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1THIS IS A TRADITIONAL ASSIGNMENT. PRINT AND COMPLETE IN INK.Challenges of the 21st century,2000-PresentAPUSH Review Guide for AMSCO chapter 31. or other resources.(images at right captured from pinterest.com and dailysignal.com)DirectionsPrint document and take notesin the spaces provided. Read through the guidebefore you begin reading. This step will help youfocus on the most significant ideas andinformation as you read.LearningGoals:.Explain how the United States transitioned from fighting the Cold War to fighting the War on Terrorism both domestically and internationally.Explain the causes and effects of changing demographics within the United States from 1980-present day. Evaluate the social, political, and economic impact of modern technologies and the changing, global marketplace on American identity.MAIN IDEA: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 foreign policy, and adapted to economic globalization and revolutionary changes in science and technology.From the 2015 Revised Period 9 Content OutlineKey Concept 9.1: A newly ascendant conservative movement achieved several political and policy goals during the 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 its foreign policy and role in the worldGuided Reading, Challenges of the 21st century, 2000-Present, pp 679-6931.Political Polarization and the Presidency of George W. Bush, pp 654-656Main IdeasDefinitions/Explanations/NotesAnalysis
2Moving into the 21stcentury, thenation continued to experience challenges stemming from social, economic, and demographic changes.The U.S. population continued to undergo significant demographic shifts that had Political Polarization…Parties became regionally divided, traditional, religious, and anti-govt were often in rural and suburban areas as Republicans. Liberals found commonly urban areas like cities voted DemocraticSouthern white conservativesoNewt Gingrich, Tom DeLay, and Trent Lott took over the leadership of the Republican, making it more conservative and partisan.Democrats and Republicans manipulated congressional districts to create "safe seats", which rewarded partisanship and discouraged compromise in CongressoGerrymandered "safe seatsDisputed Electionof2000…List three causes of internal migration shifts in the United States during modern times.a)International Terrorismb)Economic Problemsc)Partisan politicsMain IdeasDefinitions/Explanations/NotesAnalysis
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In the wake of attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, U.S. decision-makers launched foreign policy and military efforts against terrorism and lengthy, controversial conflicts in Afghanistan and o[Think the great depression -> 2008 recession]Iraq.The war on terrorism sought to improve security within the United States but also raisedquestions about the protection of civil liberties and humanrights.After 9-11, terrorism dominated U.S. foreign policyoBush had no experiences but had prior Repub. VeteransHe held a confident and aggressive approach against terrorism- won over Americans, often alienated other nationsRootsofTerrorism…U.S was faulted by many in the Arab world for siding with Israel of the Palestine terror-bombingsoAnti-Americanism started post-WW1 as western gov was implemented in the Ottoman Empire (Islam empire)oStation U.S troops in the Gulf War was seen as another violation of Islamic landEarlyTerroristAttacks
The War on Terror…After 9-11, terrorism dominated U.S. foreign policyoBush had no experiences but had prior Repub. VeteransHe held a confident and aggressive approach against terrorism- won over Americans, often alienated other nationsRootsofTerrorism…U.S was faulted by many in the Arab world for siding with Israel of the Palestine terror-bombingsoAnti-Americanism started post-WW1 as western gov was implemented in the Ottoman Empire (Islam empire)oStation U.S troops in the Gulf War was seen as another violation of Islamic landEarlyTerroristAttacks
Truck bombed World Trade Center in 1993 that killed 6 people- threat exposed (2 U.S embassiesbombed as well)oU.S responds-bombs Al Queda camps in To what extent was President George W. Bush similar to President RonaldReagan? Defendyouranswer with one specific piece of evidence.
Behindillustrative of conservatism? Explain your answer.

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