Daily Briefing: February 21

Nixon Arrives in China

On this day in 1972, Nixon arrived in China and met with Moa Zedong. Here’s the History Channel’s summary. Read it and answer these questions:

  1. What events had taken place in China and what was the relationship between the U.S. and China before this presidential visit?
  2. Why did Nixon go to China?
  3. What was the outcome?