The Presidency of George H. W. Bush Analytical Essay by Top Papers

The Presidency of George H. W. Bush
An examination of the major events during George H. W. Bush presidency and how he responded to them.
# 133879 | 2,500 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in History (Leaders) , History (U.S. Presidency)

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This paper examines how George H. W. Bush had the potential to be a "great" American president; his single term was filled with momentous occasions during which he could have proven his capability as a leader and defining himself in his role as 'the most powerful man on Earth.' The paper reveals that instead, the first president Bush was a president of "almosts." He almost went about the Panama Invasion in the correct way, he almost removed Saddam Hussein from power, and he almost provided Americans with disabilities with his "kinder, gentler" vision. The paper points out that to say that the first President Bush was ineffective or unsuccessful, however, is to forget what he did accomplish during his presidency.

From the Paper:

"Whether you admire George Herbert Walker Bush or consider him to be the Devil incarnate, it is indisputable that he was an influential man in Washington, D. C. George Bush was in the public eye for 12 years, first as vice-president to Ronald Reagan and then as president of the United States. His influence was such that it is at times difficult to remember that he was only a one-term president. In fact, some of the events that took place during his presidency, as well as his response to them, are still having an effect today. This paper will be used to examine some of the major events during his presidency, analyze his record in relationship..."

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