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History ISU 2000's

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2000'S DECADE Lebanon War 2006 The 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympics had approximately 2,400 athletes from 77 nations performed in 78 events in 15 disciplines, held throughout 165 sporting events. In the 2000 Sydney Olympics about 10,651 athletes participated (6,582 men, 4,069 women) from 199 nations competed against each other. In 2004 the Olympic Games finally returned to where it all started right back in Athens, Their where 202 nations that competed and about 10,500 athletes. The 2006 Torino Winter Olympics was the second time that Italy hosted the winter Olympics, in the XX winter Olympics 79 nations performed in the games, about 2,500 athletes participated (1,539 men, and 955women). IN the 2008 Beijing Olympics 202 countries participated and about 10,500 athletes also participated in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Michael Phelps one of the most known swimming athlete dominated the 2008 Olympics, in his 8 events that he participated in he scored first in all 8 breaking Spitz’s record for most Gold metals in a single Olympic tournament. Another successful athlete in the 2008 Beijing Games was Usain Bolt in his 3 events he also placed first in all 3 of them as well as breaking the 100m world record and the 200m world record. The youngest participant in the Torino games was Sun Zhifeng from china (14 years old and 212 days old), The oldest participant was from Venezuela Werner Hoeger (52 years and 59 days old). The Athlete that got the most medals is from Canada Cindy Klassen, she got 5 medals. The Country that had the most medals was Germany with 29 medals
The south Korea/Japan world cup was the 17th time that the world cup was being hosted. 199 teams attempted to qualify through the stages buy only 28 made it on, in the finals it was Brazil against Germany, Brazil having 4 being able to have the most world cups in the world or Germany being able to tie with the amount of world cups Brazil has 4, at the end Brazil defeated Germany 2-0 having the most world cups in the world. 2006 world cup being hosted by Germany, the 18th world cup being hosted in the world, Coming into this world cup about 198 teams tried to qualify to the group stages but only 32 teams made it to the group stages. The team that was heavily favorite to win the world cup was Germany since it was being hosted by them, but in the semi-finals Germany got knocked out and Italy 2-0 went on to win the world cup against France in the Penalty shoot outs. Eminem Best known for being one of the few successful white rappers in the music industry.
Eminem had 2 of his albums among the top five highest selling albums of the 2000s.
After the release of his album “Relapse”, he became the best selling rapper of all time and top selling artist of the decade across all genres.
On December 11, 2009, Billboard Magazine named Eminem as the best artist of the decade for the 2000s. Britney Spears Britney Spears was the best selling female performer of the 2000s.
Her song “Oops!...I Did It Again” became huge hits in the year 2000.She is known for being one of the only two female singers to have their first 4 albums debuting in the first place in the chart Billboard Hot 200.She also became a huge impact throughout UK and was of the most successful artist of the decade in that region. Beyonce She displayed a global success for displaying contemporary R&B during the decade.Beyonce was honoured with the Billboard Millennium Award for recognizing her career achievements and influence in the music industry.She was also a part of a female R&B group also known as Destiny’s Child, selling over 50 million records worldwide during 2000s. Destiny's Child Lady Gaga Lady Gaga was one of the artists that brought great popularity to electro-pop and Nu-disco towards the end of the decade with her his Poker Face.
Her album The Fame reached number one in Canada, Austria, Germany, United Kingdom and Ireland and topped the Billboard Top Electronic Albums chart.
The album also earned a total of six Grammy Awards nominations and won awards for Best Electronic/Dance Album and Best Dance Recording. Black Eyed Peas One of the artists that made Hip hop dominate popular music in the early 2000s.They began utilizing auto-tune and electropop-dance in their most successful album to date, The E.N.D., which spawned five top ten hits. One of the most successful outbreak artists of the decade. Kanye West Dominated popular music in the early 2000s.In 2006, he received a nomination for Best Male Hip-Hop Artist.
In 2004, he won Male New Artist of the Year.
During MTV Music Awards in 2009, Kanye created problems and interrupted Taylor Swift while accepting her award for Best Music Video. Usher Displayed a global success of continuing the popularity of contemporary R&B.
Released the album “Confessions” which went on to become the best-selling album of 2004 and the second best-selling album of the 2000s. Christina Aguilera One of the most successful teenage pop singers of the decade.
