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The 2000's
President George W. Bush

The 2000's
The 2000's


President George W. Bush
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 5 to 8
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   8.56

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    al-Qaeda, hijackers, popularity, historical, original, destruction, provided, invasion, administration, response, effective, criticism, terrorist, particularly, further, mass
     content words:    George W., United States, President Bush, No Child Left Behind Act, No Child Left Behind, Hurricane Katrina, Gulf Coast, New Orleans, Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency


President George W. Bush
By Sharon Fabian
  

1     On January 20, 2001, George W. Bush was inaugurated as the new president of the United States. In 2005, he was inaugurated for a second term that would end in 2009. His two terms were marked by important historical events.
 
2     At home in the United States, two topics addressed by President Bush were money and education. One of the most damaging hurricanes in US history also occurred during his presidency.
 
3     One of the first things that President Bush did when he became president was to promise a tax cut to the American people, and in 2001, tax cuts were made.
 
4     In 2002, President Bush signed the No Child Left Behind Act. This law promised to give a better education to American children and to make sure that all children did well in school. Although the idea of No Child Left Behind was praised by many, critics argued that the federal government never provided the money needed to make the law effective.
 
5     In 2005, Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast of the United States. It was particularly damaging to the state of Louisiana and especially to the city of New Orleans. President Bush authorized the new Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help the victims of this huge natural disaster. Many people displaced by the hurricane had to wait days to be rescued, and the Bush administration faced harsh criticism over its slow response to the emergency.

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The 2000's
             The 2000's


United States
             United States


    American Government  
 
    Black History and Blacks in U.S. History  
 
    Children in History  
 
    Government Careers  
 
    Hispanic Heritage  
 
    How Can I Help?  
 
 
    Immigration  
 
    National Parks and Monuments  
 
    Native Americans  
 
    Presidents of the United States  
 
    Women's History  
 


United States History
    A Nation Divided
(1840-1861)
 
 
    A New Nation
(1776-1830)
 
 
    After the Civil War
(1865-1870)
 
 
    American Revolution  
 
    Cold War
(1947-1991)
 
 
    Colonial America (1492-1776)  
 
    Lewis and Clark
(1804-1806)
 
 
    Pearl Harbor  
 
    Spanish American War (1898)  
 
    The 1890's  
 
    The 1900's  
 
    The 1910's  
 
    The 1920's  
 
    The 1930's  
 
 
    The 1940's  
 
    The 1950's  
 
    The 1960's  
 
    The 1970's  
 
    The 1980's  
 
    The 1990's  
 
    The 2000's  
 
    The Civil War
(1861-1865)
 
 
    The Great Depression
(1929-1945)
 
 
    The United States Grows
(1865-1900)
 
 
    The War of 1812  
 
    Wild, Wild West  
 
    World War I
(1914-1918)
 
 
    World War II  
 


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