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Title: Into a New Century 1992-Today Chapter 33


1
Into a New Century 1992-Today Chapter 33
  • What political, social, technological, and
    economic trends have shaped American life since
    1990?

2
Standards
  • Element SSUSH25.e
  • Explain the relationship between Congress and
    President Bill Clinton including the North
    American Free Trade Agreement and his impeachment
    and acquittal.
  • Element SSUSH25.f
  • Analyze the 2000 presidential election and its
    outcome emphasizing the role of the electoral
    college.
  • Element SSUSH25.g
  • Analyze the response of President George W. Bush
    to the attacks of September 11, 2001 on the
    United States, the war against terrorism, and the
    subsequent American interventions in Afghanistan
    and Iraq.
  •  

3
The Computer and Technology RevolutionsSection 1
  • How have technological changes and globalization
    transformed the American economy?
  • Vocabulary
  • -personal computer globalization
  • -biotechnology satellite
  • -service economy internet
  • -multinational corporation

4
Sec 1 Computer and Technology Revolutions
Computer and Technology Revolutions
Technology Changes American Life   Main Idea One
of the most important technological advances of
the twentieth century was the development of
computers, which affected business, industry, and
science. A Communications Revolution Main
Idea Computers, satellites, and the Internet
created an information age, that allowed anyone
to have access to information quickly. A
Changing American Economy Main Idea Computers
and other technology have increased global
businesses, as well as increased jobs in the
service sector and decreased organized labor.
5
Note Taking Reading Skill Categorize
Reading Skill Categorize
NOTE TAKING
6
Transparency New Medical Technology
New Medical Technology
TRANSPARENCY
7
Chart Households With Computers and Internet
Access
Households With Computers and Internet Access
CHART
8
Infographic The Global Reach of E-Commerce
The Global Reach of E-Commerce
INFOGRAPHIC
9
Chart Occupations Predicted to Grow the Fastest
2004-2014
Occupations Predicted to Grow the Fastest,
2004-2014
CHART
10
Progress Monitoring Transparency Section 1
PM TRANSPARENCY
Progress Monitoring Transparency
11
The Clinton PresidencySection 2
  • What were the successes and failures of the
    Clinton presidency?
  • Vocabulary
  • -William Clinton Newt Gingrich
  • -H. Ross Perot Kenneth Starr
  • -Brady Bill impeachment
  • -Contract with America
  • -Family Medical Leave Act

12
Sec 2 The Clinton Presidency
The Clinton Presidency
The 1992 Election Main Idea William Jefferson
Clinton positioned himself as a New Democrat, a
moderate position that helped him win the 1992
presidential election with promises of social and
economic opportunity. Clintons Domestic
Policies Main Idea Clinton successfully
introduced new laws involving medical leave and
waiting periods for buying handguns, but failed
to win support of healthcare reforms. The
Republicans Galvanize Main Idea In the mid-term
election of 1994, Republicans won control of the
House of Representatives, but an economic boom
helped Clinton to win reelection two years
later. Scandals, Impeachment, and Trial Main
Idea A scandal over Clintons affair with a
White House intern led to his impeachment by the
House of Representatives, but the Senate
acquitted him in his trial.
13
Bill Clinton
  • Governor of Arkansas
  • Ran for President in 1992 against George Bush
  • Accused of having a mistress and being a draft
    dodger
  • H. Ross Perot, third party candidate

14
Clintons First Term
  • Economy spending cuts and tax increases
  • Health care Hillary appointed to analyze
    problem suggested government-supervised
    insurance program defeated in Congress

15
Republicans Contract with America
  • Newt Gingrich, Georgia representative scale back
    federal government
  • 1994, voters elected Republicans to Congress
    balanced budget, welfare reform government shut
    down Republicans blamed

16
Clintons Second Term
  • 1996 Campaign Clinton vs. Bob Dole (Ross Perot
    will get 8)
  • Clinton wins due to strong economy
  • Congress raises minimum wage

17
Scandals
  • Whitewater Affair fraudulent loans and land
    deals in Arkansas
  • Illegal campaign donations from foreign nations
  • Monica Lewinsky
  • 1998, House impeached Clinton acquitted by the
    Senate

