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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

  • 1980's in America

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    The 80’s will always be remembered as a decade that has renewed America’s sense of opportunities and created new confidence in its future as well as its leaders. Perceived by many to have been marked by prosperity, many fashion statements were made and music was produced that stood out from all of the rest (Smolan and Cohen). But good always comes with bad, and this decade had its downfalls that separated it from any other, raising the bar and setting the bar for the decades to come. Despite some

  • Australian History of the 1980`s

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    power *Used to express fitness *Non-conformist fashion Clothes were designed with the intention of displaying wealth. Sequins, designer brands and showy jewellery were used to promote an image of wealth and success. Coming back to success, the 1980`s power suit (sharp-cut suits w. wide shoulders) were popular in the workplace to impress an air of power and intimidation. This was also popular with women, who had recently gained the right to work with equal pay to men and were eager to prove themselves

  • The Cold War 1980’s-1990’s

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    reasons that while events during the 1980’s-1990’s seemingly led to the conventional end of conflict, they ironically only facilitated the existence and continuance of the Cold War even until today. Probably one of the most recognized events of the 1980’s is the collapse of communism but first it is important to look at events that leading up to this collapse to provide a better context of events post collapse. One very significant period of time was the mid 1980’s when it seemed all eyes were on Africa

  • European Migration in 1980's

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    European Migration in 1980's Migration is the movement of people from one country or locality to another and is a major factor of globalisation and has been for many centuries since the slave trade and during the 19th century, when there were mass transatlantic migrations that took place. Throughout the 20th Century Europe has experienced three large stages of migration, which occurred during First and Second World Wars and during the last decade. The reasons for these large periods of

  • 1980’s-2000’s Country Music

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    1980’s-2000’s Country Music Country music has recently become more radical. In the past country tunes were sluggish and slow, but a group of up and coming artists would revolutionize the music industry forever. These new artist did more for the southern/western genre than anyone in the past. They sold millions of record. Cumulatively they made billions of dollars! Artists had gigantic concerts that attracted hundreds of thousands of spectators. Their songs began to do something no country artist

  • The Evolution of the 1960's and 1980's: Jimi Hendrix

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    said legendary American musician, singer, and songwriter Jimi Hendrix (“Jimi Hendrix Quote”). In the mid 1960’s Jimi Hendrix and many other musical artists extremely influenced this decade. In the 1980’s, there were also many influential musicians, singers, and songwriters that captivated the thoughts and movements of many people. Music influenced fashion and behavior in the 1960’s and 1980’s and these properties have been recognized throughout the years. Music went through an immense evolution in both

  • American History: Life in the 1980´s

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    wondered what it would be like to live in the 1980’s? The crazy hair styles, the new and improved things that were being created made this time alive, and fun. To be born in the 1980’s would have a been a privilege, who wouldn’t want to be known as “The decade that defined…. “US!” The 1980s was a decade that began on January 1, 1980, and ended on December 31, 1989. This decade was a great social and economic time period for people living in the 80’s. The world was becoming more developed as well

  • The Pro-Democracy Movement of the 1980's

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    The Pro-Democracy Movement of the 1980's Communism took over China soon after the second world war. Mao Zedong, the leader of the communist party who came from the country, remained paramount until his death on the 9th of September 1976. During his rule, he modified Marxist-Lenonism to suit China's population of peasants, and went through many "leaps" to try and revolutionise China's economy as he had done with the political system. But in the end, Millions of Chinese men, women and children

  • Oil and the Soviet Union in the 1980's

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    The end of the Soviet Union gave rise to a sharp increase in potential foreign investment.  As the economy quickly opened its doors, the goods that had previously been aggressively controlled and limited were now at a point where they could expand rapidly.  Oil, in particular, had the potential to be a major source of foreign investment in Russia.  However, it was considered very risky.  Still, many Western firms were at the least, very interested in gaining access to such a large pot of oil. Entry