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Presidents and their key events

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inherits and wins ww2
Truman
decision to drop bomb on japan
Truman
vj day
Truman
in office during start of cold war
Truman
truman doctrine
Truman
berlin crisis
Truman
division of Germany
Truman
marshall plan
Truman
korean war starts
Truman
korean war ends
Eisenhower
brown vs. board of education
Eisenhower
arms race begins
Eisenhower
NATO and Warsaw Pact formed
Eisenhower
Suez Canal Crisis
Eisenhower
Eisenhower Doctrine
Eisenhower
Sputnik Launched
Eisenhower
Space Program (NASA)
Eisenhower
Domino Theory
Eisenhower
Military Industrial Complex
Eisenhower
Little Rock 9
Eisenhower
Assasinated (Lee Harvy Oswald)
Kennedy
Marylin Monroe
Kennedy
Bay of Pigs Invasion
Kennedy
Cuban Missle Crisis
Kennedy
Peace Corp
Kennedy
Jack Ruby Kills his assasin
Kennedy
Zapruder Film
Kennedy
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Johnson
Sworn in Day of JFK assasination
Johnson
Warren Comission Report (examened Kennedy assasination)
Johnson
The Great Society
Johnson
War on Poverty
Johnson
Job Corp (peace corp in America)
Johnson
Medicaid (poor people)
Johnson
Medicare (old people)
Johnson
Civil Rights Movement
Johnson
Civil Rights Act of 64
Johnson
Voting Rights Act of 65
Johnson
Race Riots (Watts, Detroit)
Johnson
Vietnam War starts
Johnson
Tonkin Gulf Resolution
Johnson
Antiwar Protests
Johnson
Tet offensinve
Johnson
First Moon landing 69
Nixon
Kent State/ Jackson State riots
Nixon
Oil Embargo (we get cut off by Middle East)
Nixon
Pentagon Papers come out (no plan in vietnam)
Nixon
Roe vs. Wade (legalized abortion)
Nixon
SALT I
Nixon
Titile IX
Nixon
Watergate
Nixon
Spiro Agnew (VP)
Nixon
Woodward and Bernstein
Nixon
Assasination Attempt (Lynette Alice "Squeaky Fromme)
Ford
Nixon Pardon
Ford
Fall of Saigon (North Vietnam take over
Ford
Swine Flu
Ford
W.I.N (Whip Inflation Now)
Ford
Nelson Rockefeller (VP)
Ford
Peanut Farmer from GA
Carter
Pardon Draft Dodgers
Carter
Panama Canal Treaty
Carter
Department of Energy
Carter
Camp David Accords (with egypt and isreal)
Carter
SALT II
Carter
Three Mile Island (Nuclear reactor)
Carter
Soviets invade Afghanistan
Carter
Iran Hostage Crisis
Carter
Olympic Boycott (Moscow olympics, in response to Soviet invasion of Afghanistan)
Carter
Walter Mandele (VP)
Carter
Billy Carter and Billy Beer
Carter
Assasination Attempt (John Hinckley Jr)
Reagan
James Brady (white house press secretary who was shot during an assasination attempt)
Reagan
Sandra Day O'Connor (1st woman appointed to the supreme ct)
Reagan
Space Shuttle Program
Reagan
Iran - Contra Affair
Reagan
Oliver North (played a large part in the contra affair)
Reagan
Supply Side Economics
Reagan
Strategic Defense Initiative (Star Wars)
Reagan
INF Treaty (weapons reduction)
Reagan
Credited with winning the Cold War
Reagan
Invasion of Panama
H. Bush
Clarence Thomas (Supreme ct Judge Appointed)
H. Bush
Operation Desert Storm (try and liberate Kwait)
H. Bush
Fall of Berlin Wall
H. Bush
Dan Quayle (VP)
H. Bush
Ross Perot (3rd party candidate who took lots of republican votes and possibly cost this candidate his re election)
H. Bush
World Trade Center Bombings
Clinton
Don't Ask Don't Tell
Clinton
NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement)
Clinton
Brady Bill
Clinton
"Black Hawk Dawn" Somalia
Clinton
Oklahoma City Bombing
Clinton
Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols (bombers)
Clinton
White Water Scandal
Clinton
Kenneth Starr (special prosecutor in this president's case)
Clinton
Monica Lewinsky
Clinton
Impeached
Clinton
9/11
W. Bush
ran against Al Gore
W. Bush
Osama Bin Laden
W. Bush
Katrina
W. Bush
No Child Left Behind
W. Bush
Dick Cheney (VP)
W. Bush
Dpt. of Homeland Security created
W. Bush
PATRIOT Act
W. Bush
War on Terrorism
W. Bush
War in Afghanistan
W. Bush
War in Iraq
W. Bush
Saddam Hussien
W. Bush
Killing of Osama Bin Laden
Obama
McCain and Palin
Obama
Joe Biden (VP)
Obama
Nobel Prize Winner
Obama
Bailouts
Obama
Closing of Guantanamo Bay
Obama
Health care reform
Obama
Hati Earthquake
Obama
BP Oil Spill
Obama
Japanese Earthquake / Tsunami
Obama
Iraq and Afghanistan wars come to a close
Obama
Middle Eastern Revolutions
Obama
Harry Truman's Party
Democratic
Dwight D Eisenhower's Party
Republican
John F. Kennedy's Party
Democratic
Lyndon B. Johnson's Party
Democratic
Richard Nixon's Party
Republican
Gerald Ford's Party
Republican
Jimmy Carter's Party
Democratic
Ronald Reagan's Party
Republican
George H. Bush's Party
Republican
Bill Clinton's Party
Democratic
George W. Bush's Party
Republican
Barrack Obama's Party
Democratic
Richard Nixon (VP)
Eisenhower
Alben W. Barkley (VP)
Truman
Herbert Humphrey (VP)
Johnson