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President Richard Nixon
37th president of the U.S. whose presidency was one of the greatest successes and criminal scandals in presidential history.
Easing of strained relations, especially in politics (U.S. and China).
Nixon's Visit to China
1971 Presidential visit to seek scientific, cultural, and trade agreements.
Strategic Arms Limitations Treaty; limited the number of nuclear arms (U.S. and Soviet Union).
Peace with Honor
Nixon's plan for the U.S. to leave the Vietnam War. It was unsuccessful after an invasion by the VietCong
An attempt to cover up a burglary of the offices of the Democratic Party during the 1972 election. CREEP
Gave up presidency following a scandal during the 1972 presidential election.
Change in American Attitude
Americans became more skeptical and aware of what presidents were doing in office.