U.S. PRESIDENTS #41-CURRENT

 
 HISTORICAL TIMELINE
PRESIDENTS #41 – #PRESENT (1989-PRESENT)

1989; #41. George H w bush 41.GEORGE H. W. BUSH

6/12/1924 –

Party: Republican

Timeline; 1989-1993

Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, Bush joined the Navy (1942-1945) during World War II. Based on U.S.S. San Jacinto, he was part of one of the largest air battles of WWII; Battle of the Phillipine Sea followed by piloting the Grumman TBM Avenger aircraft from VT-51 during the attack on Chichijima. After his military career he went into the oil industry before getting into politics where he served as a U.S. representative for Texas (1967-1971), an ambassador to the U.N. (1971-1973), chairperson of the RNC (1973-1974), Chief liaison to the People’s Republic of China (1974-1975), Director of the C.I.A. (1976-1977), and Ronald Reagan’s V.P. (1981-1989)

1989;

1989 exxon 1

CREWS TRY TO CLEAN UP THE OIL ON THE SHORE

1989 exxon 2

AERIAL VIEW OF THE EXXON OIL SPILL

1989 protest tianamen-square

ONE PROTESTER STANDS IN FRONT OF TANKS AT TIANANMEN SQUARE

  • Bush announces a number of condemnatory actions, including the suspension of the sale of American weapons to China for the Tiananmen Square Incident.

1989 tiananmen square

CHINESE TROOPS AND TANKS AT TIANANMEN SQUARE

1989 fall of the wall

1990;

  • Bush and Gorbachev sign the broadest arms reduction agreement in two decades, stipulating that the United States and the Soviet Union scrap 25 percent and 40 percent of their respective nuclear stockpiles.
  • Bush reneges on his “no new taxes” pledge from the 1988 presidential campaign by stating that in order to solve the deficit problem, tax increases might be necessary
  • Bush signs the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Iraq invades Kuwait. Bush strongly condemns Iraq’s actions

 

1990 iraq invasion

IRAQI TANK IN KUWAIT

  • After East Germans approve reunification, East and West Germany are formally reunited
  • Bush vetoes the Civil Rights Act of 1990, stating that the bill would “introduce the destructive force of quotas into our nation’s employment system.”
  • Bush signs a budget law intended to reduce the federal budget by almost $500 billion over the next five years. The law includes $140 billion dollars in new taxes.
  • Bush increases the number of American troops in Saudi Arabia to 400,000.
  • Bush signs the Clean Air Act of 1990
  • The United States, Canada, and twenty other European nations sign the Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty.
  • Bush signs the Immigration Act of 1990, allowing for the admission of 700,000 aliens each year.

1991;

1991; iraq air raid

AIR RAID ON IRAQ

  • Ground troops, including a large contingent of American soldiers, begin operations in Operation Desert Storm.

1991 GROUND ATTACK IN KUWAIT

U.S. TROOPS STROLLING THROUGH KUWAIT

  • After liberating Kuwait, coalition troops advance rapidly into Iraqi territory, encountering no resistance. Bush calls off the ground offensive.

1991 LIBERATION OF KUWAIT

1992;

  • At the presidential retreat at Camp David, Bush and Russian president Boris Yeltsin meet to discuss U.S.-Russian relations and officially declare the end of the Cold War.
  • President Bush announces an aid plan of $24 billion to spur democratic and a free market reforms in the former Soviet Union.
  • The United States signs agreements with Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan, ensuring the continued participation of these nations in the nuclear arms reduction treaties signed by the U.S.S.R. before its collapse in late 1991.
  • The United States signs the Framework Convention on Climate Change aimed at preventing further global warming.
  • Bush and Yeltsin announce an agreement by which the United States and Russia reduce their nuclear warheads to between 3,000 and 3,500 by the year 2003.
  • Bush signs a supplemental appropriations act that provides aid to inner cities, specifically Los Angeles, which is trying to recover from the Rodney King riots.

1992 la riots

L.A. RIOTS

1992; U.S. TROOPS IN SOMALIA

U.S. TROOPS IN SOMALIA

Bush was the first sitting Vice President to be elected President since Martin Van Buren. During his term, the Soviet Union collapsed and the Cold War ended. He also led the U.S. in the Gulf War against Iraq, but economic troubles at home cost him re-election. Since then he has been active in various humanitarian activities and living out his retirement making occasional political appearances. 

