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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.

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D├ętente

Easing of strained relations, especially in politics (U.S. and China).

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Nixon's Visit to China

1971 Presidential visit to seek scientific, cultural, and trade agreements.

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SALT

Strategic Arms Limitations Treaty; limited the number of nuclear arms (U.S. and Soviet Union).

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Peace with Honor

Nixon's plan for the U.S. to leave the Vietnam War. It was unsuccessful after an invasion by the VietCong

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Watergate Scandal

An attempt to cover up a burglary of the offices of the Democratic Party during the 1972 election. CREEP

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Nixon's Resignation

Gave up presidency following a scandal during the 1972 presidential election.

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Change in American Attitude

Americans became more skeptical and aware of what presidents were doing in office.