One of the best-selling female artists of the 2000s.Won New Entertainer of the year in 2000.
Won Best Female Artist of the year in 2001 and 2003. Rihanna Became one of the emerging acts from the early 2000s.
One of the best selling female performers of the decade.
Dance music started gaining popularity in North America with dance-pop hits by artists such as the pop singer Rihanna’s song “Don't Stop the Music” and “Disturbia”. Michael Jackson In 2001, he became one of popular music’s most successful artists of all-times, released his final studio album Invincible before his death.
He died in June 2009, creating the largest public mourning since the death of Diana, Princess of Wales in 1997. MUSIC TECHNOLOGY Google Google was founded on September 4, 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin ever since then it started becoming more and more popular to the people with internet access especially during the 2000 decade.
Google had been estimated to run over one million services in data centers around the world and process over one billion search requests and about 24 petabytes of user-generated data every day. Wireless Internet Became prominent by the end of the decade as well as internet access in devices besides computers such as mobile phones and gaming consoles.
This has helped us make the mobile society that we are today.
There are approximately 360,985,492 people that has wireless internet access, worldwide. USB Flash Drive USB flash drives officially replaced floppy disks because its more portable, rewritable, accessible and as of right now, cheaper.
It is preferred form of low capacity mobile data storage. DVD and Blu Ray DVD and Blu Ray replaces VCR technology as the common standard in homes and at video stores because of better quality and more portable. HD Television Becomes very popular towards the second half of the decade with the increase of HD television channels and the conversion from analog to digital signals. Text Messaging The popularity of mobile phones and text messaging surged in the 2000s in the Western World.
Text messaging made possibles new forms of interacting with other people that were not possible before such as receiving information while on the move.
Though this also led to negative social implications such as “cyberbullying” and the rise of traffic collisions caused by drivers who were distracted as they were texting while driving. Social Networking Media Social networking sites arose as a new way for people to stay in touch no matter where they are as long as they have internet connection.
Some of these popular social networking sites that are used by people all over the world is Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. Automobiles Greater interest in future energy development due to global warming and the potential exhaustion of crude oil.
Car styling in the 2000s differed throughout the decade. Many automakers strayed from the round and ovoid designs of the 19990s in favor of more boxy and angular designs.
The Hybrid vehicles market, which became somewhat popular towards the middles of the decade. FASHION 2000s Fashion The leading fashion designers between 2000–2010 included the late Alexander McQueen, Vera Wang, Christian Louboutin, Jean-Paul Gaultier.
Fashion was strongly influenced by many music-based subcultures such as: Emo, Indie kids, scene kids, Psychobilly, Preppy, Skater, Goth, Nu-Metal (known as Moshers in the UK), ravers and Hip-Hop, including the British chav. Hip Hop The clothing of American hip-hop fans underwent an evolution from the sagging baggy gangster jeans of the 1990s to a more retro look by the end of the decade. Popular items of clothing included baseball jackets, Nike Air Jordans, tracksuits, sweatpants, bucket hats, stunna shades, fur-lined puffer jackets, and flat-brim trucker hats or baseball caps (often retaining the store label).
During the early 2000s, many wealthy white jocks and preppies imitated the gangsta lifestyle, eschewing the semi-formal conservative look of the 1980s and 90s in favor of gold bling, expensive designer clothes, sneakers, dark jeans, and sweatpants TOP SONGS OF
THE DECADE Indie and Emo From 2003–2007 indie culture went mainstream in both Britain and the US, prompting a revival of 1960s British Invasion fashions, vintage clothing, and the popularization of activist fashions.
The other notable youth group of the mid 2000s were the emo kids, identifiable by their black or purple hoodies, T-shirts featuring bands like My Chemical Romance or Taking Back Sunday, lowrise skinny jeans, snakebites, silver jewellery, and checkerboard pattern Vans. Hair was thin, flat and straight, with long, matte bangs or fringe, usually dyed black. Chavs and Moshers In the early 2000s, the most common British subcultures were the chavs and skate punks who had a (sometimes violent) rivalry. Chavs favored hip-hop fashions like tracksuits, burberry baseball caps, white trainers, and cheap sportswear. Common haircuts included spiky hair, a fauxhawk, a heavily gelled quiff, or (for girls) a Croydon facelift.
