The Most Important Events That Took Place in 2020
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The Most Important Events That Took Place in 2020

2021 is finally here, but here are some important events that make 2020 unforgettable!

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The Most Important Events That Took Place in 2020

1. COVID-19. One of the most important events that took place during 2020 is the COVID-19 pandemic. Many people have lost their lives because of this pandemic and people continue to lose their lives each day due to the pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives entirely during 2020 and has taught us to adapt to new things.

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2. Black Lives Matter Protests. The black lives matter protests was a significant part of 2020 because many black lives were lost. Many people protested because they wanted justice for black people. The protests were a huge part of 2020 that questioned the values Americans uphold of peace and justice.

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3. Presidential Election. The presidential election was a big part of 2020. There was a lot of controversy and gossip surrounding the election and who would win the election. There were also major events and debates before and after the presidential election. Eventually former vice president Joe Biden won the presidential election of 2020.

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4. Hurricanes. 2020 was one of the most active hurricane season. There were alot of hurricanes that happened in 2020. According to https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/11/us/2020-atlantic-hurricane-season-fast-facts/index.html these are the hurricanes that happened in 2020: Hurricane Hanna, Hurricane Isaias, Hurricane Laura, Hurricane Marco, Hurricane Paulette, Hurricane Sally, Hurricane Teddy, Hurricane Delta, Hurricane Epsilon, Hurricane Zeta, Hurricane Eta, and Hurricane Iota.

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5. Winter Snow Storm. In 2020 we also had some snow storms. Especially during the week of December 14th there was a big snow storm. There were also a couple of power outages from the snow storm.

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6. The death of supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The death of supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was very depressing and heartbreaking for many people. Justice Ginsburg was a role model for many women and an inspiration for many people. The aftermath of Justice Ginsburg's death was very controversial because of the controversy surrounding supreme court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.

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7. The Development of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. Along with all of the bad news that COVID-19 brought to us, towards the end of 2020 researchers came up with a vaccine that could possibly cure the COVID-19 virus. Many people in New York have already received the vaccine and soon more people will get the vaccine.

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8. Soccer Player Diego Maradona's death. During 2020 we also lost one of the greatest players of all time, Argentina soccer player Maradona. He was famous for many people because of his talent in the athletics/sports field.

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