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  • 1. The 2000s
  • 2. Election of 2000
  • 3. Al Gore (D)
    • Born in Washington DC but raised in Tennessee.
    • Graduate of Harvard.
    • Served in the Army as a journalist in Vietnam.
    • Served in Congress for 17 years in both the House and Senate (1976 – 1993)
    • Vice President under Bill Clinton from 1993-2001.
  • 4. George W. Bush (R)
    • Born in Connecticut but raised in Texas.
    • Graduated from Yale and Harvard Graduate School.
    • Served in Texas Air National Guard.
    • Son of President, Grandson of a Senator.
    • Part owner of Texas Rangers until he successfully ran for Governor of Texas in 1994.
  • 5. Vice –Presidential Candidates
  • 6. Minor Party Candidates
    • Reform Party Presidential candidate Pat Buchanan , left, and Green Party Presidential candidate Ralph Nader.
  • 7.  
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  • 11.
    • Republican candidate from Arizona.
    • 71 years old.
    • Graduate US Naval Academy
      • 23 years in US Navy
      • Fighter Pilot in Vietnam
      • POW in Vietnam for 6 years
    • Political Experience
      • House of Reps 4 years
      • Senate 22 years
    • Personal
      • Married 2X; 7 Children
    John McCain
  • 12. John Kerry
    • Senator from Massachusetts.
    • Vietnam Vet.
  • 13.  
  • 14. Supreme Court President Bush Chief Justice John Roberts Samuel Alito
  • 15. The Surge
    • The surge refers to United States President Bush's 2007 increase in the number of American troops in order to provide security to Baghdad and Al Anbar Province.
    • Commander of Multinational Force Iraq was counter-insurgency expert General David Petraeus .
  • 16. The Surge Worked
  • 17.
    • Democrat candidate from Illinois.
    • 47 years old
    • Columbia University and Harvard Law School.
    • Political Experience
      • State Legislator 7 years
      • Senate 4 years
    • Personal
      • Married with 2 children
    • First African American to run for President
    Barack Obama
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  • 19. Supreme Court President Obama Sonia Sotomayor Elena Kagan

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