Like Father, Like Son: A Deeper Look into the Bush Legacy Essay

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Like Father, Like Son: A Deeper Look into the Bush Legacy Although all individuals are unique no matter how closely related they might be, sometimes, their similarities over shadow their differences and yield a very interesting combination of events that almost have a deja vu effect on its audience. The Bush family serves as the perfect illustration for this phenomenon. From their family history and business life, to their lives as the Presidents of the United States of America, George Herbert Walker Bush and George Walker Bush have led quite parallel lives. Analyzing aspects such as their personal oil businesses, the U.S economy, and international issues especially concerning the Middle East, one can usually find more to contrast…show more content…
Following in his footsteps, George Herbert Walker Bush’s son, George Walker Bush also became interested in presidency. His biography can also be found in The White House and states that George W. Bush was born on July 6, 1946, in New Heaven, Connecticut, but grew up in Midland and Houston, Texas. In 1968, he received his bachelor’s degree from Yale University, his father’s alma mater. Later Bush Junior served as an F-102 fighter pilot in the Texas Air National Guard. He received his Master of Business Administration from Harvard in 1975. George Walker Bush then worked with his father’s Presidential Campaign. Working with his father sparked an interest in politics, leading to his decision to run for Governor. On November 8, 1994, George W. Bush was elected Governor of Texas, being the first governor to be elected for two consecutive terms. After serving two terms as governor, George Walker Bush decided to run for president and became the 43rd President of the United States of America (“President George W. Bush”). Before becoming presidents, one of the biggest concerns for the Bushs and their family was their oil business. In a website titled Famous Texans, George H. W. Bush’s father, Prescott Bush, was a long time member of the board of directors of Dresser Industries, an oil drilling equipment company in Dallas, Texas. George Bush was offered his

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