Became Secretary of State
Madeline RAlbright was born on May 15, 1937 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. As a child along with her family they refuge in Czechoslovakia in escape of the Nazis and later from the Communist. Madeline quoted “I don’t want to sound Pollyannaish, but I hope that out of a tragedy like this something good will come. I hope we understand we’re one.” Years later her father Kobel got a position in the United Nations in the U.S., and decided to move all the family to the United States. When Bill Clinton returned to the White House for the Democratic Party in the year 1992, Madeline was elected to handle the transitions to a new administration for the National Security Council. On January of 1993 she had been nominated, by President Bill Clinton to be the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations which would be her first diplomatic posting. She would create policies and institutions to help the world to turn into a new century of peace and prosperity. While serving for the United Nations she was accused by detractors of war crimes for supporting the Iraqi sanctions regime. On January 23, 1997 Madeline move up from being a member of the United Nations to being the 64th U.S. Secretary of State, making her the first female in U.S. Secretary of State. She also became highest ranking woman in the history of U.S. government. Madeline wanted to become the U.S. Presidential Successor, but she was not eligible since she wasn’t a U.S. citizen. Throughout her career in government she also became a member of Clinton’s cabinet and the National Security Council. Madeline Albright represents the aspirations of immigrants who came to the U.S. seeking to make a major contribution to our society, she continued in office until January 20, 2001.
Was nominated by Bill Clinton

bill-clinton-1990.jpgWilliam Jefferson Clinton also known as Bill Clinton was born on August 19, 1949 in Hope, Arkansas. After graduating from George Town University he went to Yale to receive his degree in law. In 1982 he gained governorship after being defeated in 1980 for the second time. From 1990 to 1991 Bill Clinton was head of the Democratic Leadership Council. On January 20, 1993 he won the election by 43.0% against George H. W. Bush becoming the 42nd president of the United States and the first president to be born after the WWII to serve in office; he also became the first to lead the country during the Cold War era. “Our democracy must be not only the envy of the world but the engine of our own renewal. There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America” is what he declared when he was inaugurated, in order to achieve what he had declared he advocated many varieties and legislations and programs during his presidency, many of which were enacted by the executive branch.
By February 1993 Clinton had an intention to raise taxes to cap the budget deficit. In 1994 he withdrew the forces that were helping with the famine in Somalia, and at the same year he sends troops to Haiti as part of a negotiation of Jean-Bertrand’s presidency. In 1998 Clinton was impeached by the House of Representatives when he was found not guilty. The impeachment was a result of issues indiscretion he had with a woman who worked as an intern at the White House. Bill Clinton became the 2nd president to be impeached by the House of Representatives. During his presidency may people felt there were not any major accomplishments or programs that marked Clinton’s terms in office, they felt that his achievements were incremental, and were overshadowed by setbacks.

His impeachment scandal

Ellen Ochoa the first Hispanic woman to go to space was born on May 10, 1958 in the city of Los Angeles, California. She received her bachelor’s in physics at San Diego State University and her masters at Standford University. NASA selected her in 1990 and by July 1991 she had became an astronaut. In the year 1993 the space shuttle Discovery was sent on a mission to study the ozone layer. Ellen Ochoa was selected to go on the mission, making her the first Hispanic woman in the world to go to space. Her services as an astronaut included computer hardware and robotics, lead the spacecraft communicator in mission control and serve as the crew representative for flight software. After her first flight she went back to space on November 1994 on the space shuttle Atlantis along with five other crew members.
On May of 1999 she flew back into space on the space shuttle Discovery which she served as a specialist and flight engineer. Due to her contribution to the space program she has earned several awards. In 1992 Ellen earned two Space Act Tech Brief Awards, in 1993 and 1994 she earned the Space Flight Medal. In the year 1995 she won a Leadership Metal for outstanding leadership, in 1997 Exceptional Service Metal and in 1999 she won another Space Flight Medal. After her first mission to space she was logged over 978 hours in space. She has been viewed as a role model for being the first Hispanic woman in space and for being an astronaut. "I never thought about this aspect of the job when I was applying, but it's extremely rewarding," Ellen tries to inspire young people to get an education which was what led her to be whose she is today.

