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The Political Career Of Richard Nixon
1,226 words... tes' relationship with communist countries around the globe as he became the first US president to visit the city of Moscow on May 20, 1972. He met with the Soviet leader Brezhnev and signed the SALT (Strategic Arms Limitation Talks) treaty (Aitken, 1993, 438). As the presidential election of 1972 came close, Nixon was almost guaranteed of re-election, as his visits to Beijing and Moscow won him great popularity back home. The American economy had also been improving steadily under the Nixon...
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War Against Iraq American Foreign Policy
2,735 wordsWar in Iraq (1) Ever since current U. S. administration decided to use force, in order for the Iraq to give up on its weapons of mass distraction in 2003, international community became strongly opposed against it. People throughout the world were raising their concerns about whether it was appropriate to resort to invading an independent country, as the ultimate mean of promoting democratic values, especially on the part of country that officially proclaims its allegiance to the ideals of peace...
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Standardized Tests Standardized Testing
889 wordsDiane Ravitch, Senior Research Scholar at New York University, has written several books and hundreds of articles pertaining to the education system in the United States. In one of her articles printed by Education Week, she says that most fourth-graders who live in U. S. cities cant read and understand a simple childrens book, and most eighth-graders cant use arithmetic to solve a practical problem. This is a reason behind testing schools and its students on what they have learned. Those that s...
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