The 1990's economic prosperity and technological advancement are counterbalanced by a sharp rise in terrorism. Following a military and diplomatic triumph in the first Persian Gulf War, Americans focus largely on domestic issues. Despite enhanced communications via the Internet, the world is slow to react to growing humanitarian crises in Africa and the Balkans. In the music world, grunge and hip-hop dominate the scene. Through dynamic photos and interesting text, see how the 1990s were a time of prosperity and growth.