Presidents Timeline

  • Jimmy Carter's Election

    He was not know that well in the government which aided him because the people did not see connected to the watergate scandle.
  • US Energy Crisis

    The President during this time turned down the heat during winter and would wear sweaters to set the example.
  • Iran Hostage Crisis

    Lasted until Jan. 1981; this greatly impacted Cater's election and was one of the factors that lead him to lose.
  • World Olympics

    The United States boycotted the olympics that were held in the Soviet Union because of the Soviets involvment in Afghanistan
  • Ronald Reagan's Election

    Was aided by the Iran Hostage Crisis and worsening economy
  • Lebanon

    The United States gets involved in Lebanon and sends troops
  • Fight against AIDS

    After seeing a friend die from AIDS Reagan begins his fight against AIDS
  • The Iran-Contra Affair

    Lasted until March 4th 1987, the US was selling weponds to Iran who gave weponds to Nicaragua.
  • George H. W. Bush

    Was Reagans Vice-President
  • Invasion of Panama

    US invades Panama to get the dictator Noriega out of power called operation just cause
  • The Clean Air Act

    The plan was to reduce three major toxins in the air: acid rain, urban air pollution, and toxic air emissions.
  • The Persian Gulf War

    Operation Desert Storm, War lead by the US against Iraq
  • Bill Clinton's Election

    At first people believed that Bush would win, however later on Bill Clinton gained more popularity.
  • Clintons Health Care Program

    Clinton placed the First Lady Hillary Clinton as the head of this program
  • Rwanda Genocide

    The United States did not get involved to help pervent it.
  • Impeachment

    Clinton is put on trial for two reasons: prejury and obstruction of justice, however he is aquitted
  • George W. Bush Election

    Was one of the few times when a persident won by the electral vote and not by the publics vote
  • NCLB Act

    The No Child Left Behind Act is passed
  • 9/11

    Terrorist group crashes two planes in the Twin Towers
  • Saddam Hussein

    Saddam Hussein was captured and later executed in 2006
  • Barack Obama's Election

    First African American elected as President
  • TARP

    Obama financially helps failing companies like GM and Chrysler
  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

    Was a program thats purpose was to stimulate the American economy.
  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

  • Troop Withdrawal

    Troops in Iraqu and Afganistan withdraw