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6th grade - History - Chapter 14.3-14.5

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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.