History Essay

Complete the question below and submit your word document to Turnitin.  You are allowed to use your textbook and reader – BUT make sure that you document ALL of the information used from those sources.

Basic Directions:

Minimum of 800 words and no maximum word length  – but make sure that you answer the question asked.

Essay must be typed in double spaced in Time New Roman font

Essay must be double spaced.

Document the sources you use with by MLA or APA format – listing a works cited page or putting quotes around sentences is NOT enough documentation.

You can only use a maximum of 3 direct quotes throughout your essay – these quotes can only be 2 sentences in length.


Explain the events that created the Watergate Scandal.  Use 2 specific examples. What was uncovered by Washington Post reporters Woodward and Berstein that led to charging President Nixon with criminal behavior? What were the specific charges? Include/list the specific changes. How did the Watergate scandal affect the trust of American voters in their government and leaders? Be Specific in answering the questions above.