The U.S. in World Affairs

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    The U.S. in World Affairs

  • Korean War

    American Troops help defend South Korea
  • Bay of Pigs

    sponsored invasion of Cuba fails
  • Cuban Missle Crisis

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

    Nixon visits China and Soviet Union sign the Stratigic Arms Limitations Treaty
  • OPEC

    places an embargo on oil
  • Paris Peace Accord

    Ending U.S. involvment in Vietnam
  • Panama Canal

    U.S. signs treaty agreeing to return the Canal Zone
  • Camp David Accords

    President Jimmy Carter Sponsors peace talks between Egypt and Israel
  • U.S. and China

    U.S. has full diplomatic relations with China
  • S.A.L.T. II

    In response to Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, U.S. places an embargo on sales of American grain to Soviet Unio, boycotts Moscow Olympic Games, and delays completion of SALT II
  • Reagan

    Reagen orders invasion of Grenada after a Marxist revoution in that Caribbean Nation
  • Iran Weapons Deal

    American public learns that the U.S. has sold weapons to Iran
  • Good Ol' Bush

    Bush and Gorbachev hold a summit in Washington DC
  • Invading Panama

    U.S. invades Panama and captures Manuel Noriega
  • Persian Gulf War

    U.S.-led multinational force ends Iraqi occupation of Kuwait
  • Attack on the U.S.

    The U.S. is attacked on our own ground by Al Queada