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Langley_J. Carter- G.W. BushTimeline

  • Stonewall Riot

    Stonewall Riot
    The Stonewall riots were a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations against a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn, in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City. Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stonewall_riots
  • O.P.E.C

    O.P.E.C
    There was an embargo placed on oil sales to the U.S. to punish the U.S. for its support of Israel. Pic Source:
    heatingoil.com
  • Carter Was Elected

    Carter Was Elected
    Carter was elected on the purpose that he was not from Washington D.C and he was not part of the “Political system.” And also he seemed more trustworthy then Ford because of the Watergate scandal(that Nixon was pardoned by Ford). Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Carter
  • U.S Boycotts Moscow Olympics

    U.S Boycotts Moscow Olympics
    Carter placed an embargo of grain exports on the U.S.S.R. andhad the U.S. boycott the 1980 Moscow Olympics. This was because Afghanistan inveaded the Soviet Union. Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1980_Summer_Olympics
  • Iran Hostage Crisis

    Iran Hostage Crisis
    The Iran hostage crisis was a diplomatic crisis between Iran and the United States where 52 Americans were held hostage for 444 days from November 4, 1979 to January 20, 1981, after a group of Islamist students and militants took over the American Embassy in Tehran in support of the Iranian Revolution. Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iran_hostage_crisis
  • Reagan Was Elected

    Reagan Was Elected
    Reagan defeated Carter in the 1980 elections, this was due to the help he got from the Iran Hostage Crisis. Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_Reagan
  • Gernada Invaded by U.S

    Gernada Invaded by U.S
    This was a plan to remove communism from this Island in the Caribbean. Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grenada
  • G. H.W. Bush was elected

    G. H.W. Bush was elected
    Vice president George H. W. Bush won election in the 1988 election over Democrat Michael Dukakis. Hecalled for a “compassionate conservatism” in his domestic policy.Pres. Bush called for “no new taxes” in the election but later agreed to new taxes due to the federal budgetdeficit. This played a part in his failure to be reelected. Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_H._W._Bush
  • Panama Dictator Challenged

    Panama Dictator Challenged
    The U.S sent troops to Panama to over through dictator because of drug trafficking. Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manuel_Noriega
  • Tiananmen Square

    Tiananmen Square
    a pro-democracy movement which ended on 4 June 1989 with the declaration of martial law in Beijing by the government and the death of at least hundreds of protesters. Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiananmen_Square
  • Berlin Wall Came Down

    Berlin Wall Came Down
    The Berlin wall is what isolated the Western part of Berlin from the world. There were many protestes and challenges towards this wall. And finally in 1989 they tore the Berlin Wall down. Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berlin_Wall
  • Operation Desert Storm

    Operation Desert Storm
    The U.S. organized a U.N. coalition of forces to expel Iraq from Kuwait in the Persian Gulf War. This war was led by Norman Schwarzkopf and organized by Colin Powell. Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulf_War
  • Oust Gorbachev

    Oust Gorbachev
    Communist leaders and military officers staged a coup to try to oust Gorbachev. Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikhail_Gorbachev
  • Clinton was elected

    Clinton was elected
    In the 1992 election, William Clinton defeated Pres. Bush and the independent candidate. He had the help from H. Ross Perot. This was a third party candidate, he helped swith a lot of republican voted to democratic. Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Clinton
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitewater_controversy
  • Whitewater Affair

    Whitewater Affair
    This involves a real estate deal that Clinton and his wife had dealt with years before. This surfaced around the time of the election, this "scandal" was that they had lost a lot of money with this and that they were not safe to fix the deficit. Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitewater_controversy
  • NAFTA

    NAFTA
    In 1994, the U.S. joined Mexico and Canada in forming this to promote free trade and increase U.S. exports so as to compete with the European Union Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_American_Free_Trade_Agreement
  • Oklahoma City Bombing

    Oklahoma City Bombing
    Timothy McVeigh exploded a truck bomb at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1995 and killed 168 civilians. This was intended as revenge for federal actions at Ruby Ridge and the Branch Dravidian compound. Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oklahoma_City_bombing
  • Al Qaeda Attacks

    Al Qaeda Attacks
    Al Qeada launched bombings against the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al-Qaeda
  • Renagotiation of the Panama Canal Treaty

    Renagotiation of the Panama Canal Treaty
    Carter renagotiated the Panama Canal treaty. It stated that the Panama canal would be returned to Panama rule by 2000. Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panama_Canal
  • U.S.S Cole damaged in attack

    U.S.S Cole damaged in attack
    The U.S.S Cole was damaged by a boat filled with explosives. This was considered a suicide attempt made by Al Qaeda. Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Cole_bombing
  • G. W. Bush was elected

    G. W. Bush was elected
    George W. Bush won the 2000 election overDemocrat Al Gore andGreen Party candidate Ralph Nader. There was actually a problem with the election. Al Gore wanted a re-count of votes in Florida and Bush did not. This created the court case "Gore V.S Bush" Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_W._Bush
  • September 11 Attacks

    September 11 Attacks
    Four planes were hijacked and crashed into the World Trade Centers, the Pentagon, and a field in PA. Pic Source:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/September_11_attacks