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21st Century American Presidents - Chapter Summary
Closely examine presidencies of the 21st century with help from this chapter's entertaining lessons. Top instructors provide in-depth analyses of the elections, policies and accomplishments and these presidents. Each lesson in this chapter is available to view as a short video or full transcript. Accompanying these lessons are short quizzes designed to test your understanding of the concepts they cover. A practice exam can check your knowledge of this chapter. When finished, you will be able to:
- Discuss the 2000 election and domestic agenda of George W. Bush
- Share major events of George W. Bush's second term
- Provide facts about the election, policies and accomplishments of Barack Obama
1. George W. Bush: 2000 Election & Domestic Agenda
President George W. Bush overcame numerous obstacles before and after entering office. Learn about the Republican Primary Election, the presidential election of 2000 and Bush's domestic goals.
2. Major Events of George W. Bush's Second Term
President George W. Bush's second term domestic agenda focused on widespread reform, yet many of his initiatives fell flat. Learn more about Bush's domestic policy, as well as several issues that impacted his legacy, in this lesson.
3. President Barack Obama: Election, Policies & Accomplishments
Barack Obama became the first African American President of the United States in 2009. Learn about his first term including his domestic and foreign initiatives, and his successes and failures.
4. Barack Obama: Biography, Facts & Political Background
Barack Obama was the 44th and first African American president of the United States. Because of his biracial background, many Americans of different races identified with him and hoped he could unify America.
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