Chpt 26 Foner DQ 132 ADA SP19 - HIS 132 Dr Bryan Thrif American History II Discussion Questions Eric Foner Give Me Liberty and Voices of Freedom

Chpt 26 Foner DQ 132 ADA SP19 - HIS 132 Dr Bryan Thrif...

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HIS 132 American History IIDr. Bryan ThrifDiscussion QuestionsEric Foner, Give Me Libertyand Voices of FreedomChapter 26:The Triumph of Conservatism, 1969–1988Reading and Notetaking:Take notes on the discussion questions based on Give Me Liberty and Voices of Freedom.Written notes for each day’s questions are due before class. Come to class prepared to discuss the day’s assignment in small group and class discussions. I will check your notes in class for each day or require them to be turned in through Blackboard. I will also assess your understanding of the reading with quizzes and in class writing assignments. Taking good notes and participating in class discussions will prepare you for exams and essays. For day 1, read the first half of chapter 26 in Give Me Liberty(pp. 1015-1033). Take notes on questions 1-19. For day 2, read the second half of chapter 26 in Give Me Liberty(pp. 1034-1049) along with documents 184 and 187 in Voices of Freedom(pp. 319-323, 329-331). Take notes on questions 20-35 based on based on both books. Mark key passages in the document and be prepared to use quotes from it in class discussions.Day 1For day 1, read the first half of chapter 26 in Give Me Liberty(pp. 1015-1033). Take notes on questions 1-19. Part I: Introduction: Barry Goldwater (p. 1015)1. Why was Barry Goldwater’s 1964 campaign significant? Why were conservatives disappointed with President Richard Nixon (see especially President Nixon and Nixon’s Domestic Policies pp. 1015-1016)? Part II: President Nixon (pp. 1015-1022) 2. What were Nixon’s major domestic policies? What new federal agencies did the Nixon administration establish? Whatwas Nixon’s Family Assistance Plan (“negative income tax”)?

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