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Class:PO SC 101 - AMER NATIONAL GOVT
Subject:POLITICAL SCIENCE
University:Clemson University
Term:Fall 2009
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1979 Iranian revolutionaries take control of American Embassy in Tehran
1980 Failed rescue attempt "œEagle Claw€" to recover hostages, American helicopter and airplane collide
1980 election Reagan v. Carter
1981 Reagan Inaugurated; hostages released
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1981 Hinkley Jr. attempts to kill Reagan at DC Hilton, Reagan hit in chest but survives
1981 PATCO federal aircraft controllers strike and then are fired by Reagan
1983 Dow Jones drops 508 points in single day
1984 election Reagan v. Mondale
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1984 "€œMorning in America"€ commercial
1985 Chernobyl nuclear reactor in USSR explodes
1985 Iran-Contra
1985 Geneva conference between Gorbachev and Reagan
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1986 Challenger Explodes
1988 election Dukakis v. Bush
1989 Tiananmen Square protests are crushed by Chinese tanks
1989 U.S. marines remove/arrest Panamanian Dictator Manuel Noriega in Op "Just Cause"€
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1990 Saddam Hussein invades Kuwait
1991 Operation "Desert Storm"€ begins to liberate Kuwaitis from the Iraqi army
1992 Election Clinton v. Bush
1994 Rwandan genocide/civil war begins between Hutus and Tutsis
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1994 Republicans take over control of Congress
1995 Gingrich- speech, new Republican platform
1993 Last time there was that much “congressional activity”
1995 a low point for Clinton, only 1 network covered his primetime press conference
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1995 Clinton goes on TV “let’s say yes to balancing the budget and no to deep and unwise cuts”
1987 charges against Speaker of the House Jim Wright
1996 Clinton signs conservative bill, saying welfare is not an entitlement, takes credit for Republican’s work
1995 Steve Forbes spends 1.5 mil on ads in 2 states, rises in polls, wanted to get rid of IRS
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1998 World finally hears of Monica Lewinsky
1998 Clinton becomes first sitting US pres to testify on grand jury
1998 Dems gain 5 seats in house, Republicans have slim majority
1998 Clinton impeached
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1999 Trial, Acquittal
1999 Columbine Shootings- 13 dead
1999 NATO launches strike on Serb military targets
2001 Bush takes office
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2001 Bush Tax cuts
9/11/2001 GUESS.
2001 US and Britain infiltrate Afghanistan
2003 Colin Powell speaks at UN convincing them of war
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2003 Operation Iraqi Freedom begins
2003 Mission Accomplished, flies jet on aircraft carrier
2004 Kerry wins Iowa caucuses
2005 Hurricane Katrina
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 1979Iranian revolutionaries take control of American Embassy in Tehran
 1980Failed rescue attempt "œEagle Claw€" to recover hostages, American helicopter and airplane collide
 1980election Reagan v. Carter
 1981Reagan Inaugurated; hostages released
 1981Hinkley Jr. attempts to kill Reagan at DC Hilton, Reagan hit in chest but survives
 1981PATCO federal aircraft controllers strike and then are fired by Reagan
 1983Dow Jones drops 508 points in single day
 1984election Reagan v. Mondale
 1984"€œMorning in America"€ commercial
 1985Chernobyl nuclear reactor in USSR explodes
 1985Iran-Contra
 1985Geneva conference between Gorbachev and Reagan
 1986Challenger Explodes
 1988election Dukakis v. Bush
 1989Tiananmen Square protests are crushed by Chinese tanks
 1989U.S. marines remove/arrest Panamanian Dictator Manuel Noriega in Op "Just Cause"€
 1990Saddam Hussein invades Kuwait
 1991Operation "Desert Storm"€ begins to liberate Kuwaitis from the Iraqi army
 1992Election Clinton v. Bush
 1994Rwandan genocide/civil war begins between Hutus and Tutsis
 1994Republicans take over control of Congress
 1995Gingrich- speech, new Republican platform
 1993Last time there was that much “congressional activity”
 1995a low point for Clinton, only 1 network covered his primetime press conference
 1995Clinton goes on TV
“let’s say yes to balancing the budget and no to deep and unwise cuts”
 1987charges against Speaker of the House Jim Wright
 1996Clinton signs conservative bill, saying welfare is not an entitlement, takes credit for Republican’s work
 1995Steve Forbes spends 1.5 mil on ads in 2 states, rises in polls, wanted to get rid of IRS
 1998World finally hears of Monica Lewinsky
 1998Clinton becomes first sitting US pres to testify on grand jury
 1998Dems gain 5 seats in house, Republicans have slim majority
 1998Clinton impeached
 1999Trial, Acquittal
 1999Columbine Shootings- 13 dead
 1999NATO launches strike on Serb military targets
 2001Bush takes office
 2001Bush Tax cuts
 9/11/2001GUESS.
 2001US and Britain infiltrate Afghanistan
 2003Colin Powell speaks at UN convincing them of war
 2003Operation Iraqi Freedom begins
 2003Mission Accomplished, flies jet on aircraft carrier
 2004Kerry wins Iowa caucuses
 2005Hurricane Katrina
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