• Iran hostage situation-Jimmy Carter

    66 americans taken hostage
  • Air traffic controller strike- Ronald Reagan

    In summer 1981 PATCO, the union of federal air traffic controllers went on strike
  • Iran-contra affair-Ronald Reagan

    Reagan administration officials secretly facilitated the sale of arms to Iran, the subject of an arms embargo, and gave funds to Contras
  • Berlin Wall-Ronald Reagan

    End of cold war
  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990-George H.W. Bush

    The ADA is a wide-ranging civil rights law that prohibits, under certain circumstances, discrimination based on disability.
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    Gulf War

    Iraq invaded kuwait and that called for immediate responses from the world. US, Britain, and surprisingly Russia helped. This in turn caused saddam hussein and iraq to retreat.
  • Somali Civil War-Bill Clinton

    Horrible civil war that the US did not get into.
  • Don't ask, don't tell

    The policy prohibited military personnel from discriminating against or harassing closeted homosexual or bisexual service members or applicants, while barring openly gay, lesbian, or bisexual persons from military service.
  • War in Afghanistan

    The primary driver of the invasion was the September 11 attacks on the United States, with the stated goal of dismantling the al-Qaeda terrorist organization and ending its use of Afghanistan as a base
  • The Iraq War

    The governments of the United States and the United Kingdom claimed that Iraq's alleged possession of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) posed a threat to their security and that of their
  • "Don't ask, don't tell"

    Obama repelled the policy
  • Iraq War

    Obama ended the fighting