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US Patriot Act

US Patriot Act allows for the following: 

Suspected terrorists tried in military tribunals w/ lower standard for proof than in civilian

FBI can obtain warrants to review library or bookstore records of individuals

Wiretaps can be authorized more easily for use on suspected

Operation Enduring Freedom

To locate terrorists and overthrow the Taliban. This stems from a necessity born from events that transpired on 9/11/2001. Operation Iraqi Freedom engaged air & ground assault across Saudi border into Iraq.

Kyoto Protocol

The Kyoto Protocol represented a global effort to reduce the carbon footprint of the world. The refusal to comply of the United States sets a poor example for developing nations. 

George W. Bush (2001-2009) Republican
Kyoto Protocol
9/11
U.S Patriot Act
Bush Doctrine

George W. Bush (2001-2009) Republican

  • Kyoto Protocol
  • 9/11
  • U.S Patriot Act
  • Bush Doctrine
NAFTA is the largest , and one of the most successful trade blocs in the entire world. The agreement allows for completely free trade between the countries and the protection of all intellectual property across national lines.

NAFTA is the largest , and one of the most successful trade blocs in the entire world. The agreement allows for completely free trade between the countries and the protection of all intellectual property across national lines.

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

This idiom refers to the policy of the U.S Military during the Clinton administration. Homosexuals were to tell no one they were homosexuals, and no one was to ask the sexuality of another person. The abolition of this policy sets the stage for national acceptance of homosexuality 

After testifying under oath that he “did not have sexual relations with that woman”, Clinton faced impeachment charges on the basis that he perjured himself.

After testifying under oath that he “did not have sexual relations with that woman”, Clinton faced impeachment charges on the basis that he perjured himself.

Bill Clinton (1993- 2001) Democrat
NAFTA
Impeachment Trial
"don’t ask; don’ tell" policy

Bill Clinton (1993- 2001) Democrat

  • NAFTA
  • Impeachment Trial
  • "don’t ask; don’ tell" policy
Civil Rights Act of 1990 & 1991

President Bush became the first president to successfully veto a civil rights act when he denied that of 1990. He refused to sign on the basis that quotas might be set up in the job setting when it came time to hire. However, he did end up signing the Civil Rights act of 1991. 

Americans with Disabilities Act

The ADA is essentially a civil rights law protecting those with physical and mental disabilities. 

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