Famous quotes;

“I have opinions of my own, strong opinions, but I don’t always agree with them.”

“We must act on what we know. I take as my guide the hope of a saint: In crucial things, unity; in important things, diversity; in all things, generosity.”

“Don’t confuse being ‘soft’ with seeing the other guy’s point of view.

 

 

1993; #42. bill clinton 42.BILL J. CLINTON

8/19/1946 –

Party: Democrat

Timeline; 1993-2000

Clinton got into law before entering politics where he served as Attorney General of Arkansas (1977-1979), and Governor of Arkansas on separate occasions (1979-1981 and 1983-1992).
1993;

  • Clinton becomes the 42nd President at the age of 46. Al Gore is his V.P.
  • Clinton announces that the First Lady will head the Task Force on National Health Care Reform.
  • Clinton signs the Family Medical Leave Act that requires companies to provide workers with up to three months of unpaid leave for family and medical emergencies.
  • Six people are killed and more than a thousand suffer injuries after a bomb planted under the World Trade Center in New York City explodes.

1993; WORLD TRADE CENTER BOMBING

1993 WORLD TRADE CENTER BOMBING

  • The Senate confirms Janet Reno as attorney general, the first woman to serve in the position.
  • In Waco, Texas, federal law enforcement officers, end a 51-day standoff against a religious cult led by David Koresh.

1993 waco STANDOFF

FBI BURNS HOUSE IN WACO STANDOFF

  • Clinton orders the U.S. Navy to attack Iraqi intelligence operations in downtown Baghdad after learning that Iraqis had plotted to kill former President Bush during his visit to Kuwait. The twenty-three tomahawk missiles fired reportedly kill eight people.

1993 TOMAHAWK ANATOMY

ANATOMY OF A TOMAHAWK MISSILE

  • Clinton announces an “honorable compromise” in the debate surrounding gays in the military. The policy is labeled “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”
  • Vince Foster, deputy counsel to the President, is found dead in a Northern Virginia park. Authorities rule his death a suicide at first, but it still left many conspiracy theories.
  • Clinton signs the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act.
  • Clinton presides over a ceremony in Washington, D.C., at which Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat sign the Israeli-Palestinian Declaration of Principles.
  • Clinton unveils a plan for universal health care emphasizing that all Americans would have high quality health care and would be able to choose their physicians.
  • An elite American special forces unit searching for Somali warlord Mohammed Farah Aidid in Somalia’s capital city of Mogadishu is ambushed by Aidid’s forces, leaving eighteen Americans dead.

1993 black hawk down

  • Clinton signs the Brady Act, which requires a potential handgun purchaser to wait five days while a background check is performed by law enforcement officers.
  • After a hard-fought battle in Congress, Clinton signs the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), eliminating nearly every trade barrier between the United States, Canada, and Mexico, creating the world’s largest free trade zone.

1994;

  • Clinton attends the NATO summit meeting in Brussels, Belgium and announces that the United States will maintain at least 100,000 troops in Europe as well as introducing the “Partnership for Peace” program
  • Clinton ends the nineteen-year old trade embargo against Vietnam, noting that Vietnam is trying to locate 2,238 Americans listed as missing in action since the Vietnam War.
  • The last American marines leave Somalia.
  • Former President Nixon is laid to rest in Yorba Linda, CA

1994 Nixon_grave_2011

NIXON GRAVE

1994 peace treaty

U.S. PRESIDENT CLINTON, ISRAEL PRIME MINISTER RABIN AND KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN

  • Clinton signs the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act into law, that includes provisions providing for the hiring of 100,000 more policemen, and the expansion of the death penalty to cover more than 50 federal crimes.
  • The administration announces plans to send more than 35,000 troops to the Persian Gulf to deter an Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. Days later, Iraqi troops withdraw from border
  • The Senate votes to approve the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) that 117 nations, including the United States, agree to in December 1993.
  • Clinton, along with the presidents of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine, signs the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START I) in Budapest, Hungary. The treaty eliminates more than 9,000 warheads.

1995;

1995 oklahoma city bombing

OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING

  • The United States extended full diplomatic recognition of Vietnam, twenty-two years after the United States withdrew military forces from that country.
  • NATO, with a strong contingent of American forces, begins two weeks of air attacks on Serbian positions, dubbed Operation Deliberate Force.

