US History - Week of 4/25- 4/29
This week we will continue with Topic 19 by discussing the presidency of Ronald Reagan, the end of the Cold War, and move onto the 1990’s with Bush I and Clinton.
Have a great week!
Topic 19.2 The Reagan Era
Objectives: Analyze Reagan’s economic policies as President. Summarize how Reagan strengthened the conservative movement. Evaluate the steps taken to address various problems in the 1980s and early 1990s.
Topic 19.3 The Cold War Ends
Objectives: Analyze the ways that Ronald Reagan challenged communism and the Soviet Union. Explain why communism collapsed in Europe and in the Soviet Union. Describe other foreign policy challenges that faced the United States in the 1980s.
Topic 19.4 Foreign Policy After the Cold War
Objectives: Analyze why George H.W. Bush decided to use force in some foreign disputes and not in others. Summarize the Persian Gulf War and its results.
Topic 19.5 Clinton and the 1990’s
Objectives: Explain why Bill Clinton won the presidency in 1992. Assess the success of Clinton’s domestic policies. Describe the Contract with America and its impact. Analyze the Clinton impeachment.
This Week’s Assignments
- Topic 19.2 The Reagan Era
- Topic 19.3 The Cold War Ends
- Topic 19.4 Foreign Policy After the Cold War
- Topic 19.5 Clinton and the 1990’s
Last Week’s Assignments
- US and Iranian Relations: Annotation Practice
- Topic 18 Quiz
- Topic 19 Pre-Quiz
- Topic 19.1 The Conservative Movement Surges