18
Note Taking Reading Skill Summarize
Reading Skill Summarize
NOTE TAKING
19
Chart Goals of the Contract With America
Goals of the Contract With America
CHART
20
Transparency Republicans Take Over Congress
Republicans Take Over Congress
TRANSPARENCY
21
Chart The Impeachment Process
The Impeachment Process
CHART
22
Progress Monitoring Transparency Section 2
PM TRANSPARENCY
Progress Monitoring Transparency
23
Global Politics and EconomicsSection 3
  • What role did the U.S. take on in global
    politics and economics following the Cold War?
  • Vocabulary
  • -EU WTO
  • -NAFTA ethnic cleansing
  • -GATT al Qaeda

24
Sec 3 Global Politics and Economics
Global Politics and Economics
Competing in the Global Economy   Main Idea As
global economy increased, free trade became a
highly debated issue and the United States got
involved with several trade blocs. Americans on
the Global Stage Main Idea During Clintons
administration, he used military intervention in
regional conflicts around the world, including
Somalia, Haiti, and Eastern Europe. America and
the Middle East Main Idea Clinton tried to help
the Israelis and Palestinians come to a peace
agreement, but conflict continued to exist in
these countries and with terrorist groups in
other parts of the Middle East.
25
Note Taking Reading Skill Identify Main Ideas
Reading Skill Identify Main Ideas
NOTE TAKING
26
Analyze Political Cartoons NAFTA
Political Cartoons NAFTA
ANALYZE
27
Infographic The World Bank
The World Bank
INFOGRAPHIC
28
Transparency Ethnicity in Yugoslavia
Ethnicity in Yugoslavia
TRANSPARENCY
29
Progress Monitoring Transparency Section 3
PM TRANSPARENCY
Progress Monitoring Transparency
30
U.S. in a New World
  • Russia and Eastern Europe
  • South Africa apartheid
  • Middle East
  • Haiti
  • Northern Ireland
  • Balkan Nations
  • Somalia
  • Rwanda and Zaire
  • India, Pakistan, and China

31
Russia and Eastern Europe
  • Gorbachev leader in 1991 put under house
    arrest in August 1991
  • Yeltsin supported by thousands in Parliament
    building
  • Yeltsin becomes leader after the Soviet Union
    fell apart
  • Chechnya war between Russia and break-away
    province
  • Putin is leader today as Russia moves away from
    democracy

32
Poland
  • Lech Walesa labor leader of Solidarity
  • Bold economic reforms, causing inflation,
    unemployment
  • Joined NATO along with Hungary and the Czech
    Republic

33
South Africa
  • Policy of apartheid
  • Nelson Mandela released from prison in 1994
  • Elected president no bloodshed

34
Middle East
  • Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Yasser
    Arafat (Fatah)
  • Israel Yitzhak Rabin
  • Palestinian self-rule in Gaza Strip, Jericho
    PLO recognized Israels right to exist
  • Road map to peace
  • Hamas

35
Haiti
  • 1991 military overthrew Jean-Bertrand Aristide
  • U.S. forced military to give up control
  • Aristide again elected
  • Overthrown again

36
North Ireland
  • Protestants versus Catholics
  • 1998 Good Friday Accords British reforms for
    the British province
  • Catholics want unification with Ireland

37
Balkan Nations
  • Yugoslavia under Tito
  • Serbia Slobodan Milosevic tried for crimes
    against humanity, died recently
  • Slovenia, Croatia wanted independence
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina ethnic cleansing
  • 300,000 killed
  • 1995 bombing brought peace peacekeeping troops
    still there

38
Somalia
  • Famine, civil war
  • 1992, George Bush sent troops to assist UN effort
  • People attacked Black Hawk helicopter and U.S.
    soldiers
  • Clinton recalled troops

39
Rwanda and Zaire
  • President of Rwanda killed in plane crash
  • Hutus blamed Tutsis
  • 800,000 Tutsis slain
  • Hutus fled to Zaire
  • President of Zaire forced to resign
  • Zaire is now Democratic Republic of Congo

