Unit 13

  • Donald Rumsfield

    and as the 21st Secretary of Defense from 2001 to 2006 under President George W. Bush. He is both the youngest and the oldest person to have served as Secretary of Defense
  • Sonya Sotomayor

    She worked as an assistant district attorney in New York for four and a half years before entering private practice in 1984. She played an active role on the boards of directors for the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund
  • Collapse of Soviet Union

    occurred in 1991
  • George H. W. Bush

    is an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States (1989–1993)
  • Hilary Clinton

    As the wife of President Bill Clinton, she was also the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001. In the 2008 election, Clinton was a leading candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination.
  • Third Party Candidates

    can sometimes spoil an election by causing a mainline party candidate to lose by taking away votes.
  • Kyoto Protocol

    rejected by U.S. senators due to the fact that it could undermine the U.S governments authority.
  • Bill clinton

    s an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Inaugurated at age 46, he was the third-youngest president. He took office at the end of the Cold War, and was the first president of the baby boomer generation
  • USA PATRIOT Act

    was opposed by some lawmakers because they felt it would lead to violations of the constitutional rights of citizens.
  • WTO,

    avenue in which U.S. attempts to reduce trade barriers through international organizations to increase flow of U.S. commerce
  • 9/11

    focused the U.S. foregin policy in the 20st century to that of combating terrorism.
  • International Criminal Court

    u.s. views as good due to credibility gained by following same rules as another nations, yet bad due to soliders and officials of the u.s. being charged with war crimes in a court not with the u.s. legal system.
  • Saddam Hussein

    A leading member of the revolutionary Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, and later, the Baghdad-based Ba'ath Party and its regional organisation Ba'ath Party
  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2008

    intened to improve economic conditions during a recession.
  • George W. Bush

    is an American politician and businessman who was the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009
  • Hurricane Katrina

    failure of levees to hold, inability of some residents to evacuate, location below sea level.
  • Osama bin Laden

    the militant Islamist organization that claimed responsibility for the September 11 attacks on the United States, along with numerous other mass-casualty attacks against civilian and military targets.He was a member of the wealthy Saudi bin Laden family, and an ethnic Yemeni Kindite.
  • Greenpeace, Sierra Club

    social and politican advocacy organizamtions that favor legislation with the goal of protecting the envionment