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Social Studies
Politicians and Presidents

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Birth date: June 12, 1924 George was born in Milton, Massachusetts.His birthname is George Herbert Walker Bush. His father and mother werer Prescott Bush, (investment banker) and senator and Dorothy (Walker) Bush. He went to Yale University in 1948. He was in U.S. Navy, 1942-1945, as a Lieutenant Junior Grade.


June 1943 - Becomes the youngest pilot in the Navy at the time, after earning his commission and wings.1967-1971 - U.S. Representative from Texas' Seventh District.1980 - Runs for president, but loses his party's nomination to Ronald Reagan.January 20, 1981 - Is sworn in as vice-president of the United States.November 8, 1988 - Elected 41st president of the United States, with 53.1% of the popular vote and 426 electoral votes.

Sends American troops to Panama (Operation Just Cause).Pardons six government officials who had been implicated in the Iran-Contra affair.Tours areas in southeast Asia damaged by a tsunami with former President Bill Clinton.Receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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President Jimmy Carter was the 39th U.S. president and lost out to Ronald Reagan, who went on to serve two terms. As with Bush and many presidents that don't end up getting re-elected, Carter served during a struggling U.S. economy that was suffering through high interest rates and inflation..George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States (1989–1993). A Republican, he had previously served as the 43rd Vice President of the United States (1981–1989), a congressman, an ambassador, and Director of Central Intelligence.





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