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Us World Leader

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

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