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Concise Biography, History & Facts About President George W. Bush
Forty-third President -
George Walker Bush
Place of Birth -  July 6, 1946
in New Haven, Connecticut
George W. Bush Education - Yale (B.S., 1968), Harvard (M.B.A., 1975)

Term as President - 2001 - 2009
George W. Bush Political Party - Republican
Vice President / Vice Presidents - Dick Cheney
Religion - Methodist
George W. Bush, Military Experience - National Guard service, First Lieutenant
Name of Wife - George W. Bush married Laura Welch, on November 5, 1977
Children: Barbara Pierce Bush and Jenna Welch Hager
Career of George W. Bush - Businessman, Politician, Statesman - Governor of Texas, 1995-2000. His popularity increased after September 11 terrorist attacks on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center in New York City. His popularity declined after failure to react during the Hurricane Katrina and the slump in US economy. The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq added to his decline in popularity
Next President:
President Barack Obama

Major Events during his presidency

  • September 11, 2001 - Terrorist Attack on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center in New York City

  • 2001 - War in Afghanistan
  • 2003 - War in Iraq

Presidential Facts and Trivia in response to the question who was President George W. Bush

  • Description of President George W. Bush - Height 5 feet 11 inches

  • George W. Bush Age at Inauguration - 54 years old
  • He received a bachelor's degree in history from Yale University
  • The first U.S. president with an MBA degree
  • He became a certified fighter pilot in June 1970
  • George W. Bush Nickname - Dubya
  • George W. Bush is a partner in the Texas Rangers Baseball Team
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 President George W. Bush and the Constitution of the US (17th September,1787)

Information and Facts about any President of America is incomplete without explaining his role and his power in the government of the country. We have therefore included this section regarding the US Constitution. Under the U.S. Constitution the president is the head of state, the commander in chief of the armed forces and is also the chief executive of the federal government.

Facts about Eligibility
Article 2, Section 1, this section of the U.S. Constitution sets the requirements to hold office.

  • A natural born citizen of the US

  • A resident of the US for 14 years
  • Thirty-five years of age

Facts about Term of Office
Following election he, and the Vice President, shall hold his office during the term of four years. ( The twenty-second amendment, which started with the inauguration of Dwight Eisenhower, limits the this to two terms)

President's Executive Oath of Office
"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States." 
United States Constitution, Article II, Section 1, Clause 8


Facts about Main Presidential Duties and power

  • Commander-in-chief of the armed forces of the United States

  • In times of war or national emergency to manage the national economy and protect the security of the United States
  • Nomination of the heads of all executive departments and agencies (Subject to Senate confirmation)
  • Preparing the budget of the United States, although the Congress must approve it.
  • Presidential legislative powers - The status of the country and his legislative proposals for the upcoming year are given in the annual State of the Union Address.

Facts about Presidential judicial power

  • Appointing important public officials such as ambassadors, other public ministers and consuls and judges of the Supreme Court.

  • Granting reprieves and pardons to anyone convicted of breaking a federal law except in a case of impeachment.

Facts about Presidential power in foreign affairs

  • Federal official primarily responsible for the relations of the United States with foreign nations.

  • To make treaties and appoint ambassadors, ministers, and consuls (provided two thirds of the Senators present concur). 
  • To receive foreign ambassadors and other public officials. 

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