• iran contra affair

    was a political scandal in the United States that came to light in November 1986
  • S and L scandal

    he failure of about 747 out of the 3,234 savings and loan associations in the United States
  • iran hostage crisis

    crisis between Iran and the United States. Fifty-two US citizens were held hostage for 444 days from November 4, 1979 to January 20, 1981, after a group of Islamic students and militants took over. the United States in support of the Iranian Revolution.
  • U.S. Embassy in Beirut Bombed

    was a suicide bombing against the us
  • challenger accident

    The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster occurred on Tuesday, January 28, 1986, when Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, leading to the deaths of its seven crew members. The spacecraft bursted over the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of central Florida
  • Students Massacred in China's Tienanmen Square

    when students were killed while they were protesting
  • persian gulf war

    a war waged by a U.N.-authorized coalition force from thirty-four nations led by the United States, against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of the State of Kuwait.
  • fall of the berlin wall

    was when the berlin wall was decided not to seperate anymore
  • Collapse of the Soviet Union

    when the sovietunion completly collapsed