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1990’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:

  • NAFTA,
  • FMLA,
  • DOMA,
  • Hurricane Andrew,
  • Oklahoma City Bombing,
  • Hubble Space Telescope,
  • WTO,
  • “DADT,”
  • Columbine High School Shooting,
  • Contract with America,
  • The Waco Siege,
  • The World Trade Center Bombing,
  • Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm,
  • The Million Man March,
  • L.A. Riots,
  • O.J. Simpson Trial,
  • Mars Rover Pathfinder,
  • Centennial Olympic Park Bombing,
  • “The Unabomber,”
  • “Y2K Bug.”


Tomorrow, these 1990’s terms/events will be discussed, followed by a quiz.