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Suggested Controversial Issues Databases and Websites

1970s

Yom Kippur War

Yom Kippur War - JVL    
The Six Day War

Iran Hostage Crisis

Iran Hostage Crisis  - National Archives.gov

The Feminist Movement

Sisters of '77 - PBS.org

Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan

Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan  - History.gov   
Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan - PBS

 

Nuclear Consequences of Three Mile Island

Three Mile Island - World Nuclear Association

 

      

    1980s

    Nuclear consequences of the Cold War Era - Chernobyl

     Chernobyl - World Nuclear Association

     

    The Oneset of AIDS and the Gay Rights Movement  

    RFH Libguide

     

    Reaganomics and the rise of Neo-Conservatism

    Reaganomics - The Library of Economics and Liberty

     

    Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Fall of the Soviet Union

    The Fall of the Berlin Wall    
    History of the Berlin Wall - BBC.com

    Tiananmen Square Massacre - Us/China Relationship

    Tiananmen Square

        

      1990s

       

       

      Rodney King and the LA Riots

      Aftermath of Rodney King - PBS.org  
      Rodney King - a Look back - NPR.org

      Waco Texas and the Branch Davidians

      10 Things You Might Not Know about Waco - PBS.org

      America's handling of the Crises in Africa - Somalia, Rwanda

      America's Response to The Geoncide - Rwanda - PBS.org

       

      Domestic Terrorism - Oklahoma City Bombing & Timothy McVeigh Trial

      Timothy McVeigh -fbi.gov

       

      Unrest in Bosnia/Serbia and former Soviet States

       

      Columbine Shooting and gun violence in America

      Rise in Mass Shootings -
      NYTimes.com

       

       

          

        2000-2009

        The Patiot Act

         The Patiot Act - US.gov
        The Debate - NY Times

         

         

        September 11,  2001 - Causes and Consequences

        9/11 - FBI.gov

         

        Hurricane Katrina

        Response to Hurricane Katrina - CBS.com
        Remembering Katrina - Pewresearch.org

         

        The Great Recession 2008

        The Great Recession - Federal Reserve History.org

         

        Impact of ISIS on America's interst in the Middle East

        History of ISIS

            

          2010 to present

          Arab Spring

          History of the Arab Spring - NPR.org  
          The Arab Spring - One Year Later 

          Liberty Vs. Security - Julian Assange, Edward Snowden, NSA surveillance 

           

           

          Nuclear North Korea and escalation of  tensions

           

           

          Charleston Church Shooting

           Shooting in Charleston - NY Times

           

           

              

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