The Policies of George Washington

Portrait of George Washington administration 

While George Washington became President of the United States, he almost established two crucial foreign policy rulings. He took command of negotiations with a hostile power, in this case, the Creek Nation of Native Americans, and then requested approval from Congress once they were completed. Furthermore, he dispatched American envoys to the … Read more

The Brief Biography of George Washington

Portrait of George Washington

George Washington was the Virginia plantation owner who became the United States’ first president after serving as a general and commanding officer of the colonial armies during the American Revolutionary War. He served from 1789 to 1797. Early Life and Family On February 22, 1732, George Washington was birthed in Westmoreland County, … Read more

The Children of Barack Obama

Portrait of Barack Obama’s Family

Barack Obama met Michelle Robinson in 1989, a year after she graduated from Harvard Law School and had barely started her legal career. She left law to work in academia and for nonprofits after they married in 1992, while also raising their two children and eventually becoming First Lady. Discover how Michelle … Read more

The Presidency of Barack Obama

Portrait of Barack Obama

First African American President Barack Obama, the first multiracial president, the first non-white president, and the firstborn in Hawaii. Barack Obama’s presidency began on January 20, 2009, with his first inauguration, and ended on January 20, 2017. Obama, an Illinois Democrat, was elected president after defeating Republican nominee John McCain in the … Read more

Barack Obama Childhood, Education and Careers

Portrait of Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II, born in Hawaii on August 4, 1961. His parents, Ann Dunham, a white American from Kansas, and Barack Obama Sr., a black Kenyan learning in the United States, met as students at the University of Hawaii. Obama’s father abandoned the family when Obama was two years old and … Read more

The First Lady of Barack Obama

Portrait of Barack Obama and Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama and U.S. President Barack Obama’s wife is considered the first African-American First Lady of the United States. She is the forty-fourth First Lady and the third with a postgraduate degree. Michelle is a lawyer by training. First lady Michelle Obama became a female role model in America and worldwide as … Read more

The Brief Biography of Barack Obama

Portrait of Barack Obama

The fortieth president of the United States, Barack Obama, and the country’s first African-American president. In 2008 through 2012, he was elected to two terms. Obama was born and reared in Hawaii, the son of Kenyan and Kansas parents. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and his law degree from … Read more

The First Lady of George W. Bush

Portrait of George W. Bush and Laura Bush

Laura Bush Lane Welch was born on November 4, 1946, in Midland, Texas. She is the only child of Harold Welch, a successful real estate developer, and Jenna Louise Hawkins Welch, a bookkeeper for her husband’s company. Laura was a bashful child who wanted to please her parents. They pushed her to … Read more

The Children of George W. Bush

Portrait of George W. Bush family picture.

Laura Bush devoted her attention to charity work and homemaking after marrying George W. Bush in 1977. Laura enhanced her reputation after George was elected governor of Texas in 1994, trying to improve literacy. She spoke out in support of the Afghan people on the radio and appeared before the Senate Committee … Read more

The Presidency of George W. Bush

Portrait of George W. Bush

Since Dwight D. Eisenhower in the 1950s, George W. Bush was the first Republican president to earn a majority in both houses of Congress. Bush offered a $1.6 trillion tax cut measure in February 2001, using his party’s strength. Despite Democratic protests that unjustly favored the wealthy, Congress passed a $1.35 billion … Read more