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FC: The Year of 1990

1: President:George H. W. Bush | 1989-1993

2: George w. H. Bush was born on June 12, 1924. He served as the 41st president of the United states in 1989-1993 and he had preciously served as the 43rd Vice president of the united states. He was Born in Milton, Massachussets. | He became involved in politics soon after founding his own oil company

3: Technology also had a major impact on Popular 1990s Toys with computer gaming systems and the games available increasing in price with vastly improved | Toys with computer gaming systems and the games increasing in price with vastly improved graphics and gaming capabilities . Also talking dolls , bears and other similar toys caused queues over the peak Christmas Period with parents searching for available stock. | Toys 1990's

4: Hubble Space Telescope | April 24, 1990- The Hubble Telescope is placed into orbit by the United States Space Shuttle Discovery. One month later, the telescope becomes operational.

5: Liberia is invaded by Charles Taylor | A former junta member who was driven out of the country accused of embezzlement, he invades the country with 150 Libyan trained guerrillas. The government responds by attacking the Gio and Mano groups, which then retaliate against the goverment, ripping apart the country.

6: 1990: Freedom for Nelson Mandela, leader of the movement to end South African apartheid, is released from prison after 27 years on February 11, 1990. In 1961, he was arrested for treason, and although acquitted he was arrested again in 1962 for illegally leaving the country.

7: The Persian Gulf War - (2 August 1990 – 28 February 1991 ) | The invasion of Kuwait by Iraqi troops that began 2 August 1990 was met with international condemnation, and brought immediate economic sanctions against Iraq by members of the UN Security Council. U.S. President George H. W. Bush deployed American forces into Saudi Arabia, and urged other countries to send their own forces to the scene.

8: Citations http://www.salemwitchtrials.com/history/1900-1920.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_H._W._Bush http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/libhtml/liberia.html#onmp http://www.1990sflashback.com/1990/News.asp http://www.history.com/encyclopedia.do?vendorId=FWNE.fw..am084100.a. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p2959.html http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/continental/knox.html. http://www.uoregon.edu/~mjdennis/courses/hist469_Knox.htm. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/11/newsid_2539000/2539947.stm http://www.germany.info/Vertretung/usa/en/02__GIC/GIC/05/03__Without__Walls/Feature__1/Timeline__S.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gulf_War_Photobox.jpg

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