Chaz's Timeline (1975-Present)

Legislation, Amendments, Supreme Court (landmark decisions)

Tax Reform act of 1986

1986 - 1987

Civil Liberties Act of 1988

1988 - 1989

NAFTA signed into law

1994 - 1995

Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act passed

1996 - 1997

Obamacare signed into law

2010 - 2011

Presidents

Geralfd Ford

1974 - 1977

Jimmy Carter

1977 - 1981

Ronald Reagan

1981 - 1989

George Bush

1989 - 1993

William J. Clinton

1993 - 2001

George W. Bush

2001 - 2009

Barack Obama

2009 - 2017

World Events (Relevant to U.S.

South Vietnam surrenders to North Vietnam

1975 - 1976

Revolution in Iran, Americans kidnapped

1979 - 1980

Soviets lose war in Afghanistan

1979 - 1988

Cold War ends

1989 - 1991

Gulf War begins

1990 - 1991

NAFTA formed

1992 - 1993

Taliban Removed

2001 - 2002

Iraq War begins

2003 - 2004

Technology

Personal Computers become available

1978 - 1979

CD's VCR's and Cable become commonplace

1980 - 1989

World Wide Web makes communication easier

1993 - 1994

NASA Spacecraft lands on Mars

1997 - 1998

Internatonal Space station begins construction

1998 - 1999

Solar Energy development increases

2000 - 2009

Scientists trap anti-matter

2010 - 2011

Society and Culture

George Lucas makes Star Wars

1977 - 1978

Punk Rock becomes popular

1978 - 1984

Rap music begins its popularity

1984 - 1985

Steven Spielberg Directs Schindler's list

1993 - 1994

Cellphones revolutionize communication

2000 - 2001

David Fincher Directs The Social Network

2010 - 2011