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American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
American cultures powerpoint project
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  • 1. Eruption Of Mt. St Helens<br />The eruption of Mt. St Helens was a disaster. Not many were killed but it effected a lot of the economy with all of the dust and smoke.<br />
  • 2. U.S Hockey Teams Beat Russia<br />The U.S hockey team beat Russia in the Olympics in the 80’s! This was very special to the U.S because we don’t like their government!<br />
  • 3. Death of John Lennon<br />The death of John Lennon was <br />Very depressing to the U.S.<br />He was the lead singer of <br />The Beetles and died at <br />The age of 40! He Died on <br />December 8th,1980! He <br />Shot by a crazy fan!<br />
  • 4. Sandra Day O’Connor<br />Was the first lady of justice to sit on the supreme court! Many people doubted her due to the fact that she was a lady but she ended up being one of the best in this position!<br />
  • 5. MTV<br />The biggest television channel in the 80’s! Displayed the first ever music video on t.v. This brought music out to all people!<br />
  • 6. Iran Contra Affair<br /> - This was our chance to get back on the people who held a lot of our people hostage for over a year!<br />
  • 7. Assassination Attempt of Raegan<br />A lot of people were shocked because they thought it was going to be a JFK all over again! A man named Mark Andrew Huckley attempted to shoot Reagan but failed!<br />
  • 8. Thriller<br />Michael Jackson’s first Music video that was 14 minutes long! <br />Hugest hit song Michael’s had in career!<br />
  • 9. Liposuction <br />Both men and women can accumulate excess fat which cannot easily be reduced by exercise and diet. Prior to the 1980s, extensive surgery was required to remove such stubborn fatty deposits<br />
  • 10. Cocaine<br />Cocaine was “the drug” of the 1980’s<br />Everyone was overdosing on it and dieing!<br />Len Bias died of Cocaine while being the first pick in the draft by the Boston Celtics<br />
  • 11. South Korean Flight 007<br />Plane that was shot down for entering Russia<br />No one could hear anything on the radios<br />
  • 12. Sally Ride<br />First women to enter space<br />She was on the “challenger” that exploded with 6 other people in it<br />
  • 13. Beirut Terrorist Attack<br />Terrorist bombing of the marine barracks<br />Suicide bomber killed 241 U.S troops 25 years ago<br />
  • 14. CD’s<br />This is when people were happy because they finally have something else other than a record player to listen to! <br />A lot easier to carry around <br />
  • 15. Olympics In L.A<br />This when people gathered from all around to see this special event! <br />Was an international multi-sport event!<br />
  • 16. Vanessa Williams<br />American pop-R&B recording artist, producer, dancer, model and actress. <br />First African American to be crowned “Miss America”<br />
  • 17. We are the world<br />Very popular song at this time!<br />Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Rey charles<br />Big hit that mostly older people enjoyed!<br />
  • 18. Crack Cocaine<br />Also killed many people during this time<br />People only realized how dangerous it was when people were losing lives!<br />People kept taking it even after all these deaths<br />
  • 19. Len Bias<br />First round draft for the Boston Celtics in 1995!<br />Died due to overdose on Cocaine!<br />
  • 20. Nintendo<br />Invented in tokyojapan in 1889<br />First ever gaming device<br />Was very common to have one at this time!<br />
  • 21. Challenger Disaster<br />Space ship that exploded in mid air!<br />7 people on board!<br />LIVE T.V<br />
  • 22. AIDS<br />Deadly disease that killed many in the 80s!<br />Popular in homosexuals!<br />
  • 23. Supermodel GIA<br />Supermodel in the 80s<br />Became a model at the age of 17!<br />Oh and she is MAD sexxy(:<br />
  • 24. “Baby Jessica”<br />Baby who fell down a well at 18 months old!<br />Down there for 3 days with no food or water!<br />Rescued and survived after 3 days with many scars and all beat up<br />
  • 25. Michael Dukakis<br />served as the 65th and 67th Governor of Massachusetts from 1975–1979 and from 1983–1991, and was the Democratic presidential nominee! <br />People loved this man!<br />
  • 26. Soviets leave Afghanistan<br />This time was very important to the U.S <br />We felt like we were on the Afghanistan’s side<br />
  • 27. Fashion of the times<br />People wore many different colors and different styles!<br />Nothing like today<br />People found it very unique!<br />
  • 28. Famous movies of the times<br />Breakfast club<br />Super Man 3<br />Ghostbusters<br />The karate kid part 2<br />
  • 29. LEBRON-Best Bball player ALIVE..yes Mr. Lindsey…including Michael Jordan<br />I win!<br />You lose!<br />Like always!!<br />

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