The United States in World Affairs

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    Affairs in the us

  • Korea War

    American troops help defend South Korea.
  • Bay of Pigs

    U.S.- sponsored invasion of Cuba fails
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    U.S. forces Soviet Union to remove nuclear missiles from Cuba.
  • U.S

    U.S. build-up of troops in Vietnam War.
  • President Richard Nixon

    President Richard Nixon visits China and Soviet Union. Nixon and Brezhnev sign first Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (Salt).
  • Paris Peace Accords

    Paris Peace Accords are signed, ending U.S. involvment in Vietnam War.
  • OPEC

    OPEC places an embargo on oil to U.S. because of the Nation's support for Israel in October War.
  • Treaty Agreement

    U.S. signs treaty agreeing to return Canal Zone and Control of canal to Panama by 1999.
  • US- China

    U.S. establishes full diplomatic relations with China.
  • RR

    President Ronald Reagan orders invasion of Grenada after a Marxist Revolution in that Carribean Nation.
  • Iran weapons deal

    Iran weapons deal- American public learns that U.S. secretly sold weapons to Iran in hopes of gaining release of american hostages in Lebanon.
  • U.S

    US invades Panama and captures Manuel Noriega.
  • Bush

    Bush and Gorbachev hold summit in Washington, D.C.
  • Persian Gulf War

    • US led multinational force ends Iraqi occupation of Kuwait.
  • 9/11

    Attack on the U.S - the war on Terror
  • Camp David Accords

    President Jimmy Carter Sponsors peace talks between Egypt and Israel.