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Watergate Scandal

Watergate Scandal

Author: Derek Wach

Students will be able to explain if Nixon should have been impeached as a result of the Watergate Scandal.

11.11.4. Explain the constitutional crisis originating from the Watergate scandal.

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Essential Question

Should Richard Nixon have been impeached for his role in the Watergate Scandal?

At the end of the lesson, write a paragraph to address the question above. Use evidence from the websites to support your arguement.

(in Congress or a state legislature) the presentation of formal charges against a public official by the lower house (House of Representatives), trial to be before the upper house (Senate).