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George W. Bush. 2001-2009 Tricia Ekas Period 7. About his life.. . Born: July 6, 1946 Parents: Barbara and George H.W. Bush Oldest of 6 children. Received a bachelors degree in History from Yale Enrolled in Texas National Air Guard Became certified fighter pilot in 1970

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george w bush

George W. Bush

2001-2009

Tricia Ekas

Period 7

about his life
About his life..
  • Born: July 6, 1946
  • Parents: Barbara and George H.W. Bush
  • Oldest of 6 children
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Received a bachelors degree in History from Yale

  • Enrolled in Texas National Air Guard
  • Became certified fighter pilot in 1970
  • Received M.B.A. from Harvard in 1975
  • Married Laura Welch in 1977
presidential elections
Presidential Elections

2000 Election Facts

Dispute over close vote totals in Florida

Green Party candidate Ralph Nader received no Electoral Votes

Gore won DC; however one Elector did not cast a vote

First elected in over 100 years where the popular vote winner was defeated

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2004 Election Facts

Kerry won Minnesota; however one Elector cast a vote for Dem. Vice-President candidate John Edwards. It may have been unintentional, as this ballot also voted for John Edwards as Vice-President

Bush and Kerry each received more votes than any candidates in history.

Electoral Vote changes for 2004 based on 2000 Census

during presidency
During Presidency
  • Created the No Child Left Behind Act
  • Added prescription drug benefit
  • Doubled government support for veterans
september 11
September 11
  • Led the most dramatic reorganization of federal government
  • Established

department of

homeland security

  • Established

global coalitions

with Afghanistan and

Iraq

presidential adminstration vice president dick cheney
Presidential AdminstrationVice President: Dick Cheney
  • Chief of Staff under General Ford
  • Elected House of Representatives in Wyoming
  • Secretary of Defense under George H.W. Bush
secretary of state colin l powell 2001 2005
Secretary of State: Colin L. Powell2001-2005
  • Birthplace: New York, New York
  • Earned bachelor’s degree in geology
  • Army second lieutenant
    • served as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
secretary of treasury john snow 2003 2006
Secretary of Treasury: John Snow2003-2006
  • Economist and lawyer
  • Administrator of the National Highway Safety Administration
  • Lobbyist and Vice President ofChessie System Railway
  • President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the CSX Corp.
presidential treaties accomplishments
Presidential Treaties & Accomplishments
  • Expanded the NATO alliance
  • Forged a new partnership with India
  • Free trade agreements
bibliography
Bibliography

Pearson Education, Inc. "Colin Powell — Infoplease.com." Infoplease: Encyclopedia, Almanac, Atlas, Biographies, Dictionary, Thesaurus. Free Online Reference, Research & Homework Help. — Infoplease.com. 2007. Web. 28 Jan. 2011. <http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0880273.html>.

Pearson Education, Inc. "Dick Cheney Biography (U.S. Vice President) — Infoplease.com." Infoplease: Encyclopedia, Almanac, Atlas, Biographies, Dictionary, Thesaurus. Free Online Reference, Research & Homework Help. — Infoplease.com. 2007. Web. 01 Feb. 2011. <http://www.infoplease.com/biography/var/dickcheney.html>.

"George W. Bush." The White House. Web. 28 Jan. 2011. <http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/georgewbush/>.

"George W. Bush Biography." Biography.com. Web. 28 Jan. 2011. <http://www.biography.com/articles/George-W.-Bush-9232768>.

"US Presidents List." Presidents. 2010. Web. 28 Jan. 2011. <http://www.presidentsusa.net/presvplist.html>.