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    The Watergate Scandal The Watergate Affair‚ is the worst political scandal in U.S. history. It led to the resignation of the president‚ Richard M. Nixon‚ after he became implicated in an attempt to cover up the scandal. "The Watergate Affair" refers to the break-in and electronic bugging in 1972‚ of the Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate apartment‚ and office building complex in Washington D.C. The term was applied to several related scandals. More than thirty

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    is Watergate? The word directly refers to the Watergate Hotel in Washington D.C. The hotels purpose is to house several business offices. This is also the location that was found to be a crime scene in the early 70’s. Now the word “Watergate” has many definitions‚ such as: bribery‚ conspiracy‚ obstruction of justice‚ phone tapping‚ tax fraud‚ etc. However the above all watergate is synonymous with abuse of power. The exact reasoning a distraught economy four years two years after this scandal took

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    The Watergate Scandal Essay written by Unknown The Watergate Scandal was a series of crimes committed by the President and his staff‚ who were found to spied on and harassed political opponents‚ accepted illegal campaign contributions‚ and covered up their own misdeeds. On June 17‚ 1972‚ The Washington Post published a small story. In this story the reporters stated that five men had been arrested breaking into the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee. The headquarters was located in

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    By: Leigh Overstreet THE WATERGATE SCANDAL Watergate is a hotel in Washington D.C. where the Democratic National Committee held their campaign headquarters. The current president at the time was Richard M. Nixon‚ who was involved in the scandal himself and which lead to the cause of his resignation. The Watergate scandal should not have happened‚ but it did and it caused the American people to judge less of their government system. The scandal began on June 17‚ 1972‚ with the arrest of five men

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    Watergate Scandal The Break In June 17‚ 1972 there was a break in reported. The break in was at the Watergate office complex. There were 6 key players in this story. The first was G. Gordon Liddy; he was engineered and executed the Watergate break in. Many say that it was a rogue operation. It is implied that Nixon and Bob Haldeman and John D. Erlichmann did not know anything about the break in. These men got in trouble because they were part of the cover up. This was all supposed to be set up

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    The Watergate scandal is arguably the biggest scandal to come from the White House since Andrew Johnson’s impeachment in 1868. Like everything else in this world it started off small‚ but escalades into something bigger. It started off as a small break in‚ but as time progressed the American people ran into a corrupt leader in Richard Nixon. At the end of this ordeal it rendered one of the most powerful men in America helpless. For it was Nixon’s active involvement in the cover up‚ combined with

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    Before the summer of 1972‚ the word "Watergate" meant nothing more than an office and luxurious apartment complex in Washington‚ D.C. As a result of a "third-rate burglary" on June 17 of that year‚ it came to be associated with the greatest political scandal of that century and would change the lives of the many people involved — especially President Richard M. Nixon. While doing his rounds at the Watergate Hotel in the early morning of June 17‚ 1972‚ security guard Frank Wills found a door

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    in these individuals to make the correct choices for we the people? On June 17‚ 1972 the faith and trust placed into President Nixon hands was abruptly taken away from him after the news of the Watergate Scandal that he was directly intertwined in. Watergate came to be known as the greatest political scandal in United States history to date.  It was not only a huge disappointment to the American people and the individuals who placed their faith and trust in him

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    Throughout the country‚ the Watergate Scandal changed the lives of many Americans as well as America itself. Many Americans have different opinions about what happened with the Watergate Scandal. President Nixon did many things well during his Presidency‚ but one mistake changed his whole career and the way people thought of him. If someone makes a mistake in life the best thing you can do is admit what they did. Nixon covered up the evidence and had to pay for it. When a person commits a wrong doing

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    D.C. A major event called‚ the Watergate Scandal occurred during this time period as well. This is known as a major political scandal that President Nixon attempted to cover up so the United States Congress decided to investigate. The Watergate Scandal led to a constitutional crisis since Nixon abused his power. The term Watergate came from the illegal activities done by Nixon’s administration like bugging the offices of his political opponents. After this scandal‚ Nixon resigned as President in

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