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2000’s Terms and Events


With a partner, you will define the following terms/events by explaining their significance, as well as putting them in chronological order; use a metasearch such as Dogpile or Unabot, or a search engine/directory such as Google or Bing. Be sure to answer each in Google Classroom, in complete sentences.


You must research from various sites, such as dogpile, metasearch, bing and google:

  • Al-Qaeda/Taliban,
  • 9/11 Attacks,
  • War on Terrorism,
  • Hurricane Charley,
  • Presidential Election of 2000,
  • No Child Left Behind,
  • Presidential Election of 2008,
  • Race to the Top,
  • Common Core,
  • Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Spill,
  • Beltway Sniper Attacks,
  • Fort Hood Shooting,
  • Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster,
  • Hurricane Katrina,
  • “The Shoe Bomber,”
  • “The Underwear Bomber,”
  • Federal Takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac,
  • The Mars Exploration Rover Mission,
  • Little Rock Recruiting Office Shooting,
  • Emergency Economic Stabilization Act.


Tomorrow, these 2000’s terms/events will be discussed, followed by a quiz.