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U.S. History Chapter 21 & 22
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Where were most immigrants immigrating from in the 1990s?
Mexico/Latin America & Asia/ China
What two charges was Bill Clinton impeached on?
Perjury and obstruction of justice
What is the big issue during the 2000 election?
The Recount Issue
Directly after 9/11, what war occurred?
The Afghanistan War
What legislation/organization was created after 9/11?
Office of Homeland Security- this department was to help prevent more terrorist acts from occurring
The US Patriot Act-controversial because citizens are giving up some rights in order to have a safer America
What countries were in the war in Iraq?
United States and United Kingdom
What was the big reason for the 2008 recession?
The Housing Bubble Burst
What is the first thing Obama does during his presidency?
Signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act into action
Who was mostly involved in the Occupy Wall Street movement?
Educated young people
What were they protesting about in the Occupy Wall Street movement?
Economic inequality and corporate greed
What was the Tea Party's biggest concern?
How the Government was spending the tax dollars
What was Arab Spring?
Protests to end the totalitarian (in support for democracy) regimes within the Middle East and bring about democratic governments
What was the big controversy around the US Patriot Act?
Citizens giving up rights
What could have prevented the Housing Bubble burst?
Greater regulation within the banking system
1992- this is the first year Bill Clinton gets elected. Why did Bush not get elected?
People didn't want raised taxes
Within the election of 2000, the recount issues occured, what state did this happen in?
What war is in 2003?
What reason did the U.S. give to go into Iraq?
Iraq has weapons of mass destruction.
What was the whole purpose for the Department of Homeland Security?
To prevent terrorist acts
Who were the two big computer guys?
Bill Gates and Steve Jobs
What was the first, big, successful computer company?
What were the biggest complaints about how Bush and Obama handed Wall Street?
Bailout; millionaires still making millions of dollars
Who didn't support the US in the invasion of Iraq and who did?
United Nations didn't support; UK did support
Under Clinton's presidency, what was he trying to do for Israeli and Palestian Relations?
He wanted Israel to recognize the PLO as the governing body of Palestine and Palestine to recognize Israel as a country, to create peace between both.
What really led to the Yugoslav War?
nationalism and ethnic groups clashing
ISIS is in what two countries?
Iraq and Syria
Where is Arab Spring?
The Middle East and Northern Africa
What happens with America and Somalia?
Somalians shot down American Black Hawks, causing American men to be stuck and fight.
Why doesn't Bill Clinton want to go into Rwanda?
Because of what happened in Somalia
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