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Virginia's Local Government

An Example of a Landmark Supreme Court Case
Function of Federal Government
Function of State Government
Function of Local Government
Function of Shared Power Between State and Federal Governments
Two Presidental Roles
Vice President
Two Cabinet Secretaries
Senate President Pro Tempore
Speaker of the House
1 Senate and 1 House Commitee Chairperson
Two U.S. Senators from Virginia
Your Congressional Representative
A Bill Presently Under Consideration
A Recently Signed Law
The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
A Female Justice of the Supreme Court
A Justice of the Supreme Court Who Is a Minority
An Example of a Landmark Supreme Court Case
A Supreme Court Case That Overturned A Law
Three Examples of the Checks and Balances System
Virginia's Governor and Lieutenant Governor
Your Virginia Sate Senator
Your Virginia State Delegate
Highest Elected Official in Fairfax County
Your District's County Supervisor
Your School Board Representatives
Quiz and Answer Key

The United States vs. Richard Nixon

In 1974, a case against President Richard Nixon was brought to the Supreme Court.  Nixon was charged for not keeping America's military, dimplomacy and national security secrets.  The Watergate scandal, occuring in the Watergate building in Washington D.C., caused all these charges.  In effect of these charges, Nixon resigned as President of the United States.  He resigned before he could be impeached.  Even though he resigned, he still had criminal charges against him.  President Geral Ford, who took over as President, gave Nixon a pardon, which removed all charges.  That ended the case.  This case is one of the major landmark cases in United States history.


Richard Nixon and military soldier


Nixon's resignition letter


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Jordan Pangelinan
Period 2