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Papa bush to Obama presidents

  1. 1. Papa Bush Obama TO
  2. 2. Reagan sure left a Legacy <ul><li>The economic boom of the 80’s led America to elect another Republican President </li></ul><ul><li>America elected George H. W. Bush in 1988 </li></ul><ul><li>He too was concern about domestic issues! </li></ul><ul><li>“ Read my lips…no new taxes” </li></ul>
  3. 3. George Bush <ul><li>However, due the spending Reagan had done this would almost be impossible </li></ul><ul><li>Bush had inherited a growing national deficient and a slowing economy. </li></ul><ul><li>This slowing was in part due to the end of the Cold War </li></ul>
  4. 4. George Bush <ul><li>With the Cold War ending in 1991, the need for a large military was over </li></ul><ul><li>Thousands of soldiers, workers were released </li></ul><ul><li>Companies were downsizing, laying workers off </li></ul><ul><li>Bush would have to break his campaign promises </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Persian Gulf War <ul><li>Bush would also be caught up in a war in Iraq </li></ul><ul><li>Said we would not allow countries to bully others. </li></ul><ul><li>With Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait and the US interest in the oil </li></ul><ul><li>We launched operation Desert Storm and Shield </li></ul><ul><li>The war would last just 100 days </li></ul>
  6. 6. Thanks Ronald!
  7. 7. Clinton <ul><li>Clinton’s election in 1992 was filled with grand plans for America </li></ul><ul><li>Clinton promised to reform health care </li></ul><ul><li>Tried to develop a plan to cover all Americans </li></ul><ul><li>People feared it would cost too much, put too much pressure on small business and relied on government control </li></ul><ul><li>His plan died before ever coming to a vote </li></ul>
  8. 8. Clinton <ul><li>Worked to help American families </li></ul><ul><li>Provided increased funding for educational programs </li></ul><ul><li>Created a gun control law, requiring a waiting period </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-crime bill to provide more money for prisons and put more officers on the street </li></ul>I’d tried all this before man…good luck..
  9. 9. NAFTA <ul><li>North American Free Trade Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Increased international trade between Canada, US, and Mexico </li></ul>
  10. 11. Clinton <ul><li>Clinton’s second term saw a booming economy, high approval, and scandal </li></ul><ul><li>He like Nixon faced impeachment </li></ul><ul><li>Never fully impeached </li></ul><ul><li>Legacy uncertain: left the economy with balanced budget and presided over the greatest period of economic growth in American history </li></ul>
  11. 12. Clinton <ul><li>Clinton’s second term saw a booming economy, high approval, and scandal </li></ul><ul><li>He like Nixon faced impeachment </li></ul><ul><li>Never fully impeached </li></ul>
  12. 13. Clinton <ul><li>Legacy: </li></ul><ul><li>Created the first budget surplus in 30 years </li></ul><ul><li>left the economy with balanced budget </li></ul><ul><li>presided over the greatest period of economic growth in American history </li></ul>
  13. 18. Bush jr. <ul><li>Little Bush gets a turn as president </li></ul><ul><li>Wins the closest election in American history </li></ul><ul><li>He cut taxes to try and boost the economy </li></ul>
  14. 19. Bush jr. <ul><li>Promised to improve nations schools, No Child Left Behind </li></ul><ul><li>Cut taxes </li></ul><ul><li>And build nations defenses </li></ul><ul><li>9-11 would change his entire president </li></ul><ul><li>Created the Dept. of Homeland Security </li></ul>Come on terror… ‘merica is ready
  15. 20. Bush jr. <ul><li>Began a war on terror </li></ul><ul><li>Increased government control </li></ul><ul><li>Patriot Act </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opposed by American’s who felt it took away civil rights </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Brought the U.S. back into Iraq </li></ul><ul><li>Bush won a second term, “don’t change horses mid stream” </li></ul><ul><li>His term as president had people looking for a change… a president, that well…wasn’t him… </li></ul>
  16. 24. Barack Obama <ul><li>First black president elected </li></ul><ul><li>No executive experience </li></ul><ul><li>Worked to create banking reform </li></ul><ul><li>Economy is in a downward spin from housing market crash </li></ul><ul><li>Passed a universal health care bill </li></ul>
  17. 25. Barack Obama <ul><li>Killed Osama bin Laden </li></ul><ul><li>Still really too soon to note his impact on US society </li></ul><ul><li>Some feel he still has a great deal to prove </li></ul>

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