The 1990s

Overall the 1990s was a great decade for the American government and many advancements in entertainment for the people. Both presidents in office this decade were very successful by leading an invasion to liberate Kuwait from Iraq, and also being on budget and eliminating some debt from the national debt. The U.S. only faced one major war conflict and considering it was so lopsided, it was really no struggle. Besides that war the 90s were pretty peaceful. Our economy was also soaring at this time by creating more trade opportunity with Eastern Europe with the fall of the Soviet Union and new jobs in the technological field. More entertainment was becoming available for Americans such as TV ...

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was under great leadership by two presidents, George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton. George H. W. Bush was a republican who was vice president to Ronald Reagan before his one year term in the White House. He served as 41st president from 1989–1993, and is also father to the 43rd president, George W. Bush. During his presidency, he did not really add much, his main goal was to continue what Reagan did. The most important thing he was there for was the fall of the Soviet Union, and was president when the Berlin Wall was taken down. Bill Clinton won the election between the two to become the 42nd president of the United States. Unlike Bush, Clinton pushed for new things to happen in the States. One of the things he is most famous for is actually being on budget, and he actually started to remove the national debt. One of the ways he was able to do this was cut military spending significantly because we were in no danger at the time and not facing a war. Another thing he pushed for was ...

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missiles, and even new body armor that was the most protective ever made. Eventually the United States pushed them back but that didn't stop Iraq from creating more damage. They burnt Kuwait’s oil wells, which polluted the air and caused a change in the Earth’s atmosphere and weather. Overall this war was no match for the elite American Military and the coalition forces where there was over 100,000 casualties for Iraq and 800 for the coalition forces.
During the 1990s, the United States also prospered greatly in the economical aspect. In this time period, the 1990s economic boom occurred. Commonly called the “long boom,” this economic boom happened after World War II. Another thing that ...

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Category: American History
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