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    The people of the 1980s were adaptable and excited all at the same time. The people of the 1980s were vary adapted do to the 3 switches between the presidents. They switch from Jimmy Carter though he was only president for one year in the 1980s. Then it was Ronald Reagan was next and served two terms in the 1980s. The last one was George H. W. bush lasted one term in the 1980s. Those where the nation president of the 1980s. The people of the 1980s were excited because of all the new technology and

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    This report is to inform you on the decade of the 1980s. People’s jobs, income, ideas, opinions changed so much from 1980 to 1989. Fewer Americans belonged to labor unions in the 1980s. In 1980 there were nearly 21 million union members; that number had declined to 17 million by 1985. The most important “aspect” of a job for the majority of Americans was a “feeling of accomplishment, beating out high pay by a better than 2 to 1 margin.” In the mid-Eighties, 88% of Americans said they were satisfied

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    to the red carpet during the 1980s, Americans were more worried about style. The greatest tragedy of this decade was the rapid spread of AIDS. Government thought that the disease only affected homosexuals and drug users. Technology grew rapidly as well along with video games. The presence of President Ronald Regan was very powerful, and the 80’s was a much more stable decade than the previous two. The people revealed more about themselves than ever before. During 1980-1989 Americans demonstrated expressive

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    American in the 1980's

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    The 1980’s is one of the most interesting decades that was experienced in the United States. Dealing with the stock market, the coming up of new inventions, all the way to the types of music people listened to. During the 1980s, the only thing that made Americans be “Americans” was because of the things they were provided with. Many Americans had fun throughout the 1980s with materialistic, glamorous, and technological life styles; therefore there were different economical problems that Americans

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    1980s Fashions

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    After the swinging 60s and 70s the fashion trend was punk rock style, but in 80s there was backlash. In 1980s, arts became more serious, grown-up, and hardworking carried to the extreme (Carnegy). In 60s and 70s many stars dressed up with threatening look, but in 80s they dress up more appealing with less makeup with colorful clothes. Also women changed their hair from long hair style to perms and hairspray, and men dressed up many ways to reflect their ideas of control and power. Fashion brands

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    The Moscow 1980 Olympics Boycott

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    nations out of the 1980 Moscow Olympics, in a movement to draw the Soviets out of the Afghanistan war. The U.S knew that if they could start a boycott that it would ripple through all the nations and they would all follow the boycott. The U.S. didn’t want the Olympics to come to an end, they were hoping to put Russia in a position where they would have to make the soviets pull out. If the Soviets didn’t withdraw from the war, then Moscow could be looking at major debts for the 1980 Olympics. Though

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    "The U.S. presidential election of 1980 featured a contest between incumbent Democrat Jimmy Carter and his Republican opponent Ronald Reagan, along with a third party candidate, the liberal Republican John Anderson."(USPE1980, 1) By the beginning of the election season, the lengthy Iran hostage crisis sharpened public perceptions of a crisis. In the 1970s, the United States was experiencing a wrenching episode of low economic growth, high inflation and interest rates, intermittent energy crises

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    The 1980’s weren’t a bad time to be living. In fact it was during this decade that some popular things came to be. However, as with any other period in time, this era was not without its black spots. This decade saw how a communist “threat could affect America’s economy, while the entertainment industry helped balance it out. Communism spreading anywhere was viewed as a threat to the very idea of freedom everywhere. Freedom was and is still the very foundation of American life. Capitalism is based

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    How has Assata Shakur earn such a compelling place in black power? Is it from the case the U.S. Congress passed a judgement asking Cuba to send her back to the U.S.? Or is it from the case that happened on Dec 24, 1997 when the New Jersey state police contacted Pope John Paul II querying him to involve and have the Cuban government arrest Assata back to the U.S.? Considering all the behaviors, I recommend Assata understanding and influence is best comprehending and most effective in Assata autobiography

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    most unique and bright decades of the twentieth century. Instead of going with what was supposed to be done everyone pushed the limits and dared to be different and this is what made the eighties so unique. Works Cited "Madonna." Fashion in the 1980s. N.p., 2011. Web. 7 Mar. 2014. Pullen, Kate. "80s Fashion Jewelry." Love to Know. LoveToKnow, n.d. Web. 7 Mar. 2014. Rosen, Jill. "7 Ways Michael Jackson Changed The World." Baltimore Sun. N.p., 28 June 2009. Web. 6 Mar. 2014.

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