AIDS epidemic - Human Immunodeficiency Virus, is considered by some authors a global pandemic., Reaganomics - The four pillars of Reagan's economic policy were to reduce the growth of government spending, reduce the federal income tax and capital gains tax, reduce government regulation, and tighten the money supply in order to reduce inflation., Reagan revolution - The Reagan Era or Age of Reagan is a periodization of recent American history, Reagan doctrine - The United States provided overt and covert aid to anti-communist guerrillas and resistance movements in an effort to "roll back" Soviet-backed pro-communist governments in Africa, Asia, and Latin America., Cold War - A period of geopolitical tension between the Soviet Union and the United States and their respective allies, the Eastern Bloc and the Western Bloc, after World War II., Yuppie - short for "young urban professional" or "young upwardly-mobile professional", New Right - A term for various right-wing political groups or policies in different countri, March 30, 1981 - United States President Ronald Reagan was shot and wounded, Crack Epidemic - A surge of crack cocaine use in major cities across the United States between the early 1980s and the early 1990s, April 12, 1981 - The Space Shuttle Columbia was the first space-rated orbiter in NASA's Space Shuttle fleet., Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs - Jobs became bent on starting a company of his own to build computers for individuals, and he convinced Wozniak to start it with him., January 28, 1986 - The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster was a fatal incident in the United States' space program, August 1, 1981 - MTV: Music Television goes on the air for the first time ever, with the words (spoken by one of MTV's creators, John Lack): “Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll.”, 1984 Book  - Nineteen Eighty-Four: A Novel, often referred to as 1984, is a dystopian social science fiction novel by English novelist George Orwell., March 26, 1982 - Construction on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a U.S. national memorial in Washington, D.C., honoring service members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War., Ronald Regan  - 40th president of the united states , Just Say No - Campaign prevalent during the 1980s and early 1990s as a part of the U.S. "War on Drugs", aiming to discourage children from engaging in illegal recreational drug use by offering various ways of saying no., 80's - Decade of consumption , 80's also known as - Decadent Eighties , Supply-side Economics  - Theory that postulates economic growth can be most effectively fostered by lowering taxes, decreasing regulation, and allowing free trade., Iran–Contra affair - Popularized in Iran as the McFarlane affair, the Iran–Contra scandal, or simply Iran–Contra, was a political scandal in the United States that occurred during the second term of the Reagan Administration., Tiananmen Square - A city square in the city center of Beijing, China, located near the city's Central Business District and named after the eponymous Tiananmen located to its north, which separates it from the Forbidden City., Main Victims of AIDS - Homosexuals, drug users, children who got infected from their mother. , Webster v. Reproductive Health Services - A United States Supreme Court decision on upholding a Missouri law that imposed restrictions on the use of state funds, facilities, and employees in performing, assisting with, or counseling an abortions., Latinos - Fastest growing minority group, Winston Churchill  - A British statesman who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945, during the Second World War, and again from 1951 to 1955., Gambling Casino  - The new source of income for many Native Americans , Deregulation  - The reduction or elimination of government power in a particular industry, usually enacted to create more competition within the industry, Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty - An arms control treaty between the United States and the Soviet Union. US President Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev signed the treaty on 8 December 1987, Black Monday  - The global, sudden, severe, and largely unexpected stock market crash on October 19, 1987.,




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