1980-2001

Timeline created by Yingjie Yang
In History
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    Jimmy Carter

    President
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    Ronald Reagan

    President
  • The Challenger spacecraft exploded, killing all seven astronauts on board

    The Challenger spacecraft exploded, killing all seven astronauts on board
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    George H.W. Bush

    President
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    The United States joined the Persian Gulf War to counter Iraq's invasion of Kuwait

    The United States joined the Persian Gulf War to counter Iraq's invasion of Kuwait
  • President George W. Bush has sent troops to provide humanitarian assistance to Somalia

    President George W. Bush has sent troops to provide humanitarian assistance to Somalia
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    Bill Clinton

    President
  • "North American Free Trade Agreement" was promulgated, and the world's largest free trade area was established

    "North American Free Trade Agreement" was promulgated, and the world's largest free trade area was established
  • Although Al Gore won the popular vote, he was narrowly defeated by George W. Bush

    Although Al Gore won the popular vote, he was narrowly defeated by George W. Bush
  • The United States announced the war on Afghanistan and pursued the fundamentalist al Qaeda organization and its leader, Osama bin Laden, who was responsible for the 9 / 11 attacks

    The United States announced the war on Afghanistan and pursued the fundamentalist al Qaeda organization and its leader, Osama bin Laden, who was responsible for the 9 / 11 attacks
  • Four terrorist hijackings, World Trade Center, damaged

    Four terrorist hijackings, World Trade Center, damaged