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    The image in his lyrics describes how the President would not lead these influential men to eat hog maws, which is a traditional soul food in African American and South-East American cuisine. In particular this reference can be attributed to influential leaders at the time slowly approaching the topic of integration only when it was necessary. Though Richard Nixon took the first steps to start desegregation in the south it was a long process and was far from the integration of culture that many civil rights leaders wanted. In particular his Vice President Spiro Agnew took no action when he was given the task to lead preliminary efforts of desegregation in the South in 1972. This part of the song conveys the idea that many of the influential leaders at the time were either inept for leading this change or would simply refuse…

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    In the year of 1960 Nixon was selected for the Republican nomination to run for office, and nixon was up against Cabot Lodge. He had a campaign against a team of senators including JFK and Lyndon Johnson. Nixon then lost to Kennedy, but it was a close, he lost by one hundred thousand votes out of the sixty-eight million cast. Soon as Nixon was defeated he then returned to Los Angeles to return to law. After the defeat by President Johnson. Nixon soo wondered that he is a serious presidential…

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    The twenty second Hubert Humphrey Presidential campaign ad from 1968 is one of the most simple and memorable ads in American politics. Commonly known as “Laughter”, the ad employs humor to smear the Vice-Presidential candidate Spiro Agnew and Presidential candidate Nixon while also making a serious point. Starting with an image of a blank wall with the words “Political Announcement”, a man is laughing as the camera pans toward a television. As the image on the television screen comes into view,…

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    exactly like everybody in school, Trey. I just wish you’d try not to be so weird, It's cool that we hang out at home, But do you think maybe, you know, in school, you could… Chill out a little bit? Around here we’ll be friends. But in school… maybe not so much?” (Preller 59-61). This conflict causes Spider to grow and change because, Spider is not being fair to Trey at all. Yet trey doesnt notice it. He's not getting a clue that Spider doesn't want to be seen with him. This is important for…

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    The watergate scandal involved five men from the Republican committee breaking into watergate hotel and bugging democrats rooms. It was later found out that Nixon had issued this order and may have been involved in many other scandals. Numerous noticeable individuals from the President's organization surrendered. VP Spiro Agnew was likewise compelled to leave for taking rewards. Congress then had Gerald Ford take the place of Spiro Agnew. A select Senate panel, headed by Senator Sam Erving,…

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    In the president election year of 1968, Nixon won 301 votes and defeated the Democratic candidate Hubert Humphrey, who won 191 votes. Nixon edged Humphrey in the popular vote, with Wallace earning 13.53%. Nixon's victory came with a margin of less than three percent in California, Illinois, and Ohio; had Humphrey carried these three, Nixon would have lost his election. Nixon won most of the West and mid-West but lost parts of the Northeast and Texas to Humphrey and lost the deep South to…

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    Richard Nixon Legacy

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    President of the United States of America, he served from January 20,1969 to August 9, 1974 (Funk & Wagnalls). Nixon is widely regarded as one of the most controversial presidents in all of history, he is the only president in history to resign the office of the presidency (Barone). Amid the controversy the Nixon administration is notable for creating change in American political, military, and diplomatic history (Funk & Wagnalls). Nixon is almost universally praised for his foreign policy…

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    government did not stop and there seemed to be more times of protest than ever before, yet even through this unrest, there were occasional periods of calm throughout the country that shone through the overcast cloud of the 1960s. Nixon’s claims that his would be a “reforming administration” lent itself to the many new changes that Nixon brought onto the government, including de-politicizing the Post Office and setting up a minimum income for families. Yet the most vocal element of the Nixon…

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    1968 election was Richard Nixon and his Vice President was Spiro Agnew. Nixon and Ford became very good allies while Nixon was in office. During Nixon’s first term he was a very good President, but when it became time for his re-election in 1972 things went downhill. Before the election was held Nixon wanted to make sure he won by a landslide. This led to what is known as the Watergate Scandal. Nixon wanted to find out information about his opponent hoping to use it against him if needed in the…

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    Vice President Role

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    and head of Kennedy and he died. Discussing about vice presidents and presidents, it leads into the Vice Presidents who ultimately became President of the United States. Gerald Rudolph Ford was the only unelected Vice President and unelected President. Spiro Agnew stepped down from his position as Vice President and Richard Nixon to go with Ford as his VP. The congress approved of him. As soon as Nixon stepped down from HIS position, Ford became president. In 1976, he ran for election but lost…

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