U.S. History Timeline: 5/2/11

  • Air Traffic Controllers' Strike

    As a result of a pay raise to board members of the FAA. Roughly 13,000 air traffic control workers went on strike expecting a pay raise as well.
  • Equal Access Act

    An Act that federally funded secondary schools to have extracuricular activities.
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    Iran-Contra Scandal

    The United States sold weapons to Iran so they would agree to set free United States citizens that were being held hostage.
  • Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act

    It was an act that regulated the governments funding and spending.
  • Westside Community School District v. Mergens

    A case that dealt with schools in the Westside Community School Disttrict being allowed to hold classes on Bible Study after school.
  • Reno v. ACLU

    Case in which the Justices' wanted to strike down on anti-indencey on the CDA. The Justices' complained that they had violated the First Amendment.
  • Bush v. Gore

    The Supreme Court decided that Florida's Supreme Court way of recounting ballots was a violation of the Equal Protection Clause. Bush won the election and assumed presidency
  • Mitchell v. Helms

    Case that dealt with religious school loans being gave out because of the 2nd Chapter of Education and Consolidation.