Unit 13

  • Sierra Club

    Sierra Club
    It's mission is to explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth.
  • George H. W. Bush

    George H. W. Bush
    An American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States.
  • Donald Rumsfield

    Donald Rumsfield
    An American politician and businessman. Rumsfeld served as the 13th Secretary of Defense from 1975 to 1977 under President Gerald Ford, and as the 21st Secretary of Defense from 2001 to 2006 under President George W. Bush
  • Saddam Hussein

    Saddam Hussein
    The fifth President of Iraq, serving in this capacity from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003
  • George W. Bush

    George W. Bush
    An American politician and businessman who was the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009[4] and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000.
  • Bill Clinton

    Bill Clinton
    An American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
  • Hilary Clinton

    Hilary Clinton
    An American politician and diplomat who was the 67th United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, serving under President Barack Obama
  • Sonya Sotomayor

    Sonya Sotomayor
    An Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving since August 2009. Known for being the first hispanic on supreme court.
  • Osama bin Laden

    Osama bin Laden
    The founder of al-Qaeda, the group held responsible fr the September 11 attacks.
  • Greenpeace

    Its goal is to "ensure the ability of the Earth to nurture life in all its diversity"
  • Third Party Candidates

    Third Party Candidates
    This makes it difficult for people running for office because they lose votes to this third party candidate.
  • Collapse of Soviet Union

    Collapse of Soviet Union
    This was when the Soviet Union finally felll after many years of trying to dominate with communism.
  • WTO

    An organization that intends to supervise and liberalize international trade.
  • Kyoto Protocol

    Kyoto Protocol
    An international treaty that sets binding obligations on industrialised countries to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases.
  • 9/11

    Terrorists attack on the world trade center that killed thousands of people, including the terrorists who highjacked the planes.
  • International Criminal Court

    International Criminal Court
    A permanent tribunal to prosecute individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression
  • Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina
    A hurricane that hit Flordia in 2005, killing thousands.
  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2008

    American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2008
    An economic stimulus package enacted by the 111th United States Congress in February 2009 and signed into law by President Obama.

    An Act of the U.S. Congress that was signed into law by President George W. Bush on October 26, 2001.