Industrial jobs that they had held during world war

This preview shows page 9 - 12 out of 16 pages.

industrial jobs that they had held during World War II as men returned to the United States and re-entered the workforce. During the 1950s, American society and culture expected women to stay at home and raise families rather than work for wages. CONCEPT Family Life in the 1950s 15 In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportunity of an education. Such an opportunity, where the state has undertaken to provide it, is a right which must be made available to all on equal terms.
6/30/2020 Sophia :: Welcome 10/16 According to this excerpt from the Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education , why was public school segregation unconstitutional? Public school segregation violates the Supreme Court decision handed down in Plessy v. Ferguson in 1896. The segregation of public schools has led to underfunded schools for black children that lack the same amenities as white schools. Segregation in schools creates feelings of inferiority among black children, which has a lasting and negative effect on society. The segregation of public schools is in violation of the "equal protection" clause of the 14th Amendment. RATIONALE In its decision, the Supreme Court upheld the argument that segregated schools violated the "equal protection" clause of the 14th Amendment, which prohibits states from "deny[ing] to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws." In writing that education, "where the state has undertaken to provide it, is a right which must be made available to all on equal terms," the court concluded that inequities in education based on race violated this equal protection clause. CONCEPT The Consequences of Brown V Board 16 All of the following were factors in president Harry Truman’s decision to drop atomic bombs on Japan EXCEPT __________. a desire to bring a quick end to the war a desire to protect civilian populations from further bombing a need to limit Soviet expansion in Asia fear that the Japanese would not surrender if invaded
6/30/2020 Sophia :: Welcome 11/16 RATIONALE When deciding whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan, Truman took into consideration a number of factors. According to the historical evidence, Truman was not particularly concerned with protecting the civilian population of Japan from further bombing. Indeed, throughout the war, leaders on both sides displayed a willingness to accept civilian casualties as a consequence of victory. CONCEPT Truman and the Atomic Bomb 17 What was one assumption behind the United States’s decision to adopt a strategy of containment after World War II? Through a gradual process, the United States would withdraw from the world stage. The United States would have to eventually confront the Soviet Union with military force.

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture