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Ch 33: Prentice Hall US History Chapter 33: Into a New Century (1992-Today)

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The Into a New Century (1992-Today) chapter of this Prentice Hall United States History Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with historical evens from the early 1990s to present. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Into a New Century (1992-Today) textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in Prentice Hall's Into a New Century (1992-Today) chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover topics on the events of the early 1990s and forward that 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.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the US history topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • History of the Internet and information technology's impact
  • The 1992 presidential election
  • President Clinton's foreign and domestic policies
  • The Republicans' contract with America and Clinton's impeachment trial
  • International trade in the 1990s and later
  • The election of George W. Bush
  • 9/11 and the Bush Doctrine
  • The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
  • President Obama's election and policies
  • The changing demographics in the US
  • Affirmative action

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13 Lessons in Chapter 33: Prentice Hall US History Chapter 33: Into a New Century (1992-Today)
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Information Technology: Impact on the Economy

1. Information Technology: Impact on the Economy

Information technology has impacted the economy in a number of ways. The most noticeable changes involve e-commerce, marketing tactics, facilitation of globalization, job insecurity, and job design. This lesson will explore a variety of concepts pertaining to the changing economy, including downsizing, outsourcing, the use of cookies, the benefits and costs of globalization, and the impact of e-commerce.

What is the History of the Internet? - Origins & Timeline

2. What is the History of the Internet? - Origins & Timeline

While the Internet has become an integral part of our daily lives, it is a relatively recent technology. Learn about the origins of the Internet, e-mail and the World Wide Web.

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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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.

International Trade in the 1990s and Beyond

7. International Trade in the 1990s and Beyond

On the news, we often hear terms like globalization, NAFTA, and WTO thrown around. But what do those ideas and groups really mean for us? This lesson serves to shed some light on the state of international trade.

George W. Bush: 2000 Election & Domestic Agenda

8. 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

9. 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.

President Barack Obama: Election, Policies & Accomplishments

10. 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.

The Impact of Immigration on Contemporary American Society

11. The Impact of Immigration on Contemporary American Society

The United States is a 'Nation of Immigrants,' and always has been. This lesson will examine the perception of immigrants on the U.S. as well as the actual effect.

How Demographics Are Changing in America

12. How Demographics Are Changing in America

Learn about demographics and how they're changing in the US, specifically with respect to an aging population and increasing ethnic diversity. See how well you know the trends by taking a quiz.

Affirmative Action: Definition and Effects on Diversity in the Workplace

13. Affirmative Action: Definition and Effects on Diversity in the Workplace

Affirmative action creates a diverse workplace for organizations. Legislation was passed to help protected groups not have an adverse impact on employment opportunities. In this lesson, find out the difference between protected groups and adverse impacts.

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