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Ashford 4: - Week 3 (Nov 27 - Dec 03) Week Three Learning Outcomes This week students will: 1. Understand the social, political, economic, and technological developments from 1920- 1945. 2. Examine morale in the United States during 1920-1945 in the context of “fear.” 3. Analyze the effects World War II had on the people of the United States at home and abroad. 4. Apply primary sources to historical analysis. Overview Assignment Due Date Format Grading Percent Discussion 1: Freedom of Fear Day 3 (1st post) Discussion 4 Discussion 2: World War II Day 3 (1st post) Discussion 4 Assignment: Final Paper Draft Day 7 Assignment 8 Required Readings and Multimedia 1. To successfully complete this week’s assignments, read the following chapters from the text, A History of the United States since 1865 : o Chapter Three – Freedom from Fear, 1920-1945 2. To successfully complete this week’s assignments, review at least two of the following primary sources from Our Documents: o President Franklin Roosevelt's Radio Address unveiling the second half of the New Deal (1936) o President Franklin Roosevelt's Annual Message (Four Freedoms) to Congress (1941)
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o Executive Order 8802: Prohibition of Discrimination in the Defense Industry (1941) o General Dwight D. Eisenhower's Order of the Day (1944) o Manhattan Project Notebook (1945) Discussions To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation. 1. Freedom from Fear “Fear” was on the minds of Americans from 1920 to 1945. Most notably President Roosevelt said, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” I chose the stock market crash for this discussion. “Between 1925 and 1929, many
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