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Historical Connections for APUSH -.-

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Foundation? Rise of Technology- Economic Transformation Politics/Citizenship: Reforms Environment Global Warming

What were the roots for the events happened in the 2000's? Historical Connection Important Event: Gay Rights Many achievements and
events happened
and the third most populated
country It is one of the world's most
ethnically diverse and
multicultural nations due to large-scale immigration from all over the world. Freedom of Religion and equality for all gender... Christianity is the most common religion in the Us. Increase amount of women in the workforce. Us is the leading economy of the world... Leading aerospace technology Great Recession in the United States Dependence on internet
and technology Global warming... Rise of terrorism Change of oil price George Bush Barack Obama Democratic vs. Republican... Foreign Affairs... Gay Rights Gun Control Do they stem from a problem,
action, events movement,
or relationship form another
decade? DEMOGRAPHIC/IMMIGRATION Important Events:

2000- Census enumerates a population of 281,421,906, increasing 13.2% since 1990.

October 17,2006- U.S. population reaches 300 million. DEMOGRAPHIC/IMMIGRATION Causes: Immigration laws from the past! The largest ancestry in US comes from the Germans and the Irish What makes up the demography of US now? 228,000 chinese had immigrated to America for railroad jobs and the gold rush. 1850s-1870s: Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882 was passed, which specifically limited further Chinese immigration Large scale Chinese immigration did not occur until 1965 DEMOGRAPHIC/IMMIGRATION DEMOGRAPHIC/IMMIGRATION DEMOGRAPHIC/IMMIGRATION DEMOGRAPHIC/IMMIGRATION DEMOGRAPHIC/IMMIGRATION People coming to the new world to hope for a better life. Chinese British Colonial times 1600's The English colonist came to America to explore the new world and most importantly, practice their freedom of belief (Puritans). Native Americans They are considered the aboriginals of North America. They are believe to have migrated there 15,000 and 30,000 years ago. After the colonists settled in american and started thirsting for land, Manifest Destiny became popular In 1830, the U.S. Congress passed the Indian Removal Act, relocating the Native Americans to lands west of the Mississippi River, On June 2, 1924 President Calvin Coolidge signed the Indian Citizenship Act, which made citizens of the United States of all Native Americans, who were not already citizens. Native Indians were put on reservations and many treaties were passed not in favor of them. But finally: English is the most common used language in the USA German/Irish The German and the Irish came because of the potato famine, war in homeland, and prosecution of religious beliefs. 1600s and 1700s May 19, 1921 Emergency Quota Act was passed. The act basically meant that only people of Northern Europe who had similar cultures to that of America were likely to get in Germans, British, Irish, and other norther Europeans continue to increase in population while the eastern europeans population decrease. Mexicans 1940's
The Bracero Program imported temporary Mexican laborers to the United States to fill up the industrial spaces left by the Americans in war. After WWII, many Mexicans still stayed in America. DEMOGRAPHIC/IMMIGRATION 1960's
The Immigration and Nationality Act Amendments of 1965 (the Hart-Cellar Act) abolished the system of national-origin quotas In 1986
The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) was passed, creating for the first time penalties for employers who knowingly hired illegal immigrants The Immigration Act of 1990 (IMMACT) significantly increased the total immigration limit to 700,000 and increased visas by 40 percent. This was passed to help employment of immigrants and family reunions. BUT Rise of Terrorism War and Diplomacy Rise of Technology/ Economic Transformation Rise of Technology- Economic Transformation Rise of Technology- Economic Transformation Rise of Technology- Economic Transformation What is the cause of the Great Recession in the United States? Important Events:
Dec 2007- June 2009 “Great Recession in the United States”
The United States went into a deep economic recession in which economic growth was slowed. This hurt the economic stability of America. June 7th, 2001 - Bush Tax Cuts in effect.
President Bush decreased tax rates for individuals in the United States of all income levels. This was one of the causes for the later recession as the government had less revenue pouring in, thus increased deficit spending. The crisis resulted from a combination of complex factors during Bush's administration Important Events The Great Recession Dependence on Internet and technology January 15th, 2001 - Wikipedia is launched
February 14, 2005 - YouTube was created.
February 2004 - Facebook is launched
August 2003 - Myspace is launched
November 10th, 2001 - The first iPod is launched by Apple. (starting the dependence on apple products)
October 5th, 2011 - Steve Jobs dies
(founder and owner of Pixar/Apple dies) What is the cause of internet and technology dependence? The first electronic digital computers were developed between 1940 and 1945 in the United Kingdom and United States. Originally they were the size of a large room Apple Inc. was founded on April 1, 1976, and incorporated as Apple Computer, Inc. on January 3, 1977. August 24, 1995 when Windows 95 came out and the Internet started become popular. It was cheap and affordable for everyone. This leads to the popularize of Apple products in the 2000s like iPod, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and more. Aerospace Technology Important Events: April 28, 2001 - First Space Tourist What is the cause of this development? Development of space technology is an effect of the Cold War (space race) between US and Russia from 1947 to 1991. October 4, 1957 The Russians launched Sputnik 1. The first artificial satellite January 31, 1958 US also launched its first artificial satellite In 1958, President Eisenhower signed the Space Act, officially creating the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for aerospace technology like space ships and others. July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man to land on the moon. Ammmmeerriicca! Important Events August 29, 2005 - Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf coast of the United States, and floods New Orleans.
At least 1,833 people died in the hurricane and costed $108 billion USD in damage. October 29th, 2012- Hurricane Sandy destroys part of the east coast.
The damage cost $65.6 Billion and was the largest storm recorded by diameter of 1,100 miles. Connections: Glaciers and mountain snows are rapidly melting. For example, Montana's Glacier National Park now has only 27 glaciers, versus 150 in 1910 Industrialization and Urbanization is the cause of the increase of CO2 released in the air which is the main culprit of global warming January 6th, 2001- Confirmation that George W. Bush wins 2000 election.
Despite not gaining the popular vote, he earns enough electoral votes to become the next president. November 4, 2008 - Barack Obama is elected President of the United States. This shows the switch from a Republican party to Democratic Party Connection:

