The great outdoors movement got people back in touch with nature and paved a path for future
generations to enjoy the outdoors. During the 1880s and 1890s Americans began to head outdoors as a
way to escape a lifestyle that they felt was stuffy and claust
7.Why do historians consider 1942 to be a pivotal year for the outcome of the war?
What steps did the United States take between March and December of 1941 to mark out a path toward war?
Evaluate the impact of the New Deal on American society and polity.
During the Industrial Era, the two largest meat packing companies were owned by Philip Armour and
Gustavus Swif[WGB00]. The two men earned roughly $200 million a year in the industry[WGB00].
Swif saw a need for improvement with productivity, and invented
Early on American settlers imagined a life in the west, and
some felt that Americans were destined to expand westward
(Manifest Destiny) (A&E Networks, 2010). After the Civil War
many settlers pushed westward to purchase cheap land (The
Rise of Industrial
With many discussions on social media and the news focused on the upcoming 2016 presidential
elections, I thought about how different forms of media have affected presidential elections throughout
time. What if we had the same mediums we have today during
The rise of Silicon Valley and how research and inventions form the companies/schools in the area
affected the information technology industry and the surrounding economy and culture.
Based on the readings, I would define