eBook The 2000s In America, 1st Edition

  • Craig Belanger
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  • ISBN-10: 1429838868
  • ISBN-13: 9781429838863
  • DDC: 973.93
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 711 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

This set joins previously published Salem sets on the Twenties, Thirties, Forties, Fifties, Sixties, Seventies, Eighties, and Nineties, which have been acclaimed as effective teaching aids that enable students to grasp quickly significant aspects of each decade's history. Written to be understood by high school students and college undergraduates, The 2000s in America offers a clear and innovative approach to North America during the 2000s that can also be used by advanced students and scholars. The set covers the full breadth of North American history and culture in 424 alphabetically arranged and easy-to-understand articles and also offers such helpful finding aids as end-of-article cross-references and a category index

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher's Note.
Introduction.
Contributor List.
Complete List of Contents.
1: Abortion.
2: Abramoff, Jack.
3: Abu Ghraib Torture Scandal.
4: Academy Awards.
5: Adelphia Scandal.
6: Airline Industry.
7: Alaska Airlines Flight 261.
8: Alito, Samuel.
9: Al-Qaeda.
10: American Airlines Flight 587.
11: American Idol.
12: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
13: Anderson, Wes.
14: Anthrax Attacks.
15: Apatow, Judd.
16: Apple Inc..
17: Arcade Fire.
18: Armstrong, Lance.
19: Arrested Development.
20: Art Movements.
21: Ashcroft, John.
22: Autism.
23: Automotive Industry Crisis.
24: Auto-Tune.
25: Avatar.
26: Banned Books.
27: Beck, Glenn.
28: Beltway snipers.
29: Benoit, Chris.
30: Bernanke, Ben.
31: Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme.
32: Biden, Joe.
33: Biofuel.
34: BlackBerry.
35: Blagojevich, Rod.
36: Blogging.
37: Blu-ray Discs.
38: Bonds, Barry.
39: Border Security.
40: Boy Scouts of America v. Dale.
41: Brady, Tom.
42: Brin, Sergey and Larry Page.
43: Brokeback Mountain.
44: Bush Administration Scandals.
45: Bush v. Gore.
46: Bush, George W..
47: Bush, Laura.
48: Business and Economy in Canada.
49: Business and Economy in the United States.
50: California Electricity Crisis.
51: Cameron, James.
52: Canada and the United States.
53: Cancer Research.
54: Chabon, Michael.
55: Cheney, Dick.
56: Children on the Internet.
57: Children's Internet Protection Act of 2000.
58: Children's Literature.
59: Chrétien, Jean.
60: Cincinnati Riots of 2001.
61: Clarkson, Kelly.
62: Classical Music.
63: Clinton, Hillary Rodham.
64: Clooney, George.
65: Cloud Computing.
66: The Colbert Report.
67: Coldplay.
68: Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000.
69: Computer Worms and Viruses.
70: Concussions in Sports.
71: Cooper, Anderson.
72: Couric, Katie.
73: Craigslist.
74: Crimes and Scandals.
75: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
76: Cyberbullying.
77: Cybercrime.
78: The Da Vinci Code.
79: The Dark Knight.
80: Decriminalization of Marijuana.
81: DeGeneres, Ellen.
82: Demographics of Canada.
83: Demographics of the United States.
84: Department of Homeland Security.
85: Depp, Johnny.
86: Desperate Housewives.
87: Díaz, Junot.
88: DiCaprio, Leonardo.
89: Digital Reading.
90: District of Columbia v. Heller.
91: DIY Culture.
92: Domestic and Offshore Oil Drilling.
93: Dot.com Bubble.
94: Drug War in Mexico.
95: Early 2000s Recession.
96: eBay.
97: E-books.
98: E-commerce.
99: Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001.
100: Education in Canada.
101: Education in the United States.
102: Edwards, John.
103: Eggers, Dave.
104: Ehime Maru and USS Greeneville Collision.
105: Elections in Canada.
106: Elections in the United States, 2000.
107: Elections in the United States, 2004.
108: Elections in the United States, 2008.
109: Elections in the United States, Midterm.
110: Electronic Health Records.
111: Emanuel, Rahm.
112: Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008.
113: Eminem.
114: Employment in Canada.
115: Employment in the United States.
116: Energy Drinks.
117: Energy Policy Act of 2005.
118: Energy Policy of the United States.
119: Enron Collapse.
120: Extraordinary Rendition.
121: Facebook.
122: Fads.
123: Fahrenheit 9/11.
124: Fairey, Shepard.
125: Faith-based Organizations.
126: Family Guy.
127: Fast Food Nation.