The skaters (nicknamed grebos or moshers) had long hair or dreadlocks and wore grunge inspired padded flannel overshirts and baggy pants as these were less likely to rip when skateboarding. Popular clothing included No Fear T-shirts, webbing belts, army surplus patrol caps, camouflage cargo pants, carpenter jeans, tuques, and fingerless gloves in dark colors like black, olive drab, burgundy, and navy blue. Other popular clothing and shoes
during the decade were... WARS On July 12, 2006, Hezbollah terrorists crossed the border from Lebanon into Israel and attacked a group of Israeli soldiers patrolling the border.
Israel responded with airstrikes and artillery fire specifically aimed at Hezbollah positions and operational assets inside Lebanon
Hezbollah immediately responded with firing Katyusha rockets war targeting populated areas in Israel.
The conflict is believed to have killed at least 1,191 Lebanese people and 165 Israelis.
Ended in August 14, 2006. Israel-Gaza Conflict 2008-09 It began on December 27, 2008 as an Israel Defense Forces operation called Operation Cast Lead. Israel’s goal was to stop rocket fire into Israel and weapons smuggling into Gaza strip.
Palestinians groups continued firing rockets in response.
Israeli forces started attacking densely populated cities of Gaza, Khan Yunis and Rafah.
The conflict ended on January 18, 2009 when Israel first declared a unilateral ceasefire. Israel completed its withdrawal on January 21.
This resulted in between 1, 166 and 1,417 Palestinian and 13 Israeli deaths. The Second Congo War 1998-2003 The Second Congo War was also known as the Great War of Africa.
It began in August 1998, little more than a year after the First Congo War.
The Second Congo War was the deadliest war in modern African history; it directly involved eight African nations.
People died daily from easily preventable cases of malnutrition and diseases.
The Sun City Agreement was an agreement that was signed between some of the warring parties in the Second Congo War.
Date: 2 August 1998-18 July 2003
Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Result: -Sun City Agreement, no clear victor
Creation of a unified, multi party government in Congo, with Joseph Kabila as president and Jean- Pierre Bemba as prime minister
Casualties and losses: 2.7-5.4 million excess deaths (1998-present) 350, 000+ (violent deaths 1998-2001) TV SHOWS The 2000’s decade started on January 1st 2000 ended on December 31st 2009. The development of television started in 1925 and it’s been transformed into today’s every day life. TV shows executed drama, comedy, horror, and even reality to modern society. TV shows that defined the decade of 2000’s were: SPORTS Iraq War 2003 -11 The Iraq War began on March 20, 2003 with the invasion of Iraq by the president of the United States of America, George W. Bush and the United Kingdom Prime Minister Tony Blair directing it.
The Iraq War began because the governments of the United States and the United Kingdom claimed that Iraq had possession of weapons of mass destruction and was a threat to their security and that of their regional allies.
Another reason for the invasion was the way the Iraqi government had abused the human rights.
A major event that took place during the long term war was when the statue of the Iraq president Saddam Hussein was pulled down by U.S. marines in Firdaus Square, a public open space in Baghdad, Iraq.
The Iraq War ended in December 15, 2011 with a result of 24,219 dead people and 117, 961 wounded. INDEPENDENCE East Timor Regains independence from Indonesia 2006 The ethnic, religious, and political tensions kept in check during Suharto's 32 years of authoritarian rule erupted in the months following his downfall. Rioting and violence shook the provinces of Aceh, Ambon (in the Moluccas), Borneo, and Irian Jaya. But nowhere was the violence more brutal and unjust than in East Timor. Habibie unexpectedly ended 25 years of Indonesian intransigence by announcing in Feb. 1999 that he was willing to hold a referendum on East Timorese independence. Twice rescheduled because of violence, a UN-organized referendum took place on Aug. 30, 1999, with 78.5% of the population voting to secede from Indonesia. In the days following the election, pro-Indonesian militias and Indonesian soldiers massacred civilians and forced a third of the population out of the region. After enormous international pressure, the government, which was either unwilling or unable to stop the violent rampage, finally agreed to allow UN forces into East Timor on Sept. 12, 1999. East Timor achieved independence on May 20, 2002 Montenegro State Union with Serbia 2006 A former country of southeastern Europe consisting of Serbia and Montenegro, the last two remaining constituent states after Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, and Slovenia seceded from Yugoslavia in 1991. The name Yugoslavia was officially abandoned in 2003, and Serbia and Montenegro split into two independent republics in 2006. Kosovo Independence from Serbia 2008 After a long time of being together and hating each other on the day of Feb 18/2008 Kosovo finally became a independent nation. Coup D'Etats Overthrow of Slobodan Milosevic in the
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 2000 In the early 1990‘s Yugoslavia was broken up into now Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia and Kosovo.
