TimeLines of Liberty
American History - 21st Century
|United States of America - 21st
TimeLine - 2000 - 21st
Last updated March, 2005.
Organized by Date
Categories are general with over-lapped jurisdictions.
||- Radio talk show host and a
conservative leader, Alan Keyes, as he did in 1996, again runs
for and fails to obtain the Republican nomination for president.
- The Republican National
Convention is held in Philadelphia. George W. Bush
receives the nomination for president
with Dick Cheney as his running mate.
President Al Gore as democratic presidential candidate
selects Connecticut Senator Joseph Lieberman as his running
mate. Lieberman becomes the first Jew on a major party’s
||Roger W Hancock,
The PoetPatriot, learns that he
can write and begins with letters to the editor that will
exceeded 80 being published, in one newspaper or another, within five years.
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||- Voter turnout was the lowest
than in the previous 20 Presidential Elections.
Only one of 2 1/2 eligible young
adults voted. 42 percent of 18 -24 years-old voted.
1972 and 2000 the national voting turn-out for the 18-24 year age group
declined by 10 percent.
Only four of five. 75 percent of those
over 25 years old voted.
- 82% of the
American electorate were White, 10% Black, and 7% Hispanic.
George W. Bush
begins his first term as the 43rd. American President.
||Roger W Hancock writes his
first serious poem in January and finishing it in March, "Life Abounds in Nature's
He later takes on the internet handle PoetPatriot.
||- The World Trade
Center and the Pentagon were attacked by terrorists who hijacked
airliners and flew them into the buildings, over 3000 Americans
were killed. 9-11
- The War on Terror
is a result of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the Trade
Towers and the Pentagon. The Taliban is ousted as leaders
||John Herrington is the first
Native-American to be an astronaut. He is from the
Chickasaw Nation in Oklahoma
Iraq War begins and deposes Saddam Hussein allowing free
elections in 2005.
||The 40th U.S. President (1981-1989), Ronald Reagan, (b.1911), died in
California after a struggle with Alzheimer's disease.
Issues that mattered most in the 2004 elections were: 22% Moral
Values, 20% the Economy, 19% Terrorism. and 15% Iraq.
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W. Bush wins re-election as President receiving the greatest
number of popular votes of any presidential candidate in U. S. History.
W. Bush secures the Republican nomination for re-election as President.
||Bobby Jindal, Republican from
Louisiana, becomes the first Indian-American elected to the U.S.
Congress in 48 years. In 1956 Dalip Singh Saund won the
||George W. Bush
begins his second term as the 43rd. American President.
Condoleezza Rice, National Security
Advisor, becomes Secretary of State to replace General Colin
Powell. Rice is the first woman and first Black woman to hold the
- Alberto R.
Gonzales is appointed and confirmed as the first Hispanic
(Cubin-American) to be
PoetPatriot, Roger W Hancock begins to produce historical "TimeLines" for
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