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  1. Nikita Khrushchev
  2. Henry Kissinger
  3. Jack Ruby
  4. John Dean
  5. Francis Gary Powers
  1. a Scape goat in water scandal, Testified against Nixon as well as other cabinet members in the Watergate hearings. Helped lead to the removal of several White House officials and the resignation of Nixon, Presidential advisor to Nixon from 1970 to 1973, told the first big evidence against Pres. Nixon
  2. b Leader of the USSR during the Cuban Missile Crisis, Aggressive Soviet leader whose failed gamble of putting missiles in Cuba cost him his job
  3. c The main negotiator of the peace treaty with the North Vietnamese; secretary of state during Nixon's presidency (1970s).
    Awarded 1973 Nobel Peace Prize for helping to end Vietnam War and withdrawing American forces. Heavily involved in South American politics as National Security Advisor and Secretary of State. Condoned covert tactics to prevent communism and facism from spreading throughout South America.,
  4. d Killed Lee Harvey Oswald on live tv November 24, 1963(Night Club Owner)
  5. e American pilot shot down in his U-2 spy plane, captured and convicted of spying. under Eisenhower administration.

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  1. 1968 and 1972; Republican; Vietnam: advocated "Vietnamization" (replace US troops with Vietnamese), but also bombed Cambodia/Laos, created a "credibility gap," Paris Peace Accords ended direct US involvement; economy-took US off gold standard (currency valued by strength of economy); created the Environmental Protection Agency, was president during first moon landing; SALT I and new policy of detente between US and Soviet Union; Watergate scandal: became first and only president to resign
  2. 1962: first American to orbit the Earth, made three orbits
  3. 1st person to walk on the moon; U.S. Apollo 11; July, 1969; his famous words - "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
  4. 1st man in space. Soviet cosmonaut who in 1961 was the first person to travel in space (1934-1968)
  5. 33rd President of the United States. Led the U.S. to victory in WWII making the ultimate decision to use atomic weapons for the first time. Shaped U.S. foreign policy regarding the Soviet Union after the war., Became president when FDR died; gave the order to drop the atomic bomb

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  1. Dwight EisenhowerThe main negotiator of the peace treaty with the North Vietnamese; secretary of state during Nixon's presidency (1970s).
    Awarded 1973 Nobel Peace Prize for helping to end Vietnam War and withdrawing American forces. Heavily involved in South American politics as National Security Advisor and Secretary of State. Condoned covert tactics to prevent communism and facism from spreading throughout South America.,

          

  2. Sirhan Sirhan1968 and 1972; Republican; Vietnam: advocated "Vietnamization" (replace US troops with Vietnamese), but also bombed Cambodia/Laos, created a "credibility gap," Paris Peace Accords ended direct US involvement; economy-took US off gold standard (currency valued by strength of economy); created the Environmental Protection Agency, was president during first moon landing; SALT I and new policy of detente between US and Soviet Union; Watergate scandal: became first and only president to resign

          

  3. Joseph McCarthyCommunist dictator of the Soviet Union, Bolshevik revolutionary, head of the Soviet Communists after 1924, and dictator of the Soviet Union from 1928 to 1953. He led the Soviet Union with an iron fist, using Five-Year Plans to increase industrial production and terror to crush opposition

          

  4. Fidel CastroCommunist leader of Cuba, Cuban socialist leader who overthrew dictator Batista in 1959 and established a Marxist socialist state in Cuba

          

  5. Leonid BreshnevThe main negotiator of the peace treaty with the North Vietnamese; secretary of state during Nixon's presidency (1970s).
    Awarded 1973 Nobel Peace Prize for helping to end Vietnam War and withdrawing American forces. Heavily involved in South American politics as National Security Advisor and Secretary of State. Condoned covert tactics to prevent communism and facism from spreading throughout South America.,

          

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