Minimum word count of 150 per question – each question should include in-text citations and at least one internet reference as well as a reference from the attached History textbook Chapters 24 – 25, pages 429 – see picture of the textbook cover on page 2 for the correct textbook. Direct quotes are not permitted.
List one significant change the following Presidents made while in the White House? What was the result of this change? Did it help or hinder America?
Former President William Clinton
Former President George W. Bush
President Barack Obama
Describe the economic conditions of the 1970s, including stagflation and the end of the post-World War II economic boom, and describe how Presidents Ford and Carter attempted to confront the problem.
Describe the perpetuation of 1960s-style activism and how it transformed into a politics of identity in the 1970s.
Evaluate the domestic policies of Ronald Reagan as president, including the economic challenges the country faced in the 1980s.
Discuss the problems Reagan’s successor faced in paying for the “Reagan revolution.”
Describe the conditions for and aftermath of the end of the Cold War.
Discuss the technological revolution that took place during Bill Clinton’s presidency, and describe the social and economic changes that took place as a result of this revolution.
Discuss the new focus on multiculturalism that grew during the latter part of the twentieth century.
Explain what makes the description of America as actually “two Americas” an accurate one.
Describe George W. Bush’s plans for democracy in the Middle East, and assess the degree of success he had.
Explain some of the hopes and frustrations of Barack Obama’s first years in office.