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George H. Bush. By. John & Eric. Before. George Herbert Bush Was a son of a Senator He joined the navy and piloted a B-52 bomber in WWII After the war He joined the Texas Oil industry. Campaign of 1988. George Bush started he campaign in 1988 against Michael Dukakis

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George h bush

George H. Bush

By. John & Eric


Before
Before

  • George Herbert Bush Was a son of a Senator

  • He joined the navy and piloted a B-52 bomber in WWII

  • After the war He joined the Texas Oil industry


Campaign of 1988
Campaign of 1988

  • George Bush started he campaign in 1988 against Michael Dukakis

  • Through the election he was not the popular vote, but ended up winning the election in 1989

  • He won 40 states in in the electoral vote

  • Began looking toward a political career


Dying of tensions
Dying of Tensions

  • Bush was the creator of many useful foreign policies

  • Tensions between both sides of the “Iron Curtain” finally died out in 1989; the first big accomplishment of his presidency

  • Starting in 1970 Poland was slowly falling apart; but in 1989 Poland elected their first freely elect4ed president


Fall of the iron curtain
Fall of the “IRON CURTAIN”

  • In 1989 the Berlin Wall torn down, demonstrating the end of tensions in Europe

  • Bush introduced the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty

  • “The Cold War is now behind us…” Said, Gorbachev (first president)


During the persian gulf
During the Persian Gulf…

  • In 1989 the Chinese army attacked protestors marching for a reform for democracy

  • War began in 1989 against Panama and ended in 1990

  • In 1990 Iraq invaded Kuwait

  • In 1991 a series of massive air strikes called “operation Deserts Storm”, was launched by U.S. forces


Troubles at home
Troubles at home

  • Many detested Bush’s choice to appointed the 1st black judge named Clarence Thomas

  • Budget deficits forced Bush to break his promise to not raise taxes

  • In 1991 the jobless rates sky rocketed to 7%

  • Gas price also increased



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