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William (Bill) Clinton

  1. 1. William (Bill) Clinton<br />By: Levi Fleeger<br />
  2. 2. Clinton’s Parents<br />Bill Clinton's father’s name wasWilliam (Bill) Jefferson Blythe.<br />He was a traveling salesman who died in an automobile accident three months before his son was born.<br />His mother’s name was Virginia Dell Blythe.<br />When Bill Clinton was four his mother got remarried to Roger Clinton.<br />
  3. 3. Clinton’s Birth<br />Bill Clinton was on born August 19, 1946.<br />He was born in Hope, Arkansas, U.S.<br />He was born as William Jefferson Blythe III.<br />He took the Clinton name in high school (where he was already a “saxophone genius). <br />
  4. 4. Bill And Politics<br />Bill Clinton started learning about politics at an early age. <br />After July 1963, Bill Clinton knew he wanted to know everything about politics after he met and shook hands with president John F. Kennedy.<br />
  5. 5. Clinton As A Representative <br />In 1973, Clinton graduated from Yale University Law School.<br />After he graduated he became a teacher at the University of Arkansas School of Law, where he taught until 1976.<br />Then in 1974, he ran unsuccessfully for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.<br />
  6. 6. Clinton Gets Married<br />Then on October 11, 1975 he married a fellow Yale Law graduate, attorney Hillary Rodham. <br />They would later only have one child, Chelsea, in 1980.<br />Hillary took an active role in his political career.<br />In 1976, he was elected attorney general of Arkansas.<br />
  7. 7. Clinton As Governor<br /> In 1978, he won the governorship, becoming the youngest governor the country had seen in 40 years. <br />In 1980 Clinton lost the election as governor.<br />After apologizing to voters for unpopular decisions he had made as governor he was elected governor again in 1982 and was reelected three more times. <br />
  8. 8. Clinton Becomes President<br />Clinton announced his candidacy for president while he was still governor of Arkansas.<br />In 1992, Clinton won the Democratic presidential nomination, facing president George H. W. Bush.<br />In November, Bill Clinton and his vice president, Al Gore, defeated both Bush and independent candidate Ross Perot. <br />
  9. 9. Clinton After His Presidency<br />After Clinton’s presidency ended he has lived comfortably in Brooklyn, New York.<br /> After His Presidency Clinton has supported his wife since she has gotten involved with politics.<br />In 2000, Hillary Clinton was elected to the U.S. Senate representing New York.<br />2. In 2008, she narrowly lost to Barack Obama, the Democratic Party's presidential nomination.<br />
  10. 10. Peace is no longer a dream. It is a reality.-William Jefferson Clinton<br />