40
India and Pakistan
  • India became a nuclear power in 1998
  • Pakistan followed soon
  • Border dispute over Kashmir (water)
  • U.S. relations with Pakistan are better than in
    the past

41
China
  • Nuclear power
  • Economic growth is around 8 a year
  • Issues over Taiwan
  • Hu came two weeks ago
  • China buying oil all over world

42
Trade and the Global Economy
  • European Union 1993, Euro currency
  • NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement
  • General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)
    reduce tariffs
  • World Trade Organization (WTO) ensure
    compliance with GATT, negotiate new trade
    agreements, and resolve trade disputes

43
The George W. Bush PresidencySection 4
  • What was the impact of Bushs domestic agenda
    and his response to the terrorist attack against
    the U.S.?
  • Vocabulary
  • -George W. Bush Taliban
  • -Bush v. Gore Patriot Act
  • -Afghanistan WMD
  • -No Child Left Behind Act
  • -Department of Homeland Security

44
Sec 4 The George W. Bush Presidency
The George W. Bush Presidency
An Election Controversy Main Idea The 2000
presidential election between Al Gore and George
W. Bush resulted in such a close vote that a
recount was needed and the Supreme Court had to
intervene. Bush Launches an Ambitious
Agenda Main Idea Bushs priorities were tax
cuts to stimulate the economy, as well as
addressing education and the needs of senior
citizens. The United States Is Attacked Main
Idea On September 11, 2001, a foreign enemy
attacked the United States for the first time
since Pearl Harbor when terrorists crashed planes
into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
Americas War on Terrorism Main Idea American
officials determined that Osama Bin Laden was
responsible for the attacks and quickly sent
American forces to the region, made attempts to
improve domestic security, and expanded the war
on terror to Iraq. Continued...
45
George W. Bush
  • Elected 2000
  • Democrat Al Gore challenged the election
  • 9/11
  • Iraq War
  • Election of 2004 defeated John Kerry
  • Hurricane Katrina
  • Election of 2008

46
Note Taking Reading Skill Recognize Sequence
Reading Skill Recognize Sequence
NOTE TAKING
47
Transparency Political Cartoons The Election of
2000
Political Cartoons The Election of 2000
TRANSPARENCY
48
Comparing Viewpoints Should President Bushs Tax
Cuts Be Passed?
COMPARING VIEWPOINTS
Should President Bushs Tax Cuts Be Passed?
49
War on Terror
  • Invasion of Afghanistan Taliban government had
    allowed al Qaida to train NATO troops are
    helping
  • Patriot Act gave law enforcement broader powers
    regarding aliens
  • Department of Homeland Security coordinate
    domestic security matters
  • Iraqi Freedom Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
    Saddam Hussein overthrown

50
Quick Study Major World Terrorist Attacks Since
2000
Major World Terrorist Attacks Since 2000
QUICK STUDY
51
Progress Monitoring Transparency Section 4
PM TRANSPARENCY
Progress Monitoring Transparency
52
Americans Look to the FutureSection 5
  • How was American society changing at the
    beginning of the twenty-first century?
  • Vocabulary
  • -Immigration Act of 1990 affirmative action
  • -bilingual education privatize
  • -Immigration and Control Act of 1986
  • -Violence Against Women Act

53
Sec 5 Americans Look to the Future
Americans Look to the Future
Immigrants Shape a Nation Main Idea Relaxation
of immigration quota laws led to a sharp increase
in Latino and Asian immigrants, causing a great
deal of debate about how they should be
treated. Changing American Demographics Main
Idea By the year 2000, there had been many
changes to the makeup of what is considered a
traditional family, how many rights minorities
had, and how long people were expected to live.
54
Note Taking Reading Skill Identify Supporting
Details
Reading Skill Identify Supporting Details
NOTE TAKING
55
Chart Sources of Immigration 2000
Sources of Immigration, 2000
CHART
56
Chart Annual Earnings by Race and Ethnicity
Annual Earnings by Race and Ethnicity
CHART
57
Progress Monitoring Transparency Section 5
PM TRANSPARENCY
Progress Monitoring Transparency
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