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  • Election of Carter

    Election of Carter
    Jimmy Carter wins the election against Ford. Carter’s attraction to voters was his being a “Washington outsider” and moral individual when the public was distrustful of government following theWatergate Scandal.
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    Carter - Bush

  • Torrijos-Carter Treaty

    Torrijos-Carter Treaty
    America and Panama sign a treaty stating that as of 12:00 December 31st 1999 Panama would take full responsiblity for the canal and it's defense.
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  • Camp David Accords

    Camp David Accords
    A peace treaty was signed between Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin. Jimmy Carter oversaw the singing.
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  • Afghanistand is invaided by the USSR

    Afghanistand is invaided by the USSR
    The USSR invades Afghanistan which leads the US to boycott the Moscow Olymipcs. Pic from
  • Cold War

    Reagan reversed the policy of détente and began building up miliatry forces.

  • Iran Hostage Crisis - Begins

    Iran Hostage Crisis - Begins
    A group of Islamist students and militants took over the American Embassy in Tehran in support of Islamic revolutions. 52 Americans are captured.
  • Boycott the Olympics

    Boycott the Olympics
    Carter Boycotts the olympics in Moscos in response to russia invading afganistan.
  • Iran hostage crisis - ends

    After a failed attempt at negotiations, operation eagle claw was launched which failed and resulted in the death of eight American service men and one Iranian civillian. The Algiers Accords were signed in Algeria and the hostages were released into US custody the next day after being held for 444 days.
  • Ronald Reagan Elected!

    Ronald Reagan Elected!
    Ronald Reagan is Elected President of the United States.
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  • Reagan Assassination Attempt!

    Reagan Assassination Attempt!
    Reagan, his press secretary James Brady, Washington police officer Thomas Delahanty, and Secret Service agent Timothy McCarthy were struck by gunfire from would-be assassin John Hinckley, Jr. pic from
  • SDI (Star Wars)

    SDI (Star Wars)
    Reagan proposes the The Strategic Defense Initiative, as a means of protecting the united states from the possiblity of tactical nuclear ballistics missiles. Pic form Wikimedia
  • Invasion of Grenada

    Invasion of Grenada
    This was an invasion of Grenada by the US and many other nations to stop the advance of communism in Grenada. Pic from Wikimedia
  • President Reagan Second Term

    President Reagan Second Term
    Reagan was voted in for a second tern in office.
  • INF Treaty

    INF Treaty
    The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) is an agreement between the United States and the Soviet Union. Signed by President Reagan and General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev. The treaty eliminated nuclear and conventional ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles with intermediate ranges, defined as between 500-5,500 km (300-3,400 miles). From WikiMedia
  • Tiananmen Square

    Tiananmen Square
    The protest began during mass mourning of over the death of former CPC General Secretary Hu Yaobang. Protest soon arose from students supporting continued liberation and eventually spread across the city. Pic from
  • Capture Manuel Noriega

    Capture Manuel Noriega
    President Bush sent troops into Panama to capture dictator Manuel Noriega to remove him from power and try him for drug trafficing, racketeering, and money laundering. Pic from Wikimedia
  • Americans with Disabilities Act

    Americans with Disabilities Act
    This act was passed by President George H. W. Bush. The goal of it was eleminate discrimination against people with disablities. Pic From Wikimedia
  • Gulf War

    Gulf War
    The invasion of Kuwait by Iraqi troops. This was met with international condemnation, and President Bush lead American & a mix of UN forces against Iraq. Pic from Wikimedia
  • End of the Gulf War

    The Gulf War ended with the success of operation desert strom and the retreat of Iraqi forces from Kuwait.
  • Dissolve of the U.S.S.R.

    Dissolve of the U.S.S.R.
    After Boris Yeltsin was elected first president of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic and after Mikhail Gorbachev resigned from position, the U.S.S.R dissolved and became the Russian Federation. Pic from Wikimedia