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1980's Project Assignment
1980's Topics 7th Period
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Task 3 is due March 26th. I apologize for the stress I may have caused you.

1.John Hughes and Brat Pack films--8th
2. MTV, Madonna, Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen--8th-Becca J.
3. Beverly La Haye, Concerned Women for America, ERA
4. Richard Viguerie, Pro Life, populist
5. Hair Metal bands Guns and Roses, Motley Crue, Scorpion--8th
6. Hip Hop Run DMC, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five--8th- Corbin D.
7. U. S. Invades Panama, Noriega--8th

8. Farm Aid – Willy Nelson; Live Aid – Bob Geldolf--8th

9. Phyllis Schlaffly, War against ERA
10. USA for Africa, “We Are the World” –Quincy Jones--8th- Bobby Brunner

11.“Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall,”-8th Berlin wall collapses--Sarah Heuerman


12. Glosnost and Prestroika, Gorbachev
13. Hezbollah explodes a truck bomb in Beirut, 241 marines killed--8th

14. Libyan Terrorist Bombing, Pan Am 103, Lockerbie, Scotland--8th- Stacy G.
15. Tiananmen Square, Protests, Lady Liberty, Tank Man--8th Charles W

16. Cult of Celebrity Princess Diana, John Lennon--8th Alex Kern
17. Personal Computers, Apple II and __Microsoft__ Graham Devine
18. Warmedy (Warm Family Comedy) and The Cosby Show Arat Infante
19. CNN, Ted Turner, cable news network-8th Lydia E.

20. Materialism and Greed on TV, Dallas and Dynasty
21. Talk Shows Phil Donahue, Morton Downey, Jr., Dick Cavet Blaine Furey
22. Ben Johnson and Carl Lewis and 1988 Olympics--8th Reyna Lusson
23. Fashion Fads and Faux Pas, Shoulder Pads, Rat tails, Preppy, Leg Warms--8th Givi G.
24. Miracle on Ice, US Hockey Team beats USSR, Coach Herb Brooks--8th - John Masters
25. Iran Hostage Crisis, Carter’s Rescue Attempt--8th TJ K.
26.Challenger Tragedy, Christa McAuliffe
27. Olympic Boycotts in 1980 and 1984--8th Gigi F.
28. Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, Bryan v Itasca County
29. Star Wars, ET, Indiana Jones, George Lucas--8th Brooks M.
30.King of Pop, Michael Jackson, Thriller, Pepsi--8th Jacob Blankemeyer
31. Just Say No, Nancy Reagan, Len Bias
32. Exercise Videos, Jane Fonda, Richard Simmons--8th Ben Clark
33. Donald Trump, Real Estate Empire (Trump Tower)--8th Jack B
34. AIDS, Dr C. Everett Koop, Ryan White, Patchwork Quilt--8th

35. “Americans for Tax Reform,” Grover Norquist--8th

36. William Bennett, “A Nation at Risk,” education reform--8th

37. Iran Contra Affair, Boland Amendment, Oliver North--8th

38. Operation Rescue, Terry Randall, death to baby killers--8th
39. Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, “Praise the Lord Ministry”--8th

40. US invades Grenada – Operation Urgent Fury, Reagan--8th Elena M
41. Lee Iacocca, “Chrysler Bailout”, Japan Inc
42. James Watts, “Sage Brush Rebellion”, Wilderness Society
43. Exxon Valdez, Joseph Hazelwood, Sierra Club--8th

44. Vincent Chin, White Auto Workers, Pan-Asian organizations mobilize
45. Lincoln Savings & Loan, Keating Five Scandal, Bailout
46.Pete Rose, Cincinnati Reds and Betting Scandal--8th Arabella M
47. Ivan Boesky, Michael Milken, Junk Bonds, Hostile Takeovers, Leveraged Buyouts
48. Master of the Universe Delusions, Tom Wolfe, Bonfire of the Vanities, Wall Street
49. Reagan, the Cold Warrior and “Strategic Defense Initiative”
50. John Hinckley, James Brady, Brady Bill - Elizabeth L
51. Gary Hart, Politicians and Privacy, Media (Ted Koppel)