After their declaration of independence, things started to make a turn for the worst. In 1934 the U.S. forces occupied Haiti to establish stability. The U.S. appointed heads of state but the real power was present in the U.S. occupiers, whereas the heads of state are just figureheads. Haiti’s economy dwindled further down when France demanded reparations of 150 million francs, which wasn’t paid off until 1947. In 65 years, Haiti had 22 heads of state.” In 1957 Francois Duvalier is elected president.
The money would be used to fund any project necessary to re-elect the president, although Nixon was already widely popular among the American people. The money was put to use in an innovative, and illegal, way. After rejecting two previous propositions, on March 30, 1792, Attorney General Mitchell approved a plan calling for the wire-tapping and infiltrating of offices of the Democratic National Committee at the cost of $250,000. Two aides, G. Gordy Liddy and E. Howard Hunt, were behind the plot that became known as “Gemstone”. Two months after being ... ... middle of paper ... ... served 5 ½ years as President when he left office at 10:00 a.m. on August 9.
Biography of Richard Millhouse Nixon Richard Millhouse Nixon, 37th president of the United States (1969-1972) was born on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California. Nixon was one of the most controversial politicians of the twentieth century. He built his political career on the communist scare of the late forties and early fifties, but as president he achieved détente with the Soviet Union and opened relations with the People's Republic of China. His administration occurred during the domestic upheavals brought on by the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War. He was re-elected in 1972 by an overwhelming margin, but less than two years later, he was forced to become the first man to resign the presidency amid the scandal and shame of Watergate.
All the fashionable accoutrements of post-colonial socialist government were activated, including centralization, nationalization of private industry and land reform. A constitution was passed by popular referendum in 1963 which gave the president wide-ranging powers and few restraints. During his three years as President of Algeria, Ben Bella made some attempts to revive Algeria, but eventually succumbed to the vanity of international politics and domestic autocracy. He never really grappled with the country's hard-core problems of unemployment and the deficit of technical and administrative skills that prevented the country becoming a modern nation. In 1965 Defence Minister Houari Boumedienne staged a bloodless coup which removed Ben Bella from power.
The era of Don Carlo, which lasted from 1957-1976, was enormously prosperous for the Gambino Crime Family. At the beginning of his rule he, and many other crime families, ran into a pretty large roadblock. As Gambino was being sworn in as leader of the Cosa Nostra, President Elect John Fitzgerald Kennedy, a man who had “sworn to destroy people like him and rid the nation of the scourge of organized crime” had also been sworn in”(Davis 87). The Kennedy brothers, with Robert as head of the McClellan Committee, was the first time that the executive branch of the government directly went after organized crime. Before Kennedy, presidents had even been opposed to going after the mob Harry Truman and Eisenhower discouraged hearings like Kefauver’s to proceed.
Ferdinand Marcos was famous for ruling Philippine island with an iron fist for nearly two decades. He was also known for implementing a brutal martial law which gives the military to exercise their extraordinary power to maintain order, with his superior position in the senate, martial law was his excuse in uncontrolled growing level of the communist party called New People’s Army or NPA. He was the first president in the Philippine presidential history to be reelected twice in his term. Ferdinand was born on September 11, 1917 in a small village in Ilocos Norte, located in the northern part of Luzon, called Sarat. His parents Josefa Edralin and Mariano Marcos were both school teachers.
Clue 50 The $700 Billion (or maybe a $2 Trillion) "Bail-out" of American Banks and Wall Street brokers who wear the red and black uniforms of Bush Cabinet Members is the final clue. (See: The Red ties with Black coats of Bush II Cabinet Members, especially after 911 and the new director of Bush’s “bailout money”, Henry Paulson.) Will any escape to Paraguay before starting WW-III with China, Korea, Iran, Russia, etc. and hope to avoid the nuclear fallout? So, “WAKE-UP, AMERICA”, you have been stalked, raped and plundered of all your wealth that you accumulated after winning WW-II over fifty years ago.
Soon after Kennedy's brother Joe was killed in a terrible plane crash in Europe he went back home to the United States. In 1952 he was elected into the US senate. And soon after that he ran to be president in 1960 and won againt the republican Richard Nixon in a very close race. Kennedy was the youngest president ever at the age of 43 he was the 35th president. But his presidncy didn't last long once he was assasinated on November 21, 1963.
Reagan decided to run for Governor of California in 1966 and defeated Edmund G. Brown, Sr., by nearly one million votes. His two terms as governor were tough because six of the eight years he served the legislature was controlled by Democrats, him being a Republican. As governor, Reagan became known as a conservative politician who wanted to restrict government involvement in economy and society. Ronald Reagan made a last-minute effort to get the 1968 Republican presidenti... ... middle of paper ... ...ent to Muslim guerillas fighting the communist government of Afghanistan. In 1982, in an effort to strengthen the Lebanon government, he sent marines to Lebanon.
Democratic candidate and incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson had come to office less than a year earlier following the assassination of his predecessor, John F. Kennedy. The Republican candidate Senator Barry Goldwater of Arizona suffered from a lack of support. Johnson's campaign advocated social programs and further federal efforts to curb racial segregation, collectively known as the Great Society, and successfully portrayed Goldwater as being a dangerous extremist. Johnson easily won the Presidency, carrying 44 of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. In the beginning of his speech, he uses a unique style to communicate his speech.