The 1990’s: The Last Great Decade NAME: _________________________
- What genre of television became super popular in the 1990s?
- What country did Iraq (President Saddam Hussein) invade in August 1990?
- What country allowed us to have our troops there as a staging ground in our operations
- Who offered to defend Saudi Arabia with a muslim only army? (This man’s hatred of
America was solidified with our presence in Arab nations.)
- How was the coverage of the Persian Gulf War/Desert Storm different from other wars?
- What weapon was used in Desert Storm that allowed for the destruction of a target from
thousands of miles away?
- How many Americans and Iraqis were killed in combat during Desert Storm?
- What made President George Bush’s popularity soar?
- What automobile was unveiled in the 1990’s that got its origins in Desert Storm?
- What problem could President Bush never really overcome in his presidency?
- What female comedian starred as the lead character in a hit series that featured a
working class family from Illinois? (Just recently re-booted!)
- Who won the presidency in 1992?
- What type of scandals plagued Bill Clinton’s presidency?
- A letter Bill Clinton wrote when he was 21 caused quite a stir. What were people
concerned Bill Clinton had done during the Vietnam era?
- What was unusual about Vanilla Ice, considering his genre of music?
- What Fresh Prince made his debut in the 1990s?
- What event happened in 1992 that sparked riots in LA?
- What was the name of the white truck driver assaulted during the LA Riots?
- How many people lost their lives in the LA Riots?
- What future Supreme Court Justice was accused of sexual harassment by Anita Hill and
was the subject of a congressional hearing?