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This is a essay on the 1990s. The 1990s was considered a “transition” decade to the 2000s and was typically known as a “confusing” time period. This generation was the beginning of the “modern” generation. Sports, Music, and Literature was the sections I chose to research. Let me explain this decade with greater information. I picked the 90s because these three sections and I hope you find the 90 just as interesting as me.

Sports: Some major sports during this time period were Baseball, Basketball, Football, and Soccer. During this time, steroids in baseball was a very big problem. With players such as mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa, and Barry Bonds, all accused of taking steroids. Trading cards, especially baseball cards became very popular during this time period. Also during this time the Chicago Bulls, a Nation Basketball Association (NBA) team, had two of the most famous duos in sports history. They were Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen, Michael Jordan being the modern icon of national basketball.

Music: Some popular songs during this time is “Smells like Teen Spirit”, “U Can’t Touch This”, “Running in the 90s”, and “I Will Always Love You”. Some popular song artists and bands were “Nirvana”, “Whitney Houston”, “MC Hammer” and "The Foo Fighters". Rap, Pop, and Grunge
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Douglas Coupland's 1991 novel "Generation X" focused attention on the rising generation born in the late 1960s and 1970s, and how their view of reality differed from the older Baby Boomers. Elizabeth Wurtzel's 1994 memoir "Prozac Nation" created a short and disturbing picture of teenage girls’ struggle with depression and anxiety. Chuck Palahniuk's hyperbolic, disturbing 1996 novel "Fight Club" explored the loneliness and frustration of the corporate worker lifestyle, by imagining a secret club in which similarly lost souls find themselves in one another to find a sense of
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