modern american notes 2 - The international good guy view...

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The international good guy view is how they want the world to see them They dont state on what good actually means to them. Issues arise because americans don't mention multinationals because it doesn't go well with their good guy approach The us government calls terrorism to things that are done to them while they do thing like that as well 6 examples Page 235 first paragraph Notes 1/15/19 The 3 uses of history post civil war Critical issues post civil war 1865-1877 Story 2 reconstruction aka military intervention Police/ military go down into the south they were trying to end a system of violence against individuals and community of black people. Aka getting mistreated even though slavery already ended. Story 1 industrial labor Story 3 indian wars Story 4 trans pacific railroad construction Story 5 how to incorporate territories of indigenous and mexicans Use of history number 1 - NATIONALISM Is the use of symbols stories and rituals in order to boost emotional commitment to a nation state. This goal is to achieve political commitment from citizens which facilitates compliance with government ( joining the military paying taxes obeying the law feeling of belonging etc) Is one of the key goals of someshit about democrasy
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A hashtag is metadata meaning information about information , information that helps us makes sense of and classify a piece of evidence. Frederick jackson turner “ frontier thesis” 1893 He stood up in a conference and he said the significance of the frontier and the contribution He said “ we need to be real thankful that americans have taken over new lands because that made us who are today “ look at this amazing things we are, we have great ass minds and that we lack we have in power. INDIAN WARS OF 1870 There was discovery of golds in the black hills It blows up and it turns into the gold rush So 2 tribes become allies and start a war trying to get miners to get off their land So the farmers and steelers called for federal troops So they take mercenaries and army troops and chase the 2 tribes into canada's so since it got cold they gave up. Sitting bull aka the chief ( tribes lakota and cheyenne ) THEY TOOK SITTING BULL ALIVE USe of history number 2 #political criticism Protesting existing system or past actions or past actions in hopes of affecting a change - Helen hunt jackson She was a young poet of late 19th century and got tuberculosis So she went to the highlands were it was easier to breath She quit poetry and became a political activist So she stARTed writing but people did not take her serious so she published a history book and bought 300 of the books and mailed them to congress. USe if history number 3 #mass marketing Getting shmoney Buffalo bill decided to capture sitting bull and he wanted to make sitting bull into a circus act, he took him into the road they acted out history but makes Sitting bull into the antagonist.
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