Words to know: New Federalism Occupational Safety and Health Administration (osha) Family Assistance Plan Environmental Protection Agency (epa) Energy crisis Détente Watergate scandal Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (salt) Sections 2 to 4



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The Rise and Fall of Richard Nixon

Chapter 54


Words to know:

New Federalism Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Family Assistance Plan Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Energy crisis Détente

Watergate scandal Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT)
Sections 2 to 4

Create the following graph on two blank pages or one large one. Then follow the steps below to complete your graph.



1. Read the events listed below for each section. Determine to what degree each event represents a

high or low point in the Nixon presidency. Then place the events on the graph in correct chronological

order.


2. For each event, write the date, a short description of the event, and a brief explanation of why you

Placed the event where you did.

3. Draw a corresponding visual near each event. 4. Use a line to connect all of the events on the graph.

Answer this question in your notebook: What does your graph reveal about President Nixon’s rise to



and fall from power?
Section 2

January 1969: Nixon is inaugurated after a close election.

August 1969: Nixon proposes revenue sharing and the Family Assistance Plan.

July 1970: Nixon proposes the Environmental Protection Agency.

October 1973: Middle East countries stop shipping oil to the United States.
Section 3

July 1969: Nixon introduces the Nixon Doctrine.

February 1972: Nixon visits China.

May 1972: Nixon signs the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty.


Section 4

November 1972: Nixon wins a second term.



July 1973: Nixon refuses to release White House tapes.

August 1974: Nixon resigns as president.


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