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by Scott Westerfeld
I listened to the book on tape. If you like American history, you will enjoy this 4 volume summary of major turning points in American history.
This course does cover early religion, slavery, the 13th -15th amendments, automobile and so forth. The lecturer made most of the topics interesting even with the topics themselves, though not as interesting by their very nature. I listened to the book on tape. Jun 23, 2015 Paul rated it it was amazing.
Watergate (Turning Points in American History). 0382241207 (ISBN13: 9780382241208).
Encounter Recurring Themes in American History. Professor O'Donnell has selected these specific historical turning points based on his expansive knowledge of American history and his decades of experience as a professor and lecturer to a wide variety of audiences. The Watergate Scandal (1974): The most significant crisis of the 1970s, this turning point signaled a heightened level of public distrust toward elected officials-but it also illustrated the power of the news media and proved that the Constitution's system of checks and balances truly worked to stop the abuse of executive power.
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The book Watergate was assigned to us to read and do projects on. I learned a lot about the seventies, the time my parents were growing up. We were told that our President has the highest office in our country and we trust and believe in that person. The book Watergate and the event "Watergate" sent a message to the Americans that even our President thought he was above the law. I liked this book and would recomend it to anyone that would be interested how history has been repeated.
An often overlooked turning point in American history is the communication revolution. The Watergate scandal of 1974 is one of the most notorious examples of political corruption in modern American politics. Here, discover how widespread literacy and an expansive post office network aided advances in communication; explore three key technological breakthroughs at the heart of the revolution; examine its effects on politics, economics, and society; and more. Experience the flurry of paranoia, political intrigue, and investigative reporting from this momentous event, and witness it forever shake the confidence of the American people in their political leaders.
Her book, American Nietzsche: A History of an Icon and His Ideas, won the John H. Dunning Prize, an award for an. .During this period white Americans became more racist than at any other point in our history, even during slavery
Her book, American Nietzsche: A History of an Icon and His Ideas, won the John H. Dunning Prize, an award for an outstanding monograph in a subject in . history, from the American Historical Association. During this period white Americans became more racist than at any other point in our history, even during slavery. Also during the Nadir, the phenomenon of sundown towns swept the North. These are towns that were for decades-and in some cases still are-all-white on purpose.
Scott David Westerfeld (born May 5, 1963) is an American writer of young adult fiction, best known as the author of the Uglies and the Leviathan series. Westerfeld was born in Dallas, Texas. As a child he moved to Connecticut for his father Lloyd's job as a computer programmer. He saw his father working with planes, submarines, and the Apollo missions. Westerfeld graduated from Vassar College with a . in Philosophy in 1985.
Event: Watergate Significance: First time a President was forced to resign on an impeachment
Event: Watergate Significance: First time a President was forced to resign on an impeachment. Nixon out of the presidency, trust in government declined sharply Related Events a. First presidential resignation b. Many world scandals have now been compared, called -gate c. Public distrust of the media and governement was at an all time high.
Ten years after the political burglary that made Watergate a part of the American consciousness, the participants in the long unwinding of the scheme . For some, the experience created a dramatic turning in their lives
Ten years after the political burglary that made Watergate a part of the American consciousness, the participants in the long unwinding of the scheme, felons and prosecutors alike, are scattered across the continent, from a hardscrabble farm in the Adirondacks to the airconditioned offices of a real estate developer in southern California. For some, the experience created a dramatic turning in their lives. Charles W. Colson, the profane White House aide who specialized in political viciousness, is now a full-time evangelist in prisons.
ebates over turning points in history have sometimes become quite difficult and controversial among observers of the . and the Decisive Turning Point in American Politics by matthew Dallek.
ebates over turning points in history have sometimes become quite difficult and controversial among observers of the past. at sum they signify, represent, and define lasting changes in the climate of the times. the definition of turning points is exceptionally idiosyncratic, and their delineation also shifts over time as perspectives change and events become more distant.