1995 operation deliberate force

  • In Dayton, Ohio, the representatives of Bosnia, Croatia, and Serbia agree in principle to a peace agreement, the Dayton Accords

1996;

  • Clinton signs a bill giving him the power of the “line-item veto,” which had been requested by Presidents Reagan and Bush. With this new power, Clinton can veto specific items in spending and tax bills without vetoing the entire measure.
  • Clinton vetoes a bill that would have outlawed certain types of late-term abortions, namely the partial birth abortion.
  • Clinton announces that American troops will likely remain in Bosnia as the major component of an international peacekeeping force for an additional eighteen months.
  • In the first trial to result from the Whitewater investigation, Jim and Susan McDougal, and Arkansas Governor Jim Guy Tucker–Clinton’s friends and former business partners in the Whitewater affair–are convicted of fraud.
  • Clinton signs a health care reform bill that he expects to expand coverage for many Americans.
  • Clinton signs a welfare reform bill that radically restructures the American welfare system.
  • Clinton orders a cruise missile strike against Iraq after Saddam Hussein leads a siege against the Kurdish city of Irbil in northern Iraq.

1996 iraq missile strike

MISSILE STRIKE ON IRAQ

  • An overwhelming majority of United Nations members, including the United States, agree to a treaty banning all nuclear weapons testing.

1997;

  • The Senate votes 99-0 to approve an investigation into the “improper” and “illegal” fund-raising tactics of both the White House and members of Congress. Allegations by Republicans and some Democrats of illegal fund raising by the Clinton White House spur the investigation
  • Clinton and Yeltsin meet at Helsinki, Finland, and agree to begin negotiations on another nuclear arms reduction treaty (START III)
  • The Senate ratifies the Chemical Weapons Convention, making illegal the production, acquisition, stockpiling, or use of chemical weapons
  • A memorial is dedicated to Franklin D. Roosevelt in Washington D.C.

1997 fdr memorial

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT MEMORIAL

  • The Clinton administration and Republican congressional leaders agree in principle to a five-year budget plan to eliminate the budget deficit.
  • In a decision affecting both the scope of presidential power and the immediate future of the Clinton presidency, the Supreme Court rules that Paula Jones can pursue her sexual harassment lawsuit against President Clinton, even while he is in office.
  • President Clinton signs legislation providing for a balanced budget by 2002, ending years of partisan wrangling between Clinton and Republican leaders.
  • Attorney General Janet Reno, in a letter to Congress, announces that the Justice Department’s investigation into allegations that the Clinton administration violated campaign finance laws, especially in its efforts to finance the 1996 presidential campaign, has uncovered no major violations.
  • President Clinton orders the United States government to contribute $3 billion to an international bail-out of Indonesia totaling over $22 billion. The Clinton administration argues that the bailout will help stabilize the shaky financial situation in Southeast Asia.

1998;

  • News breaks that President Clinton may have had a sexual relationship with a former White House intern named Monica Lewinsky. Clinton, adamantly denying the allegations, states, “I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky.”
  • A judge dismisses Paula Jones’s sexual harassment lawsuit against President Clinton.
  • Catholic and Protestant leaders in Northern Ireland sign the “Good Friday Peace Accords,” a substantial agreement in the Northern Ireland peace process.
  • Terrorists bomb American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, killing 224 people, including 20 Americans. United States intelligence believes that Osama bin Laden is behind the attacks.

1998 EMBASSY BOMBING

AMERICAN EMBASSY BOMBING IN KENYA

  • The Office of the Independent Counsel releases its report on the Clinton-Lewinsky affair, commonly known as the Starr Report.
  • After nine days of negotiations in rural Maryland, Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat sign the Wye River Memorandum. President Clinton mediates the negotiations, which result in an agreement highlighted by a three-stage withdrawal of Israeli troops from the West Bank.

1998 WYE RIVER

  • President Clinton orders a three-day bombing attack against Iraq after Saddam Hussein refuses to cooperate with United Nations weapons inspectors.

1998-Desert_fox_missile

BOMBING OF IRAQ

  • The House of Representatives votes to impeach President Clinton on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice.

1999;

  • The Senate acquits President Clinton on both articles of impeachment, rejecting one article and splitting evenly on the second.
  • In response to Serbian aggression in Kosovo and Albania, and reports of ethnic cleansing, the United States leads NATO attacks against Serbia.

