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George H. W. Bush's Presidency

What were some of the failures of the George H. W. Bush presidency?

George H. W. Bush (1924–2018) made mistakes in at least four areas during his presidency (1989–1993). His first mistake was his choice of Clarence Thomas to serve as a justice on the US Supreme...

Latest answer posted June 5, 2019 11:26 am UTC

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Why were supporters of George H. W. Bush so upset when he raised taxes during his term?

Supporters of the first President Bush were upset because he raised taxes after having explicitly promised not to do so. His promise had helped to convince many conservatives that he was a worthy...

Latest answer posted October 23, 2012 6:59 pm UTC

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George H. W. Bush's Presidency

How did Reagan's presidency impact George H. W. Bush's administration?

To some extent, President Bush remained in the shadow of his more charismatic predecessor. Although Bush inherited a number of foreign policy successes from Reagan, such as the de-escalation of the...

Latest answer posted May 3, 2019 11:43 am UTC

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What important speech did George H. W. Bush give in 1991?

George H.W. Bush, the forty-first president of the United States, delivered the most consequential speech of his presidency on January 16, 1991 just a few hours after the United States attacked...

Latest answer posted April 24, 2018 4:37 am UTC

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George H. W. Bush's Presidency

Was George H. W. Bush a good president?

Good is such a relative term, so examining some key aspects of George H. W. Bush's presidency might prove more effective, as anyone can find strengths and discontent in any president's service....

Latest answer posted May 17, 2019 12:40 pm UTC

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George H. W. Bush's Presidency

How did Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush's presidencies end the Cold War in the United States' favor?

Reagan's role in ending the Cold War was to ramp up U.S. military spending with the hope that the Soviet Union could not keep up. His Strategic Defense Initiative, derisively called "Star Wars" in...

Latest answer posted June 29, 2016 3:52 pm UTC

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What were George H.W. Bush's achievements as president?    

The most notable accomplishments of George H.W. Bush's term in office all had to do with foreign policy. Bush's accomplishments were, as you know, not sufficient to get him a second term in...

Latest answer posted May 20, 2011 9:06 am UTC

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George H. W. Bush's Presidency

What was the importance of George Bush's New World Order speech of 1991?

George Bush's articulation of a "new world order" was significant at the time because it suggested a vision for how the world would function in the aftermath of the Cold War. His famous "new world...

Latest answer posted July 26, 2012 5:28 pm UTC

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George H. W. Bush's Presidency

What actions demonstrated that the George W. Bush administration practiced a conservative agenda?

This is a great question and there are several things that the Bush administration did to show their conservative colors. First, they were hawking when it came to foreign policy. As you well know...

Latest answer posted February 15, 2012 12:40 am UTC

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What are some interesting facts about George H. W. Bush?

George H. W. Bush (1924–2018) served as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993. He is best known for his leadership of an international coalition during the Persian Gulf War...

Latest answer posted May 27, 2019 11:43 am UTC

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George H. W. Bush's Presidency

What actions did President George H.W. Bush take to end the Cold War?

By the time George H.W. Bush was sworn into office as the 41st president of the United States, the Cold War was already winding down. The accession to the top of the communist party hierarchy by...

Latest answer posted April 30, 2018 3:13 pm UTC

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George H. W. Bush's Presidency

What was President George H.W. Bush's most important foreign policy? 

Since your other questions were about the 1990s, I am assuming you are asking about President George H. W. Bush. I have changed your question accordingly. The most important foreign policy of the...

Latest answer posted November 17, 2012 11:10 pm UTC

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What was George H. W. Bush's motivation for pursuing the Gulf War? Describe the involvement in the war and the...

President Bush's stated intention in going to war was to liberate Kuwait from the Iraqis. Under the leadership of its dictator Saddam Hussein, Iraq had invaded the small Gulf emirate of Kuwait in...

Latest answer posted August 11, 2018 10:03 am UTC

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