Timeline of Events 1975-Present

C. Knox 2013

Presidents

Gerald Ford

1974 - 1977

Jimmy Carter

1977 - 1981

Ronald Reagan

1981 - 1989

George H.W. Bush

1989 - 1993

Bill Clinton

1993 - 2001

George W. Bush

2001 - 2009

Barack Obama

2009 - 2016

Legislation, Amendments, and Supreme Court Landmark Decisions

O'Connor -VS- Donaldson

1975

Ford -VS- Wainright

1986

Competancy to stand trial

Texas -VS- Johnson

1989

Washington -VS- Glucksberg

1997

Assisted Suicide

Kennedy -VS- Louisiana

2008

A sentence of death may not be imposed for the crime of rape, when the victim did not die and death was not intended.

D.C. -VS- Heller

2008

Right To Bear Arms Issue

Graham -VS- Florida

2010

No life sentence without parole for homicide cannot be imposed on juveniles

World Events Relevant to the United States

Vietnam War Ends

1975

Space shuttle Challenger explodes

1-28-1986

Berlin Wall Comes Down

11-9-1989

Columbine Shootings

1999

Terrorists Attack World Trade Center (9/11)

9-11-2001

World Population 7 Billion

2012

Technology

Apple II

1976

First Cell Phone

1977

First cd

1988

Hubble Telescope Sent Into Space

1990

First Flat Screen TV

1997

First Cloned Sheep

1998

Internet Shopping

2006

First iphone

2008

Society & Culture

Bell Bottoms

1970

Aviator Jackets

1980

Big Hair

1980

Feminism

1990

Addicted to Cell Phones

2013