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Yom Kippur War

Yom Kippur War - JVL    
The Six Day War

Iran Hostage Crisis

Iran Hostage Crisis  - National

The Feminist Movement

Sisters of '77 -

Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan

Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan  -   
Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan - PBS


Nuclear Consequences of Three Mile Island

Three Mile Island - World Nuclear Association




    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 -

    Tiananmen Square Massacre - Us/China Relationship

    Tiananmen Square





      Rodney King and the LA Riots

      Aftermath of Rodney King -  
      Rodney King - a Look back -

      Waco Texas and the Branch Davidians

      10 Things You Might Not Know about Waco -

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

      America's Response to The Geoncide - Rwanda -


      Domestic Terrorism - Oklahoma City Bombing & Timothy McVeigh Trial

      Timothy McVeigh


      Unrest in Bosnia/Serbia and former Soviet States


      Columbine Shooting and gun violence in America

      Rise in Mass Shootings -





        The Patiot Act

         The Patiot Act -
        The Debate - NY Times



        September 11,  2001 - Causes and Consequences

        9/11 -


        Hurricane Katrina

        Response to Hurricane Katrina -
        Remembering Katrina -


        The Great Recession 2008

        The Great Recession - Federal Reserve


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

        History of ISIS


          2010 to present

          Arab Spring

          History of the Arab Spring -  
          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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