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President Gerald Ford, was a member of the Republican Party, and was the 38th President of the United States of America. He rose to the position of vice-president in 1973 upon the resignation of Vice President Spiro Agnew and rose from vice-president to president upon Richard Nixon's resignation in 1974. He is the only person to have been both Vice President and President of the United States without having been elected to either office. He is perhaps best known for granting a presidential pardon to former President Richard Nixon for his participation in the Watergate scandal; a scandal that prompted Nixon's resignation. Below is a list of interesting facts about Gerald Ford including why he pardoned Richard Nixon, what accomplishments he had during his presidency, and how he rose to the most powerful position in the U.S. government. This information is written for both kids and adults.

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