1974-Present Lauren Whittaker

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Presidents

Gerald R. Ford

1974 - 1977

James E. Carter

1977 - 1981

Ronald W. Reagan

1981 - 1989

George H. W. Bush

1989 - 1993

William J. Clinton

1993 - 2001

George W. Bush

2001 - 2009

Barack Obama

2009 - Present

Legislation, Amendments, Supreme Court

Regents of the University of CA v. Bakke

1978 - 1979

New Jersey v. T.L.O.

1985 - 1986

Texas v. Johnson

1989 - 1990

Board of Education of Westside Community Schools v. Mergens

1990 - 1991

Cruzan v. Director, Missouri, Department, of Health

1990 - 1991

Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania, et al. v. Casey

1992 - 1993

Amendment 27-Congressional pay raises

May 7 1992 - May 8 1992

Vernonia School District v. Acton

1995 - 1996

Reno v. American Civil Liberties Unron

1997 - 1998

Bush v. Gore

2000 - 2001

Mitchell v. Helms

2000 - 2001

District of Columbia v. Heller

2008 - 2009

World Events

South Vietnam surrenders to North Vietnam

1975 - 1976

Egypt and Isreal sign Camp David Accords

1978 - 1979

Soviet Union invades Afghanistan

1979 - 1980

Iraq invades Iran

1980 - 1981

Egyptian President Anwar Sadat is assassinated

1981 - 1982

Argentina and Great Britain battle for control of Falkland Islands

1982 - 1983

Indira Gahdhi, prime minister of India, is assassinated

1984 - 1985

Soviet forces begin to pull out of Afghanistan

1988 - 1989

Berlin Wall falls

1989 - 1990

Soviet Union breaks up; Cold War ends

1991 - 1992

European Union forms

1993 - 1994

Mandela is elected President of South Africa

1994 - 1995

NATO forces restore order in Bosnia; WTO is established

1995 - 1996

Indonesoan dictator Suharto steps down

1998 - 1999

Putin is elected President of Russia

2000 - 2001

Al Qaeda car bombs kill more than 200 people in Indonesia

2002 - 2003

Technology

Personal Computer

1975 - 1976

Space shuttle

1981 - 1982

Space telescope

1990 - 1991

Clockwork radio

1991 - 1992

Digital tv recorder

1999 - 2000

Metal Rubber

2004 - 2005

Society and Culture

Women's Rights Movement

1960 - 1980

New Right

1970 - 1980

Watergate Scandal

june 1972 - august 1974

Reaganomics

1980 - 2008

Savings an Loans Crisis

1989 - 1990