At the start of the 21 century The United States of America was electing a new President to bring change, honor and dignity to the Office of the President and to the country after a recent scandal from the succeeding President. Through a controversial election and long drawn out battle versus Al Gore the Democrat Party Candidate, George W Bush won the Presidency. In the beginning many people loved him, but the love declined and turned into dislike at the mid of his tenure. George W Bush accomplished a lot during his Presidency. He was successful in the war against terrorism; he had a major impact on immigration reform, and he led a major effort in protecting religious freedoms and beliefs by creating the Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives.
“President George Walker Bush Jr., was born in New Haven, Connecticut, but spent most of his childhood and adult life in Texas.” (Rountree xvii) George W. Bush comes from a family that was in the oil business and in government. “He graduated from schools such as Yale, Combat Crew Training School, and Harvard.”( Rountree xviii-xix) George W. Bush likes to paint as a hobbie. “He also joined the Texas National Guard in 1968 but was granted honorable discharged in 1973.” (Rountree xix ) Prior to becoming Texas’ 46th Governor in 1995 he worked on family members campaigns for public office throughout the years. He was the CEO of Bush Exploration Company and he unsuccessfully ran for Congress in 1977. “In 1989 he and a group of investors bought the Texas Rangers baseball franchise and he became managing partner; In 1998 Bush and his partners sold the Texas Rangers for 15 million dollars before running for President of the United States.”(Rountree xxi) In 2000 United States of America elected George W. Bush as the 43rd President. President Bush was very popular in the beginning of his tenure, but later his popularity declined