The Watergate Scandal

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Should Nixon have resigned from office and should Ford have pardoned him? What did Watergate do to American’s faith in government?

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This is, of course, a matter of opinion.  My own view is that President Nixon absolutely needed to resign.  I also think that it was best for the country that President Ford pardoned him.  I think that this minimized the damage to the country from the Watergate scandal.

It was necessary for Nixon to resign from office.  If he had not resigned, he surely would have been impeached and convicted.  This would have meant that he would have been removed from office.  In other words, the end...

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