Unfinished Nation 31-32

Chapter 31

"Stagflation"

1974

Ford pardons Nixon

1974

Carter elected president

1976

Panama Canal treaties signed

1977

Apple introduces first personal computer

1977

Camp David accords

1978 - 1979

American Hostages in Iran

1978 - 1979

USSR invades Afghanistan

1978 - 1979

US and China restore relations

1978 - 1979

Three Mile Island nuclear accident

1978 - 1979

Reagan elected president

1980

US boycotts Moscow Olympics

1980

American hostages in Iran realeased

1981

Reagan wins tax and budget cuts

1981

AIDS first reported in US

1981

Severe recession

1982

US invades Grenada

1983

Reagan reelected

1984

Reagan and Gorbachev meet

1985

Iran-contra scandal revealed

1986

George H. W. Bush elected president

1988

Communist regimes collaps

1989

Berlin Wall dismantled

1989

US troops in panama

1989

Iraq invades Kuwait

1990

Collapse of Soviet Regime

1991

Persian Gulf War

1991

Los Angeles race riots

1992

Clinton elected president

1992

Chapter 32

NAFTA ratified

1993

Republicans capture Congress

1994

Health-care reforms fails

1994

Government shutdown

1995

Crime rates decline

1995

OJ Simpson trial

1995

Clinton reelected

1996

Welfare reforms passed

1996

Microsoft antitrust suit begins

1997

Balanced budget agreement

1997

Democrats gain in congressional elections

1998

Lewinsky scandal breaks

1998

Clinton impeached by House

1998

Clinton acquitted by Senate

1999

George W. Bush wins contested election

2000

9/11 attacks

2001

US defeats Taliban regime in Afghanistan

2001

Corporate scandal contribute to economic downturn

2002

US invades Iraq

2003

Bush reelected

2004

Abu Ghraib Scandal

2004

Hurricane Katrina

2005

Democrats capture Congress

2006

Troop "surge" in Iraq

2007

Mortgage crisis

2007

Obama elected first black president

2008