#106 Trump Presidency

OK PASS Objectives

 

 

Content Standard 7:

Discuss the election of 2008 and President Barak Obama

Donald Trump Election of 2016

 

Republican : Donald Trump

Democrat: Hillary Clinton

 

Headlines are dominated by

1.  Health Care

Republicans: repeal of Affordable Care Act

(Obama Care)

 

Watch 2016 Election Morning After 17min video

Immigration

Immigration has been a particularly contentious issue in the Republican primary, providing fodder for numerous attacks.

"I'll build a wall and make Mexico pay for it"


 

2. Tax reform

Trump passed a tax bill lowered taxes for all Americans

Syrian Civil War Refugees pour into neighboring countries.

Trump says no to refugees into the United States.


1. Gun violence prevention "black lives matter"

Gun control

A string of high-profile mass shootings this fall reignited the debate over gun violence.

Democtrats have been vocal in pushing for new restrictions

Republicans (keep the guns)


Travel ban  (from 7 Muslim countries

Trump’s so-called travel ban scored a major victory later this year when the Supreme Court ruled to allow the entire policy to take effect.

Random terrorism strikes around the world

Isis claims responsibility

 


Foreign Affairs

Recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

Isis rebels lost territory


Other Trump Accomplishments:

1.  Neil Gorsuch on the Supreme Court

2.  More than 2 million jobs created

3.  Bids for Border Wall underway

4.  Sanctioned Iran over missile program

5.  ISIS lost virtually all of its territory

 

 

6.  Signed trade deal with China

7.  Reduced illegal immigration

 


Current Events

2018

Maylasia Flight 116, and MH370

flights disappear 

2.  Women strive for equal pay


Popular Culture:Fortnite rules the gaming world

Climate Change

Trump reduced regulations

 

Addressing climate change is a big priority for the Democrats


Taxes 

The two parties want to follow different paths on taxes.

Democrats want the wealthiest Americans to pay more.

Republicans are focused on lowering taxes



 

2015 Nationwide

Racial Tension

Media Hype says that Blacks and whites are divided over

1. white cops shooting black youths

Perspective:

Whites think blacks are thugs (bullies)

Blacks think whites are racists and bias

Asians feel some racism from both.

Answer:

A new national conversation and education about racism.

 

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