Posted On 18 Feb 2014
- On the day of the president, remember slips committed by U.S. presidents throughout history. 1. It was 1998 when the first rumors about the relationship between Monica Lewinsky and then came.
- Although initially both denied the relationship, the scholar President admit that his relationship with Clinton was simply to perform oral sex in the Oval Office of the White House.
- Two. “Mission accomplished.” George Bush in 2003 announced an end to combat operations in Iraq, in what should have been a historic occasion. The banner hanging behind him would be one of the lies more!
- “Mission accomplished,” declared the banner, for a war that would remain present even finished office and cost thousands of American lives.
- Three. The Watergate scandal (or Watergate) was a political scandal in the United States occurred in 1972 during the presidency of Richard Nixon.
- It was revealed that Nixon had a recording system in his offices tapes that had recorded a lot of conversations in the White House.
- April. The Bay of Pigs invasion in the mandate of John F. Kennedy was a failure that changed the world and changed the relations between the U.S. and the rest of America forever.
- Cuban exile troops, led by the U.S. CIA, tried to invade Cuba. Over a hundred of invading soldiers were killed by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cuba.
- May. The Iran-Contra scandal, between 1985 and 1986 left its mark on the mandate of Ronald Reagan. This case revolved around the clandestine sale of weapons by the United States to Iran.
- The money from these weapons would be to fund the Contras in Nicaragua, who fought to overthrow the Sandinistas, the leftist government of that country.
- 6. It was in 1970 that President Richard Nixon made the wrong decision to secretly bomb Cambodia and Laos, a year later.
- The invasion of Cambodia was a wildly unpopular measure in the U.S. because it meant the extension of the war. The invasion of Cambodia was a wildly unpopular measure in the U.S. because it meant the extension of the war.
- 7. In 1802, Jefferson was accused of having an intimate relationship with his slave Sally Hemings.
- What’s more, it is also rumored to have had a child with her. Although he did not deny, year’s later DNA evidence would refer to the possibility that the children themselves were Hemmings yours.
- 8. Herbert Hoover gave a blow to the navy bonus in crisis. It was 1932 when there were thousands of veterans back from the First World War.
- Create the Great Depression and lived thousands of veterans and their families went to Washington to reclaim that legislation stipulated that the payment of their bonus would be until a decade later.
- 9. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, during the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt persecution against Japanese Americans lived.
- In 1942, Roosevelt authorized the internment of over 120,000 Japanese Americans in concentration camps, the largest forced relocation in U.S. history.
- 10. In 1807, Thomas Jefferson did not know how to tackle piracy on the high seas by Great Britain and France. In response, Jefferson decided to stop trading with the outside world.
- The act caused a depression in the United States, resulted in 30,000 jobs lost in the shipping industry and proof that sanctions rarely work.