The civil rights movements starting
at the 1960s help African Americans gain
equality. Which lead to the election of Barack Obama as the first African American president of United States. Important Events: September 11, 2001 - 9/11 Terrorist Attacks.
March 20, 2003 - US invasion of Iraq begins.
December 30, 2006 -Execution of Saddam Hussein.
Saddam Hussein was captured as a result of the US Iraq war and was hanged after convicted of charges related to the 1982 killing of 148 Iraqi Shi’ites.

April 30th, 2011- Osama Bin Laden is killed.
This was a major victory for America in fighting terrorism. July 2008 - Oil prices reach an all-time high.
Oil prices have been steadily increasing over the decade to peak at $147 dollars per barrel. This further hurt the stability of the economy. Connection: During the Cold War American troops were stationed in Iran during World War II to help transfer military supplies to the Soviet Union and protect Iranian oil. 1943-1945 This started the involvement of US in the middle east affairs. Al-Qaeda and bin Laden said that U.S. support of Israel, the presence of U.S. troops in Saudi Arabia, and sanctions against Iraq are the motives for the 9-11 attacks. Oil Prices Important Event: Connection: Much of the petroleum comes from the middle east.

Reasons for high oil price would be the Iraq War (March 20, 2003 –December 18, 2011), establishment of the OPEC ( September 10, 1960) and the high demands cause by the increase of technology (automobile) over the past decades. *Gun Control June 7, 2003 - First gay bishop appointed Vermont is the first state to allow
same-sex couples to join civil unions in 2000.

Massachusetts is the first state to approved
same-sex marriage in 2004. 2007 House of Representatives approves a bill
ensuring equal rights in the workplace for gay
men, lesbians, and bisexuals. 2012 Obama gave his support for gay marriages. Important Events: Connection: The successful of the earlier Progressive Era (1890s - 1920s) and the Civil rights (1960s) and Women's Rights Movement (1960s) leads to the later hope for all minority groups to stand up for their beliefs. Many homosexuals wanted equality like
legal marriages. Important Events: December 14th, 2012 -
Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

Adam Lanza shot and killed 26 people at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.


April 20, 1999 Columbine High School shootings ( Two senior students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, murdered a total of 12 students and one teacher. They injured 21 additional students, with three other people being injured while attempting to escape the school. The pair then committed suicide. This was one of the first
major school shooting in
the United States People started debating over if teachers should be allowed to bring guns to school. Parents wondered about the safety of their
children on school property. And these are all the historical connections of the major events in the 2000s!!

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Summers, Lawrence H. "Reforms in the Era". The New York Times. November 19, 2006. Web. 27 May 2013. Disasters caused by the warming of the Earth First immigration law passed!!!! Many Mexicans gathered around the southern part of US- close to the Mexican border (mostly Texas and California) MORE All the ethnicity in America eventually gained
equal rights and treatment (in the 2000s)
as long as they are legal residents or
citizens of the United States. This started the space race...
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