Being one of the first proposed Amendments, the Twenty-seventh Amendment prohibits any law that increases or decreases the salary of the members of Congress from taking effect until the start of the terms of the new Representatives.
1993 · Bill Clinton becomes the Forty-second President of the United States
Bill Clinton is elected the Forty-second President of the United States with Al Gore as his Vice President.
1993 · NAFTA
Wanting to become better North American Neighbors Canada, Mexico and the United States created The North American Free Trade Agreement. Creating this trade has been beneficial to all North American economies except for small industries exposed to competitions in trade. It is currently under vote to renegotiate and to replace NAFTA with a new trade agreement.
1 English and Irish: from the common Norman personal name, T(h)erry (Old French Thierri), composed of the unattested Germanic element þeudo- ‘people’, ‘race’ + rīc ‘power’. Theodoric was the name of the Ostrogothic leader ( c. 454–526 ) who invaded Italy in 488 and established his capital at Ravenna in 493 . His name was often taken as a derivative of Greek Theodōros ( see Theodore ). There was an Anglo-Norman family of this name in County Cork.2 Irish: Anglicized (‘translated’) form of Gaelic Mac Toirdhealbhaigh ( see Turley ).3 Southern French: occupational name for a potter, from Occitan terrin ‘earthenware vase’ (a diminutive of terre ‘earth’, Latin terra).