President George Walker Bush
About the President George Walker Bush Lesson
A lesson of President George W. Bush. Students read about his life and accomplishments. The reading is accompanied by multiple choice questions.
• To present the major historical facts pertaining to George W. Bush.
• To present the major achievements of the George W. Bush Presidency.
• To assess the student?s comprehension of George W. Bush history.
George Bush completed his college studies at Yale University in 1968. He then joined the Texas Air National Guard Reserve and was a pilot of F-102 aircraft. George Bush went to Harvard University and received a Master?s degree in Business Administration in 1975. He returned to Texas and worked in the oil industry. In 1977 he met and married his wife, Laura.
In 1978 George Bush tried unsuccessfully to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas and he returned to work in the oil industry. In 1988 George Bush moved his family to Washington D.C. so that he could help his father, George H.W. Bush, run for the presidency. With the election of his father as President, George W. moved back to Texas to be an active partner in his baseball franchise, the Texas Rangers.