The Speech Of William Jefferson Clinton

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William Jefferson Clinton, born on August 19, 1946 in Hope, Arkansa, a small town with a population of 8,000 people would one day become the 42nd president. Bill Clinton was born to his mother, Virginia Cassidy Blythe, a recent widow. Clinton’s father died in a horrible car crash three months before the birth of his son, Being a single mother, Blythe struggled financially and soon moved away to New Orleans to study anesthesiology, leaving her son to live with his grandparents Eldridge and Edith Cassidy. The home environment of his grandparents encouraged him to read, write, and excel at a young age. After furthering her education, Virginia Blythe returned and soon married Roger Clinton. Clinton was adopted and by the hand of his …show more content…

Bill has had many views but they all fall far to the left or very close to the middle of the spectrum. While running for the office of President of the United States, Bill Clinton used a very disciplined approach. He corrected his wrong doings and confronted his guilts of having smoked marijuana in his college years. Many respected the candor Clinton had during the election. By carping often on the advantages of the rich in America, Clinton gained support of many middle class citizens. Bill Clinton’s votes counted in the popular summed to be 44,909,889 votes compared to his opponent George Bush’s 39,104,545 votes. The duo of running mates Clinton and Gore took 370 electoral votes while Bush and Quayle received only 168. Bill Clinton and the democratic party took the White House by using honesty and discipline to receive votes. Clinton’s administration begin with the appointment of Madeline Albright, Secretary of State, William Cohen, Secretary of Defense, and Lawrence Summers, Secretary of Treasury. Soon after inauguration, Clinton was challenged with the worldwide AIDS crisis as well as a world-wide arms race. Clinton decided it was time to change the priorities of the wide house, domestically and abroad. The Clinton Administration is marked by low unemployment rates, peacetime, and the

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