Ginnerty_InteractiveTimeline

Timeline created by G_Stroud
  • Carter Defeats Ford In Election

    Carter Defeats Ford In Election
  • Carter helps with Camp David Accords

    Carter helps with Camp David Accords
    Peace Treaty between Egypt and Israel President Carters greatest foreign triumph.
  • Iran Hostage Crisis

    Iran Hostage Crisis
    Pres. Carter’s greatest foreign policy crisis occurred in Iran when the U.S. backed Shah was overthrown in an Islamic revolution headed by the religious leader Ayatollah Khomeini. Revolutionaries took 52 American hostages from the U.S. Embassy and held them for 444 days.
  • US Places Embargo on USSR and Boycott 1980 Olympics

    US Places Embargo on USSR and Boycott 1980 Olympics
    Carter placed an embargo of grain exports on the U.S.S.R. andhad the U.S. boycott the 1980 Moscow Olympics.
  • Reagan Defeats Carter in 1980 Election

    Reagan Defeats Carter in 1980 Election
  • Strategic Defense Initiative

    Strategic Defense Initiative
    An iniative in which the government tryed to create a system which would intercept and destroy oncoming missles.
  • Iran-Contra Scandal

    Iran-Contra Scandal
    Members of Reagan’s administration such as Colonel Oliver North secretly sold weapons to Iran in exchange for the release of U.S. hostages in the Middle East. Money from the sales wasgiven to the Contras after Congress had forbiden it.
  • Signing of the INF treaty between the US and USSR

    Signing of the INF treaty between the US and USSR
    It eliminated USSR's short and intermediate range missles near the US.
  • George H. W, Bush defeats Michael Dukakis

    George H. W, Bush defeats Michael Dukakis
  • Signed the American Disablilities Act

    Signed the American Disablilities Act
    Forbid discrimination and mandated access to public places inregards to persons with physical or mental disabilities.
  • Operatoin Desert Storm

    Operatoin Desert Storm
    The U.S. organized a U.N. coalition of forces to expel Iraq from Kuwait in the Persian Gulf War.
  • Signed the Civil Rights act of 1991

    Signed the Civil Rights act of 1991
    The Civil Rights Act of 1991 is a United States statute that was passed in response to a series of United States Supreme Court decisions which limited the rights of employees who had sued their employers for discrimination.
  • William Clinton Defeats Bush in Election

    William Clinton Defeats Bush in Election
  • Signed the Emergency Family Leave Act

    Signed the Emergency Family Leave Act
    giving workers unpaid leave to care for sick family members.
  • Signed N.A.F.T.A.

    Formed the North American Free trade Agreement. In 1994, the U.S. joined Mexico and Canada informing this to promote free trade and increase U.S. exports so as to compete with the European Union
  • Formed the World Trade Orginization

    Formed the World Trade Orginization
    Formed to settle trade disputes between nations. Critics of theseprograms fear the loss of U.S. unskilled jobs to cheaper overseas labor.
  • Signed the Welfare Reform Act

    Signed the Welfare Reform Act
    Limited welfare benefits and required work to receive benefits.
  • George W. Bush defeated Al gore and Independent party

    George W. Bush defeated Al gore and Independent party
  • Passed the Patriot Act

    Passed the Patriot Act
    Passed by Congress to make it easier to conduct surveillance in the U.S. to fight terrorism. Controversial and opposed by civil rights groups.
  • Formed Department of Homeland Security

    Formed Department of Homeland Security
    Created to coordinate government agencies in the war onterrorism.
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