From the Anita Hill Scandal to the Technology Revolution: the Reagan/Bush Years

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From the Anita Hill Scandal to the Technology Revolution:
The Reagan/Bush Years
Sonya Frazier HIST101-1403B-04: Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century
Colorado Technical University

From the Anita Hill Scandal to the Technology Revolution:
The Reagan/Bush Years
“The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.” B. F. Skinner. (n.d.).
Since the beginning of recorded history, humankind has been on a quest to think smarter, and faster. It is no surprise that humankind’s quest to become smarter has not been easy to obtain. McLeod, S. A. (2007). Skinner - Operant Conditioning. B. F. Skinner, a renowned Psychologist, is famous for his research on “Operant Conditioning.” He believed that the greatest way to understand man’s behavior is to look at the causes of the actions and consequences that follow.
The Regan/Bush era were ten years of an unprecedented rise and fall in American history. There were rumors of wars, and wars. The United States military expansion was the largest in peacetime history. Health care continued to be an issue throughout the Reagan/Bush Years. A few White House scandals made America laugh, and cry. Technology became a key player in how America and the world saw themselves. The events of September 11, 2001was etched in so many minds from the moment of the first plane crashing into the World Trade Center. Technology made sure that every American; every nation saw and heard the horrible minute-by-minute moments from either a computer or some form of advance technology. Throughout those ten years, America was still the “Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave” The Star-Spangled Banner. (2014). Some would say that times change man, but if man…...

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