A Controversial decision by the United States Supreme Court on the issue of the laws restricting access to abortions.
1973 · The Watergate Scandal
Being a political scandal that involved President Richard Nixon, The Watergate scandal was an attempt to cover up the Nixon Administrations involvement of a break in at the Watergate Complex in Washington DC. The conspiracy was discovered after the burglars were caught. Because of the scandal, multiple abuses of power of the members of the Nixon administration were discovered. It also revealed that the President had a recording system in his office and had a recording of many controversial conversations.
1974 · The President Resigns
From the aftermath of the Watergate Scandal, Richard Nixon resigns. Being the first president to do so.
1 German, English, and Dutch: status name for a freeman of a borough, especially one who was a member of its governing council, a derivative of Middle High German burc, Middle English burg ‘(fortified) town’, Middle Dutch burch. The English name is found occasionally as a surname from the 13th century onwards but is not recorded as a vocabulary word until the 16th century. The usual English term was the Old French word burgeis ‘burgess’ ( see Burgess ). This name is frequent throughout central and eastern Europe. It also occurs as an Ashkenazic Jewish family name, but the reasons for its adoption are uncertain.2 German: habitational name for someone from any of the many places called Burg.