Woodstock was a giant music and arts festival in New York. Woodstock was an important event because it expressed the idea of freedom and began the hippie movement.
June 17, 1972
The watergate scandal was a robbery that was connected to President Richard Nixon’s reelection campaign, and they had been caught wiretapping phones and stealing documents. This was important because Nixon covered it up and lied to get re-elected
August 9, 1974
Nixon resigns from being president because of the watergate scandal. This is important because he was the first president in American history to resign.
First AIDS case in the US
This was the first time AIDS was seen in the US. This is important because doctors had no idea how to treat it and it scared everyone
Fall of the Berlin Wall
This was when the took down the Berlin wall. This was important because it divided Germany in half separating the communism and it was built after WWII
World Trade Center Bombing
February 26, 1993
This was a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. This was important because it killed thousands of people and began a war on terrorism.
Ethnic Cleansing in Bosnia
July 11, 1995 - July 13, 1995
Serbia set out to “ethnically cleanse” Bosnian territory by systematically removing all Bosnian Muslims. This is important because they tried to destroy a whole ethic group
July 27, 1996
This bombing was a domestic terrorist pipe bombing attack on the Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta. This is significant because it was an another act of terrorism in the US which scared the citizens.
Princess Diana Killed
August 31, 1997
Princess Diana died in the hospital due the injuries she sustained in a car accident. This was significant because she was a global icon advocating for children and more.
February 12, 1999
Due to Clinton having an affair and sexual harassment claims against him, he was impeached by the house of representatives. This was important because the whole country lost trust in him.