George Bush: The World's First President

988 WordsJul 17, 20184 Pages
From September eleventh to his handling of hurricane Katrina and the invasion of Iraq, there is an abundance of crisis related information we can use to judge, define, and sum President Bush’s leadership. Nevertheless, through his contribution to various cultures, leadership, and social outreach intervention programs President Bush excellently portrayed what it means to be a world president and humanitarian. As President, George Bush made fulfilling his citizenship responsibilities a priority. Hence, due to the fact that he was commander in chief, everything he did came with its degree of controversy or judgment. As President of a powerhouse nation, it was his responsibility not only to engage in the various cultures of the United…show more content…
Although he allowed each individual state and school district to design their curriculum, they still had to adhere to national standards. Hence, President Bush impacted childhood education not only on a state and local level, but also nationally. In addition to No Child Left Behind, President Bush also pushed for economic growth in a time of economic turmoil. His hope was to grow the economy and to raise living standards in the United States. Thus, by passing the “4% growth project,” President Bush targeted “real and sustainable” GDP growth that would create “good jobs for Americans, reduce the burden of government debt, and greatly increase prosperity (George W. Bush).” Hence, his economic growth project not only benefited the United States economy, but the world economy. As a world power, other nations depend on the health of the United States economy in order to operate efficiently. Furthermore, President Bush's civic engagement shone through his buttressing of global health and human freedom. Instantly gripped by the expansive “Freedom Wall,” we are reminded—through the images of soldiers greeting children—how President Bush championed domestic and global freedom. By enacting his “Freedom Agenda,” President Bush encouraged future presidents and congresses to “continue leading the cause of freedom worldwide (NSDP-58).” Hence, President Bush sought to “advance liberty” by enacting the “National Security Presidential
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