Ch 32: Prentice Hall US History Chapter 32: The Conservative Resurgence (1980-1993)

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The Conservative Resurgence chapter of this Prentice Hall US History Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with Reagan's presidency and the Gulf War. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with The Conservative Resurgence textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in Prentice Hall's The Conservative Resurgence chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover topics on the Reagan years you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • The 1980 election of Ronald Reagan
  • Reaganomics and Reagan's foreign policy
  • About the end of the Cold War
  • The causes of Desert Storm
  • Significant figures and events of the Gulf War

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6 Lessons in Chapter 32: Prentice Hall US History Chapter 32: The Conservative Resurgence (1980-1993)
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The Election of Ronald Reagan in 1980: A Reemergence of Economic & Political Conservatism

1. 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

2. 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

3. 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.

The End of Communism in Eastern Europe: Events and Timeline

4. The End of Communism in Eastern Europe: Events and Timeline

In this lesson, we explore the immediate aftermath of the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, where both political structures and economic models were left in limbo.

The End of the Cold War and Desert Storm

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.

Causes, Events & Political Figures of the Gulf War

6. Causes, Events & Political Figures of the Gulf War

The Gulf War occurred in 1990 and 1991 when Iraq invaded Kuwait. UN, NATO, and United States forces responded by attacking and pushing Iraqi troops out of Kuwait. The war was a decisive victory for American and coalition forces.

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