Ch 13: Contemporary American Politics: Homework Help

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The Contemporary American Politics chapter of this Post-Civil War American History Homework Help course helps students complete their contemporary American politics 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 politics homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample questions and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your contemporary American politics homework with ease!

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

  • The 1992 presidential election
  • Bill Clinton's domestic and foreign policies
  • Congress in the late 1990s
  • Election of George W. Bush in 2000
  • The 9/11 terrorist attack and the War on Terror
  • American economy and government policy in 2008
  • President Barack Obama's policies and accomplishments

22 Lessons in Chapter 13: Contemporary American Politics: Homework Help
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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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

George W. Bush: 2000 Election & Domestic Agenda

5. 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.

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

6. 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.

Major Events of George W. Bush's Second Term

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.

The American Economy & Government Policy in 2008

8. 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.

President Barack Obama: Election, Policies & Accomplishments

9. 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.

Joseph Smith: Biography, Teachings & Quotes

10. Joseph Smith: Biography, Teachings & Quotes

Joseph Smith Jr. founded the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Known more commonly as the Mormon Church today. You'll look at his life and learn about several of his teachings and quotes along the way. Following this you can test your knowledge with a quiz!

The US Economic Boom of the 1990s

11. The US Economic Boom of the 1990s

In the 1990s, the United States experienced the longest progressive growth of the economy due to several key factors. See the influence of globalization, technology, employment, government spending, and financial markets on the US economy through the 1990s.

What Is Universal Health Care? - Definition, Pros and Cons

12. What Is Universal Health Care? - Definition, Pros and Cons

Universal health care is a system that provides all individuals living in a country or region with access to basic health care as needed, with limited financial obligations. Learn the definition of universal health care, explore its key terms, and review the pros and cons of universal health care systems.

What is the Congressional Medal of Honor?

13. What is the Congressional Medal of Honor?

The Congressional Medal of Honor is the highest award for any man or woman serving in the United States military. The medal reflects a person's willingness to risk life and limb for this country and has its roots in America's deadliest war, the Civil War.

Female Medal of Honor Recipient: Mary Edwards Walker

14. Female Medal of Honor Recipient: Mary Edwards Walker

Mary Edwards Walker was the first female recipient of the United States Medal of Honor, recognized for her work in Civil War hospitals as well as her service as a prisoner of war. Dr. Walker was also known for her advocacy of women's rights.

Ellis Island Medal of Honor: Definition & Recipients

15. Ellis Island Medal of Honor: Definition & Recipients

The Ellis Island Medal of Honor recognizes the contributions that Americans of all backgrounds make to strengthen the country and represent the diversity found in the immigrant experience of Ellis Island.

Marcus Luttrell: Biography & Quotes

16. Marcus Luttrell: Biography & Quotes

Learn about Marcus Luttrell, a former Navy SEAL who was awarded the Navy Cross for his role in Operation Red Wing, which inspired his book Lone Survivor and a film of the same name.

Korean War Medal of Honor Recipients

17. Korean War Medal of Honor Recipients

The Korean War conflict was between North and South Korea and fought from 1950 to 1953. This lesson highlights the valor of the 146 service members awarded the US Congressional Medal of Honor from this war.

Double Medal of Honor Winners

18. Double Medal of Honor Winners

Between the Civil War and World War I, nineteen individuals received two Medals of Honor in recognition of their heroic actions or valor in battle against enemy forces. This lesson will list these honored individuals and their feats.

Daniel Inouye: Biography & Medal of Honor

19. Daniel Inouye: Biography & Medal of Honor

In this lesson, you will read about the life of Senator Daniel Inouye. You will learn about Inouye's military exploits that would earn him the Congressional Medal of Honor and his later service as a U.S. Senator.

Congressional Space Medal of Honor

20. Congressional Space Medal of Honor

This lesson explores one of the most exclusive awards that can be bestowed by the Congress of the United States--the Congressional Space Medal of Honor. It has been awarded to only 28 astronauts for their extreme sacrifice in the name of space exploration.

Political Mudslinging: Definition & Examples

21. Political Mudslinging: Definition & Examples

Political mudslinging can be found in presidential elections as early as 1796 and is still a highly effective weapon in political campaigning today. In this lesson, we will find out what political mudslinging is and how it has impacted elections for over 200 years.

US Cities With Political, Economic & Cultural Significance

22. US Cities With Political, Economic & Cultural Significance

In this lesson we will examine American cities that hold particular political, economic, and cultural significance. We will identify the 'spirit' surrounding these cities, and we will see what makes them unique.

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