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Tapestry of Grace Year 4 Unit r History-O prep

STUDY
PLAY
1968-1974
President Richard Nixon
1969
Neil Armstrong: First man to walk on the moon
1973
Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision
1973
U.S. pulls out of Vietnam
1974
President Nixon resigns
1974-1977
President Gerald Ford
1977-1981
President Jimmy Carter
1978
Camp David Accords (Israel & Egypt Peace Treaty)
1979-1981
Iranian Hostage Crisis (taken from U.S. Embassy)
1980-1988
Iran-Iraq War
1981-1989
President Ronald Reagan
1986
Iran-Contra scandal investigated by Congress
1989-1993
President George H. W. Bush
1989
The Berlin Wall torn down
1991
Operation Desert Storm
1991
U.S.S.R. officially dissolves
1993-2001
President Bill Clinton
1993
Palestinian-Israeli Peace Agreement (Arafat+Rabin)
1994
Nelson Mandela elected President of South Africa
2001-2009
President George W. Bush
2001
Terrorists attack U.S.A. (in commercial jets)
2001
U.S. declares war on Afghanistan
2003
U.S. invades Iraq
2009- ?
President Barack Obama
2007
President Bush orders troop surge in Iraq
2005
Hurricane Katrina devastates New Orleans
2004
Supreme Court rules imprisoned terrorists must have access to US Courts
2001
U.S. Patriot Act Gives Far-reaching Powers to Law-enforcement agencies
1999
NATO intervenes in Kosovo (forcing Milosevic to withdraw)
1997
British Princess Diana is killed in auto accident
1997
Dolly the sheep is the first cloned mammal
1995
Federal Building in Oklahoma City bombed
1994
Rwanda Civil War leads to genocide (Hutus v. Tutsis)
1993
Branch Davidian massacre in Waco, TX
1992
Bosnia declares independence from Yugoslavia
1990
Saddam Hussein invades Kuwait
1989
Communist troops kill demonstrators in Tiananmen Square
1986
Space Shuttle Challenger explodes on take off
1979
OPEC enforces another oil embargo
1979
Saddam Hussein makes himself President of Iraq
1979
Khomeini leads Iranian Revolution & Declares it an Islamic Republic
1979
U.S.S.R. invades Afghanistan
1979
Economic Reform (Four Moderinizations) in China
1979
Three Mile Island nuclear accident
1978
James "Jim" Warren Jones leads Jonestown Massacre (Guyana)
1976
Mao Zedong dies at 82
1975
South Vietnam falls to Communist North Vietnam
1974
President Ford pardons Richard Nixon
1963
Shah Pahlavi starts White Revolution to modernize Iran
Feb. 1, 1993
Space Shuttle Columbia explodes in re-entry
Oct. 2000
USS Cole attacked by terrorists (in Yemen)
Feb. 3, 1993
Truck bomb exploded in parking lot of World Trade Center (NYC)
2002
Euro replaced currency in 12 European Union nations
Dec. 1998
President Bill Clinton is impeached by House of Representatives
1982
Falkland War (British & Argentina; UK won)
1989
US deposed Manuel Noriega from Panama
1999
US turned over Panama Canal to Panama
1997
Hong Kong returned to Chinese (British 99-year lease expired)
1995
Israeli Prime Minister Yithak Rabin assassinated
1981
Anwar El Sadat assassinated