Cultural Development of the United States. Between 1980-1989. U.S. History Mrs. Camp. USH.8 Students will examine the political, economic, social and cultural development of the United States during the period from 1980 to the present. . T echnology. Advances in computers & programs MS-DOS
USH.8 Students will examine the political, economic, social and cultural development of the United States during the period from 1980 to the present.
Advances in genetics research
New treatments for the heart, cancer, & other diseases
Hepatitis-B vaccine was invented
AIDS was identified
DNA was first used to convict criminals
Cosmos by Carl Sagan
The Sky’s the Limit by Dr. Wayne Dyer
On Wings of Eagles by Ken Follett
Firestarter by Stephen King
Veil: Secret Wars of the CIA by Bob Woodward
Trump: The Art of the Deal by Donald J. Trump
*60% of American households had cable t.v.
Percentage of Americans graduating high school: 75%
More Americans were going to college
Most popular Major: Business Management
What are 2 technologies of the 80s that you use today?
What was used for the first time in the 80s to convict criminals?
What was your favorite piece of 80s art & why?
Cosmos by Carl Sagan was popular during the 80s: true or false?
What was your favorite 80s fashion trend & why?
What were the main reasons why Americans went to college?
What was the average salary?
Are there any questions, comments, or concerns about the cultural development of the 1980s?
THE END-Thank you!