Watergate Scandal Of The 1975 Essay

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In 1975, big events have unfolded, from Microsoft, surrendering of Saigon, to the Watergate scandal. Each event had really big significance during that time. Which still has a strong impact in our society. The most important event during this 1975 is the creation of Microsoft. Which has a huge impact it had on the world.. The Watergate scandal was a robbery, but not an ordinary. The robbery took place in Washington D.C. in a building called Watergate. Watergate was the headquarters for the Democratic National Committee. The robbers stole copies of top-secret documents and bugged the phones. The wiretapped phones didn 't work properly, so the robbers went back to wiretap the phones, but a security guard noticed that the building’s lock was tampered with. The guard informed the police, who then arrived in time to catch the buglers in the act. Suspicion arose that Richard Nixon might be involved, when detectives found copies of the reelection committee’s White House phone number among the burglars’ belongings. Nixon then promised to the public that his White House staff had no …show more content…
Then he had a plan to instruct the Central Intelligence Agency to impede the FBI’s investigation of the crime. This was abuse of his presidential power and obstruction of justice. Nixon then resigned when he was certain that he was going to get impeached. Later John N. Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman found guilty of the Watergate coverup for aiding Nixon in 1975 (Watergate Scandal). This Watergate scandal is still relevant to this day, because it shows that even with the separation of power. There is still a possibility that an elected official has the ability to be corrupt. With the example of Nixon, he cheated to get an upper hand in the reelections and then tried to use the CIA to cover it up. If this happened once, it can happen

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