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- Learn about the politics and foreign policy of President Reagan
- Describe the effects of Reaganomics
- Detail Operation Desert Storm and the end of the Cold War
- Understand the foreign policies of President George H.W. Bush
- Discuss the Clinton presidency, from election to impeachment
- Explore George W. Bush's presidency: domestic policies, 9/11, and the wars
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.
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.
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.
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.
5. The End of the Cold War and Desert Storm
In this lesson, we will learn about the end of the Cold War and the Gulf War - also known as Desert Storm. We'll learn what led to these events and highlight the key themes associated with them.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. 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.
14. Iran Hostage Crisis: Summary, Timeline & Facts
The Iran Hostage Crisis lasted more than a year and greatly affected U.S. involvement in the Middle East. Learn more about how this important historical event unfolded and how it defined one president's legacy.
15. History of Electronic Health Records
Health records have undergone many changes over the past thirty years. From paper documentation to the use of electronic tablets, the way we document healthcare has changed and progressed over time. Let's review the history of electronic health records now.
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