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1THIS IS A TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT.PRINT AND COMPLETE IN INK.Challenges of the 21stcentury,2000-PresentAPUSH Review Guide forAMSCO chapter 31. or otherresources.(images at right captured from pinterest.com and dailysignal.com)DirectionsPrint document andtake notesin the spacesprovided. Read through theguidebefore you begin reading.This step will help youfocus onthe most significant ideas andinformationas you read.LearningGoals:.Explain how the United States transitioned from fightingthe Cold War to fightingthe War on Terrorism bothdomestically and internationally.Explain the causes and effects of changing demographics within the UnitedStates from 1980-present day.Evaluate the social, political, and economicimpact of modern technologies and the changing, globalmarketplace onAmerican identity.MAINIDEA:As the United States transitioned to a new century filled with challenges and possibilities,it experienced renewed ideological and cultural debates, sought to redefine its foreignpolicy, and adapted to economic globalization and revolutionary changes in science andtechnology.From the 2015 Revised Period 9 Content OutlineKey Concept 9.1:A newly ascendant conservative movement achieved several political and policy goals duringthe 1980s and continued to strongly influence public discourse in the following decades.Key Concept 9.2:Moving into the 21st century, the nation experienced significant technological,economic, and demographic changes.Key Concept 9.3:The end of the Cold War and new challenges to U.S. leadership forced the nation to redefine itsforeign policy and role in the worldGuided Reading, Challenges of the 21stcentury, 2000-Present, pp 679-6931.Political Polarization and the Presidency of George W. Bush, pp 654-656Main IdeasDefinitions/Explanations/NotesAnalysis
2Moving into the21stcentury, thenation continuedto experiencechallengesstemming fromsocial, economic,and demographicchanges.The U.S.populationcontinued toundergosignificantdemographicshiftsthat hadPolitical Polarization…Parties became regionally divided, traditional,religious, and anti-govt were often in rural andsuburban areas as Republicans.Liberals found commonly urban areas like citiesvoted DemocraticSouthern white conservativesoNewt Gingrich, Tom DeLay, and TrentLott took over the leadership of theRepublican, making it moreconservative and partisan.Democrats and Republicans manipulatedcongressional districts to create "safe seats",which rewarded partisanship and discouragedcompromise in CongressoGerrymandered "safe seatsDisputedElectionof2000…List three causes of internalmigration shifts in the UnitedStates during modern times.a)International Terrorismb)Economic Problemsc)Partisan politicsMain IdeasDefinitions/Explanations/NotesAnalysis
3Moving into the21stcentury, the nationcontinued toexperiencechallenges stemmingfrom social,economic, anddemographicchanges.GeorgeW.BushAdministration…Truck bombed World Trade Center in 1993 thatkilled 6 people- threat exposed (2 U.S embassiesbombed as well)oU.S responds-bombs Al Queda camps inTo what extent was PresidentGeorge W. Bush similar toPresidentRonaldReagan? Defendyouranswer with one specificpiece of evidence.The U.S. populationcontinued to undergosignificantdemographic shiftsthat had profoundcultural and politicalconsequences.NoChild LeftBehindillustrative ofconservatism? Explain youranswer.Following the attacksofSeptember 11,2001, U.S.foreignpolicy and militaryinvolvement focusedon awar onterrorism, whichalso generateddebates aboutdomestic security andcivil rights.In the wake of attackson theWorld TradeCenterand thePentagon, U.S.decision-makerslaunched foreignpolicy and militaryefforts againstterrorismandlengthy, controversialconflicts inAfghanistanandTechnology boom of the 1990s peaked in 200,over by 2002oStock Market crashed; Dow Jones fell by38%oUnemployment reached 6%Enron "cooked the books" [said they weremaking more $ then they were] with the help ofaccounting companies. v sketchyo[Think the great depression -> 2008recession]Iraq.ofTerrorism…Domestic Policies of theGeorgeW.BushAdministration…Truck bombed World Trade Center in 1993 thatkilled 6 people- threat exposed (2 U.S embassiesbombed as well)oU.S responds-bombs Al Queda camps inTo what extent was PresidentGeorge W. Bush similar toPresidentRonaldReagan? Defendyouranswer with one specificpiece of evidence.Republican Tax Cuts…NoChild LeftBehindillustrative ofconservatism? Explain youranswer.Economic Bubbles and Corruption…Technology boom of the 1990s peaked in 200,over by 2002oStock Market crashed; Dow Jones fell by38%oUnemployment reached 6%Enron "cooked the books" [said they weremaking more $ then they were] with the help ofaccounting companies. v sketchyo[Think the great depression -> 2008recession]The War on Terror…After 9-11, terrorism dominated U.S. foreignpolicyoBush had no experiences but had priorRepub. VeteransHe held a confident and aggressive approachagainst terrorism- won over Americans, oftenalienated other nationsRootsofTerrorism…EarlyTerroristAttacksTruck bombed World Trade Center in 1993 thatkilled 6 people- threat exposed (2 U.S embassiesbombed as well)oU.S responds-bombs Al Queda camps inTo what extent was PresidentGeorge W. Bush similar toPresidentRonaldReagan? Defendyouranswer with one specificpiece of evidence.To what extent wasNoChild LeftBehindillustrative ofconservatism? Explain youranswer.

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