Презентация на тему What were the major events of the George W. Bush presidency

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Слайд 1Essential Question
What were the major events of the George W. Bush

presidency?
Essential QuestionWhat were the major events of the George W. Bush presidency?

Слайд 2George W. Bush

George W. Bush

Слайд 3Election of 2000
Democrat – Al Gore

Republican – George W. Bush


Election of 2000Democrat – Al GoreRepublican – George W. Bush

Слайд 4Election of 2000
Decided by 537 votes in Florida

Closest presidential election in

U.S. history
Election of 2000Decided by 537 votes in FloridaClosest presidential election in U.S. history

Слайд 5Election of 2000

Both needed Florida’s 25 electoral votes to win

Election of 2000Both needed Florida’s 25 electoral votes to win

Слайд 6Election of 2000

Election of 2000

Слайд 8Election of 2000
Close results in Florida

State law required a recount

Bush won

by 537 votes
Election of 2000Close results in FloridaState law required a recountBush won by 537 votes

Слайд 9Bush v. Gore
Gore took the case to the Supreme Court

Ruled in

favor FL certified results in time for the electoral college vote in mid-December
Bush v. GoreGore took the case to the Supreme CourtRuled in favor

Слайд 10Sept. 11, 2001
Terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington D.C., Pennsylvania

Terrorism

– the use of violence by nongovernmental groups against civilians to achieve a political goal
Sept. 11, 2001Terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington D.C., PennsylvaniaTerrorism –

Слайд 11Reasons for Muslim Terrorism
U.S. investments in Middle East oil

Western influences on

Muslim religious values

U.S. support of Israel
Reasons for Muslim TerrorismU.S. investments in Middle East oilWestern influences on Muslim

Слайд 12Al-Qaeda
Muslim organization created by Osama bin Laden

Al-QaedaMuslim organization created by Osama bin Laden

Слайд 13War on Terror
Response to terrorist attacks

Created Department of Homeland Security

War on TerrorResponse to terrorist attacksCreated Department of Homeland Security

Слайд 14Patriot Act
Increased authority of US law enforcement agencies

Question of civil liberties?

Patriot ActIncreased authority of US law enforcement agenciesQuestion of civil liberties?

Слайд 15Afghanistan
Oct. 7, 2001 – U.S. began bombing

Attacked al-Qaeda camps and the

Taliban (supporters of bin Laden)
AfghanistanOct. 7, 2001 – U.S. began bombingAttacked al-Qaeda camps and the Taliban (supporters of bin Laden)

Слайд 16Iraq War
March 20, 2003 – U.S. coalition forces (led by the

U.S.)

Invasion of Iraq, seized control by May 1

Iraq WarMarch 20, 2003 – U.S. coalition forces (led by the U.S.)Invasion

Слайд 17U.S. – Iraq War
Based on intelligence that Hussein had weapons of

mass destruction

Used chemical weapons against the Kurds in Iraq
U.S. – Iraq WarBased on intelligence that Hussein had weapons of mass

Слайд 18Colin Powell
Testified before the UN that Iraq had weapons of mass

destruction


Colin PowellTestified before the UN that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction

Слайд 19War in Iraq
Unstable government

Terrorist insurgents and attacks

War in IraqUnstable governmentTerrorist insurgents and attacks

Слайд 20War in Iraq
2007 – troop surge approved

Today – removal of troops

as Iraq becomes more stable as a democracy
War in Iraq2007 – troop surge approvedToday – removal of troops as

Слайд 212008 Election
Republican – John McCain

Democrat – Barack Obama

First African American president

2008 ElectionRepublican – John McCainDemocrat – Barack ObamaFirst African American president

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