Social Studies Timeline 1975-Present

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Presidents

39th - 44th

Jimmy Carter

January 20, 1977 - January 20, 1981

Ronald Reagan

January 20, 1981 - January 20, 1989

George H.W. Bush

January 20, 1989 - January 20, 1993

Bill Clinton

January 20, 1993 - January 20, 2001

George W. Bush

January 20, 2001 - January 20, 2009

Barack H. Obama

january 20, 2009 - january 20, 2017

Legislation, Amendments, Supreme Court (landmark decisions)

Bigelow v. Virginia-First Amendment and commercial speech

1975

Beal v. Doe-right of a state to restrict use of federal funds for abortion

1977

Sandstrom v. Montana-instructing the jury on the burden of proof in trials

1979

27th Amendment

May 7, 1992

Prevents laws affecting Congressional salary from taking effect until the beginning of the next session of Congress

Boy Scouts of America v. Dale--right of free association, homosexuality

2000

World Events (relovent to the usa

Vietnam War

1954 - 1975

poverty

1975 - 2013

Iran Hostage crisis

1979

Assassination Attempt on the Pope

1981

Hole in the Ozone Layer Discovered

1985

Operation Desert storm

January 16, 1991 - April 5, 1991

9/11

september 11, 2001

Boston Marathon Bombing

2013

Technology

The hepatitis-B vaccine

1980

First Cabbage Patch Kids sold.

1983

Disposable contact lenses invented.

1987

The World Wide Web and Internet protocol (HTTP) and WWW language (HTML) created

1990

ipod

October 23, 2001

YouTube

2005

society and culture

Internet

1992

Yahoo created

march 1994

Playstation

December 3, 1994

Google Created

March 1996

Myspace

1999

Xbox

November 15, 2001

Facebook created

February 2004

Twitter created

March 2006

Black Eyed Peas "I gotta feeling"

March 31, 2009

Bing created

june 3, 2009

Instagram created

october 2010