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December 2 in history

1409 – The University of Leipzig opened.

1755 – The second Eddystone Lighthouse was destroyed by fire.

1763 – Dedication of the Touro Synagogue, in Newport, Rhode Island, the first synagogue in the United States. 737 more words

History

Ford Becomes Vice-President

The Presidency of Richard Nixon is known for its many precedents,  mostly negative. The Nixon administration was at the heart of some major Constitutionally relevant events. 1,237 more words

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The Saturday Night Massacre

It’s post 5 in our series on the Watergate crisis, and here we come to the most shocking part of the entire event, which is the Saturday Night Massacre of October 20, 1973. 1,484 more words

Politics

To be or not to be... a politician

(CNN) — Addressing the firestorm Thursday over the George Washington Bridge controversy, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie declared, “I am not a bully.” The statement, which was made in response to a reporter’s question, is the latest of a long line of existential declarations made over the years by politicians in a wide variety of circumstances. 340 more words

Chris Christie

December 2 in history

1409 – The University of Leipzig opened.

1755 – The second Eddystone Lighthouse was destroyed by fire.

1763 – Dedication of the Touro Synagogue, in Newport, Rhode Island, the first synagogue in the United States. 737 more words

History