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The Reagan Doctrine

The name given to President Reagan's idea against Communism

Sandra Day O'Connor

The first woman justice ever appointed to the Supremem Court

Explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger

The tragedy that interrupted the space program.

George W. Bush

Ronald Reagan's Vice President who was elected President in 1988

Saddam Hussein

The dictator of Iraq who invaded Kuwait in 1990

General Colin Powell

The American general in command of Operation Desert Storm

General Norman Schwarzkopf

The American General appointed to lead the troops into combat

Bombing of the World Trade Center and a bombing of a federal building in downtown Oklahoma City

two acts of terrorism that took place in the U.S. during the 1990's

Whitewater Investigation

The investigation into allegations that President Clinton was involved in questionable businss dealings.

Christian School Movement and Home-School Movement

Two movements that were strengthened because of an increasing decline in academics and morality in the public schools

Dwight D. Eisenhower

The President who strenthened the military alliance of NATO.

John F. Kennedy

The President at the time of the Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Jimmy Carter

The President who negotiated the surrender of the Panama Canal Zone.

Richard Nixon

The first President ever to resign from office.

Bill Clinton

The President who sent U.S. Troops to Somalia Bosnia, and Haiti; 2nd President to be impeached

World Trade Center; Pentagon

The buildings attacked on September 11, 2001

Osama Bin Laden

The leader of the al Qaeda terrorist group responsible for the September 11th Hijackings.

Hurricane Katrina

The costliest storm in U.S. history.

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