1999 SERBIA ATTACK

NATO BOMBING

1999 nato-bombing-Serbia

  • The NATO air campaign against Serbia ends after Serb forces agree on June 9 to withdraw from Kosovo.
  • The United States Senate votes down the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, which would have prevented the United States from conducting underground nuclear tests.

2000;

  • The United States and China agree to a trade treaty reducing tariffs and other trade barriers. The treaty is to come into effect after China joins the World Trade Organization
  • Clinton sends a bill to Congress asking for permanent normal trade relations with China.
  • Clinton holds a summit meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin. They reaffirm their nations’ commitment to strategic arms reductions, but disagree over American plans to research and develop a missile-defense system.
  • Independent Counsel Robert Ray announces that his investigation has not discovered enough evidence to indict the Clintons for their Whitewater dealings.

Since Clinton left office he has been involved in public speakings and humanitarian work as well as remaining active in politics by campaigning for Democratic Presidential nominees, most recently, his wife running in 2016.

Famous quotes;

“There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.”

“Let us all take more responsibility, not only for ourselves and our families but for our communities and our country.”

“Sometimes when people are under stress, they hate to think, and it’s the time when they most need to think.

 

43. george w bush 43. GEORGE W. BUSH

7/6/1946 –

Party: Republican

Timeline; 2001-2008

Bush served in the Air National Guard (1968-1974) after he earned his M.B.A. degree from Harvard. After his service he joined his father in politics, helping with his campaigns before running on his own when he won the seat of Governor of Texas (1995-2000) while also being part owner of the Texas Rangers (1989-1998). He and his dad are the second father-son duo to serve as Presidents, John Adams and John Q. Adams being the first.

2001;

2001 turkey.iraq.no.fly

  • The Bush administration affirms its decision to abandon ratification of the Kyoto Protocol, an international treaty signed by 180 countries to reduce global warming that set limits on industrial emissions.
  • A U.S. spy plane is clipped by a Chinese fighter jet, forcing the American plane to make an emergency landing on Chinese soil, dubbed the Hainan Island Incident
  • President Bush signals a change in relations with China by officially pledging military support for Taiwan in the event of an attack by China.
  • Bush signs a $1.35 trillion tax cut into law.
  • President Bush addresses the nation, outlining his plans for the federal funding of stem cell research.
  • Terrorists hijack four commercial jets and crash them into the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and the Pennsylvania countryside. It is the worst attack on American soil since Pearl Harbor

2001 attack on wtc 9-11-attack

SECOND PLANE ABOUT TO HIT THE WORLD TRADE CENTER

2001 9.11 attacks

AFTERMATH OF THE SECOND PLANE HITTING THE WORLD TRADE CENTER

2001 Pennsylvania

PLANE TAKEN DOWN INTO A PENNSYLVANIA FIELD

2001; PENTAGON ON 9/11

PENTAGON AFTER THE 9/11 ATTACKS

  • Bush appears before a joint session of Congress to outline the administration’s plans to defeat world terrorism, singling out Osama bin Laden and his al-Qaeda organization as the primary targets of such a policy.
  • Bush announces the commencement of military action in Afghanistan, an operation code-named “Enduring Freedom.”

2001; OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM

2002;

  • President Bush signs a landmark education reform bill into law. Known as the No Child Left Behind Act
  • In his State of the Union address, President Bush warns that the War on Terror is only beginning. Specifically citing North Korea, Iran, and Iraq
  • Bush renews his call on Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat to end attacks on Israel
  • Bush announces that the forty-year-old trade embargo against Cuba will continue until conditions, including free and fair elections, are met.
  • Congress presses the Bush administration for further information about warnings of the September 11, 2001, attacks.
  • Bush and Russian president Vladimir Putin sign a nuclear arms treaty, vowing to reduce their nations’ arsenals by two-thirds over the next ten years.

2002 Bush_and_Putin_signing_SORT

BUSH AND PUTIN SIGN NUCLEAR ARMS TREATY

2003;

  • Bush reveals a tax-cut plan of $674 billion over ten years.
  • The seven-member crew of the shuttle Columbia dies in an explosion in space. Debris falls in Texas.

