My Life

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  • I was born

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    My life

  • 250 people are killed when two American embassies are bombed

    250 people are killed when two American embassies are bombed, the U.S fights back with air strikes against Sudan and Afghanistan. This event is significant because although I was very young when it occured, it would not be the last foreign attack on American peoples that I would be alive to hear about.
  • The U.S and Britain launch air strikes againest Iraq

    The U.S and Britain launch air strikes againest Iraq
    Due to Iraq's refusal to comply with the United Nations in weapon instructions a four day air strike campaign. The attacks were focused on bases and factories that made the missles. This event is significant to my life because it marks that early beginnings of a war that was declared during my childhood.
  • I started Kindergarten

  • Hillary Clinton wins her bid for the U.S. Senate

    Hillary Clinton wins her bid for the U.S. Senate
    This makes Hillary Cilton the first woman to be elected to public office, this marks the beginning of a new wave of politics in my lifetime where women win elections to office, something typically unheard of by generations before mine
  • The Twin Towers and attacked

    The Twin Towers and attacked
    This event is extremely significant to my life because on this day, unlike most people my age, I was home sick from school and as my mom watched the news on television I witnessed live as the planes crashed into the towers, killing thousands of American citizens.
  • WItnessed the Twin Towers fall on live TV

  • War is declared in Afghanistan

    War is declared in Afghanistan
    This event is significant to my life because I remember being 7 years old watching the President declare war on Afghanistan, this event hit really close to home because at the time my cousin was enlisted in the Marines. I personally remember being very afraid because I did not understand what was going on or why we were going into war.
  • The taliban government crumbles in Afghanistan

    The taliban government crumbles in Afghanistan
    U.S. bombing raids continue until January, this event marks a significant point in the war in the Middle East, as the U.S. tried to help rid the Middle East of corrupt governments and dictators. The taliban were a very bad group of government dictators that were responsible for attacks on America.
  • Beginning of Iraq War

    Beginning of Iraq War
    This event marked yet another war in the Middle East, the U.S. invaded Iraq on this day in 2003 and marked the beginning of troops entering the war in Iraq, to this day troops are still fighting in Iraq which makes this an ongoing significant event in my lifetime.
  • I moved to Pennsylvania

  • Gay Marriage Legal in Massachusettes

    Gay Marriage Legal in Massachusettes
    This event is significant to my life because it marks the beginning of a civil rights movement that is still going on today. The states decision to legalize gay marriage or civil unions is a very important topic because it is something that is not covered in the constitution and is a political hot topic.
  • I moved back to New Jersey

  • Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina
    Hurricane Katrina was a hurricane that hit New Orleans causing mass amounts of damage and death. This event is significant to my life because it marks a time where the U.S. governement struggled financially to help the people that were most affected by the storm.
  • Started Catholic School

  • Nancy Pelosi first female house speaker

    Nancy Pelosi first female house speaker
    This event is significant to my life because, again, it marks the beginning of a polictical attitude that is beginning to accept women in higher positions in politics. This is a great milestone in American History because women in politics is something that females have been fighting for since the early women's rights movements.
  • I went to ABIS middle school

  • Barack Obama elected first African American President

    Barack Obama elected first African American President
    This even is extremely significant to my life because it is the first time in American history that an African American is elected as the President of the United States. This event not only impacted my life, but marks a time in America where politics are beginning to make a shift.
  • First Day of High School

  • Wikileaks Classified Information Leaked

    Wikileaks Classified Information Leaked
    This marked the beginning of a technological problem within the military intelligence's classified information. I remember this event because it led many people to question just how private one's computer should be and whether or not the rules in the constitution apply to the world wide web.
  • I got my driving permit

  • First Car; Got my Drivers liscense

  • I graduate from High School early