Venn diagram

Using this Venn diagram, figure out the similarities and differences between George W. Bush and John Kerry. Write the letter of each description in the circle of the candidate to whom the description best applies. If a description applies to both candidates, write its letter in the overlapping section of the two circles. Stumped? Use the Internet to check out the candidates’ Web sites.

A. served as governor of Texas

B. was born in Colorado

C. fought in the Vietnam War

D. was born in Connecticut

E. is the commander in chief of the U.S. armed forces

F. attended Yale University

G. is a member of Skull and Bones, a college society

H. worked as a prosecutor

I. served in the Texas Air National Guard

J. is a U.S. senator

K. chose John Edwards as his running mate

L. says he will revoke tax cuts for wealthy Americans

M. was general manager of the Texas Rangers baseball team

N. says the United Nations must play a major role in Iraq

O. says the spread of weapons of mass destruction must be stopped

P. chose Dick Cheney as his running mate

Q. says he will make recent tax cuts permanent

R. is married, with children

S. says the United States went to war with Iraq the right way at the right time

T. is a Massachusetts resident

Bush: A, D, E, I, M, Q, S,

Kerry: B, C, H, J, K, L, N, T

Both: F, G, O, R


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