Questions for 13th - HIST 2112 Spring 2017 Extra Credit Opportunity Viewing of 13th Questions to think about as you watch 1 Whats the loophole of

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HIST 2112 Spring 2017 Extra Credit Opportunity Viewing of 13 th Questions to think about as you watch:1 What’s the loophole of the 13thAmendment, and how was it used after the Civil War?2 What was the role of Birth of a Nationin shaping race relations in the early 20thcentury South?3 What did Nixon mean when he campaigned that he would bring back “law and order?”4 What’s the impetus behind the Nixon Administration’s “war on drugs?” Who/what were they seeking to demonize, and why?5 What coded language does Lee Atwater use? How does this relate to Nixon’s Southern Strategy? 6 Who was Willie Horton? In what ways is he portrayed similarly to characters in Birth of a Nation? How did the Republican party use him in 1988?7 Why might Clinton have felt compelled to support “3 Strikes and You’re Out,” mandatory

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