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American Studies - AMST301g 2/2/112:14PM 1/19/11

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AMST 301g 2/2/11 2:14 PM 1/19/11 The music of American politics and the politics of the American music 1985 Reagan declared that the American sound is hopeful, bighearted,  decent, and fair Martin Luther King o Is the American sound decent and fair? o His speech was on how the American sound was indecent and unfair to  minorities Democracy vs. distrust o We should distrust more; we should challenge and look for flaws Battle of the Alamo in 1836 o Davey Crockett  o Immigrating into new land o Mexico wants to change policies and discourage immigration from  American south and Texas  o Mexico abolished slavery, so Texas announced themselves their own  separate state “Lone Star” o different sides/stories of the Alamo o people need to put themselves in others’ shoes Conflicts in America o Eagle holding olive branch in one claw, arrows in the other claw
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2011 for the course AMST 301 taught by Professor Gufstason during the Spring '09 term at USC.

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American Studies - AMST301g 2/2/112:14PM 1/19/11

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