1980's and more

  • Air-traffic controllers strike

    almost 13,000 people went on strike. The strike was about how members of the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Association had concerns with the working conditions they had by the (FAA).
  • Iran-contra scandal

    Ronald Reagans administration supplied weapons to Iran in hopes of securing the release of American Hostages held in Lebanon by Hezbollah terrorists loyal to Irans leader.
  • Gramm-Rudman- Hollings Act

    It was also called the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act. It was championed by Senators Philip Gramm and Warren Rudman and Ernest Hollings. The law provided for automatic spending cuts to happen if the president and congress failed to reach targets.
  • Westside Community School Distric v. Mergens

    It permitted religious activities to happen in public schools. A group of students wanted to have a christian club in their high school.
  • Equal Access Act

    Students rights to assemble their own clubs
  • Reno v. ACLU

    internet minors
  • Mitchell v. Helms

  • Bush v. Gore

    The decision was in favor of George Bush. They recounted the ballots.