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George W. Bush 2001-2009 Tricia Ekas Period 7. About his life.. Born July 6, 1946 Barbara and George H.W. Bush Oldest of 6 children.

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1 George W. Bush Tricia Ekas Period 7

2 About his life.. Born July 6, 1946 Barbara and George H.W. Bush Oldest of 6 children

3 Received a bachelors degree in History from Yale Enrolled in Texas National Air Guard Became certified fighter pilot in 1970 Received M.B.A. from Harvard in 1975 Married Laura Welch in 1977

4 Presidential Election

5 2004 Election Facts Kerry won Minnesota; however one Elector cast a vote for Dem. Vice- President candidate John Edwards. It may have been unintentional, as this ballot also voted for John Edwards as Vice-President Bush and Kerry each received more votes than any candidates in history. The prior record, about 54.5 million votes, was set in 1984 by Ronald Reagan Electoral Vote changes for 2004 based on 2000 Census: [+2: AZ, FL, GA, TX], [+1: CA, CO, NV, NC], [-1: CT, IL, IN, MI, MS, OH, OK, WI], [-2: NY, PA] Issues of the Day: Terrorism, Iraq War, Job growth

6 During Presidency Created the No Child Left Behind Act Added prescription drug benefit Expanded the NATO alliance Forged a new partnership with India

7 September 11 Led the most dramatic reorganization of federal government Established department of homeland security Established global coalitions with Afghanistan and Iraq

8 Presidential Adminstration

9 Presidential Treaties & Accomplishments

10 Bibliography


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