Snapshot of America from the 1980s to about 2008: Domestic and Foreign

Issue

1980s

1990s

2000 to about 2008

Domestic

 

 

 

 

Economy

 

 

 

 

 

Big Business

 

 

 

 

 

Labor

 

 

 

 

 

Age

 

 

 

 

 

Gender

 

 

 

 

 

Race

 

 

 

 

 

Other

 

 

 

 

 

Foreign

 

 

 

 

Latin America

 

 

 

 

 

Europe

 

 

 

 

 

Middle East

 

 

 

 

 

Far East

 

 

 

 

 

Other

 

 

 

 

 

President

1980-1984, 1984-1988 Ronald Reagan

1988-1992 George H. Bush

1992-1996, 1996-2000 William Clinton

2000-2004, 2004-2008 George W. Bush

If born in 1945

a Baby Boomer is 35 years of age in 1980

45 years of age in 1990

55 years of age in 2000 and 65 in 2010


 

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