25 terms

APUSH Bailey Pgs 957-978


Terms in this set (...)

Election of 1992
Democratic- Bill Clinton and Albert Gore Jr. (growth, defense, and anticrime, economy)
Republican- George H.W. Bush and J Danforth Qualye (Family Values)
Third party- Ross Perot
Clinton won
Bill Clinton
Accused of evading draft and womanizing. Hired minorities and more women. Accepted gays in army "don't ask, don't tell" policy.
Janet Reno
First female attorney
Donny Shalala
First Secretary of Health and Human Services
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
First in Supreme Court
Hillary Clinton
President Clinton's wife, health care and med program,
Federal deficit
Clinton reduced this during his presidency by creating a budget surplus
World Trade Center
Bombed 1993 in NY.
Waco, Texas
Government and the Branch Davidian cult resulted in a fire
Timothy McVeigh
Bombed Federal building in OKC
Newt Gingrich
Led attack on Clinton's liberal failures. Used "Contract with America". New speaker of the house.
Welfare Reform Bill
Cuts to welfare program. Congress shut it down when they couldn't agree on a budget.
Election of 1996
Clinton beats Bob Dole (Republican) and Ross Perot
Riots in Los Angeles
B/C White officers acquitted for beating black man
Created free trade zone between North America, so no tax.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
Promoted trade between these countries
Domestic issues during 2nd term
Gun control and tobacco companies
Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993
Gave protection to take off from work for family-related reasons.
Clinton committed troops to NATO to keep peace here. Foreign policy of Clinton was basically fight communism, criticized China at first, but then traded.
Israel's Yitzhak Rabin and Palestine's Yasir Arafat
Clinto tried to get a reconciliation.
Rabin assassinated
Ended hopes for peace in middle east
Monica Lewins
Clinton had affair with her, shes a secretary, he lied about it under oath, and then was impeached, but not passed bc of Senate and 2/3 vote.
Election of 2000
D- Albert Gore for president and Joseph Lieberman
George W. Bush for president and Dick Cheney for vice president. Bush won bc son prior pres. FL was unsure, and complications included defects, so Supreme Court ruled Bush won, even though he lost popular vote.
College degrees, liberal arts, minorities, Film, architecture
National Endowment for the Arts in 1965
Art capital of the world was US, this supported the arts.