Slobodan Milosevic was the president of the Federal Republic Of Yugoslavia from July 23rd,1997- October 5th 2000.
A numerous events occurred in 2000 in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, with the presidential elections and the downfall of Slobodan Milosevics government on 5 October 2000.
On the day that had revealed who won the election, 24 September 2000.
Milosevic officially won by great amount in parts of the country. These unexpected results had upset people and there were stronger accusations about the election being a fraud.
A peaceful protest had started on October 5, 2000. Unlike any other protests, there was no large amount police.
The protest was mostly peaceful, without a larger escalation of violence, two people died and 65 people were injured in the riot.
Milosevic said he would gladly resign but when his term expired in June of the following year. Milosevic was under a large amount of pressure by the protest, which caused him to resign on October 7 2000. George W Bush George W. Bush was the 43rd president of the United States. In the first 8 months of being president, the 911 terrorist attacks occurred. Bush responded with the announcement of the War on Terror. It was the reason for the war in Iraq and the war in Afghanistan . Bush promoted policies on the economy, education, social security reforms, and health care. The laws he signed were broad tax cuts, the no child left behind act, the partial-birth abortion act, and the patriot act. Barack Obama Barack Obama is the 44th president of the United States. He created history by becoming the first African-American president. Also he is the first Hawaiian born president. Obama ended the war in Iraq but increased the troops in Afghanistan. He signed into law the tax relief, unemployment insurance, re-authorization and job creation act. Obama is also the first U.S president to publicly support legalizing same-sex marriage. Fidel Castro Fidel Castro was the former dictator and leader of Cuba. After he got ill, he gave that position to his brother. Raul Castro was allowed to be President because of the Cuban Constitution Act of 1976. Iranian Election Protest The Iranian election protest after the presidential elections. The election was accused of being rigged and manipulated The H1N1 Swine Flu The H1N1 swine flu was the second influenza that contained H1N1. The flu was a combination of human flu and pig flu.
The swine flu was your basic flu, but it had more symptoms. Avatar Internal Conflicts War in Darfur The war in Darfur was a criminal conflict or civil war that focused on the Darfur region of Sudan.
The battle started on February of 2003. This war took place in the center of Darfur.
In the beginning of 1991, non-Arabs of the Zaghawa people of Sudan complained that they were victims of an intense Arabian discrimination campaign. Sudanese Arabs, who controlled the government, were widely referred to as practicing discriminators against Sudan's non-Arabian citizens, and also some African tribal groups.
Under the shadow of the Iraq war, in one of the most remote parts in Sudan, many innocent people were secretly being killed. Estimations of the deceased, in the 2003 Darfur war, was about 350,000 - 400,000. This took place in a matter of 29 months, using methods such as violence, malnutrition, and the spreading of diseases.
Fortunately, this crime came to an end in 2009. Internal Conflicts Mexican Drug War The Mexican Drug War is located all over Mexico
The Mexican Drug War is an armed conflict that takes part in associating with rival drug cartels (other gangs) fighting each other for regional and governmental control.
This crime is committed by gangs who portray horrific crimes. They take over territories, trafficking illegal drugs to the US.
This all began when Colombian gangs dominated the cocaine traffic in the 1980's.