2003 colombia shuttle crew

COLUMBIA SHUTTLE CREW

2003 Columbia

COLUMBIA SHUTTLE EXPLOSION

2003; BOMBS ON BAGHDAD

U.S. BOMBS ON BAGHDAD

2003 baghdad-bombing

2003 Bush_mission_accomplished

  • The UN Security Council votes to lift sanctions on Iraq imposed since the 1991 Gulf War. The resolution gives the United States and United Kingdom control of Iraq until it establishes a legitimate government and authority to use Iraqi oil revenues for humanitarian aid and reconstruction.
  • U.S. marines and Iraqi citizens take down Saddam statue in Firdos Square

2003 saddam statue

U.S. MARINES AND IRAQI CITIZENS TAKE DOWN SADDAM STATUE

  • Bush signs into law his $350 billion tax-cut package, the third-largest in history, in an effort to strengthen the U.S. economy and reverse a trend of increasing unemployment.
  • U.S. forces kill Saddam Hussein’s two sons Uday and Qusay in Mosul, Iraq. Officials hope that anti-U.S. attacks in Iraq will decrease as a result.
  • The joint Congressional Committee on Intelligence releases the findings of  the terrorist attacks of September 11, concluding that intelligence agencies failed to respond to alerts about potential targets and methods.
  • The Justice Department announces a full criminal investigation into allegations that Bush administration officials had leaked the name of a covert CIA operative to the media in July, dubbed the Plame Affair. Bush urges full cooperation with the probe.
  • Chief U.S. Weapons Inspector David Kay reports that his  team has finished their inspection into Iraq’s weapons.
  • Bush signs into law a ban on late-term abortion, the first law to ban an abortion procedure since the Supreme Court’s 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade.
  • Bush signs a landmark bill overhauling Medicare
  • Saddam is caught during Operation Red Dawn

2003 saddam capture

SADDAM CAPTURED

2004;

2004; BATTLE OF FALLUJAH

BATTLE OF FALLUJAH

2004; HANDS OF VICTORY BAGHDAD

HANDS OF VICTORY IN BAGHDAD

2004; TROOPS WALK THROUGH FALLUJAH

U.S. TROOPS WALK THROUGH STREETS OF FALLUJAH

2005;

2005; SOCHI MEETING

SOCHI MEETING

  • Iraqi government announces that a war crimes trial for Saddam Hussein is likely to begin within the next two months and prosecutors would seek the death penalty.
  • The Senate easily passes an omnibus energy bill aimed at supporting the traditional energy industries of oil and natural gas, but also provide tax incentives for the use of alternative energy sources such as solar and wind power.
  • Vladimir Arutyunian attempts to assassinate Bush when he throws a live hand grenade at Bush’s podium but it does not go odd. He is given a life sentence for it.
  • The space shuttle Discovery takes off from the Kennedy Space Center on a mission to deliver repairs to the International Space Station.

2005; DISCOVERY LAUNCH

SPACE SHUTTLE DISCOVERY LAUNCH

  • Hurricane Katrina strikes the southern coast of the United States with devastating effects.

2005 KATRINA

HURRICANE KATRINA VIEW FROM SATELLITE

2005 KATRINA 2

AFTERMATH OF HURRICANE KATRINA

  • Bush admits for the first time that the complete removal of U.S. troops from Iraq during the remainder of his term is improbable. He continues to assert the fact that progress is being made in the establishment of Iraqi democracy.
  • The U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Virginia, sentences Zacarias Moussaoui to life in prison without parole for his role in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

2006;

  • The Senate votes to ban same sex marriages in the United States, thereby preventing a vote on the actual passage of the amendment.
  • Former President Ford is laid to rest in Grand Rapids, Michigan

2006; gerald ford tomb

FORD TOMB

  • Bush issues his first veto on a bill to lift constraints on federal funding of embryonic stem cell research, and subsequently, the House unsuccessfully attempts to override the veto.
  • Bush signs a bill providing for the construction of a 700-mile fence along the United States-Mexico border, in an effort to increase border security and stem illegal immigration.
  • Russia dedicates the Teardrop memorial for the lives lost at the 1993 and 2001 World Trade Center attacks

2006; TEARDROP MEMORIAL

TEARDROP MEMORIAL

  • Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is hanged in Baghdad, Iraq, after being convicted of crimes against humanity dating back to 1982.

