apush ch 41 vocab

moral majority
group that supported Reagan; returned to conservative, religious values
a military dictatorship in northern Africa on the Mediterranean, former sponsor of terrorist groups
black monday
the leading stock-market index plunged 508 points - the largest one-day decline in history
tiananman square
A series of demonstrations in and near Tiananmen Square in Beijing, the People's Republic of China (PRC) between 15 April and 4 June 1989.
persian gulf war
a war fought between a coalition led by the United States and Iraq, free Kuwait from Iraqi invaders
operation desert storm
the United States and its allies defeated Iraq in a ground war that lasted 100 hours , The code name for the liberation of Kuwait during the Perisan Gulf War of 1991
Edward Kennedy
younger brother of JFK who challenged and lost to Jimmy Carter in the Democratic primary of 1980
Geraldine Ferraro
Mondale's Running mate, first female vice president nominee
Sandra Day O'Connor
first woman supreme court justice. appointed by Reagan
Saddam Hussein
Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran, Former dictator of Iraq
Norman Schwartzkopf
Leader of Operation Desert Storm, commander of the allied powers in Iraq
Clarence Thomas
2nd African American Supreme Court Justice; current member
William Jefferson Clinton
42nd President of the United States youngest to be re-elected
H. Ross Perot
texas billionaire, was a third party candidate in 1992 election
Hilary Rodham Clinton
Headed up President Clinton's efforts to reform US healthcare
John McCain
The 2008 republican nominee, Was a prisoner of war in Vietnam.
Al Gore Jr.
Senator from 85-93, filled spot vacated by Howard Baker
George Walker Bush
43rd President of the United States, Son of a former president who narrowly defeated Albert Gore in the disputed 2000 presidential election
27th amendment
Congressional pay raises, congress may not vote themselves a pay raise until after the next election
North American Free Trade Agreement; allows open trade with US, Mexico, and Canada