Question: What should I know about Gerald Ford's (Republican) Presidency? (1974-77) (scroll down for definition)






1. Ford was appointed to be VP before Nixon's resignation. That made him the first ever non-elected President (that is, elected as a President or VP) .

2. After taking office, he pardoned Nixon. Although this was controversial, Ford thought it was best to not prosecute Nixon, as to let the country heal.

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