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Transcript of 1980s
& Cartoons TOYS CARS Popular '80s Colloquial Expressions/ '80s Slang "yuppies"= young urban professional
"dinks"= double income, no kids
"have a cow"
"grody to the max"-Valley Girl
"eat my shorts"-The Breakfast Club
"What's your damage?"-Heathers
"barf me out"
"Take a chill pill"
"where's the beef?"
. Influential and Iconic People of the '80s Jane Fonda Corresponded with the booming economy
Women took a larger role in the work force, thus allowing families to spend more money on luxuries, like cars.
Popular Cars: Chevy Camaro, Ford Mustang, and Pontiac Firebird. PERSONAL COMPUTER First personal computer was introduced by IBM in 1981.
1984: Apple MacIntosh hit the markets.
The first Apple Mac cost $2,500
It had unique features
It was advertised for during the 1984 Super Bowl. CELL PHONE 1983: Motorola introduced the first portable phone
Motorola DynaTac 8000x
Dimensions: 13 in x 1.75 in x 3.5 in
Cost: $3,500 80'S
MUSIC POP HAIR METAL PUNK HIP HOP CULUTRE RAP http://1980sfashion.weebly.com/
http://www.liketotally80s.com/top-80s-fashion-trends.html run DMC
boogie down productions
big daddy kane
Beastie Boys Motley Crue
Duran Duran Literature Princess Daisy
Rage of Angles
The Covenant -zz top
-devo Rock n' Roll 1980 Election 1980s Fashion -Tight pants with oversized tops
-Influenced by celebrity fashion icons like Madonna and Michael Jackson
-Neon colors Barbra Streisand
Jodie Foster Inauguration Day 1981: As Reagan was being sworn into office, the hostages were being released and flown home from Tehran. Pope John Paul II
Ayatollah Khomeini Conservative Movement
-with the beginning of Reagan's presidency people went back to conservative ways
-it was a reaction to the counter culture revolution of the 60's and 70's. Shopping in the 1980s What does this mean?
-Reverting back to traditional values.
-Being responsible, the importance of family, even religion.
-Strong belief in the principles of Thomas Jefferson. " Reaganomics"
-supply side economics (trickle down)
-idea of cutting taxes as well as spending for social programs
-diminish the budget for the welfare system
-increased spending for defense (Star Wars). AIDS -Brand names became popular
-Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Lacoste, Banana Republic, Gap DNA Profiling Hep Shot Foreign Policy
- "he was an anticommunist first, and then a politician"
- strong belief that America should stand up to Communism.
-really expands the US foreign power in comparison to Jimmy Carter. -Wal-Mart opened in Because of Reaganomics, the rich become richer and the poor become poorer. It is a good theory but poorly executed. The deficit skyrockets because the government is still spending more than it can take in (nearly $2 trillion was added to the national debt) Politics -Jimmy Carter looses because he was incapable to deal with the Iranian hostage crisis.
-Reagan wins in a landslide