    President Gerald Ford Essay Gerald Ford‚ the 38th president of the United States‚ was a very mediocre president. Throughout Ford faced many obstacles during childhood as well as his years in office. He made many bad decisions. From his choice in careers‚ to his poor domestic and foreign policies‚ Gerald Ford consistently made bad decisions‚ leaving behind a poor legacy. Ford was born on July 14th‚ 1913‚ in Omaha Nebraska. He was born with the name Leslie Lynch King Jr. Shortly after birth he was

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    The Presidency of Gerald R. Ford Gerald R. Ford was the 40th vice president and the 38th president of the United States. He served as vice president from 1973 to 1974 and as president 1974 to 1977. Ford came into office after the resignation of Nixon. During Fords presidency there were many conflicts and defining moments and American’s struggled for empowerment. Fords pardon of Nixon was still controversial during his presidency‚ the economy was down and Ford faced assassination attempts all during

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    the history books‚ and then there is president Gerald R. Ford. Gerald R. Ford was an unexpected president who experienced great events during his presidency‚ such as a war‚ and massacre. Gerald Ford’s presidency was very unexpected. Former vice president Spiro Agnew was forced to resign‚ bringing up Gerald Ford (Feinstein 39). On August 9‚ 1974‚ Gerald Ford was sworn in as the thirty-eighth President by Chief Justice (Blue and Corinne 23). Ford was the only U.S. President ever to not be elected

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    unemployment rates‚ Ford proposed tax cuts and the limitation of government spending. In acts like the Tax Reduction Act of 1975‚ Ford cut taxes by nearly 23 billion dollars. Even though the tax cut may have been relieving to the citizens‚ it led to an economic recession. The government spending‚ tax cuts‚ and the unemployment

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    Both the presidencies of Gerald R. Ford and Jimmy Carter were considered to be unsuccessful. They brought nearly no progress to the nation and their foreign and domestic policies achieved little. Both of these “weak” presidencies were unable to bring about any long withstanding or significant changes to the United States. President Ford and President Carter often are viewed in negative manner because of their inability to bring about any lasting‚ positive changes in either domestic or foreign policy

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    MY HERO- BETTY FORD Everyone has someone they look up to and that they can call a hero. This person doesn’t always have to be a famous person. It can also be a family member like your mom or dad. Not everyone looks at these people as heroes they look up to them because they have personality traits that they admire. My hero is Betty Ford. She is not only a woman that battled through a lot of things and overcame them‚ but she also raised awareness for these causes after. She is a very strong independent

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    skeptic toward the national government. Gerald Ford‚ who was not elected by the public‚ took the oath of office and became the 38th president of the United States. President Ford‚ coined with a repugnant image in both the eyes of the public and the media‚ was defeated by 56 electoral votes in the election of 1976. Jimmy Carter managed to receive similar distasteful images by the end of his single term as well. Although there were similarities between Ford and Carter‚ the two presidents were different

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    Case Study of Betty Ford Psy/410 July 22‚ 2012 Case Study of Betty Ford Substances‚ such as alcohol‚ are used for a variety of different reasons. Alcohol is often used as a way to celebrate a special occasion. It can also be used to help an individual “take the edge off” when he or she is feeling overwhelmed. Many individuals use alcohol when gathered with others in a social setting‚ while others may drink alcohol when spending time alone. The use of alcohol can become a problem when the individual

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    1976 was the first time in the United States history where presidential candidates would debate head to head‚ sharing the stage and increasing competition. Gerald Ford was expected to come ahead‚ but his opponent Jimmy Carter was perceived as confident and a fierce contender. Many argue that Gerald Ford’s downfall was due to the pardon of President Nixon‚ while others thought he faltered during the live broadcasted debate in San Francisco‚ with his response to his “international policy leadership

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    suspicious of the U.S. government. In that time‚ Vice President Gerald R. Ford steps forward as the new President‚ reassuring the nation in his “Address upon Taking the Oath of the U.S. Presidency.” However‚ as most people do not know him‚ they withheld from believing his character. Knowing this‚ Ford structures a persuasive argument that successfully gains the trust and support of his audience‚ the U.S. citizens. From the start‚ Ford establishes a connection with his audience by addressing them

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