Watch ALL of the clips below. Each short video gives a real life example of various forms of Presidential leadership. You will see how each President dealt with a situation of conflict and tension regarding domestic and international affairs.
Compare and contrast what you learned from the course manual about Presidential power and what you learned from the clips below. Use the questions above as your guide.
What are the major differences you see in how each president chose to address the political and social problems during their terms? How were these issues defined? Who was impacted by the issues being dealt with and what were the consequences of Presidential decisions on those communities? What should the President have done is the situations that they each faced?
The videos below highlight President Clinton, President Bush (senior), President Bush (junior), and President Obama.
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