Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Bush, George W.
1946. He was born on July 6, 1946.
Jenna. The girls were named after each of their grandmothers.
Yale and Harvard. He earned his Bachelor's Degree from Yale. He earned his Master of Business from Harvard.
Purchased part of the Texas Rangers baseball team.
46th. He was the 43rd President of the United States, and the 46th Governor of Texas.
|George W Bush is said to have a special picture of himself and a popular Rock 'n Roll band from the 1970s. What group is he pictured with?||43rd President ... George W. Bush
sister, died of leukemia. When his little sister Robin died, at age 3, George and his mother Barbara became very, very close. They are still very close today.
November 1981. They were born on 25th November 1981. They were named after their grandmothers.
2000. It was in the December 18th issue.
November 1977. They were married on November 5, 1977. They met at the home of mutual friends.
1994. He was elected November 8, 1994 with 53.5 percent of the votes. He became the first Texas Governor to be elected to consecutive four-year terms on November 3, 1998. He received 68.6 percent of those votes.
1989-1994. In April 1989, Bush led some people in purchasing the Rangers. Bush was instrumental in bringing together the Rangers and the City of Arlington to build The Ballpark in Arlington.
Walker. George Walker Bush was born on July 6, 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut.
Compassionate Conservative. Bush had huge support from the 'Bible Belt' and right wing Christians in America who, many critics have said, won him the election.
The first President for over 100 years not to use a veto in his first term. The last time a President did not use a veto in the first term was in 1841.
81.5%. This is a very high rating, and Bush's victory over John Kerry in November 2004 elections reflected this.
His approval rating rose by 40%. The result of Bush's patriotic speeches and 'War on Terror' united the country more firmly than it had been for a long time, giving Mr. Bush a lot of power to pass acts such as the Patriot Act.
Education reform and tax cuts. Bush had decided that despite his narrow victory over Al Gore in 2000, he would not be a compromising president. Instead, he went forward with a very Republican agenda, and did not incorporate bipartisan compromises in his proposed bills.
The Supreme Court ruled the recount of the Presidential Election result in Florida illegal. The Supreme Court decision legitimised Bush's presidential win.
Condoleezza Rice. Condoleezza Rice was notable as she was the first African-American woman to receive a senior role in the cabinet in the history of the United States.