Richard Nixon And The Watergate Scandal

2499 Words Apr 29th, 2016 10 Pages
Richard Nixon’s involvement in the Watergate scandal left no doubt to his involvement of being impeached. During the Nixon Administration, he was able to prevent colleges from being gender biased and allowing both male and female to have equal opportunity and receiving financial aid as well as competing in sports. He was able to establish the Environmental Protection Agency. He also worked to create a relationship between the U.S and the Middle East. Unfortunately, even with all of the accomplishments, he was able to have, everyone will remember Richard Nixon as the president who was involved in the Watergate scandal. The Watergate scandal left an asterisk by his legacy while being in the office, the results left him with having to resign and with him facing criminal charges as well, the Scandal became well known to the public in the summer of 1974. Through my essay, I will discuss why I am intrigued by the Watergate scandal, and discuss what if Richard Nixon never got caught on the audio tape?

Richard Nixon arguably could have been considered one of the best presidents to run the United States if it wasn 't for the Watergate scandal. Nixon was able to prevent another Cuban Missile Crisis and was able to do great in both domestic and foreign policies. And was able to welcome back the astronauts from the Apollo XI when they arrived back safely from the moon.Before all his glories accomplishments Nixon ran against John F. Kennedy in the 1960s election which was by far the…
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