• Human Genome Project

    Human Genome Project
    Because of DNA Advances, allowed us to to map genetic material of human-beings
  • Invasion of Kuwait

    Saddam Huessein- Dictator of Iraq flooded Kuwait in battle of oil. USA attacked due to Saddam having control of 25% of oil in America and high taxes.
  • Hubble Telescope

    1st ever telescope to be sent to Outer Space, worth a billion dollars, Did not work at first but once fixed it allowed USA to discover much necessary information.
  • Mandela Released

    After 27 years of imprisonment Mandela was once then released and apartheid (system of segregation) was in South America
  • East and West Germany

    Reunification, Symbiotic end to Cold War because of no more Berlin Wall
  • Internet

    Worldwide Web released, Expanded and Poplular by 1994, ARPANET was big network involved
  • Rodney King Incident

    A victim of a Los Angeles cop brutality, 7 cops stood around and beat King with their batons as other cops stood their and watched the bleeding.
  • Gulf War

    Operation Desert Storn- Plan of USA attack on Huesseins army, It was a huge victory for the USA after the Vietnam War
  • Break up of Yugoslavia

    A series of conflicts and political arguments that resulted in the break up. This ended up to start the Yugoslav Wars. There were 6 republics of Yugoslavia.
  • Gorbachev signs away dictatorship

    Glasnost is a policy that Gorbachev created to allow more media and certain freedoms, Once Yeltsin had become president, Gorbachev then realized and signed away his dictatorship.
  • Yeltsin becomes President of Russia

    Took over for Gorbachev after he signed off the USSR Dictatorship. He was the first Democratic President of Russia. Yeltsin had a big drinking problem, and finally suprised people and resigned in 1999
  • CIS replaces USSR

    Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus (Belorussia) signed an agreement forming a new association to replace the crumbling Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, its name was the Commonwealth of Independent States
  • South African Apartheid

    A system of racial segregation that occured in South Africa by the National Party that mainted white supremacy.
  • Conflict in Bosnia

    The war came as a result to the breakup of Yugoslavia, There were several different sides of the war that took place in Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Intervention in Salem

    This teaches the United States a lesson not to send in troops.
  • Ross Perot

    Ran in 1992 and 1996 elections, founded electric data systems and sold general motors
  • Election of 1992

    Election of 1992
    Democrat-Bill Clinton: Victorious
    Republican-George H.W Bush
    Independent-Ross Perot
    Investigation into failed "Whitewater land deal" and leads to nothing
  • Waco Crisis

    Waco Crisis
    FBI investigated Mount Carmel Center, ATF filed for a search warrant, ended in a 2 HOUR gun battle
  • Brady Bill

    Brady Bill
    Signed bill, stating handgun buyers have to wait 5 days to get authorities checked
  • HealthCare Reform Attempt

    HealthCare Reform Attempt
    Hillary Clinton as first lady, Tried to go against Republican congress and get this passed for the universal health care for americans.
  • Contract with America

    Contract with America
    Document released and aided by Newt Gingrich, stated public promises as they would follow as they entered office
  • Whitewater Investigtion

    Clinton pressured David Hale to give Susan McDougal an illegal 300,000 dollar loan in the Whitewater Land Deal, This led to Hale making allegations against the Clintons.
  • North Korean Nuke Concerns

    In 1994 a agreement was signed between the states to limit North Korean nuclear weapon ambitions. This also helped Korea ave energy throught nuclear reactors

    NoRth American Foreign Trade Agreement is a treaty of trade signed between the USA, Canada, and Mexico to create a trade bloc
  • Civil War in Rowanda

    A conflict within the Central African nation into Rwanda between the government of President Juvénal Habyarimana and the rebel Rwandan Patriotic Front, the catalyst was the assassination of Habyarimana
  • Chunnel Opens

    In a ceremony by England's Queen Elizabeth II and French President Francois Mitterand a tunnel under the English Channel was opened connecting Britain and the Europe
  • MLB Strike

