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snapshop of america 1980

In this lesson, we will investigate the 1980 Census in an effort to reveal the economic and demographic themes of the nation.  We will also work to place the USA in the context of the world as the later Cold War years played out.


HW:  Interview a 1980s Person, below.


  • U2, "I Will Follow" (1980) -pictured at left.

  • Echo & the Bunnymen, "Rescue" (1980).

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