2000-2010 Major Events

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    Major Events

  • Bush and Cheney are elected by the republicans

  • George Bush is sworn in as the 43rd president of the U.S

  • Terrorist attacks hit World Trade Center and the Pentagon

  • U.N passes the Iraq resolution, beginning of the search for weapons of mass destruction

  • NASA rover lands on Mars

  • Ronald Reagan dies at age 93

  • President Bush is re-elected

  • Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf Coast

  • Virginia Tech Massacre

  • Obama is the winner of the democratic race

  • McCain picks Sarah Palin as his running mate

  • Obama wins the presidential election

  • President Obama is sworn in as America's first African American president

  • A BP oil rig explodes causing a major oil spill in the gulf coast

  • U.S combat mission is called to a stop in Iraq