United States History
Question of the Day

Nixon's Resignation


Nixon's role in Watergate led
to his resignation in August 1974

Question 1314156

The main reason why the Watergate crisis resulted in the only resignation of a president in U.S. history was

A) due to President Nixon's direct involvement in the Watergate break-in
B) his failed policy of Vietnamization
C) the firing of Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox in the Saturday Night Massacre
D) Nixon's role in coordinating the cover-up of the Watergate crimes
E) the widespread opposition to Nixon among Democratic members of Congress made it impossible for him to serve effectively

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