42 bill clinton 1993 2001 democrat vp al gore major

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42. Bill Clinton, 1993-2001 Democrat VP - Al Gore Major Items: North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), 1993 Proposed a national health care system, 1993 Participated in air strikes in Bosnia, 1994 Participated in air strikes in Iraq Sex scandal, 1998 Participated in air strikes on Serbia, 1999 43. George W. Bush, 2001-2009 Republican VP - Dick Cheney Major Items: Disputed election, eventually decided by the Supreme Court "Compassionate Conservatism" September 11, 2001 Attacks War on Terrorism, post-September 11, 2001 oAttacks terrorist forces in Afghanistan o Patriot Act o Iraq War & Occupation, 2003-present
Ms. Ramos APUSH Proposed Social Security Reform
US Government Structure 1. Separation of powers – 3 branches Congress – 2 Houses – pass laws work by committee 17 delegated powers + elastic clause Senate – passes treaties (2/3), tries impeachment (2/3) approves appointments to courts and exec House – impeaches, starts finance bills, chooses Pres if no majority Presiden t – executes the laws with cabinet and departments commander in chief chief of state sets foreign policy wins by majority of electoral college – unitary rule Courts – federal and state court system 9 on Supreme Court can find laws unconstitutional – Marbury v. Madison 2. Federalism – Role for states – reserved powers Roles for federal government – delegated powers, limited power 3. Checks and balances – impeachment Judicial review Appointments must be approved 2 Houses Veto 4. Unwritten constitution- 2 term-limit for President (“written” as of 1951) President responsible for economy since FDR Political parties 5. Adaptability of Constitution- Amendment s Elastic clause Judicial interpretation Agencies 6. Ambiguities- War power Foreign policy Interpretation of federalism Executive privilege 7. Amendments – Bill of Rights Expansion of voting – 18, poll tax forbidden, blacks, women Washington DC, direct Election of Senate. President – electoral college votes for Pres and VP separately, 2 terms, disability Income tax Blacks – 13, 14, 15 14 th – equal treatment for all by federal and state government. 8. Parties - primaries, conventions
President: head of his party
Amendments to the Constitution 1.10 : Bill of Rights, ratified 1791 1: freedom of speech, press, assembly, and religion (includes separation of church and state); freedom to petition the government. 2: Right of militia to bear arms. 3: No quartering of soldiers in citizens’ homes without consent. 4: Protection from search and seizure of property without a warrant 5: Grand jury indictment required; no double jeopardy; Right to not incriminate oneself; can’t be deprived of life, liberty, or private property without due process. 6: Right to speedy trial by jury of peers; specific charges required; accused must be present during witness testimony; Right to a lawyer and to compel witnesses to testify on one’s behalf. 7: Right to a jury trial. 8: No cruel or unusual punishment; reasonable bail while awaiting trial. 9: This listing of rights doesn’t mean one doesn’t have other rights, or that those unmentioned rights are any less important.

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