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1

Who was president?

Ronald Reagan

2

What does the president stress?

American pride, strength

3

What type of spending increases?

Military spending

4

What booms?

Wall street, economy

5

What TV Channel comes up?

MTV

6

What shuttle explodes?

Challenger

7

The Four C's?

Cell phones, computers, credit cards, consumerism

8

What hit Miami?

Drug Crime Wav

9

What does Reagan say at the End of the Cold War?

"Mr. Gorbachev, Tear down this wall!"

10

What happens in 1991?

Persian Golf War, Saddam Hussein.

11

Who was President for most of the decade?

Clinton

12

Was the president impeached?

No, almost.

13

What economy develops? Where?

.com economy. Silicon Valley

14

Bombings of 1990s?

World Trade Center, WACO Texas Stand Off, OKC Bombing, Atlanta Olympics Bombing

15

Who was president for most of 2000s?

George W Bush

16

What war(s) was a result of 9/11?

Afghanistan, Iraq

17

What explodes in 2003?

Columbia

18

When did the Afghanistan War start?

2001. Still going.

19

When did the Iraq War start?

2000 - 2011, sort of ended

20

Name of Hurricane that hit New Orleans?

Katrina

21

Why was the presidential election of 2008 significant?

First African American President.