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1990-2011 - Page Text Content

BC: The End

FC: 1990 to 2011 | The Totally Awesome Scrapbook of


2: Clean Air Act | The US amended the 1970 Clean Air Act. This placed limits on industrial pollutants that caused acid rain and the release of carcinogens into the air.

3: Free Mandela | Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for twenty-seven years for being an anti-apartheid activist. He got the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.

4: Americans with Disabilities Act | Signed by George Bush, this Act was was against discrimination of disability. This act helped lots of Americans with disabilites get jobs.

5: Fred Dead | This awesome dude was the lead singer of the band Queen. He died of bronchopnemonia.

6: WORLD WIDE WEB | The first picture would be posted a year later by Berners Lee. The WWW was made so we could view hypertext documents from around the world.

7: Hurricane Andrew | The only major hurricane of 1992. It was moving about 20-25 miles per hour. It made 26.5 billion dollars of repairs.

8: Betty Booothroyd | She is the first woman to be elected for the British House of Commons. She was the only woman speaker.

9: The first year of RL Stine's first published book. His books got so popular they were translated into thirty-two different languages. | Goosebumps

10: Bush's reign of presidency finally ends in 1993. He was the fourtieth president. | Bye Bush

11: Clinton with Al Gore | The first year of Clinton's and Gore's years of presidency. Clinton was granted another term because of a booming economy. He was considered an inappropriate president.

12: The beginning of a long conflict. The UN started deploying began during this year (1993). | War in Somalia

13: Don't Ask Don't Tell | This act prohibits openly gay or lesbian people from joining the military. The government is now considering repealing it.

14: We sent troops to help over throw a military dictatorship. Bill Clinton sent the troops to help, and the mission was a success. | US helps Haiti

15: Peace Treaty | The peace treaty was between Israel and Jordan, for they both have been fighting for a long time. They have been in conflicts over holy places.

16: Kim Il Sung Dead | When Kim Il Sung died, he passed the torch to his son, Kim Jung Il. Jung Il was working with the government for a long time and was promoted to a high position in office before his father died.

17: OJ Simpson Tried for Wife | Nicole and Ron Goldman were murdered. Simpson was the lead suspect, but the fact that he was a black football player caused disputes between the African Americans and the Caucasians.

18: Bomb of Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building | The people who commited this crime were residents of the USA. The bomb was led by veteran Timothy McVeigh.

19: Heat Wave | The Chicago Heat Wave of 1995 was the cause of death for 750 people. They had a high temperature of 106 degrees farenheit.

20: People wanted Greece to host the Games until the final vote, for this was the 100th anniversary of the Olympic Games. This was the second time the US has hosted in 12 years. | Atlanta Olympics

21: Earthquake | The Lijiang earthquake was a 7.0 earthquake with 184 aftershocks. 200 people died and 14,000 were injured.

22: Copernicium | The symbol of Copernicium is Cp, and it's atomic number is 112. It is a radioactive and synthetic element (can only be created in a lab).

23: Dead Diana | Her funeral took place on September sixth 1997. She died from a car crash. :(

24: Titanic | A really awesome movie about a tragic accident. The boat struck an iceberg, killing a lot of the passengers.

25: After being in UK's control, Hong Kong finally becomes a part of the People's Republic of China. Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated cities on the planet. | UK gives back HK

26: Dolly the Sheep | The first cloned mammal. She died from lung disease and severe arthritis.

27: MP Man | This was the first MP3 player EVER! It debuted in Asia in March, 1998.

28: Lunar Prospector | This mission is the one that discovered water on the moon. They conducted many experiments on the moon.

29: Socialist Party of Malaysia | In the first ten years after its founding, the Socialist Party of Malaysia was denied of being a political party. They were given the permission to become a party in June, 2008.

30: The Green Mile | An extremely popular movie based on the book by Stephen King. This movie/book is about a guy who supervises people on death row.

31: School Shooting | Fourteen students and one teacher were killed, and twenty-three were wounded. This happened at Columbine High School

32: End of the Century

34: Y2K Is OK | People thought computers wouldn't shift properly from 1999 to 2000. This was prevented by computer companies updating their software.

35: Billion people Born in India | On May 11, 2000, the billionth person in India is born. This is currently the second most populated country in the world, and is expected to overtake China soon.

36: Polio was a major problem for many countries. many countries completely wiped out polio in 2000. | Polio

37: Wikipedia | You know that website the teachers hate us using? Well, Wikipedia was launched in 2001.

38: China in World Trade | China is finally let into the World Trade Organization. There was fifteen years of negotiations.

39: Typhoon Vamei | This storm was the closest to the equator. It came within 1.5 degrees of the equator.

40: This Act made standardized tests a must-have for all public schools. The schools would then have to have the present third graders "beat" the past third graders scores on those tests. | No Child Left Behind

41: Europe Floods | In 2002, Central Europe suffers from floods. People believe it was made in part by El Nino, but people disagreed. The start was heavy rainfall in the Eastern Alps.

42: 2002 FIFA World Cup | This was the first World Cup to be held in Asia. It was "joint hosted" by Japan and Korea. Brazil won the tournament and beat Germany 2-0 in the final.

43: This round of Olympic Games was held in Salt Lake City. The Salt Lake Games was widely watched as over 2 billion viewers watch more than 13 billion viewer hours, which is a very big number. | 2002 Winter Olympics

44: Invasion of Iraq | This invasion lasted two months, from March to May 2003. This was the start of a long conflict between the US and Iraq called the Iraq War.

45: Oil Price Increases | Oil prices are increasing as the want of it increases. The prices were at thirty dollars in 2003, rose to sixty dollars in 2005, and peaked at one-hundred and forty-seven dollars in 2008.

46: The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad, resigns in 2003. He was in power for twenty-two years. | Prime Minister Resigns

47: Whale Explosion | A whale explodes in Tainan City, Taiwan. The whale was blown up from the gases building up in the decomposing whale. Gross.

48: Human Cloning | In 2004, scientists in South Korea announce the cloning of thirty human embryos. The morality of doing this is discussed as this is a HUMAN BABY.

49: The Cassini-Huygens was a joint mission that collected data on Saturn. These are the fourth space probes to get to Saturn, and the first to enter orbit. | Cassini-Huygens

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