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Building Projects and War
The Sandinista guerillas overthrow a dictatorship in Nicaragua
Islamic activist takes American hostages inside the U.S. embassy in Iran. The U.S. bans people from selling Weapons to Iran
Ronald Reagan becomes president. Hostages from Iran are released.
Ronald Reagan signs an order to authorize a CIA operation to support the Contras.
U.S marines go to Lebanon to stabilize the government
Hezbollah takes hostages in Lebanon to protest the captivity by American-backed governments of their allies
Sandinista candidates win Nicaragua national elections.
President Reagan approves the idea to negotiate with Iran
President Reagan's administration officials negotiate with Iran for an exchange
Oliver North proposes a plan to redirect $12 million from the sale of weapons to Iran to support the Contras in Nicaragua.
Robert McFarlane and Oliver North flew to Iran secretly with spare parts for a missile
The Attorney General reveals the Iran-Contra connection. President Reagan announces how Oliver North was fired and other officials that were involved are resigning.
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Evidence of the U.S. Trying to overthrow the Sandinistas was revealed to the public. Congress passes the Boland Amendments.
Congress has a bunch of investigations, brings down indictments and they hear appeals. George H. W. Bush released six other people involved in the triangle.
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