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Each unique PowerPoint presents 10 major themes that emerged in that decade. Each of the 12 PPTs total around 40-50 slides (581 slides total), have rich information and visuals, hyperlinks to relevant videos on YouTube, and include writing prompts, discussion questions and other activities. The themes for each unit are listed below...enjoy!

 

Other decade resources include:

 

1890s (49 PPT slides)

1) A Gilded Age

2) Industrialization

3) Robber Barons

4) Captains of Industry

5) Wealth Gap

6) Immigration

7) Nativism

8) Social Gospel

9) Social Darwinism

10) Workers’ Rights

 

1900s-1910 (50 PPT slides)

1) Imperialism

2) Anti-imperialism

3) Progressivism

4) Trust-busting

5) Muckraking

6) Pop Culture

7) Big Stick Diplomacy

8) Dollar Diplomacy

9) Panama Canal

10) Flight

 

1910s (35 PPT slides)

1) Stability

2) Election of 1912

3) War Production

4) Declaration of War

5) Selective Service Act

6) Americanization Movement

7) Gospel of the Clean Plate

8) Demonization of the Hun

9) Big Government

10) A World Leader

 

1920s (52 PPT slides)

1) Republican Decade

2) Harlem Renaissance

3) Great Migration

4) Lost Generation

5) Prohibition

6) Flappers

7) Boom

8) Red Scare

9) National Icons

10) Stock Crash

 

1930s (51 PPT slides)

1) Great Depression

2) Unemployment

3) Bank Failures

4) Dust Bowl

5) Migration

6) Role of government

7) Fireside Chats

8) A New Deal

9) New Deal Programs

10) New Living Standards

 

1940s (42 PPT slides)

1) G.I. Generation

2) Pearl Harbor

3) Enlistment

4) Internment

5) Domestic Front

6) New Inventions

7) American Propaganda

8) Nuclear Developments

9) Segregation questioned

10) Origins of the Cold War

 

1950s (66 PPT slides)

1) Civil Rights

2) Nuclear Family

3) The Cold War

4) Rock n’ Roll

5) Beatniks

6) Space Race

7) Baby Boom

8) Arms Race

9) Red Scare

10) Television

 

1960s (51 PPT slides)

1 Instability

2 Counterculture

3 Assassination

4 Civil Rights

5 The Moon

6 Anti-war

7 Cuba

8 Sex

9Drugs

10 Rock n’ Roll

 

1970s (50 PPT slides)

1) Green Revolution

2) Cold War Warms

3) Women’s Rights

4) Vietnamization

5) ‘Me’ Decade

6) Stagflation

7) Watergate

8) Terrorism

9) Oil Crisis

10) Music

 

1980s (45 PPT slides)

1) Glasnost & Perestroika

2) Automobile recovery

3) Factory relocations

4) Pop and Rock

5) A.I.D.S. Epidemic

6) Natural Disasters

7) Other Disasters

8) Consumerism

9) Reaganomics

10) Technology

 

1990s (45 PPT slides)

1) Hip Hop

2) Scandal

3) Gulf War

4) Prosperity

5) Millennials

6) Race Tensions

7) Multiculturalism

8) Environmentalism

9) Internet Revolution

10) Political Correctness

 

2000s (45 PPT slides)

1) Social Media

2) Generation Z

3) Healthy living

4) Postmodernity

5) Rebirth of Hipster

6) Foreign Terrorism

7) Domestic Terrorism

8) Political Polarization

9) The Great Recession

10) U.S. dominance challenged

US HISTORY -1980s America - visual, textual, engaging 50-slide PPT

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  • Grade Level:

    8th-12th

  • Pages:

    40-50 slides and 1 printable graphic organizer handout

  • Subject(s):

    History, U.S. History

  • Format(s):

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