1865-1914: Reconstruction era; rise of the Ku Klux Klan; institutionalization of legal discrimination in America; women and minorities can’t vote.
1914-1918: WORLD WAR.
1918-1939: More lynchings; segregation.
1939-1945: WORLD WAR.
1955-1975: Vietnam War; Nixon; still lots of racism.
1975-1988: Constant threat of global nuclear war; Reagan era; still lots of racism.
1988-1991: Crack era; War in Iraq; still lots of racism.
1991-2001: Clinton era. (Is this the fabled golden age that all Americans are referring to????)
2001-present: Terrorism; War in Iraq; global warming; but lots of good TV shows, slightly less racism, and modern medicine.
When were those good old days?