Ellen in space, aboard the space shuttle Discovery

ted_turner2.jpgRobert Edward Turner III also known as Ted Turner he was born on November 19, 1938 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The people who knew him gave him many nick names such as; “The Mouth of the South”, “Terrible Ted” and “Captain Outrageous.” Ted Turner developed a career as a media mogul and philanthropist. He was always interested in protecting the environment from further degradation. To help protect the environment he developed a foundation called the Turner Foundation Inc. which was established on 1990 with a vision toward the preservation and conservation of the environment. Tuner Foundation Inc. protected and prevented the damage of natural system which life depends on like air, water, and life. It had four main components; safeguarding habitat, growing the movement, creating solutions for the sustainable living, and healthy planet and communities. The foundation also gave him and his family an opportunity to get involved and learn how to become responsible environmentalist and philanthropists.
Ted Turner was also an American television executive; he established the cable CNN which became his key invention. He was responsible in America and around the globe for publishing TV into mainstream. In 1990 he was named Humanist of the Year by the American Humanist Association; by 1991 he became the first media figure to be named Time Magazine’s Man of the Year. The MGM library which included Warner Bros. and became the core of Cartoon Network 1992 was also managed by Ted Turner. Cartoon Network included the cartoons Looney Tunes, Popeye and Merrie Melodies. On October 10, 1996 the Tuner Broadcasting Inc. merged with Time Warmer, which Ted Tuner later became vice Chairman off. In 1997 out of his $3 billion he had, he donated $1 billion to the United Nations Foundations which implemented both private and public partnership to address the most pressing problems.
Named Man of the Year

Fictional love story starting Kate Winslet and Leonard DeCrapio that turned out to be an enormous success.

The Simpsons were enjoyed by both adults and children to their comedy.

The Oklahoma City Bombing left 128 people dead including children and infants.

The "silent shoe speak" protest in Washington D.C., each pair of shoe that was lined up represented a victim of gun violence.

The internet became a source for unlimited information worldwide.

The 1990’s wasn’t a decade that made a major impact of the history of the United States, but there were those people who made an impact during that time period. Madeline Albright who was born in Czecoslovakhia made a big impact in government by becoming the first woman to become Secretary of State in 1997, she had set an example for other people specially women that nothing was impossible and that there will always be a first time for everything. Ellen Ochoa was another woman who made an impact in the history of the United States; in 1992 she became the first Hispanic woman to go to space. Ellen became a role model not only for young children but also for Hispanic showing that education was the most important thing in order for you to reach your dream. People weren’t the only thing that made an impact of the decade; major inventions changed many life styles. With the colored iMacs being a hit, inventors wanted to create something that would have people buying more of their products. The internet provided a way for people to find unlimited kinds of information, not only here in the United States but around the world.1990imacs.jpg
The 1990’s was also the decade where there were many reports of people being infected with AIDs. AIDs stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, it’s usually transmitted by unprotected sex or by the sharing of needles. The people who were hit the most by this disease were young adults and teens, the disease has no cure. Its symptoms can be mutual for as long as 6 months of infection. AIDs is the final stage of HIV were the disease has attack all the cells in your body. However there is some medication that can help delay the disease from taking over the cells, but it doesn’t guarantee that it will give you a longer life span than those who are also infected but aren’t taking any medication.
AIDS.jpgPresident Bill Clinton madeplaystation90s.jpg a scandal after being impeached by the House of Representatives, after finding out he was not guilty for having issues of indiscretions with a woman who worked at the White House. Entertainment was a major part of the 1990’s, games like the playstation and the game boy gave young children ways to entertain themselves at home and forget about the problems that they were facing. Another major event during the 1990s was, gun violence at schools increased during the decade, many parents becoming concerned about the safety of their children, they organizes a protest in Washington D.C. with shoes, each pair representing a victim of gun violence.