Iran-Contra Scandal

The Iran-Contra Scandal is a study in several areas of USGOPO . . . Checks and balances, governmental transparency, a White House scandal, accountability, etc.

This History Channel montage . . .Watch the montage and complete the questions that follow.

Questions for Completion.

1. What is the historical context of the Iran-Contra scandal? Also, what is the Iran-Contra scandal?

2. How does the Iran-Contra scandal showcase the principle of checks and balances in American democracy?

3. Was the Iran-Contra scandal in your opinion an impeachable offense for President Reagan? Why or why not?