2006 saddam hang

SADDAM BEING HANGED

2007;

2007 AC-130 gunship over somalia

AC-130 GUNSHIP OVER SOMALIA

  • Bush announces what would be termed a “troop surge” in Iraq in an attempt to increase security in the capital of Baghdad and smother insurgency centers throughout the country.
  • General David Petraeus takes over command of the multinational forces in Iraq to oversee the surge.
  • Seung-Hui Cho kills himself and 32 fellow students at Virginia Tech in the deadliest campus gun rampage in U.S. history. President Bush and the First Lady attend the memorial.
  • Bush vetoes a war spending bill passed by Congress, which set a timetable for troop withdrawal from Iraq. Within days Bush reaches a record low approval rating.
  • The Supreme Court reverses an April decision and agrees to hear appeals from Guantanamo Bay detainees who have not had access to the federal courts.
  • Congress passes the Anti-terrorism Bill, allowing the screening of air and sea cargo as well as giving more money in grants to states with greater risk
  • Congress passes new energy legislation to increase automobile fuel efficiency standards and mandates increases in bio-fuel production. The bill passes the House and Senate, and President Bush signs it into law.

2008;

  • Bush proposes and Senate passes a stimulus package in response to a housing crisis and increasing oil prices, giving individuals several hundred dollars as well as rebates for children and tax deductions for businesses in order to boost the slowing economy.
  • U.S. missile strikes in Pakistan kill a top al-Qaeda leader, Abu Laith al-Libi, who trained terror operatives in the region.

2008 drone missile

DRONE MISSILE LAUNCH

Bush retired to Texas, still making public appearances at Ranger games, political and charity events.

Famous quotes;

“When I take action, I’m not going to fire a $2 million missile at a $10 empty tent and hit a camel in the butt. It’s going to be decisive.”

“I am mindful not only of preserving executive powers for myself, but for predecessors as well.”

“I just want you to know that, when we talk about war, we’re really talking about peace.

 

2009; #44. Barack Obama 44. BARACK H. OBAMA

8/4/1961 –

Party: Democrat

Timeline; 2009-2017

Obama was a Community Organizer (1985-1988) before attending Harvard Law School (1988-1991). He gained national recognition becoming the first black President of Harvard Law review which helped lead him to a publishing contract where he wrote his personal memoirs. He went on to teach constitutional law at the University of Chicago (1992-2004) where he also served as a member of the Senate ((1997-2004) before becoming the Senator of Illinois (2005-2008).

2009;

2010;

2010 bp oil explosion

DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL RIG EXPLODES

2010 bp oil spill

OIL SPILL IN THE GULF OF MEXICO

2011;

2011 bin laden raid

2011; TOWN RESIDENTS AROUND THE HOUSE BIN LADEN WAS HIDING IN

PAKISTANI MEDIA AND RESIDENTS GATHER AROUND THE HOUSE BIN LADEN WAS HIDING IN

2011 qadaffi

2012;

2012 benghazi

2013;

2013 freedom tower

FREEDOM TOWER

2013; BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING

BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING

2013; MOORE TORNADO

MOORE TORNADO AFTERMATH

  • Obama announces he will seek congressional approval to use military force against Syria for their use of chemical weapons
  • The Continuing Appropriations Act is signed into law containing a continuing resolution ending the US government shutdown of 2013 and the debt-ceiling crisis of 2013
  • Obama overseas the G20 summit

2014;

2014; IRAQ AIRSTRIKES

AIRSTRIKES NEAR IRAQ

2014; US-airstrike-Syria

AIRSTRIKES BY ALLIED FORCES IN SYRIA

2015;

2015; selma-bridge-obama

PRESIDENT OBAMA AND FORMER PRESIDENT BUSH MARCHING

2014; OBAMA LAYING WREATH AT TOMB OF UNKNOWN SOLDIER

OBAMA LAYING A WREATH AT THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER

2015; SAN FRAN SHOOTING AFTERMATH

SUSPECTS OF THE SAN FRANCISCO SHOOTING GUNNED DOWN

2016;

 

 45. Donald Trump

7/14/1946 –

Party: Republican

Timeline; 2017-

At the age of 70, Donald Trump won his first bid for public office and became the oldest President ever elected president of the United States. He is the fifth US president to take office despite losing the popular vote, having prevailed in Electoral College votes over Democrat Hillary Clinton. A real estate mogul and reality television star, Trump is the first president without previous service in either elective office or the military.

2017;

  • Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States
  • Protests across the nation breakout over the accusations of Russia rigging the U.S. elections
  • Trump tries to have ACA repealed but fails
  • Travel ban is made for 7 countries but courts shoot it down, eventually the Supreme Court allows some portions
  • Trump announces transgenders will not be allowed in military 6 months after Obama removed the ban

 

 

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