The drug war started in the late 2006's and unfortunately, it is still going on today. Second Intifada The second Intifadas also known as the Oslo war and the Al-asa intifada. The second Intifada is also the second Palestinian uprising.It began In september 2000 and ended around 2005. The second intifada was a period of Palestinians- Israelis violence. There was over 3000 palestinian deaths and 1000 israelis deaths. It Ended after yasser arafat died in 2004. Avatar was made in 2009 by James Cameron. Avatar won 3 Oscars. The Lord of the Rings trilogy The lord of the rings trilogy was made by peter jackson. the lord of the rings won 17 oscars in all three movies put together. Movies Movies have changed with technology. Most of the newer movies have new technology that we will see as our technology increases SIGNIFICANT POLITICAL
CONFLICTS Afghanistan War 2001-2011 The afghanistan war lasted for 11 years, on 7 October 2001, the U.S. government launched military operations in Afghanistan. The first began in the capital city Kabul, The war was disgusting America going from city to city, sending air troops and bombing the city just so they can get their hands on Bin ladan, Bin ladan was able to escape and become undetectable, but the U.S would not stop destroying the country. President Bush would not stop until he got what he came for. Pirates of the Caribbean It was directed by Gore Verbinski
Pirates of the Caribbean only won one Oscar in the second movie for best visual effects, others have been nominations Spiderman Spiderman has not won any Oscar in any of the original series movies. They remade Spiderman because Sony wanted to make the story where Peter Parker goes through the process of learning his powers in high school The Dark Knight The dark knight won 2 oscars with the help of Heath Ledger. The dark knight won best supporting actor and best sound editing Harry Potter series The harry potter series was based on the novels that J.K Rowlings made, in totally the series won 12 Oscars. Some other famous movies are... Shrek, the Matrix, Star wars prequels, and Transformers Mars Exploration Rover Mission

NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Mission (MER) is an ongoing robotic space mission involving two rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, exploring the planet Mars.
It began in 2003 with the sending of the two rovers—MER-A Spirit and MER-B Opportunity—to explore the Martian surface and geology.
The mission's scientific objective was to search for and characterize a wide range of rocks and soils that hold clues to past water activity on Mars.
The total cost of building, launching, landing and operating the rovers on the surface for the initial 90-Martian-day primary mission was US$820 million.
The rovers have continued to function beyond their initial 90 sol primary mission; they have each received five mission extensions.
The fifth mission extension was granted in October 2007, and ran to the end of 2009. The International Space Station

The International Space Station (ISS) is a habitable artificial satellite in low Earth orbit. The ISS is a modular structure whose first component was launched in 1998. Like many artificial satellites, the station can be seen with the naked eye from Earth without any special equipment. The ISS serves as a microgravity and space environment research laboratory in which crew members conduct experiments in biology, human biology, physics, astronomy, meteorology and other fields. The station is suited for the testing of spacecraft systems and equipment required for missions to the Moon and Mars. The ownership and use of the space station is established by intergovernmental treaties and agreements. The ISS is funded until 2020, and may operate until 2028. SPACE EXPLORATION The war in Afghanistan started in 1996 but it didn't reach it's full potential until late 2001.
The war in Afghan began on October 7th 2001. Forces of the USA, UK, Australia, France and the Afghan United Front launched Operation Enduring Freedom (official name, given by the US government to the War of Afghanistan)
The reason of outburst on Afghanistan was the September 11th 2001 attacks on New York City, United States. This event killed about 3,000 civilians.
After the attacks, the US government had one goal in mind: to demolish the Al-Queda terrorist organization and their suspected leader, Osama Bin-Laden and ending their use of Afghanistan as a base to hide. The US Military also said that the destruction of Al-Queda would also ruin the Taliban regime from overthrowing the Afghan government, taking power of the region and also it would create a democracy in the country.
These actions lead to one of the worst world wars in the history of mankind.
The saddest part is that this war is still going on today, and it has already been more than a decade. The war between these countries haven't stopped or been stopped. Terrorism War WAR ON TERRORISM:
AFGHANISTAN 2001-Present Sierra Leone Civil War The Sierra Leone civil war began on March 23rd 1991
The people in Sierra Leone believed that they should be able to live freely so they wanted to overthrow the government, which was run by Joseph Mamoh
Also, there was a property in Southern and Eastern Sierra Leone, which was filled with diamonds. The RUF (Revolutionary United Front) were living here and had control of it
The government wanted this property, but the RUF weren't going to give up so easily
The RUF contacted Charles Taylor’s National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL) and asked for their help to defend
The war lasted 11 years and ended on 18 January 2002
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