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Events of the 1990s

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These are the most significant events that occurred in the U.S. in 1990s.

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USSR dissolves, ending Cold War--1991 Report Abuse
Americans who lived in fear of the Soviet Union for 40 years could breathe easier--at least until new enemies of the U.S. grew.
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President Clinton impeached--1998 Report Abuse
The Monica Lewinsky scandal dominated the headlines and tainted Clinton's legacy.
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Branch Davidian compound raided in Waco--1993 Report Abuse
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World Trade Center bombed--1998 Report Abuse
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Oklahoma City bombing--1995 Report Abuse
The terrorist bombing of the Federal Building killed 168.
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O.J. Simpson Trial Report Abuse
From the Bronco chase to the verdict, most of America was tuned in.
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Columbine shooting--1999 Report Abuse
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Y2K creates fear Report Abuse
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Unabomber arrested--1996 Report Abuse
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McCaughey septuplets born--1997 Report Abuse
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Desert Storm--1991 Report Abuse
Americans tuned in to CNN and watched a war few understood happen live.
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Hurricane Andrew--1992 Report Abuse
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Northridge earthquake--1994 Report Abuse
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East Coast blizzard kills 300--1993 Report Abuse
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World Wide Web debuts--1991 Report Abuse
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TWA 800 crash--1996 Report Abuse
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Floods of 1993 hit Midwest Report Abuse
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Olympics held in Atlanta; bombing in Centennial Park--1996 Report Abuse
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Rioting in L.A. after Rodney King verdict--1992 Report Abuse
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Bill Clinton elected President--1992 Report Abuse
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