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Y2K <ul><li>Computers not capable of understanding “00” as the year 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Fear of technological meltdown ...
Gore/Bush Election <ul><li>Florida’s “hanging chad”    The candidates </li></ul><ul><li>problems </li></ul><ul><li>Map of ...
September 11, 2001 <ul><li>Left- Firemen erecting an American flag in the middle of the World Trade Center rubble. </li></...
Iraq <ul><li>Operation Iraqi freedom: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Remove Hussein from power </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Establish...
Internet technology <ul><li>Internet now being used for a variety of ways only imagined in the decades before </li></ul>
Handheld technology <ul><li>Revolutionizing the way the world works </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Business transactions no longer ...
McCain/Obama Election <ul><li>November 4, 2008 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First African American U.S. President was elected to ...
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  1. 1. Y2K <ul><li>Computers not capable of understanding “00” as the year 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Fear of technological meltdown across the globe </li></ul><ul><li>Technology did not crash </li></ul>
  2. 2. Gore/Bush Election <ul><li>Florida’s “hanging chad” The candidates </li></ul><ul><li>problems </li></ul><ul><li>Map of election results </li></ul><ul><li>Bush won electoral votes </li></ul><ul><li>Gore won popular vote </li></ul>
  3. 3. September 11, 2001 <ul><li>Left- Firemen erecting an American flag in the middle of the World Trade Center rubble. </li></ul><ul><li>Right- The World Trade Center as the second plane crashed into the South tower </li></ul><ul><li>Left- The damage done to the Pentagon </li></ul><ul><li>Right- President G.W. Bush standing where the World Trade Centers once stood </li></ul>
  4. 4. Iraq <ul><li>Operation Iraqi freedom: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Remove Hussein from power </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Establish democratic government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free Iraq people from suppressive regime </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not a quick success like U.S. hoped </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Internet technology <ul><li>Internet now being used for a variety of ways only imagined in the decades before </li></ul>
  6. 6. Handheld technology <ul><li>Revolutionizing the way the world works </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Business transactions no longer confined to a building </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People communicating with each other more than ever before </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. McCain/Obama Election <ul><li>November 4, 2008 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First African American U.S. President was elected to office </li></ul></ul>

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