George W Bush 1 - Jamie Boyd American Presidency term paper George W Bush Our 43 rd President Born in New Haven CT on July 6th George W Bush became

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Unformatted text preview: Jamie Boyd American Presidency term paper 11/30/2011 George W. Bush Our 43 rd President Born in New Haven, CT on July 6th, George W. Bush became our president in January of 2001. On December 9, in a controversial ruling by the Supreme Court, Bush won the 2000 election, receiving 271 electoral votes to Gore's 266. Bush’s campaign was against abortion and gay marriage and for embryotic stem cell research, and cutting the budget deficit in half. He also promised more jobs, and tax cuts, and was also for the death penalty saying that he believed it saved lives through hopefully deterring criminals. He served two terms as our president from 2001-2009. He is the oldest son born to Barbara Bush and 41st President George H. W. Bush, making him the second American president to have been the son of a former president. They also had four other children as well. Pauline Robinson “Robin” Bush whom died of leukemia in 1953. Of course his baby brother Jeb Bush whom we all know was the governor of Florida, also Neil Mallon Bush who hasn’t had much desire to be involved in the family tradition of politics, Marvin Peirce Bush, and Dorothy Bush Koch. Many people thought with his politics running in his family, he would turn out to be just like his father. Some think that being in the likeness of his father wasn’t so bad, and actually made him a better president. (“University of Virginia”) Quite a few people are shocked to find out that aside from his presidency Bush owns part of the Texas Ranger’s baseball team. And was featured as People’ magazines person of the year in 2000. ("Encyclopedia Fun Trivia") In his early days, Bush received his bachelor’s degree in history from Yale University in 1968. He then went on to fly fighter jets in the Vietnam War for the Texas Air National Guard. After that he received his Master’s degree from Harvard Business School in 1975. Although some believe he was born in Texas, his family didn’t move there until he was a toddler. Little did they know then he would become the first governor of the great state of Texas to serve two terms, paving his way to follow in his father’s footsteps as president of the United States. ("White House") Laura Welch became Laura Bush in 1977, and together they have fraternal twin daughters, Jenna and Barbara. According to the National First Ladies Library Laura Bush is said to be the only first lady to have given birth to twins. Mrs. Bush spent the duration of her husband's two terms in office resolutely focused on the issue of juvenile literacy. She visited many schools, where she delivered speeches emphasizing the virtues of reading. She partnered with the Library of Congress to launch the annual National Book Festival. Besides education, another of her main issues was those relating to the health and well-being of women. She established the Women's Health relating to the health and well-being of women....
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