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Vocabulary

Donald Trump

Early Life

  1. Where and when was Donald Trump born? __________________________________________________________________
  2. After Trump graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Finance, where did Trump go to work?

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  1. Between the 1970s and the 1990s how was Trump making money?

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  1. What are 3 interesting purchases Trump made between the 1970s and the 1990s?

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  1. Trumps career changed in the early 2000s (21st century). How? What phrase did he make popular with this new career path?

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Pre-Candidacy

  1. What political party does Trump identify with?

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  1. What political party did Trump try to run for president for in 1999?

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  1. Why was Trump favored over Pat Buchanan in that primary election?

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  1. What were some of the things he told prospective voters he would do?

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  1. In 2012 election what did he question about Obama that kept him in the public eye?

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Candidacy

  1. In 2015, what political party did Trump say he wanted to run for?

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  1. What was his campaign platform in this election?

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  1. What made Trump popular with many voters on the campaign trail?

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  1. What are two controversial issues that came out of his campaign for president?

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  1. Name 2 people who ran against Trump during the primaries.

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  1. Who did Trump choose for his running mate? (hint: Vice-Presidential nominee)

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References

  1. Where did you find the answers to these questions? Please include web address.