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By George W. Bush

ISBN-10: 0553447793

ISBN-13: 9780553447798

George W. Bush, the forty third President of the U.S., has authored a private biography of his father, George H. W. Bush, the forty first President.

Forty-three males have served as President of the us. numerous books were written approximately them. yet by no means ahead of has a President instructed the tale of his father, one other President, via his personal eyes and in his personal phrases.

A detailed and intimate biography, the e-book covers the whole scope of the elder President Bush's lifestyles and profession, together with his carrier within the Pacific in the course of global warfare II, his pioneering paintings within the Texas oil company, and his political upward thrust as a Congressman, U.S. consultant to China and the United international locations, CIA Director, vice chairman, and President.

The ebook shines new mild on either the comprehensive statesman and the nice and cozy, respectable guy recognized top via his relatives. moreover, George W. Bush discusses his father's impact on him all through his personal lifestyles, from his youth in West Texas to his early crusade journeys together with his father, and from his selection to enter politics to his personal two-term Presidency.

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PROFESSIONAL EXPLORERS The news of Columbus’s remarkable voyages raced across Europe during the sixteenth century and stimulated other expeditions to the Western Hemisphere. Over the next two centuries, many European nations dispatched ships and claimed territory by “right of discovery”: Spain, Portugal, France, Britain, the Netherlands, and Russia. The national governments sponsored professional explorers, mostly Italians, who probed the shorelines in the Americas during the early sixteenth century.

Many were simply seeking a piece of land, higher wages, and greater economic opportunity. ” Yet such enticements were not sufficient to attract enough workers to keep up with the rapidly expanding colonial economies, so the Europeans forced the Indians to work for them. But there were never enough laborers to meet the unceasing demand. Moreover, captive Indians often escaped or were so rebellious that their use as slaves was banned in several colonies. ” Beginning early in the seventeenth century, colonists turned to Africa for their labor needs.

1) GREENLAND NORWAY FAROE ISLANDS ICELAND SHETLAND ISLANDS SCOTLAND NORTH SEA LABRADOR IRELAND N O RT H AMERICA CAPE COD L’Anse aux Meadows ENGLAND EUROPE NEWFOUNDLAND AT L A N T I C O C E A N NORSE DISCOVERIES Norse settlements AFRICA When did the first Norse settlers reach North America? What was the symbolic significance of these lands of the Western Hemisphere? How far south in North America did the Norse explorers travel? Sweden, and Denmark, Viking warriors and traders ventured down to North Africa, across the Baltic Sea, up Russian rivers, and across the Black Sea to the fabled Turkish capital, Constantinople (present-day Istanbul).

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