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Bush Clinton Bush

  1. 1. George Herbert Walker Bush<br />
  2. 2. Bell Ringer<br />List and explain one way Ronald Reagan was successful in his foreign policy.<br />Although the economy was booming and the Cold War was ending, what problem did Reagan’s budget create?<br />
  3. 3. George Bush<br />Reagan’s VP<br />Pledged no new taxes<br />Forced to raise taxes<br />Costs him election of 1992<br />
  4. 4. Persian Gulf War<br />Saddam Hussein invades Kuwait<br />US comes to aid<br />Coalition of 34 nations<br />Ground war lasts 100 hours<br />382 US casualties<br />235 accidental<br />
  5. 5. Persian Gulf War Outcomes<br />Saddam allowed to stay in power<br />UN keeps watch<br />America establishes bases in Saudi Arabia <br />Terrorist groups like Al Queda form to repel “infidels”<br />
  6. 6. George Bush Review<br />What was George Bush’s biggest FoPo success?<br />Why did Bush have to break his campaign promise? What was the outcome?<br />
  7. 7. Bill Clinton FoPo<br />Continued support of Israel<br />Gave humanitarian aid to Somalia<br />Blackhawk Down<br />Led NATO to stop Genocide in the Balkans<br />Behind Enemy Lines<br />
  8. 8. Terrorism of the 90’s<br />World Trade Center Bombing (1993)<br />Islamic radicals detonate truck bomb in parking garage<br />US Embassy Attacks in Africa<br />Clinton approves CIA’s plan to kill Bin Laden<br />Misses him by a few hours<br />USS Cole (2000)<br />Suicide attack on US ship in the Persian Gulf<br />
  9. 9. Clinton Domestic<br />Unemployment Reform<br />Limited time frame<br />Increased taxes on the wealthy to pay down deficit<br />Pushed for Health Care reform but failed<br />Balanced the budget<br />Surplus<br />
  10. 10. NAFTA<br />North American Free Trade Agreement<br />Reduced tariffs with Mexico and Canada<br />Led to outsourcing of jobs<br />Americans lose industrial jobs<br />Union membership drops<br />Rustbelters move South<br />
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  12. 12. The Tech Boom<br />Invention of the Internet, cell phones, and email<br />American culture forever changed<br />.com businesses boom<br />
  13. 13. Scandal<br />Clinton tied to several affairs throughout his political career<br />Monica Lewinski<br />White House intern<br />Has proof of affair<br />Clinton impeached for perjury<br />“I did not have sexual relations with that woman.”<br />
  14. 14. Clinton Review<br />What was the goal of NAFTA?<br />What were two unintended outcomes of NAFTA?<br />How did technology begin to shape Americans lives in the 1990’s?<br />What issue scarred the Bill Clinton’s presidency?<br />
  15. 15. Election of 2000<br />
  16. 16. September 11, 2001<br />First plane hits the North Tower<br />Second plane hits South Tower<br />Third Plane hits the Pentagon in Washington D.C.<br />Fourth plane crash landed in PA<br />Nearly 3,000 people killed<br />
  17. 17. Invasion of Afghanistan Goals:<br />Destroy terrorist training camps<br />Overthrow Taliban government<br />Spread democracy in the Middle East<br />
  18. 18. War in Iraq<br />Why Iraq?<br />Believed to be purchasing supplies to build atomic bomb<br />Blocked UN weapons inspectors from cities<br />Military goals accomplished within three months<br />Saddam hanged in 2006<br />Weapons never found<br />