Amex: Chapter 21
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militant wing of the SDS
Weather Underground (the Weathermen)
Former law partner of Nixon's who was appointed attourney general
Nixon's plan to have south vietnamese troops trained to take the place of American ones
Who was the secretary of state under Nixon who helped to negotiate peace talks?
Conferences discussing peace in Vietnam
Paris Peace Talks
What were three effects of the fall of Saigon?
- US didn't give South Vietnam the aid promised
- Saigon became a communist nation
- South Vietnam surrendered to North Vietnam
attempt to repair strained relations between US and communist powers by Nixon.
What were the 5 economic super powers in 1970?
- Soviet Union
- Eurpopean Economic Community (countries in west Europe)
What were the two goals of detente?
- limit communist expansion
- curb nuclear arms race
What did Nixon sign while in the Soviet Union?
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks- limited numbers of certain types of nuclear weapons for both countries.
did SALT end the nuclear arms race?
no, but it did ease tensions between the US and the USSR
Housed on the 6th floor of the Watergate building in Washington DC.
Democratic National Committee (DNC)
Three members of Nixon's inner circle-
Kissinger, Haldeman and Ehrlichman
Nixon's Enemy list included the names of... (4)
senators, representatives, college presidents and hollywood stars
Expanded and unified the work of FBI, CIA, the National Security Agency and Defense Intelligence Agency. Approved by Nixon, blocked by the FBI president.
The Huston Plan
Committee to re-elect the president
report dealing with the Vietnam war policy before Nixon, which was leaked.
The two reporters for the Washington post that uncovered the entire Watergate story
Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein
committee that investigated Watergate and heard testimony from many white house officials
Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Practices
Special prosecuter investigating Watergate
Why did Spiro Agnew resign the Vice-Presidency?
charged with income tax evasion and accepting bribes
Became vice president was Agnew resigned
Case which ruled Nixon had to release tapes
US v Nixon
What would you like to do?
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