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1 George W. Bush   Party Republican  Vice President Dick Cheney

2 Who won the electoral college vote in Florida?  Went to bed not knowing who was President.  Went to Supreme court to determine the Florida vote  Bush wins!

3 911  September 11, 2001 World Trade Centers in NYC, Pentagon in Washington attacked  Declared Acts of War  Begins “War on Terror”

4 911  timeline#911-timeline timeline#911-timeline timeline#911-timeline

5 Patriot Act 10/26/01  Detain foreigners suspected of terrorists activities for 70 days without charging them  Tap phones & s  Search warrants valid across states  Order banks to investigate sources of large foreign accounts  Prosecute terrorists without any restrictions

6 Afghanistan  Afghanistan- Overthrow Taliban to root out Al Qaeda

7 Weapons of Mass Destruction  Bush believes that Saddam Hussein has weapons of mass destrution  Sends in inspection teams with little success of finding them

8 Iraq  Iraq- Operation Iraqi Freedom, March 2003  200,000 troops  Imbedded media  January 25, 2005 Iraq had democratic election  Rumsfeld, Sec. Of defense, has to answer questions about treatment of prisoners

9 No Child Left Behind  1/8/02 increases student and teacher accountability  Targets money for improving schools


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