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Us World Leader

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  • 1. Bell Work
    • What scandal did President Reagan face during his second term?
    • Iran-Contra Scandal
  • 2. Objective: Cover major events of the 1980’s and 90’s The US As a World Leader
  • 3. Operation Desert Shield
    • August of 1990 Saddam invades
    • Control world oil supply
    • 28 nation coalition opposes Saddam led by GHW Bush
    • 500,000 US Troops sent to Saudi Arabia
  • 4. Kuwait Invasion
  • 5. Operation Desert Storm
    • Ground War lasted 4 days
    • 85,000 Iraqis KIA
    • 147 US KIA
    • 235 Killed in accidents
    • US total 382
  • 6.
    • 15 Republics formed
    • Aug 1991 Coup attempt
    • Dec 25 th Gorbachev resigns
    • Common Wealth of Independent States
    • 1996 Yeltsin elected
  • 7. Collapse of Soviet Block
  • 8.
    • 1992 US sent aid to Somalia
    • Saved over 1 million
    • Ended Apartheid
    • Nelson Mandela
    AFRICA
  • 9.
    • PLO goal was to destroy Israel
    • 1993 Peace Treaty
    • PLO receives land if they recognize Israel/ stop terrorist attacks
    • 1994 Jordan Peace Treaty
    • 1995 Rabin Assassinated
    Middle East
  • 10.
    • Communism falls
    • Several independent nations emerge
    • Civil war
    • Muslims, Croats, Serbs
    • Dayton Accords
    • Genocide
    • Milosevic on trial
    Yugoslavia
  • 11.
    • Tiananmen Square, China
    • Protests in over 20 cities
    • 5,000 protestors killed
    • US grants Permanent Normal Trade Relations
    • US Opens embassy with Vietnam
    ASIA
  • 12.
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
    • Canada and Mexico largest trading partners
    • Drugs and Illegal Immigration
    • Clean Air Act
    MEXICO
  • 13. U.S. Today
    • No Fly zone in Iraq
    • Operation Enduring Freedom invaded Afghanistan in response to 9/11
    • Operation Iraqi Freedom invaded Iraq
    • Believed Saddam had Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
  • 14. Operation Iraqi Freedom

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