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  1. Politics Truman through Bush

  2. Harry S. Truman (1945-1953) • 1948 Politics • Dixiecrats • Low Approval Ratings

  3. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961) • Consensus • Centrism

  4. John F. Kennedy (1961-1963) • TV Debate • Close Election • Assassination

  5. Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969) • Ran as moderate • Daisy Ad (1964) • Tet Offensive

  6. 1968

  7. Richard M. Nixon (1969-1974)

  8. Southern Politics • Political Shift • George Wallace

  9. Watergate • Break in • Cover up • Resignation

  10. Discussion • Turn to the person next to you • Come up with three ways in which the southern political shift has affected politics in your lifetime

  11. Gerald Ford (1974-1977) • Unelected • Pardoned Richard Nixon

  12. Jimmy Carter (1977-1981) • Outsider as President • Rejection of Ford

  13. Ronald Reagan (1981-89) • Campaign • “Are you better off than you were four years ago?” (1980) • Morning in America (1984)

  14. Reagan • New Right • Teflon President

  15. Discussion • Turn to a different person next to you • Come up with three explanations as to why Ronald Reagan is still seen as a major figure in the Republican Party

  16. George H.W. Bush (1989-1993) • Extension of Reagan • Gulf War I

  17. Bill Clinton (1993-2001) • Campaign • “It’s the economy, stupid” • Ross Perot

  18. Clinton and Congress • Republican Revolution (1994) • Impeachment

  19. George W. Bush (2001-2009) • 9/11 – War on Terrorism • Economic and Domestic Issues

  20. Closure • Turn to someone else near you • Discuss who were the two best Presidents since World War II. Why? • Discuss who were the two worst Presidents since World War II. Why?

  21. Bibliography • Slide 2 Photo: http://dese.mo.gov/moheritage/images/TheViewFromIndependence/TheViewFromIndependence44.jpg • Slide 3 Photo: http://www.sheetmusiccenter.com/70/221.jpg • Slide 4 Photo: http://cache.eb.com/eb/image?id=1899&rendTypeId=4 • Slide 5 Photo: http://www.medaloffreedom.com/LyndonJohnsonPresident.jpg • Slide 6 Photo: http://www.visitingdc.com/images/richard-nixon-picture.jpg • Slide 7 Photos: http://www.truthmove.org/workspace/photos-content/mlk_jr_slaying.jpg and http://www.truthmove.org/workspace/photos-content/rfk_shot2.jpg • Slide 8 Photo: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/politics/images/daily/wallace_button2.gif • Slide 9 Photo: http://www.constitutioncenter.org/timeline/flash/assets/asset_upload_file761_12313.jpg • Slide 11 Photo: http://www.welcomehomeday.org/_images/presidents/fordportrait.jpg • Slide 12 Photo: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/4c/Jimmy_Carter.jpg/405px-Jimmy_Carter.jpg • Slide 13 Photo: http://www.campaignbuttons-etc.com/reagan2E.jpg • Slide 14 Photo: http://space.about.com/library/graphics/rr40.jpg • Slide 16 Photo: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/0f/George_H._W._Bush,_President_of_the_United_States,_1989_official_portrait.jpg/519px-George_H._W._Bush,_President_of_the_United_States,_1989_official_portrait.jpg • Slide 17 Photo: http://imgsrv.kcbs.com/image/kcbs/UserFiles/Image/billary.jpg • Slide 18 Photos: http://episcopalifem.files.wordpress.com/2007/09/rt_gingrich_070920_ms.jpg and http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/42450000/jpg/_42450180_lewinsky_ap203.jpg