Unformatted text preview: 2. Why might the Rosenbergs (and other Jews) have felt an allegiance with the American Communist party? 3. In what ways might his Jewishness have impacted Judge Kaufman’s decision? 4. Why do YOU think the Rosenbergs were sentenced to death? 5. Why do you think Jews were drawn in such large numbers toward Civil Rights activism? (1.5 % of Americans are Jews; ½ to 2/3 of Mississippi Summer volunteers were Jewish.) 6. What are the values of the New Left? What was the Jewish involvement in it? 7. Try to reconcile the three key activist issues in 1967: anti-war (Vietnam), black power, and the Six-Day War in Israel. In what ways did they become incompatible? 8. What role did the Equal Rights Amendment play in the “culture war” of the 1970s? 9. What are the values of the New Right? What is the role of the Religious Right in it? 10. What values guided Reagan’s political strategies?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course SOCI 172 at San Jose State.