70s 80s 90s webquest

70s 80s 90s webquest
70s 80s 90s webquest
70s 80s 90s webquest
70s 80s 90s webquest
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70s, 80s, 90s webquest

The decades of the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s were as historic as any other decades in history. Below are some of the more significant events and interesting topics that made these decades special. Use the websites provided to find the answers to the questions below. Some of the info may not be on the following websites, so you will have to do your own research.

http://www.welcometothe70s.com


FADS & FASHION:

1. What is mood ring and how does it work?


2. Name 4 other fads that became big in the 1970’s?


3. Name 4 fashion styles of the 1970’s?


TECHNOLOGY:

4. When was the “floppy disc” introduced?


5. What technological device for computers was introduced during the 1970’s?


EVENTS AND PEOPLE:

Identify and explain the following important dates:

6. April 22, 1970:



7. May 17, 1972:



8. May 29, 1972:



9. September, 1972:



10. 1973




EVENTS AND PEOPLE: (1970’s cont.)

11. August 9, 1974:




12. April 30, 1975:



13. November 19, 1978:



14. November 4, 1979:





MUSIC:

15. What were 5 top popular band names at this time?








THEATER, FILM, & TELEVISION:

16. What were 5 top popular movie names at this time?















1980’s:
http://www.1980sflashback.com

EVENTS AND TECHNOLOGY:

1. What happened on January 28, 1986?



2. Who was Christa McAuliffe?



3. Why did Sandra Day O’Connor make history?



4. How many names were inscribed on the Vietnam Wall when it was built at this time?



FADS, FASHION, & LIFESTYLES:

2. Name some candy that was popular with kids at this time.



3. What were the big collectible items of the 1980’s?



4. How did Michael Jackson and Madonna influence fashion styles of the 1980’s?


MUSIC & MEDIA:

5. What new dance styles were made popular on MTV?



6. Hip hop and rap became popular because of what groups?


THEATER, FILM, & TELEVISION:

7. What were 5 top popular movie names at this time?






OPEN SEARCH FOR THE 1980’s:

8. What do the acronyms HIV and AIDS stand for?



9. May 12, 1986: Chernobyl

a. Where is Chernobyl
b. What happen on this fateful day?
c. What is Chernobyl like today?
d. What has the world learned from this event?
10. Iran-Contra Affair:
a. Who was involved?
b. What was happening?
c. What was the outcome?
11. Savings and Loan Scandal:
a. Who was involved?
b. What was happening?
c. What was the outcome?
12. What is Reaganomics?



1990’s:

http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/1990s.html

EVENTS:
http://www.history.com/topics/persian-gulf-war

1. Persian Gulf War, 1991:
a. Who is involved?
b. What was happening?
c. What was the outcome?
http://americasbesthistory.com/abhtimeline1990.html

2. Name the 4 other locations the U.S. military was sent during the 1990’s.





3. Who is Rodney King?
4. What events did the Rodney King Court case spark? Explain.
5. What happened in the World Trade Center?
6. What is the Branch Davidian?
7. Why was O.J. Simpson in the news during the 1990’s?
8. Who is Timothy McVeigh?
9. What happened on April 20th, 1999?

HISTORICAL DOUCMENTS:

10. What is the Brady Bill?
11. What is the Contract with America?
12. What historic event took place on December 31, 1999 at noon?

MUSIC:
http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/90smusic.html


13. How would you describe music of the 1990’s?




14. What is Grunge music?


• Describe the style, roots, and influences:




15. What artists were at the top of each music chart category?
• Country:
• Classic Rock:
• Grunge:
• Metal:
• Pop:
• Techno-Dance:

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