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Students will review:
In this chapter, you'll learn the answers to questions including:
- What were some of President Clinton's key domestic and foreign policies?
- How did the Republican Congress of the 1990s get along with President Clinton?
- What was George W. Bush's response to the 9/11 terrorist attack?
- How did the American economy and government policy impact the election of 2008?
- What were some of President Barack Obama's accomplishments and failures in his first term?
1. The Presidential Election of 1992: Bill Clinton, Ross Perot & George H.W. Bush
The presidential election of 1992 featured Democrat Bill Clinton, Independent Ross Perot, and Republican George H. W. Bush. Delve into the platforms of each of these candidates, as well as an analysis of Election Day.
2. Bill Clinton's Domestic Policy: the Economy, Healthcare, Welfare & Social Policies
During his two terms as president, William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton's domestic agenda focused on reforms that borrowed both from liberal and conservative ideologies. Learn about the economic, welfare, healthcare, and social reforms Clinton championed and achieved while President of the United States in the 1990s.
3. Bill Clinton's Foreign Policy: the Middle East, Haiti, African & Northern Ireland
Although President Bill Clinton desired to focus on domestic policy, he found himself intervening in several foreign conflicts. Discover more about Clinton's foreign policy, including his involvement in Africa, the Middle East, Haiti, and Northern Ireland.
4. Congress in the Late '90s: Contract with America & Clinton's Impeachment
In the late 1990s, Congress and President Bill Clinton clashed over many issues, which resulted in a lawsuit and impeachment charges. Learn about the contract with America and how Clinton's impeachment affected the final two years of his presidency.
5. President Barack Obama: Election, Policies & Accomplishments
President Barack Obama was the 44th president of the United States. Learn about the election of President Obama in 2008, his policies and accomplishments like guiding the country through the Great Recession and making healthcare affordable for millions of previously uninsured people in America, and learn more about his first term domestic agenda and foreign policy.
6. The American Economy & Government Policy in 2008
In 2008, America experienced a sharp change in its economy and government policy. In this lesson, dive into the origins of the Great Recession, the economic fallout that resulted from it, and how America attempted to solve the crisis.
7. Major Events of George W. Bush's Second Term
George W. Bush's second term focused on domestic legislation on key issues including Medicare, immigration, and Social Security. Learn about these and other policies, including criticisms, as well as some major events during that time.
8. George W. Bush: the 9/11 Terrorist Attack & War on Terror
On September 11, 2001, the United States was attacked and forced President George W. Bush to reappraise his foreign policy. Learn about what happened on that day, the Bush Doctrine, and the ensuing wars in both Iraq and Afghanistan.
9. George W. Bush: 2000 Election & Domestic Agenda
George W. Bush won 2000 election and became the 43rd president of the United States. Explore the 2000 presidential election and Bush's domestic agenda in this lesson.
10. Florida Railroad History
In this lesson we will learn about Florida railroad history. We will highlight the key developments and advances made in rail technology, and place these in historical context.
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- First Contacts in the Americas: Help and Review
- Settling North America & the Colonies: Help and Review
- The Revolutionary War: Help and Review
- The Making of a Nation after the American Revolution: Help and Review
- Virginia Dynasty: Help and Review
- The Jacksonian Democracy: Help and Review
- Everyday Life in Antebellum America: Help and Review
- Manifest Destiny & American Expansion: Help and Review
- Buildup to the American Civil War: Help and Review
- The American Civil War: Help and Review
- After the Civil War - Reconstruction: Help and Review
- American Industrialization of the Late 19th Century: Help and Review
- The Progressive Era of the Early 20th Century: Help and Review
- American Imperialism & World War l: Help and Review
- 1920s America: Help and Review
- America and the Great Depression: Help and Review
- America and the Second World War: Help and Review
- Post-War and the Cold War: Help and Review
- Civil Rights Movements in America: Help and Review
- America in the 1970s: Help and Review
- America in the 1980s: Help and Review
- Civil Rights in the U.S.
- The Relationship Between Humans and the Environment