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Who was William Blythe?

Governor of Arkansas

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How many votes did the reform party get?

18.9%

3

What was the goal of NAFTA?

To eliminate barriers of trade and investment between the USA, Mexico, and Canada

4

What is a tariff?

Tax on imports

5

What were the rsults of NAFTA?

Improved GDP
Less jobs

6

Who ran for reelection in 1996

President Clinton

7

Who was the republican candidate in the 1996 election?

Bob Dole

8

Where was Bob Dole from?

Kansas

9

Who brings up sexual harassment lawsuit in Arkansas, 1994?

Paula Jones

10

Who came to work at the White House as an intern from Lewis and Clark college in portland?

Monica Lawinsky

11

What did Jones accuse Clinton of which led to his impeachment?

Perjury and Obstruction of Justice

12

Who were the only presidents to be impeached?

Andrew Johnson and Clinton

13

What does impeachment mean?

bring charges against, not remove from office

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Who is impeachment done by?

House of Representatives

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Who is the impeachment trial held by?

Senate

16

How many officers were charged with assult against rodney king?

4

17

Who was OJ Simpson?

Hall of Fame footballer who was charged with murder

18

What did critics question?

The role of race in the verdict

19

What was the Oklahoma city attackl?

In 1995 building was blown up and 168 people were killed

20

Who was responsible for the Oklahoma City Attack?

Timothy McVeigh

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Why did Tim do it?

His hatred for the government

22

What were hte US Embassy Bombings?

In 1998, 200 killed Americans at our govt embassies. It was by Al-Qaeda

23

What ship was attacked by a suicide bomber?

USS Cole

24

Where was the USS Cole refuleing?

Yemen in 2000

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Who claimed responsibility for the USS Cole bombing?

Al-Qaeda

26

What does al-Qaeda mean?

the base

27

When was al qaeda founded?

August 1988-late1989

28

What were the Nato bombings?

Stop the Serbs from mistrationg people in the province of Kosovo

29

When was Mandella released?

1990

30

Who is the dictator of iraq?

Saddam Hussein

31

What was operation desert storm?

Fight to remove the Iraq Army from Kuwait

32

Who became the president of Russia in 1991?

Boris Yeltsin

33

When was the Rodney Kind incident?

91

34

When were the Rodney King riots?

92

35

Who runs in the 92 election?

Clinton, Bush, and Perot

36

Why did Bush not win?

Perot

37

Who wins the 92 election?

Clinton

38

What was the WTC car bombing?

Al Qaeda detonates a car bomb on the north tower of the WTC

39

How many die in WTC attack?

5

40

What was the Somalia Intervention?

18 us soilders die in the battle of Mogadishu. We wanted to capture a warlord and failed

41

What was another name for the Somalia Intervention?

Black Hawk Down

42

What was Dont Ask Dont Tell?

Clinton's answer to whether homosexuals should be expelled from the military

43

What is a sign of how much globalization has occurred within the world economy?

NAFTA

44

What did the Civil War in Rwanda result in?

Genocide with thousands left dead

45

What was the chunnel?

Tunnel between England and France

46

What was a result of the MLB Baseball strike?

World Series Cancelled

47

Who was elected president of South Africa?

Mandella

48

What was the Blizzard of 96?

Northeast shutdown due to record snowfalls

49

What happened with Flight 800?

All 230 passengers killed from the 747 crash

50

What was the Olympic park bombing?

Anti-Abortion activist set off bomb, killing one, at the Atlanta games

51

What was the result of the 96 election?

Clinton beats Bob Dole

52

What was the Kytot Protocol?

UN promoises to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to combat Global Warming

53

When did Columbine happen?

1999

54

What was the Lewinsky Affair?

Clinton admits having a sexual relationship with Monika Lewinsky

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What was the INdependence of Hong Kong?

England gives all control of Hong Kong to China