jd delarosa and ricardo Montoya timeline

Events

Ronald Regan is Re elected into office

1985

President Ronald Regan wins second election for office this is important because of Regan's legacy as president and the things that happened to him while president such as his Assassination attempt

Challanger Explosion

1986

The Space shuttle challenger explodes and breaks apart 70 seconds into take off this is important because this is the first time America witnessed a accident like that happen on live television i included this because of that reason

Michael jackson realses bad

1987

pop star Michael Jackson Releases Album "Bad" becoming number 1 in the us in the matter of weeks this is important because how big Michael Jackson was in the 80's and how bad changed the pop culture for others

Michael Dell launches Dell

1988

Michael Dell Launches never before seen Computer company in the us this is important because at the time computers were only starting to become popular and more attainable i included this because of the significance of Dell in the US

President Regan delivers fairwell address

1989

president Ronald Regan delivers his farewell speech its important because in a way its an end of an era the regan era where America was greatish i included this because of Regans legacy to us history

Hubble Space Telescope

1990

Hubble space telescope launched during space shuttle discovery mission this is important because the telescope introduced and discovered new things in space exploration and i included it because of important and big that telescope was.

Gulf War (Operation Desert Storm)

1991

America Is Authorized to use all force on armed forces in iraq this is important because it when america started messing with iraq and war

Bill Clinton is elected president

1992

Governor of Arkansas Bill Clinton wins the presidential election this has importance to us history because of his career as president and his wife i included this because it is important to the 90s

Congress Approved NAFTA Treaty

1993

NAFTA, a trade pact between the United States, Canada, and Mexico, eliminated all tariffs and trade restrictions between the three nations. this was important because The passage of NAFTA was one of Clinton’s first major victories as the first Democratic president in 12 years–though the movement for free trade in North America had begun as a Republican initiative i included it because it still has effect after years and years

North ridge earthquake

1994

North ridge earthquake kills 72 and injures 9,000 in the Los Angeles area and causes 20 billion in damages this is important because of how much damage was done and it costing so much money to repair and replace it is too significant not to put on the timeline and is included because of the cost

OJ Simpson Acquitted of Charges

1995

Retired football player O.J. Simpson is acquitted of two charges of his first degree murder in the 1994 slayings of his wife The trial was major news it is important to us history because it was one of the most televised trials of all time everyone in the us or maybe world wide were watching the OJ trial i included this because of how big it was at the time and how big it still is now

Bill Clinton Is Re Elected

1996

president Bill Clinton is re elected for his second term in office this is important because bill is one of the most unique presidents of all time and i included it because of bills importance to the US

The Titanic

1997

The film "The Titanic" by James Cameron is opened in theaters its important because titanic is an iconic movie it later became the second highest grossing movie after 2 billion dollars

`Monica Lewinsky Scandal Breaks

1998

Intern Monica Lewinsky is accused of having a sexual relationship with president bill clinton this is important because this is the first time a president has ever been accused of something like this i included it because of its significance in the 90s and to the US

Bill Clinton is accquited by the US Senate

1999

On February 12, 1999, the five-week impeachment trial of Bill Clinton comes to an end, with the Senate voting to acquit the president on both articles of impeachment: perjury and obstruction of justice this is important because the us has never seen a president get impeached for something like this i included it because why he got impeached

George W Bush Elected President of the united states

2000

Governor of Texas George Bush is elected 43rd president of the united states this is important because its a start of a new era in the us i included it because of the things that happened while bush was president

9/11

2001

9/11 a attack on the us by flying airplanes into the twin towers and flight 93 and the pentagon its important because of how big of a attack it was on it was the first terror attack on us soil with this significant amount of deaths i included it because 9/11 is a major event to us history

Department of homeland

2002

Department of homeland security is created in the wake of the 9/11 attacks this is important because homeland security plays a major role of the US and its people i included it because its something that wont ever go away

Saddam Hussein

2003

iraqi president Saddam Hussein Captured by US Special forces this is important because saddams importance in the war it was included because of a key role saddam played in the war

President Bush is Re elected

2004

president George bush is Re elected for his second term in office beating John kerry democratic Candidate this is important because of president bush's decisions while presidents i included this because of how bad bush was his second term so it should be known

Hurricane Katrina

2005

hurricane Katrina devastates the Louisiana and Mississippi and Alabama coastlines killing 1836 people causing 1 billion in damages being one of the most devastating hurricanes in us history i included it because of its significance in us history

Space shuttle discovery

2006

The Space shuttle discovery lands at the Kennedy Space center concluding a two week mission to the international space center its important because of the significance of technology at the time i included it because of how space travel was becoming less and less harder

IPhone

2007

Steve Jobs announces the first iphone which is important because of how big and useful iphones are now a days and how it changed the phone scene forever and i included it because of the mark Steve jobs left in history all over the us

obama wins office

2008

Barack Obama becomes first African American president of the united states this is important because its the first time a colored person wins he presidency and because nobody thought that would ever happen i included it because of Obama's victory inspired millions and millions of African Americans to persevere and to follow they're dreams

Obama's First term

2009

president Obama begins his first term as president of the united states this is important because he had to deal with everything bush left so he had a lot of work to put in and was under a lot of pressure i included this because it brings back a time where Hope was the slogan for Obama to pull through which he did