Richard Nixon Inaugural Speech

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Every president has a specific vision on how to influence America with their policies. Being the only president to resign from the presidency makes one wonder “what did Nixon want to accomplish as president.” During, every president’s first term, they have to figure out how to navigate the office. The inaugural speech, usually, gives the American people an idea of what the president plans to do, for America. As president, Nixon accomplished many things and strived to fulfil the promises in his inaugural speech. “The greatest honor history can bestow is the title of peacemaker” a quote from Richard Nixon’s inaugural address. Peace and unity were the main points of the speech. Nixon focused on creating international peace, with all nations, as well as peace within America. Nixon felt that unity was the only way for people to live on Earth. Not only was peace a huge factor in Nixon’s speech, benefits for American citizens was important to him, as well. Although, Nixon never stated how he planned to accomplish things, he did clearly state that he wanted to improve healthcare, education and attain better housing. Overall, this speech was a beacon of hope for the American people to look forward to. Nixon was one of the few presidents who have had a second term. Therefore, Nixon had two inaugural speeches. Nixon’s second speech was very similar to the first speech. Instead, of focusing on how to be at peace, Nixon assured, the country, that everything was serene and we needed to
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