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1975 to Today

U.S. History from 1975 to Today

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What was the Camp David Accord? Jimmy Carter invited the leaders of Israel and Egypt to Camp David in the United States where they signed a peace treaty, the Camp David Accord.
Who invaded Kuwait and why? Iraq, led by Saddam Hussein, invaded because they wanted to capture Kuwait’s oil fields.
What was the result when Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait? The Persian Gulf War was the result of the invasion. Operation Desert Storm, led by the U.S. and the United Nations, helped Kuwait win back their oil lands.
What led to the War on Terrorism? The attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001.
What impact has the development of the personal computer and the Internet had on American life? Computers are used in schools, homes, and businesses. The internet has effected communication and changed the workplace. Apple is one example of the American innovation of computers and technology.
Who is Ronald Reagan? He was President of the United States from 1980-1988.
How did Ronald Reagan help end the Cold War? He strengthened relations with the Soviet Union, and he signed a treaty to reduce nuclear weapons with Gorbachev, the last President of the Cold War.
What happened to the Soviet Union in the late 1980s? The Soviet Union fell apart. Many regions formed independent countries, and the government became non-communist.
In 1978, President Jimmy Carter helped negotiate a peace agreement between Egypt and _____. Israel
The Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990 resulted in the ______. Persian Gulf War
How did President Reagan and Bush help bring about the end of the Cold War? They signed agreements with the Soviet Union to end the arms race.
The last president of the Soviet Union was ________. Mikhail Gorbachev
The War on Terrorism began in response to _________. attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001
The technology that allows individuals to get information and communicate quickly is called ______. the internet
How did Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev help end the Cold War? The Soviet Union and the United States lowered the number of nuclear weapons in each country.
What was the result of the end of the Cold War? Many nations split from the Soviet Union to form independent countries.
The United States is a member of _______, the international organization created after World War II to establish peace. United Nations
What event in the Middle East led to a war? Iraq invaded Kuwait to capture its oil fields.
The growing computer industry was part of the ______ boom of the 1990s. high-tech
The military mission that helped end the Persian Gulf War is called ______ Operation Desert Storm
he peace treaty negotiated between Egypt and Israel with the presence of President Jimmy Carter was called ________. Camp David Accords
Saddam Hussein was the leader of what country during the Persian Gulf War? Iraq
Who was blamed for the September 11 attacks? Al-Queda
Who was President during the September 11 attacks? George W. Bush
Created by: kurteaga