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  1. UNIT 9 SEMESTER 2 CHAPTER 26/THE 1990S

  2. BILL CLINTON 1993-2001

  3. 1992 ELECTION

  4. ROSS PEROT • Won 19% of the popular vote as third party candidate • Being a billionaire businessman from Texas, most experts argue that his success hurt President Bush

  5. HILLARY CLINTON AND HEALTH CARE REFORM • First Lady Clinton’s efforts to achieve universal healthcare coverage for all Americans failed; too many members of Congress viewed her plan as socialism

  6. BALANCED BUDGETS 1999-2001

  7. 1995 OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING Gulf War veteran turned anti-government militiaman Timothy McVeigh attacked the Oklahoma City Federal Building on April 19, 1995

  8. OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING

  9. TIMOTHY McVEIGH AND TERRY NICHOLS

  10. 1999 COLUMBINE SCHOOL SHOOTING • On April 20, 1999, Graduating Seniors Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed 12 students, 1 teacher and themselves during an attack on their school, Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado

  11. AL-QAIDA ATTACKS • 1993 WORLD TRADE CENTER BOMBING • 1993 FIRST BATTLE OF MOGADISHU • Black Hawk Down • 1998 U.S. AFRICAN EMBASSY BOMBINGS • 2000 ATACK ON THE U.S.S COLE • 9/11

  12. 1993 WTC BOMBING

  13. OPERATION RESTORE HOPE • In December 1992, President Bush sent troops to Somalia on a humanitarian mission to feed people suffering from famine • Under President Clinton, the mission expanded when famine relief efforts were damaged by warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid

  14. BLACK HAWK DOWN

  15. 1998 U.S. EMBASSY BOMBINGS IN TANZANIA AND KENYA

  16. 2000 ATTACK ON THE USS COLE

  17. 9/11WORLD TRADE CENTER

  18. 9/11 PENTAGON

  19. 9/11 PENNSYLVANIA

  20. UNITED FLIGHT 93

  21. GENOCIDE IN RWANDA

  22. GENOCIDE IN BOSNIA • In an attempt to keep his hold over all of the former Yugoslavia, Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic began ethnically cleansing non-Serbs in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia. Murder, rape and concentration camps were rampant. In order to end the genocide, President Clinton sent troops to lead a NATO invasion.

  23. THE BOSNIAN WAR

  24. 1995 DAYTON PEACE ACCORDS

  25. WAR IN KOSOVO • In 1998-99, the Serbian province of Kosovo declared independence. After Serbia began attacking, President Clinton bombed Serbia and NATO forces occupied Kosovo as peacekeepers. Afterward, both sides of the conflict were charged with crimes against humanity.

  26. NAFTA • Trade agreement between the U.S., Canada and Mexico • Initiated free trade between the three countries in order to create an economic alliance • Has led to a transfer of U.S. manufacturing jobs to Mexico

  27. IMPEACHMENT OF BILL CLINTON • While investigating allegations of illegal financial deals by President Clinton, the Justice Department discovered that the President had lied under oath regarding an alleged affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky.

  28. IMPEACHMENT OF BILL CLINTON

  29. ELECTION 2000

  30. ELECTION 2000

  31. PATRIOT ACT • Following 9/11, the Congress passed the Patriot Act, which enabled the Executive Branch to investigate terrorism suspects without warrants

  32. WAR IN IRAQ • In March 2003, after several months of demanding Iraqi compliance with United Nations sanctions, the U.S. and Great Britain invaded Iraq and overthrew the government of Saddam Hussein