War In The Persian Gulf Biographies

War In The Persian Gulf Biographies

From Operation Desert Storm To Operation Iraqi Freedom

Book - 2005
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Triggered by its invasion of Kuwait, Iraq was pitted against a 32-nation coalition of forces commanded by Gen. NormanSchwarzkopf, whose air attacks led the way for a ground war thatmet with success in less than four days. Although the coalitionwas victorious, Saddam Hussein held on as president of Iraq."Persian Gulf War: Biographies"offers approximately 25 biographiesof major and less prominent figures.Included are 120 black-and-whiteillustrations with approximately20 maps; chronology; sidebars; words to know; research and activity ideas; outcomes of 150 major Supreme Court decisions that have had a significant impact on American society. The set contains 200 illustrations with cases arranged under topical overview essays. Case entries are three to five pages in length and describe events leading up to the case, key moments in the case, the Supreme Court decision and its relevance to today's students.Also featured are helpful boxes listing key court details and sidebars providing brief biographies of justices and key court figures and important facts about the amendment or part of the Constitution being argued.

With the power of judicial review, Supreme Court justices are the ultimate authority in federal and state law, making their decisions the most hotly debated topics in the country. Look for case descriptions on these and many other important Supreme Court topics: SlaveryAbortionSegregationFreedom of religionCivil rights And many others

Publisher: Thomson, 2005.
ISBN: 9780787665647
Call Number: 956.7 WAR
Characteristics: p.
Subjects: Persian Gulf War, 1991.
Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- History.
Iraq War, 2003-2011.
Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Biography.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Biography.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- History.


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