7SS – Presidency

Response Question: Tell us about your President’s term in office. Tell us 3 things that he did for domestic issues and 3 things dealing with foreign affairs.

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8 thoughts on “7SS – Presidency

  1. to calm the nation and make clear his main policy concerns.
    During the Civil War, the national debt had increased by a staggering 4,000 percent.
    Hayes wonted attempting to reform the nation’s civil service. Government employees,
    foreign
    The problems involved Mexican bandits, who ignored the border between the United States and Mexico; Californians,

    Hayes on June 1, 1877, ordered the Army to keep “lawless bands” from invading the United States, even if it had to cross into Mexico to punish these outlaws

    inspection of Panama, de Lesseps toured the United States. He was feted in New York and received courteously by Hayes and the House Inter-oceanic

  2. 1992 President election was William J. Clinton (D) VS. George H.W. Bush (R). William J. Clinton. won the election popular vote was 44,908,254 and electoral vote was 370. George H.W. Bush lost the election with a popular vote of 39,102,343 and had an electoral vote of 168. William J. Clinton was elected there was problems in the world here are some of the problems Persian Gulf War, Fall of Berlin Wall and Breakup of Soviet Union, Recession. George H.W. Bush was president before William J. Clinton.

    Domestic Politics – Signed an increase in taxes and reneged on a central promise of his presidential campaign in doing so. Signed the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 prohibiting discrimination based on disabilities. Signed the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act, which compensated people who contracted cancer and other diseases as a result of exposure to atmospheric nuclear testing undertaken during the Cold War. Reauthorized the Clean Air Act, which requires cleaner burning fuels.

    Foreign Affairs – Launched a full-scale air assault and ground invasion against Iraq as part of the Gulf War in retaliation for Iraq’s invasion of neighboring Kuwait
    Invaded Panama in 1989 to oust leader and drug trafficker Manuel Noriega
    Signed start I with Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev and declared a US-Russian strategic partnership with the Soviet leader following the dissolution of the USSR in 1991. Spearheaded the negotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement NAFTA which would later be signed by his successor Bill Clinton.

    http://us-presidents.findthebest.com/q/21/9699/What-were-President-George-H-W-Bush-s-accomplishments

  3. Domestic Policies
    April 12, 1861, Confederate forces fired on Union troops at Fort Sumter, forcing them to surrender, and began the war.
    Abraham Lincoln ended slavery. On January 1st, 1863, Abe declared that all slaves be free but that didn’t really change life for them at first they were still working for the white landlords As the war went on, the Northerners won many battles—the most famous one was at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. On April 9th 1865 the South gave up and the war was over.
    Abraham was leader of the Civil War.

    Foreign Policies
    Lincoln’s only foreign policiy was to let the secretary of state make the foreign policy except Lincoln had one: trying to keep out any foreign intervention in the Civil War.
    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/biography/presidents-lincoln/

  4. Presidency–Foreign Policy’s, Middle East, The Cyprus Dispute turned into a crisis with the Turkish invasion of Cyprus became an extreme strain with the NATO forces. In mid-August the government withdrew Greece from the NATO military structure. In mid-September 1974, the Senate and House of Representatives voted to stop sending military aid to Turkey. On May 21 Ford received a letter from 76 senators urging him to respond to to Israel’s request for $2.59 billion in military and economic aid. Ford was annoyed and truly thought the chance for peace was jeopardized
    Vietnam, One of Ford’s greatest challenges was dealing with the continued Vietnam War. American offensive operations was ended by the Paris Peace Accords singned on January 27, 1973.

  5. Foreign policies- Panama Canal international waterway the Panama Canal lets ships pass between the Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean, saving about 8000 miles.

    Domestic- United Mine Workers of America went on strike in the fields of eastern Pennsylvania. They wanted higher wages and shorter workdays. 16th Amendment passes. Several bank were insolvent or bankrupt this caused massive withdrawals causing the banks to actually go bankrupt as they weren’t before.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodore_Roosevelt

  6. presidency -foreign policy -was to try to stop the cold war and started off on the wrong foot because he didn’t ask he told
    Cuba and the Bay of Pigs Invasion
    to overthrow fidel castro by using the cia
    domestic- “called new frontier he promised federal funding for education also substantial taxing he said that he would lower it by 18 percent
    civil rights he was going to sign the civil rights but then he died and he was a main help in the civil rights and helped martin luther

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_F._Kennedy

  7. One of Reagan’s biggest Domestic Policies was the “War on Drugs” where he planned to prohibit all drugs in America. The “War on Drugs” lead to the decrease of drug use in America. After Jimmy Carter started up the massive build up of troops, Reagan supported it and continued to do so.Reagan’s foreign policies helped end the Cold War. In 1984 President Reagan reached out to Moscow after Mikhail Gorbachev took office as General Secretary of the Soviet Union. Reagan met with Gorbachev in Reykjavik, Iceland and talked about eliminating all nuclear weapons.

  8. Domestic Policies
    Civil Rights Movement
    The Civil Rights Movement outlawed all forms of racial segregation. JFK originally proposed this Civil Rights Bill in June 1963. After his assassination Johnson signed the bill to pass on July 2, 1964. This bill allowed all races to have equal rights in the United States.
    Gun Control
    On October 22, 1968, Johnson signed the Gun Control Act of 1968. This Act made the requirements to own a gun and get a license to own one more strict. Motivations to pass this act was in response to the assassination of JFK and Martin Luther King Jr.
    Urban Riots
    Johnson realized just after taking office that there were too many violent riots going on in black neighborhoods. It was dangering to many live he knew he had to do something. Johnson created the Kerner Commission to help stop these Urban Riots.
    Foreign Policies
    Vietnam War
    In 1968 Johnson kept sending troops to Vietnam without consulting the Senate. Because of his choice and the Americans against him over half of his party turned against him.
    Immigration
    Johnson signed the Immigration Act of 1965, which significantly changed the U.S. immigration policy for Europeans. This act doubled the amount of European immigration to the U.S.
    The Six Day War and Israel
    In 1967 Johnson took a trip to Israel during the Six-Day-War to help stop it. Johnson was against the war to further on because the didn’t want the U.S. to get involved.
    Judicial Appointments
    Abe Fortas
    Thurgood Marshall

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