1990s Summary

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  • 11 Encyclopedia Articles

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1,797 words, approx. 6 pages
1990s: Commerce In the 1990s, commerce became e-commerce and the nation was gripped in dot-com fever. The nation's economy had started off the decade in a slump. By the mid-1990s, however, the ... Read more
26,538 words, approx. 89 pages
Optimism and Empowerment. As the century drew to a close, the potential for human invention and understanding appeared boundless. Scientific understanding expanded daily, from the fundamental buildin... Read more
21,476 words, approx. 72 pages
A Religious People. In the 1990s Americans continued to identify themselves by their religious belief. As in past decades, Protestants and Catholics dominated the religious landscape; Jews remained... Read more
31,995 words, approx. 107 pages
Transition. The decade of the 1990s was a period of rapid change in media fueled by advances in technology, the continued merging of companies, and the explosion of"trash" media. Developmen... Read more
25,114 words, approx. 84 pages
Extremes and Contradictions. The 1990s was a decade of extremes and contradictions. Americans built bigger and more-elaborate homes and drove more-expensive automobiles, but then worked longer hours ... Read more
30,788 words, approx. 103 pages
Law and Society. In the 1990s public concern over various social and political issues was manifested in new legislation, litigation, and court decisions. Attention was focused on crime rates, the acc... Read more
11,988 words, approx. 40 pages
Closing the Century. A Decade of Change. New World Order. Simmering Conflicts. Gulf War. Clinton Presidency. Scandals and Impeachment. All Politics Are Local. Read more
18,715 words, approx. 63 pages
Setting a New Direction. Several major trends in style in the 1990s were established almost from the start of the decade. Men's wear and women's wear designers created softer, less constructed clothe... Read more
20,508 words, approx. 69 pages
Concerns Over Safety The Federal Role Read more
38,984 words, approx. 130 pages
Introduction. "The business of America is business," quipped President Calvin Coolidge in the 1920s. Not even "Silent Cal," however, could have predicted what happened to business... Read more
12,987 words, approx. 44 pages
The Short Century. The decade of the 1990s ended with a party. As the clock struck midnight on 31 December 1999 people around the world welcomed a new millennium that only the dreariest of pedants no... Read more