Thursday, October 28, 2021

The World-Changing 1990's

I grew up in the 90's, but there is a lot that I didn't know was happening in the 90's. So lately, I've been keeping a list of groundbreaking changes, history-making moments, and world-changing inventions of the 1990's. I plan to update the list as I find things.

  • Roundup Ready seeds are invented. 1996. If you don't live in corn country, you likely don't realize how big of a deal Roundup Ready seeds are. They are seeds that are/were resisteant to Roundup, so farmers could spray Roundup and keep their fields weed free. I didn't realize that it was introduced when I was in elementary school.
  • The Balkan War. Read Zlata's Diary by Zlata Filipovic
  • The end of The Troubles in Ireland
  • Fall of the Soviet Union

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