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

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