1990’s- Present

  • Sierra Club

    Sierra Club
    One of the most influential grassroots environmental organizations in the US. It was founded on by the Scottish conservationist and preservationist John Muir, who became its first president. The Sierra Club has hundreds of thousands of members in chapters located throughout the United States and is affiliated with Sierra Club Canada.
  • George H. W. Bush was born.

    George H. W. Bush was born.
    Born in Milton, Massachusetts. He was the 41st U.S. president from 1989 to 1993. He also was a two-term U.S. vice president under Ronald Reagan. Bush began his political career in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1967.
  • Donald Rumsfield was born.

    Donald Rumsfield was born.
    Born Chicago, Illinois. Following the September 11, 2001, attacks, Rumsfeld oversaw the U.S.-led attack on Afghanistan that resulted in the overthrow of the Taliban. The Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein was also toppled, and he initially earned praise for his handling of the war but resigned in 2006 after much criticism.
  • Saddam Hussein was born.

    Saddam Hussein was born.
    Born in al-Auja, Iraq. Was the fifth president of Iraq. He was in the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party and the Baghdad-based Ba'ath Party and its regional organisation Ba'ath Party which espoused ba'athism, a mix of Arab nationalism and Arab socialism.
  • George W. Bush was born.

    George W. Bush was born.
    Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Bush was the 43rd president of the United States. He won the Electoral College vote in 2000. Bush led the United States' response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks and initiated the Iraq War. Before his presidency, Bush was a businessman and served as governor of Texas. Now he resigns in Dallas, Texas.
  • Bill Clinton was born.

    Bill Clinton was born.
    Born in Hope, Arkansas. In 1976, he was elected attorney general of Arkansas, and in 1978 he won the governorship, becoming the youngest governor the country had seen in 40 years. Clinton was elected president in 1992. Six years later, in 1998, he was impeached by the House of Representatives, but was acquitted by the Senate in 1999.
  • Hilary Clinton was born.

    Hilary Clinton was born.
    Born in Chicago, Illinois. She served as first lady from 1993 to 2001, and then as a U.S. senator from 2001 to 2009. In early 2007, Clinton announced her plans to run for the presidency. She ran against Obama and Mccain in 2008.
  • Sonia Sotomayor was born.

    Sonia Sotomayor was born.
    Born inBronx, New York. She became a U.S. District Court Judge in 1992 and was elevated to the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals in 1998. In 2009, she became the first Latina Supreme Court Justice in U.S. history.
  • Osama bin Laden was born.

    Osama bin Laden was born.
    Born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. was the founder of al-Qaeda, the militant Islamist organization that claimed responsibility for the September 11 attacks on the United States, along with numerous other mass-casualty attacks against civilian and military targets.
  • Greenpeace

    An environmental organization with offices in over forty countries and with an international coordinating body in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Greenpeace states its goal is to ensure the ability of the Earth to nurture life in all its diversity and focuses its campaigning on world wide issues such as global warming, deforestation, overfishing, commercial whaling, genetic engineering, and anti-nuclear issues. Greenpeace uses direct action, lobbying and research to achieve its goals.
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    1990’s- Present

  • Collapse of Soviet Union

    Collapse of Soviet Union
    The Soviet flag flew over the Kremlin in Moscow for the last time. A few days earlier, representatives from 11 Soviet republics met in the Kazakh city of Alma-Ata and announced that they would no longer be part of the Soviet Union. Instead, they declared they would establish a Commonwealth of Independent States. Because the three Baltic republics.
  • World Trade Organization

    World Trade Organization
    (WTO) s an organization that intends to supervise and liberalize international trade. The organization officially made under the Marrakech Agreement, replacing the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). The organization deals with regulation of trade between participating countries; it provides a framework for negotiating and formalizing trade agreements, and a dispute resolution process aimed at enforcing participants' adherence to WTO.
  • Kyoto Protocol

    Kyoto Protocol
    UNFCCC - ( United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) is an international treaty that sets binding obligations on industrialised countries to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases.
  • International Criminal Court

    International Criminal Court
    (ICC) is a permanent tribunal to prosecute individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression (although it cannot, until at least 2017, exercise jurisdiction over the crime of aggression.)
  • 9/11

    Was a series of attacks were aby terrorist launched by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda upon the United States in New York City and the Washington, D.C. area. The buildings that they were aiming at were: The World Trade Center, The White House, and The Pentagon.

    Stands for Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001. It significantly reduced restrictions in law enforcement agencies' gathering of intelligence within the United States.
  • Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina
    Most destructive Atlantic hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season. It was the costliest natural disaster, as well as one of the five deadliest hurricanes, in the history of the United States. It caused awareness to the US government to the poor engineering behind it.
  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

    American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
    (the Stimulus or The Recovery Act) was an economic stimulus package enacted by the 111th United States Congress. It responded to the late-2000s recession, the primary objective for ARRA was to save and create jobs almost immediately. Secondary objectives were to provide temporary relief programs for those most impacted by the recession and invest in infrastructure, education, health, and 'green' energy.
  • Third Party Candidates

    Third Party Candidates
    Is a term that is commonly used in the United States to refer to political parties other than the two major parties, which are the Democratic Party and Republican Party. An independent candidate is one who runs for office with no formal party affiliation. Example: Green Party