watergate scandal

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the summer of 1974 the scandal regarding the break-in at the Watergate
building threatened Richard Nixon’s presidency. After secret White House
tapes revealed that Nixon had ordered a cover-up, many members of
Congress called for the impeachment of the president. Realizing that he
had lost the support of his party and the American public, Nixon chose
to resign rather than face impeachment and trial.
Review the documents in the Online Reader for Chapter 30.
https://wwnorton.com/college/history/america10_cp/ch/30/documents.aspx Additional research may need to be completed using outside resources.
Please include a works cited page that references all sources used. You
can refer to the Writing Guidelines in the Course Resources folder for
additional help.
How did the Watergate scandal unfold and what was its political significance?

Your essay should contain 5 paragraphs and follow the standard 3 point enumeration essay.