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Ch 24: Contemporary America: Homework Help

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The Contemporary America chapter of this High School U.S. History Homework Help course helps students complete their contemporary American history homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your contemporary American history homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your contemporary American history homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • The presidential election of 1992
  • Bill Clinton's foreign and domestic policy
  • Congress in the late '90s
  • George W. Bush's 2000 election
  • George W. Bush's domestic agenda and foreign policy
  • The American economy and government policy in 2008
  • President Barack Obama's election and policies

12 Lessons in Chapter 24: Contemporary America: Homework Help
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Presidential Election of 1992: Bill Clinton, Ross Perot & George H.W. Bush

1. The Presidential Election of 1992: Bill Clinton, Ross Perot & George H.W. Bush

Learn about the three-way presidential race of 1992, which pitted Republican incumbent George H.W. Bush against Democrat Bill Clinton and independent Ross Perot. The campaign focused heavily on the economy.

Bill Clinton's Domestic Policy: the Economy, Healthcare, Welfare & Social Policies

2. Bill Clinton's Domestic Policy: the Economy, Healthcare, Welfare & Social Policies

During the 1990s, President Bill Clinton met many of his domestic policy goals, including stimulating the economy, reforming welfare, and advocating for social change. He did not successfully achieve a national healthcare system.

Bill Clinton's Foreign Policy: the Middle East, Haiti, African & Northern Ireland

3. Bill Clinton's Foreign Policy: the Middle East, Haiti, African & Northern Ireland

During his two terms as president, Bill Clinton intended to focus on domestic policy over foreign policy. But between 1992 and 2000, the U.S. was involved in several international conflicts and diplomatic interventions, which will be covered in this lesson.

Congress in the Late '90s: Contract with America & Clinton's Impeachment

4. Congress in the Late '90s: Contract with America & Clinton's Impeachment

In 1994, Republicans took control of both houses of Congress, elected on the promises made in the Contract with America. President Clinton endorsed several of these measures, but conflict was inevitable, culminating in his impeachment in 1998.

George W. Bush: 2000 Election & Domestic Agenda

5. George W. Bush: 2000 Election & Domestic Agenda

President George W. Bush overcame numerous obstacles before and after entering office. Learn about the Republican Primary Election, the presidential election of 2000 and Bush's domestic goals.

George W. Bush: the 9/11 Terrorist Attack & War on Terror

6. George W. Bush: the 9/11 Terrorist Attack & War on Terror

The September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States forced President George W. Bush to reappraise his foreign policy. Learn about the tragic day, the Bush Doctrine and the ensuing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Major Events of George W. Bush's Second Term

7. Major Events of George W. Bush's Second Term

President George W. Bush's second term domestic agenda focused on widespread reform, yet many of his initiatives fell flat. Learn more about Bush's domestic policy, as well as several issues that impacted his legacy, in this lesson.

The American Economy & Government Policy in 2008

8. The American Economy & Government Policy in 2008

The rise of sub-prime mortgage loans and heightened real estate speculation led to the collapse of the housing market, which ushered in the Great Recession in 2007. Learn more about this economic downturn and its effects in this lesson.

President Barack Obama: Election, Policies & Accomplishments

9. President Barack Obama: Election, Policies & Accomplishments

Barack Obama became the first African American President of the United States in 2009. Learn about his first term including his domestic and foreign initiatives, and his successes and failures.

World Trade Center: Facts, Construction, Bombings & Rebuilding

10. World Trade Center: Facts, Construction, Bombings & Rebuilding

The World Trade Center and the Twin Towers are a well-known symbol of the United States in the twenty-first century. In this lesson, you will learn about the unique construction, its multiple terrorist attacks, and American perseverance to see it rise above the skyline of New York once again. Finally, take a short quiz to see what you learned.

Flags of Countries Around the World

11. Flags of Countries Around the World

Flags of countries of the world mean many things, from political and religious beliefs to even a land of dragons. Using color, symbols and shapes, countries around the world use flags to tell the rest of the world who and what they are.

Women in Leadership

12. Women in Leadership

In contemporary America, women have assumed leadership positions in politics, business, and culture, though they still face significant challenges and are still underrepresented in the highest levels of leadership.

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