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George H.W Bush // His presidency and accomplishments.
Transcript of George H.W Bush // His presidency and accomplishments.
President Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act which restricted and forbid discrimination in employment, public accommodations, and transportation for 43 million Americans.
His legacy in the White House
George H.W Bush was the 41st president, serving from 1989 to 1993.
10: Anti-Drug Law 11/21/1989
9: Arms Reduction Agreement 6/01/1990
President Bush and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev sign the broadest arms reduction agreement in two decades, this meant the U.S and the Soviet Union would rid 25% and 40% of nuclear stockpiles.
5: CFE Treaty
7: Budget Law signed 11/05/1990
The U.S, Canada, and twenty other European nations signed the CFE, or Conventional Forces in Europe treaty. The CFE limits NATO and Warsaw Pact weapons holding and caps the American troop presence in Central Europe at just under 200,000.
4: Start-1 Signed
President Bush and Gorbachev met in Moscow to sign a nuclear arms reduction treaty labeled as Start-1, it called for both nations to make crucial reductions in the number of nuclear warheads in their respective arsenals.
6:Clean Air Act
President Bush signed this law which tightens air pollution standards and was intended to reduce urban smog, cut acid rain pollution by 1/2, and eliminate emissions of toxic chemicals by the end of the 20th century.
George H.W Bush // His presidency and accomplishments
President Bush signed an anti-drug law that provided $300 million to expand anti-drug programs which include federal prison expansion, education, law enforcement, and treatment facilities.
President Bush signs a law that would reduce the federal budget by nearly $500 billion in the course of 5 years. This led to $140 billion in new taxes.
3: Civil Rights Act 11/21/1991
President Bush signed the Civil Rights Act, which made it easier for employees to sue employers if they were discriminated.
2: U.S - Russian Nuclear Agreement. 06/16/1992
President Bush and President Yeltsin announce an agreement where they both reduce their nuclear warheads to between 3,000 and 3,500 by 2003.
1: Supplemental Appropriations Act. 06/22/1992
President Bush signs a supplemental appropriations act that provides aid to inner cities, specifically Los Angeles, which is trying to recover from the Rodney King riots of April 1992.