What effect did the Watergate scandal have on American society? a. It affected the economy by causing a decline in manufacturing. c. It affected foreign policy in that it persuaded Canada to sign NAFTA. b. It affected politics because it made people distrust politicians. d. It did not affect American society.
"b. It affected politics because it made people distrust politicians" would be the best option, since this scandal exposed the fact that the Nixon Administration had been corrupt.