128: Federer, Roger.
129: Fey, Tina.
130: FIFA World Cup.
131: Film in the United States.
132: Flash Mobs.
133: Food Allergies.
134: Food Trends.
135: Foreign Policy of the United States.
136: Franks, Tommy.
137: Franzen, Jonathan.
138: Freakonomics.
Title Page.
Contents.
1: Gaiman, Neil.
2: Galifianakis, Zach.
3: Gates, Bill and Melinda.
4: Gates, Robert.
5: Gawker Media.
6: Geithner, Timothy.
7: Genetically Modified Foods.
8: Gibson, Mel.
9: Giuliani, Rudolph.
10: Gladiator.
11: Gladwell, Malcolm.
12: Global Warming Debate.
13: Gonzales v. Carhart.
14: Gonzales, Alberto.
15: Google.
16: Gore, Al.
17: GPS Navigation Systems and Tracking.
18: Green Business (Sustainable Business).
19: Green Technology.
20: Greenspan, Alan.
21: Growth of Megachurches.
22: Grutter v. Bollinger.
23: Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp.
24: Gun control.
25: H1N1 Flu Pandemic of 2009.
26: Halo Franchise.
27: Hamdan v. Rumsfeld.
28: Hanks, Tom.
29: Hanssen, Robert Philip.
30: Harper, Stephen.
31: Harry Potter Films.
32: Hate Crimes.
33: Health Care.
34: Hilton, Paris.
35: HIV/AIDS.
36: Hoffman, Philip Seymour.
37: Homosexuality and Gay Rights.
38: Honeybee Colony Collapse Disorder.
39: Hosseini, Khaled.
40: Hostages in Iraq.
41: Housing Market in the United States.
42: Huffington, Arianna.
43: Hulu.
44: Human Genome Project.
45: Hurricane Ike.
46: Hurricane Katrina.
47: Hurricane Rita.
48: The Hurt Locker.
49: Hybrid Automobiles.
50: Illinois v. Wardlow.
51: Imax.
52: Immigration to the United States.
53: Income and Wages in the United States.
54: An Inconvenient Truth.
55: Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami.
56: Indoor Smoking Bans.
57: Intelligent Design.
58: Internet Marketing.
59: Internet Memes.
60: Inventions.
61: iPhone.
62: iPod.
63: Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans.
64: Iraq Resolution (2002).
65: Iraq War.
66: Israel and the United States.
67: Jackson, Michael.
68: James, LeBron.
69: Jay-Z.
70: Jeffs, Warren.
71: Job Creation and Worker Assistance Act of 2002.
72: Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003.
73: Jobs, Steve.
74: Johnson, Denis.
75: Johnson, Jimmie.
76: Jones, Norah.
77: Kennedy, Ted.
78: Kerry, John.
79: Keys, Alicia.
80: Kilpatrick, Kwame.
81: Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District.
82: Knowles, Beyoncé.
83: Koons, Jeff.
84: Krugman, Paul.
85: Kurzweil, Ray.
86: Kyoto Protocol.
87: Lady Gaga.
88: Large-scale Forest Death.
89: Late 2000s Recession.
90: Ledger, Heath.
91: Lindh, John Walker.
92: Literature in the United States.
93: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy.
94: Lost.
95: Lost in Translation.
96: Low-carb Diets.
97: Mad Men.
98: Maddow, Rachel.
99: March for Women's Lives.
100: Marianas Trench Marine National Monument.
101: Mars Exploration Rover Mission.
102: Martin, Paul.
103: Mashup.
104: McCain, John.
105: McCarthy, Cormac.
106: Medical Marijuana.
107: Medical Tourism.
108: Medicine.
109: Microcredit.
110: Military Commissions Act of 2006.
111: Millennium Celebrations.
112: Miller, Judith.
113: A Million Little Pieces.
114: Minimum Wage Increase.
115: Minneapolis I-35W Bridge Collapse.
116: Mobile Phones.
117: Modern Family.
118: Mortensen, Viggo.
119: Murdoch, Rupert.
120: Music Industry in the United States.
121: MySpace.
122: Natalee Holloway Disappearance.
123: National Debt.
124: National Do Not Call Registry.
125: National Endowment for the Arts.
126: Native Americans.
127: Netflix.
128: Newmark, Craig.
129: Newspaper Industry.
130: No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
131: Nobel Prizes.
132: Northeastern Blackout of 2003.
133: Nuclear Proliferation.
134: Obama, Barack.
135: Obama, Michelle.
136: Obesity.
137: The Office.
138: Oil Crisis.
139: Olympic Games.
140: The Omnivore's Dilemma.
