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Ch 21: America in the 1980s: Tutoring Solution

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The America in the 1980s chapter of this Middle School U.S. History Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about America in the 1980s. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the essential 1980s America topics required in a typical middle school U.S. history course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other middle school U.S. history work.
  • Identify the 1980s America concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our middle school U.S. history tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about America in the 1980s and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding emerging trends in American life in the 1980s, Reaganomics, President George H. W. Bush's foreign policy or any other 1980s America topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their history learning
  • Prefer learning history visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their America in the 1980s unit
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  • Want to get ahead in middle school U.S. history
  • Don't have access to their history teacher outside of class

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Learning Objectives

  • Review American life in the 1980s.
  • Study the reemergence of conservatism in economics and politics.
  • Learn the effects of Reaganomics.
  • Describe the foreign policies of Presidents Reagan and George H.W. Bush.
  • Discuss domestic policies during President George H.W. Bush's presidency.

7 Lessons in Chapter 21: America in the 1980s: Tutoring Solution
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New Trends in American Life in the 1980s

1. New Trends in American Life in the 1980s

The 1980s represented a drastic change in American society, one not seen since the 1920s. Learn more about the decade, including its lifestyle trends, new consumer goods and expanding cultures, in this video lesson.

The Election of Ronald Reagan in 1980: A Reemergence of Economic & Political Conservatism

2. The Election of Ronald Reagan in 1980: A Reemergence of Economic & Political Conservatism

The presidential election of 1980 witnessed the transition from liberal to conservative politics in America. Learn about Ronald Reagan's campaign to become President of the United States in 1980 in this video lesson.

Reaganomics: Success, Failures & Effects

3. Reaganomics: Success, Failures & Effects

'Reaganomics' represented President Ronald Reagan's attempt at energizing the inert American economy following the 1970s. Learn about the program, as well as its successes and failures, in this lesson.

President Ronald Reagan's Foreign Policy

4. President Ronald Reagan's Foreign Policy

President Ronald Reagan's foreign policy was an aggressive attempt to renew the Cold War with the Soviet Union. Learn about the policies, actions and results of Reagan's foreign policy in this lesson.

President George H.W. Bush: Foreign Policy

5. President George H.W. Bush: Foreign Policy

President George H.W. Bush's foreign policy was a pragmatic blend of diplomacy and force. Learn more about Bush's international affairs during his tenure as President of the United States.

President George H.W. Bush: Domestic Policy and Accomplishments

6. President George H.W. Bush: Domestic Policy and Accomplishments

President George H.W. Bush's domestic agenda reflected a change in ideology. Learn about the domestic challenges Bush faced, his handling of the issues and his overall achievements.

Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986: Definition & Summary

7. Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986: Definition & Summary

Immigration is a sensitive topic today in America. This stems back to 1986 when one of the firsts acts was passed to help control immigration. This act still stands today. Let's discover what it is and more importantly what it means.

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