1975-Present

Main

Legislation, Amendments, and Supreme Court

Tax Reform Act of 1986

1986

Civil Liberties Act of 1988

1988

NAFTA

1994

Personal Responsibility & Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act

1996

Obamacare

2010

Presidents

Gerald Ford

1974 - 1977

Jimmy Carter

1977 - 1981

Ronald Reagan

1981 - 1989

George H. Bush

1989 - 1993

William Clinton

1993 - 2001

George W. Bush

2001 - 2009

Barack Obama

2009 - 2017

World Events

South Vietnam Surrenders To North Vietnam

1975

Soviets Lose War in Afghanistan

1979 - 1988

US Embassy Hostage Crisis

1979 - 1980

Cold War Ends

1989 - 1991

Gulf War Begins

1990 - 1991

NAFTA Formed

1994

Taliban Removed

2001

Iraq War Begins

2003

Technology

Personal Computers become available

1978

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

International Space station begins construction

1998

Solar Energy development increases

2000 - 2009

Scientists trap anti-matter

2010

Society and Culture

George Lucas makes Star Wars

1977

Punk Rock becomes popular

1978 - 1984

Rap music begins its popularity

1984 - 1985

Steven Spielberg Directs Schindler's list

1993

Cellphones revolutionize communication

2000 - 2001

David Fincher Directs The Social Network

2010