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US\ war KKelly

What war occurred in August of 1990? The Persian Gulf war started in 1990 and ended in 1991
What country did Saddam Hussein invade? Saddam Hussein invaded the small country of Kuwait.
When was Kuwait created? 1920
Why was the United States concerned about the invasion of Kuwait? The U.S. got most of their oil from Kuwait.
What was an issue for Iraq when the country of Kuwait was formed? Iraq lost it's ocean access.
What was another name for the Persian Gulf war? Persian Gulf war = Operation desert storm
What happened between Kuwait and Iraqi in February 1991? Iraqi gov't made a truce with Kuwait and left.
What happened on September 11th 2001? The world trade centers were attacked in New York known as 9-11.
Where did the Pentagon get attacked at? A plane attacked the Pentagon in Washington D.C.
How many airplanes were high jacked? Al-Qaeda high-jacked 3 airplanes.
Who led the terrorist group Al-Qaeda? Osama Bin Laden was the horrible leader of Al-Qaeda
What was the Afghanistan gov't called? The Taliban ran Afghanistan and then later collapsed.
What was the attack where the American armed forces launched a series of attacks to find Bin Laden? Operation Enduring Freedom
When was Osama Bin Laden killed? On May 1st 2001
How did Bin Laden Die? He was killed in raid by a gunshot wound
What was another name for the invasion of Iraq? Operation Iraqi Freedom
What year did the U.S. launch an invasion of Iraq 2003
What belief did the U.S. have about Saddam Hussein? We believed Saddam Hussein was aiding groups like Al-Qaeda with weapons.
What year was Saddam Hussein captured? 2003
What year was Saddam Hussein executed in? 2006
What was a MAJOR issue for the religious and ethnic groups? Land equality. They were fighting over the land.
What is terrorism? The use of violence against people or property to force changes in govt's or society.
How many terrorists were carrying out the plan of 9|11? 19 terrorists were in bin Ladens group.
Who was held responsible for the 9|11 attacks? Osama bin Laden was wanted even more after this attack and his group al-Qaeda
Created by: Kimberly Kelly
 

 



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