US Presidents. Presidents 1945 through 2000. Harry S. Truman. The day after assuming the Presidency, Truman stated to a reporter, "I felt like the moon, the stars and all the planets had fallen on me." Truman Doctrine – support of free people everywhere.By conley
Chapter 24 Section 1 The Nixon Administration. Essential Questions:. What were Nixon’s plans to lead the nation on a more conservative course? What was stagflation and what steps did Nixon take to battle it? What was Nixon’s Southern Strategy ?By vito
Ch 24 Sec 1 -The Nixon Administration. 1969-1974. Man Walks on the Moon!. Essential Questions:. What were Nixon’s plans to lead the nation on a more conservative course? What was stagflation and what steps did Nixon take to battle it? What was Nixon’s Southern Strategy ?By tasha
Nixon Through Bush. Testing the Superpower 1968-1993. The Chaos of 1968. LBJ disgraced Tet offensive Refuses to run for Presidency in 1968 Democratic Party collapses Eugene McCarthy vs. Robert Kennedy for control of party Both gain anti-war support Kennedy assassinated----Sirhan, SirhanBy millerruth
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Nixon. The Watergate Scandal. Nixon’s Adm. = very secretive + pushed issues as a power broker Disregarded Congress and made enemies “ Imperial Presidency ”. “All the President’s Men”.
Nixon. I. The man A. Very intelligent, paranoid, private, hot tempered B. Never accepted by the “elite crowd”. II. The politician A. Served in Congress in both the House and the Senate B. Makes a name for himself as a communist hunter on the House Unamerican Activities Committee. (HUAC).
Nixon. Obj : How effective was RMN in domestic & foreign policy before Watergate?. Hawks vs Doves Hawks – Vietnam was winnable and legitimate; blamed liberal media Doves – Did not question intentions but continued engagement
Nixon. Foreign Policy. Nixon accomplished much in foreign policy Henry Kissinger Nixon’s Secretary of State Harvard Professor Greatly admired REALPOLITIK, or practical politics Détente Nixon and Kissinger’s greatest accomplishment Détente was the easing of tensions with the USSR. China.
Intro Nixon (1969-74) “The Man” Domestic Policy Foreign Policy China USSR Watergate Background Break-in Cover-up Nixon’s Legacy. Key Terms Silent Spring Family Assistance Plan Détente Henry Kissinger SALT CREEP “Dirty Tricks” Woodward & Bernstein Spiro Agnew Gerald Ford.
Nixon. Narrow victory in ‘68 At odds with Democrat-controlled Congress Welfare Revenue sharing-social program compromise Had a very tight inner circle of advisors(Dean, Mitchell, Erlichman, Haldeman) Used federal agencies to create “enemies list” Attempt at gaining Southern support
Nixon. Nixon in Person. Although he had a reserved and remote personality, many Americans respected Nixon for his experience and service.
Nixon. Imperial Presidency. Vietnam Plan. Vietnamization Prepare S. Vietnamese to take over Troop reduction Back and forth Invades Cambodia 1970 Destabilizes political stage, Khmer Rouge gain control Movement to withdrawal countered with escalation. Cont…. 1973 agreement
Nixon. Testing the Superpower 1968-1974. Nixon’s Staff. Although he had a reserved and remote personality, many Americans respected Nixon for his experience and service. Believing that the executive branch needed to be strong, Nixon gathered a close circle of trusted advisors around him.
Nixon. “I am not a crook”. Domestic Policy. New Federalism Wants to give more power back to the states He basically attempts to reverse many “Great Society” programs Nixon also tried to slow down the implementation of desegregation rules in the south to appeal to southern voters