We discussed the Nixon administration today, starting by debriefing the reading from homework about the rise of conservatism in the 1960's. We then did a bit of traditional instruction to get some historical context on Nixon's presidency then evaluated that information and the information from the textbook in terms of deciding whether or not Nixon was really a conservative president. The final activity was a brief exploration of the Watergate scandal and its effects.
Tomorrow's DBQ has been moved to Monday, so be sure to finish up the brief final textbook reading notes. We will return next week to reading complete chapters to finish up the last two chapters of the book!