21st Century Turning Points in U.S. History (2000 - 2017)
An In-Depth Look at the Groundbreaking Events of the 21st Century

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2000 - 2001
The first two years of the decade brought about the George W. Bush presidency, a presidency that was defined by September 11th 2001, the first attack on American mainland since…
2002 - 2004
The years between 2002 and 2004 ushered in America's first pre-emptive war, saw the human genome project jump start the biotech revolution and Google monetize the Internet.
2005 - 2007
The middle years of the first decade of the 21st century were a time of great social change, as America's failing infrastructure was exposed, performance enhancing drugs damaged sports; illegal…
2007 - 2009
Finally, America understood the consequences of climate change; a sea change occurred when it elected a Black president, but in the end, it faced disaster when the subprime mortgage debacle…
2009 - 2012
During the first term of Barack Obama Americans saw the rise of Hispanic women in the U.S. justice system, the Affordable Care Act, the devastating impact of the Deepwater Horizon…
2012 - 2015
Disruptions to American business and lifestyle continued in the next four years with great strides in Artificial Intelligence, the rise of the sharing economy, the fracking boom, renewed threats from…
2015 - 2017
In just three years, disruptors in American politics, economics and cyber security change America more quickly than two world wars and the Industrial Age, while at the same time a…

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