The Watergate Scandal & President Nixon: Investigation & Resignation


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How did the Watergate scandal receive its name?

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1. Why did Nixon attempt to use his powers to prevent the Pentagon Papers from being leaked to the public?

2. Which individual was NOT involved in the Watergate Scandal?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display your knowledge of the Watergate scandal. While taking the quiz, you will be tested on topics such as the actions of United States President Richard Nixon.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • How the Watergate scandal took shape
  • The involvement of President Nixon in the scandal
  • Who was not involved in the scandal
  • The outcome for President Nixon

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Watergate
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about President Nixon
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the Supreme Court during Watergate and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the scandal, review the accompanying lesson on Watergate. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Details President Nixon's reputation for being paranoid
  • Explores Nixon's reelection campaign in 1972
  • Explains how the Watergate scandal was planned out
  • Covers the outcome for President Nixon