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26 Clinton And Bush Administrations
26 Clinton And Bush Administrations
26 Clinton And Bush Administrations
26 Clinton And Bush Administrations
26 Clinton And Bush Administrations
26 Clinton And Bush Administrations
26 Clinton And Bush Administrations
26 Clinton And Bush Administrations
26 Clinton And Bush Administrations
26 Clinton And Bush Administrations
26 Clinton And Bush Administrations
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26 Clinton And Bush Administrations

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  • 1. Clinton and Bush Administrations Objective: Analyze the presidency and policies of Clinton and Bush
  • 2. Bill Clinton
    • President 1992-2000
    • Defeated Bush Sr. over economic issues
    • Unsuccessfully tried to promote a major reform of the Health Care System
    • Faced impeachment for obstruction of Justice
  • 3. New Family Dynamic
    • ¼ of all children raised in one parent households
    • Mostly female headed homes
    • Why is this a trend?
  • 4. Other Trends
    • Over 40 million people 65 or older
    • As Baby Boomers retire social security will go bankrupt
    • This means no social security for you!
    • More women in the workforce
    • 2 income families are the norm
    • More Americans settling in the south and west
    • Family farms are on the decrease since the 1960’s
  • 5. George Walker Bush
    • President 2000-2008
    • Was President during Sept. 11 th
    • Attacked Afghanistan to get Bin Laden
    • Attacked Iraq over fear of WMD’s
    • Work to stop Iran and North Korea from developing nuclear weapons
    • Passed No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) to improve education
  • 6. September 11 th
    • Terrorist spent years planning attack
    • 19 terrorist hijacked four planes
    • Killed 3,000 Americans
    • 2 planes hit the World Trade Center
    • 1 plane hit the Pentagon
    • 1 plane crashed in an empty field in Pennsylvania (Flight 93- fought back)
  • 7. In the Wake of 9/11
    • The attacks on 9/11 caused a major change in U.S. foreign policy
    • Filled many Americans with anger and grief
    • It also focused the world’s attention on terrorism
    • This event would led to attacks oversea
  • 8. Al Qaeda (The Base)
    • Was formed in 1989 by Osama bin Laden
    • Osama became a hero during war in Afghanistan against Soviets
    • 1996 Taliban takes over Afghanistan
    • Allows Osama to setup bases
    • Trains thousands of terrorist
  • 9. War on Terror
    • President Bush orders Taliban to turn over Bin Laden
    • Taliban refuses
    • Oct. 2001 U.S. goes to war
    • U.S. joins with the Northern Alliance to destroy the Taliban
    • Bin Laden escapes to Pakistan
  • 10. Preventing Future Attacks
    • The Patriot Act is passed in Oct. 2001
    • Gives increase power to Law Enforcement
    • Jan. 2002 Dept. of Homeland Security is formed to protect America
    • The dept. collected 22 other agencies from other depts. Border Patrol, Coast Guard, Secret Service
  • 11. Review
    • Clinton defeated GHW Bush because of?
    • Ans. An economic downturn
    • Clinton failed to reform what national system?
    • Ans. Health care
    • What President survived impeachment on perjury and obstruction charges?
    • Ans. Clinton

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