    232 day strike, it then led to the cancellation of 948 MLB games, it was the eighth work stoppage in baseball history
  • Oj Simpson murder and arrest

    Tried on two counts of murder following the June 1994 deaths of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman, the case and trial lasted over months, The lead investigator was Mark Firman
  • Impeachment and Trial

    House of Represemtatives impeached Clinton on perjury and obsruction of justice. Thought to have stated false things about sexual relationship with Lewinsky.
  • Oj Simpson found not guilty

    Oj Simpson was found not guilty after his 9 month long murder case against his ex wife and her friend.
  • Oklahoma City Bombing

    Oklahoma City Bombing
    Terrorist attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, taking 168 lives, and becoming the worst terrorist attack on American soil at that time.
  • Windows 95

    Windows 95
    Built in Internet Support, Plug and Play capabilities, Start Menu, Task Bar. It was the beginning to our computers today.
  • Dayton Peace Accords

    Agreement signed in Paris reached in Dayton, Ohio. These accords put an end to the three and a half year war in Bosnia.
  • US military action in Saudi Arabia

    After the war, the troops remained, under Operation Southern Watch, no-fly zones over southern Iraq, country's oil exports through the shipping lanes through the Persian Gulf were covered by the US Fifth Fleet
  • Blizzard of 1996

    Nor'easter that paralyzed the Northeast USA with 4 feet of snow that lasted 2 days, it was followed by another storm on Jan. 12th and then unusual warm weather
  • Flight 800

    2 worst airplane accident in USA killing 230 passengers on board and landing in the Atlantic Ocean, crashed 12 minutes after take off from JFK airport in NY
  • Olympic Park Bombing

    Terrorist bombing in Georgia at the 1996 Olympic Games, the 1st of 4 bombing commited by Eric Rudolph, 2 people dead, 111 injured.
  • Election of 1996

    Bill Clinton won a 2nd time, Bob Dole, 2nd, Republican. Ross Perot, 3rd, Reform.
  • Independence of Hong Kong

    internet movement that advocates Hong Kong to become an independent sovereign state, Hong Kong was worried of being ruled by the communist China, and they wanted to keep there well maintained economic enviorment
  • Kyoto Protocol

    An protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, aimed on fighting against global warming
  • Lewinsky Affair

    Sex scandal between Bill Clinton and 22 yr old white house intern named Monica Lewinsky, Clinton ended up impeached after trials.
  • Newt Gingrich resigns

    This year the house had lost 5 republican seats and Newt had won his reelection but then was forced out by republicans of house and he also intended on leaving as well.
  • USA bombs Al-Shifa Plant

    pharmaceutical factory in Khartoum North, Sudan, bombing killed 1 employee and wounded 3, it was thought to kill 10,000 civilians due to drug cut offs, USA bombed because of certain reasons but mainly because of connection with al-Queada
  • Unobomber pleades guilty

    Ted Kaczynski, sent mail bombs to 16 different universities and airlines over the course of a year killing 3 out of the 16 sent.
  • Neslon Mandela

    South African politician who became President who served from 1994-1999. First to win in a fully representative democratic election.
  • Intervention in Somalia

    These interventions were aimed at creating a secure enough environment for humanitarian operations to be carried out
  • Clinton Acquitted

    The 42nd president Bill Clinton was impeaced due to 2 laws, Obstruction of Justice and perjury
  • NATO bombs Serbia

    Operation Noble Anvil was NATOS military operation for the Kosovo War. Marked the 2nd greatest combat operation in history
  • Columbine Shooting

    school shooting, 2 seniors killed 12 students and 1 teacher while injuring 21 students, then they both ended up commiting suicide
  • Return of Panama Canal

    Protest were rising in Panama, the Panamarians and USA then signed a treaty to return it to there rightful owner which then also stated the USA could defend any part of it
  • Millenium

    Americans were under much worry that certain things would happen once the 200's came around such as banks would have shortages and computers would not work and then people had worries of missles being shot off because of messed up computers, a big worry in USA for the upcoming 2000's