Resurgence Timeline

  • Air Traffic Controller Strike

    A huge recent strike that showed workers concern for working conditions. As a result they recieved better pay, more retirement funds, and better hours.
  • Equal Access Act

    A United States federal law that compelled federaly funded secondary schools to provide equal access to extracurricular activities.
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    Iran-Contra Affair

    A political scandal in the U.S. through which the Raegan Administration sold arms to Iran in order to recieve safe release of hostages.
  • Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act

    The first binding buget restriction on U.S. federal spending.
  • Westside Community School District v. Mergens

    A courtcase in Omaha, Nebraska at Westside High School in which a group of students wanted to hold a bible study, but couldn't because they did not have a school sponsor. The students argued that this went against the equal access act. The verdict was that the students could hold the bible study as long as they didn't pay their sponsor.
  • Reno v. ACLU

    The first major court case that dealt with the regulation of internet materials. The nine justices in this case voted to strike down anti-indecency provisions of the CDA saying that it violated the first ammendment.
  • Mitchell v. Helms

    A supreme court decision that allowed loans to be granted to religious schools.
  • Bush v. Gore

    The supreme court decision that allowed Bush to become President over the controversial 25 electoral votes from Florida. This gave Bush 271 electoral votes which resulted in his presidentcy.