141: Online Gambling.
142: Online music services.
143: Open Source Code.
144: O'Reilly, Bill.
145: Organic Food Industry.
146: Organized Crime.
147: The Osbournes.
148: Osteen, Joel.
149: Oz, Mehmet.
150: Palin, Sarah.
151: Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act.
152: The Passion of the Christ.
153: Paul, Ron.
154: Paulson, Henry.
155: Pausch, Randy.
156: Pelosi, Nancy.
157: Pharmaceutical Industry.
158: Phelps, Michael.
159: Phishing.
160: Photography.
161: Photovoltaics.
162: Pickens, T. Boone.
163: Piracy.
164: Pirates of the Caribbean Series.
165: Pixar Animation Studios.
166: Plame Scandal.
167: Plouffe, David.
168: Police Brutality.
169: Political Talk Radio.
170: Popular Music.
171: Powell, Colin.
172: Private Military Companies.
173: Private Militias.
Title Page.
Contents.
1: Radiohead.
2: Ray, Rachael.
3: Reality Television.
4: Religion and Spirituality in the United States.
5: Retirement Income System.
6: Rhode Island Nightclub Fire.
7: Rice, Condoleezza.
8: Road, The.
9: Roberts, John.
10: Rock Music.
11: Romney, Mitt.
12: Roper v. Simmons.
13: Rove, Karl.
14: Rowley, Coleen.
15: Rumsfeld, Donald.
16: Saddam Hussein Capture.
17: Same-Sex Marriage.
18: Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
19: Satellite Radio.
20: Saw Franchise.
21: School Violence.
22: Schwarzenegger, Arnold.
23: Science and Technology.
24: Second Life.
25: Sedaris, David.
26: Self-publishing.
27: September 11, 2001, Terrorist Attacks.
28: Shrek Film Series.
29: The Sims.
30: Slang and Slogans.
31: Slumdog Millionaire.
32: Smith, Will.
33: Soccer.
34: Social Media.
35: The Sopranos.
36: Sotomayor, Sonia.
37: Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster.
38: Space Tourism.
39: Spears, Britney.
40: Spielberg, Steven.
41: Stem Cell Research.
42: Steroids in Baseball.
43: Stewart, Jon.
44: Stewart, Martha.
45: Subprime Mortgage Crisis.
46: Super Bowl XXXVIII Halftime Show Controversy.
47: Super Size Me.
48: Superhero Films.
49: Supreme Court Decisions.
50: Survivor.
51: Sustainable Food Movement.
52: Tea Party Movement.
53: Television.
54: Terri Schiavo Case.
55: Terrorist Attacks.
56: Texting.
57: There Will Be Blood.
58: Timberlake, Justin.
59: Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).
60: Trump, Donald.
61: 24.
62: Twilight Series.
63: Twitter.
64: 2007 Southern California Wildfires.
65: United States v. Zacarias Moussaoui.
66: US Airways Flight 1549.
67: US Sanctions against Iran.
68: USA Patriot Act.
69: Usher.
70: USS Cole bombing.
71: Vaccinations.
72: Venter, Craig.
73: Vick, Michael.
74: Video Games.
75: Virginia Tech Massacre.
76: Wales, Jimmy.
77: Wallace, David Foster.
78: War in Afghanistan.
79: War on Terrorism.
80: Warren, Rick.
81: Washington, Denzel.
82: Waterboarding.
83: West Virginia/Kentucky Coal Sludge Spill.
84: West, Kanye.
85: White, Jack.
86: Wi-Fi.
87: WikiLeaks.
88: Wikipedia.
89: Wilco.
90: Williams, Serena.
91: Winfrey, Oprah.
92: The Wire.
93: Wolfwitz, Paul.
94: Women's rights.
95: Woods, Tiger.
96: World of Warcraft.
97: WorldCom Scandal.
98: Wright, Jeremiah.
99: Writers Guild of America Strike.
100: YouTube.
101: Zelman v. Simmons-Harris.
102: Zuckerberg, Mark.
Appendixes.
Entertainment: Major Films of the 2000s.
Entertainment: Academy Awards.
Entertainment: Major Broadway Plays and Awards.
Entertainment: Most-Watched US Television Shows.
Entertainment: Emmy Awards.
Entertainment: Top Selling Video Games of the 2000s.
Literature: Best-Selling US Books.
Literature: Major Literary Awards.
Music: Grammy Awards.
Sports: Winners of Major Events.
Popular Names of the 2000s.
Chronological List of Scandals.
Time Line.
Bibliography.
Glossary.
List of Entries by Category.
Photo Index.
Subject Index.