At home the nation was hit by the devastating economic crisis known as the Credit Crunch and the subsequent recession. Life changed forever with development of communications and technology with the emergence of the Internet and the mobile cell phone. The leaders of the country who were elected president during the Modern Era , and helped to make United States History, were George H Bush, Bill Clinton, George W Bush and Barack Obama.
George H. Bush Presidency (1989-1993)
Important events in United States History during the presidency of George H Bush (January 20, 1989 to January 20, 2001) includes the Exxon Valdez oil spill, First Gulf War and the End of the Cold War.
Bill Clinton Presidency (1993-2001)
Important events in United States History during the presidency of Bill Clinton includes the 1993 World Trade Center Bombing, Whitewater Scandal, Monica Lewinsky Scandal, Clinton Impeachment, NAFTA and the Good Friday Peace Accords.
George W Bush Presidency (2001-2005) & (2005-2009)
Important events in United States History during the presidency of George W Bush includes the 9/11 Terrorist Attack on the World Trade Center, The Afghanistan War, The Second Gulf War, The Enron Scandal, Saddam Hussein, The Credit Crunch and the Anthrax scare.
Barack Obama Presidency (2009-2013) & (2013 - Present)
Important events in United States History during the presidency of Barack Obama includes the Economic Stimulus Bill, Affordable Care Act (Obama Care), Osama bin Laden is killed in a US raid in Pakistan.
United States History
The following link provides access to all the most important events of each of the presidencies in the history of the United States of America.