W HST C Chapter 28
W HST C Chapter 28
Chapter 28 Section 3 Europe and North America
The Winds of Change In Western Europe
Great Britain and Thatcherism
Britain came to the rule of Margaret Thatcher and she created Thatcherism -
improved the economic situation but at a price
Uncertainty in France
France fell under the rule of socialist leader Francois Mitterrand
france - deteriorating economic situation there was a power shift
Germany came under power of Chancellor Willy Brandt
West Germany - social democrats replaced Christian democrats in West Germany
The United States and Canada
Reagan, Bush, Clinton
Ronald Reagan is the 40th resident of the Unites States
budget deficit is when the government spends more than it makes in revenue
Bush and 9/11
On September 11, 2001, the US was attacked
Nixon, Ford, and Carter
President Ford was the 38th President of the United States
watergate- scandal involving nix ins affairs in installing listening devices at the democratic headquarters. this is an illegal way of obtaining info on the opponent
Canada entered a major economic recession in the 60's and liberals came to power
pierre Trudeau- became liberal prime minister in 1968
Chapter 28 Section 4 Western Society and Culture
The Quickening Pace of Change
The western world was experiencing changes is trends of marriage and divorce rates. In Europe the people getting married had decreased and many were getting married at an older age. Changes in the Family
During WWII governments recruited scientists to develop new weapons. A part of the developing technology is the space race which is when the Soviet union launched Sputnik 1. Science and Technology.
The Sputnik 1 was the very first satellite launched.
At this time many more women worked to support their family. Many more women were pursuing careers in law and medicine. Changes in Women's Lives
Supporters of this movement wanted to change the basic conditions of women lives. They fought for equal pay which required them to be payed equal to men. The Women's Movement
Equal pay act - required women to be paid as the same as men.
Culture and Identity
In this time period many used cultural imperialism which means that western nations controls other world cultures. They did this to protect the heritage and culture like music and other form of pop culture.
entertainment created for a profit and for mass audiences
(a revival of traditional elements and techniques)
was very popular in the 1980s which is a revival of traditional elements and techniques. Trends in Art
In this era the Christian religion had a larger impact on American politics. Important with religion and what its role would be in the Government. Religious Trends
This is when many minorities looked to find there place here. One incident that became bigger than ones acceptance was called
which is when british troops fired on a crowd killing 13 people.
Nationalism and Regional Identity