I can describe the major social trends of the 1990s.
Critical Vocabulary: Rodney King Verdict, Los Angeles Riots, Anita Hill, Year of the Woman, Election of 1992, Family and Medical Leave Act, "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," Waco Siege, Violence Against Women Act, Brady Bill, Contract with America, Oklahoma City Bombing, Atlanta Olympics Bombing, Defense of Marriage Act, Welfare Reform Act, Balanced Budget Act, Budget Surplus, Matthew Shepherd Case, Columbine Shootings, NAFTA, World Trade Organization, Oslo Accords, Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty, Operation Desert Fox, World Trade Center Bombing, US Embassy Bombings, Somali War, Kosovo War
- Background Question: Which 1990s musical artists are you most familiar with?
Citizenship Question: What Ocean is on the East Coast of the United States?
- Arctic Ocean
- Indian Ocean
- Pacific Ocean
- Atlantic Ocean
- Guided Instruction: 1980s Time Capsule
- Reflection Question: Are there any movies from the 1990s that you would add to our list?
Homework: The 1990s Reading