Question: Problems of the working man and unionization. Interstate commerce commission Administrative law. It is dealing with a complicated topic when it comes to the railroad system. Regan did away with the commission. Grover Cleveland vetoed a bil
History 152: Lecture One: New Wine in Old Wineskins: Approaching a New Century I. The Closing of the Frontier A. 1890 Census Bureau announced that the nation was so settled there could hardly be said to be a frontier line. B. Frederick Jackson Turner
History 152 Final Exam Study Guide
People Betty Friedan Phyllis Schafly Kim Il-Sung Syngman Rhea Mao Tse-Tung Chiang Kai-Shek Douglas MacArthur Abbie Hoffman Emmett Till Anne Moody Pat Robertson Jerry Fawell Malcolm X George Kennan Jack Kerouac Willi
History 152: Survey of American History 1877 present Instructor: Jason Powell Email: [email protected] Office Hours: I will be around before and after every class, or you can email me for an appointment. Texts: 1. John Broesamle, Clashes of Will 2.
Midterm Exam Study Guide Names Jane Addams Theodore Roosevelt W.E.B. Du Bois Booker T. Washington Eugene V. Debs Emma Goldman Margaret Sanger William Jennings Bryan Andrew Carnegie J.P. Morgan Huey Long Father Coughlin Clarence Darrow Ida Tarbell Hen
Lecture #28: The Conservative Years I. Conservatives A. Like George W. Bush, evangelicals helped to elect Reagan in 1980 B. History of fundamentalism 1. Began around 1890, with D.L. Moody 2. Sinking ship, bread and Bible 3. Culture at the time was mo
Lecture # 27 Feminism I. New Wave of Feminism A. Give a brief history of feminist movement that ended with suffrage in 1920. B. On August 26, 1970, 50 years after women won the right to vote, tens of thousands of women took to the streets in demonstr
Lecture # 26 Nixon I. Background A. Richard Milhous Nixon grew up on Southern California B. Raised in a Quaker family Quakers known for pacifism C. 1946 entered politics by defeating a liberal in the house of representatives D. Became a member of H
Lecture # 25 The rise and fall of liberalism I. Four phases of liberalism A. Classical liberalism i. limiting the governments right to interfere with the economic and political rights of the citizens ii. focus on the autonomy of the individual: 1789
History 152 Lecture Two: Stealing from the Robber Barons: Capitalism and its Discontents I. Expansion of corporate America A. Abundant sources of raw materials and energy B. Cheap labor C. Growth of Railroads Railroads A. 1869 Tracks of Union Pacific
Lecture #3: The response to corporate practices I. Strikes A. 1839-1877 there were 159 strikes B. 1877 over 400 C. Riots of unemployed 1. Depression of 1873, put as many as 3 million people out of work 2. Protest of the unemployed worse in industria
,That Damn Cowboy, ,That Loose Cannon: Refer to Teddy Roosevelt. In his political garb during the campaign of 1800, his main thing was to outdo William Jennings Bryan. He stuck by his saying of ,stay with the gold standard. He will
Franklin Roosevelt and the new deal. New definition of liberals by the time that Roosevelt leaves office. In the 30's. most of the liberals are the democrats. The lodges and the Rockefellers are still republicans. Mr. republican/mr. conservative is b
3. Foreign Policy America was relatively benign between 1870-1890, but then became aggressive. We have always been a very violent country. Prior to the civil war, we were a very aggressive country, and we still are today. The only people who have act
7. Describe the characteristics of the 1920’s in the U.S. that make the
decade appear unique. What accounts for each of these characteristics?
The economic situation is quite agitated.
It levels out around 1922. We see a sow growth of prosperity.
History 152 The West The great American desert. Big Sky country, no growth of trees, empty. A smaller percent live there now than did during 1890. Relatively short history. At a point, we owned nothing west of the Mississippi. Indian population fell
How did we help cause WWII and how did we find roots in this for the cold war. Pacts and treaties, events and reactions, individuals: - Wilson and Lodge: Two very stubborn people. - Nye: comes up with merchants of death. Blames WWI on them. The Nye c
Industrial Age At the end of the civil war, there was some industrialization. England, Germany, and France were out producing us, but by the end of the century, we were out producing them as a whole. During the period, productivity per worker is flat
Lecture # 4 What is the role of government in everyday life? What has the government done for you lately? I. Gilded Age Politics: A. 77% voter turn out, compared to 51% in 2,000 B. Centennial election of 1876: tumultuous: Election in November but not
Lecture # 24: The Civil Rights of the 60's I. Johnson's war on poverty A. Johnson declared a war on poverty and would have been remembered for it had it not been for Vietnam B. Number of impoverished Americans fell from 40 million in 1959 to25 millio
The Sixties: I. The Home Front War A. Early after his first election, Johnson began to face a war on two fronts: Vietnam and his own people. B. Images of the carnage of the war were channeled right into people's homes: The first war with such images
Lecture # 22: Vietnam Kennedy's Vietnam A. Vietnam was a colony of France at the time called Indo-China B. Kennedy's key military advisor general Maxwell Taylor thought Vietnam would be a good testing ground for Containment, to hold the Soviet Unio
Lecture #9: In the Shadow of War I. Jim Crow A. Republicans resisted segregation efforts of the South on public transportation B. Mississippi had fines up to 1,000 dollars and 3 years in jail for railroads, steamboats, hotels and theaters that denied
Lecture # 8 I. Triangle Shirtwaist Company A. March 25, 1911 B. Fire spread through top three floors C. Doors locked from the outside D. 146 young Jewish women were dead, some by smoke, many leapt out of the ninth story windows E. April 2nd progressi
Lecture # 6 Progressivism I. Progressivism: How to handle the problems produced by industrialism A. 1889 a young woman leased an upper floor of a dilapidated mansion in Chicago's Westside immigrant population of Italians, Russians, Jews and Greeks B.
Lecture # Six: The City and its inhabitants I. Brooklyn Bridge A. Begun in 1869 by John Roebling who died before it was completed B. Brooklyn bridge opened May 1883: symbol of urban landscape C. Hailed one of the wonders of the world D. Took 14 years
Lecture #5 The Rise of Radicalism I. Knights of Labor a. 1869: The Noble and Holy Order of the Knights of Labor b. A "secret but peaceful" society of workers c. Universal Brotherhood of all workers, from common laborers to skilled craftsman d. Played
I. A. B. II. A. B. C. D.
1980's Drugs Social Issues 1990's Domestic Foreign Policy Culture of death Violence
Drugs - some countries will only have drug industries - flow of drugs come down after 9/11 we kept up our security Posse Commitatus Act 187
I. A. B. II. A. B. C.
Civil Rights Movement Little Rock Montgomery JFK Election Cuba Vietnam
Efforts to solve race problems Starts 1950's (little earlier with Roosevelt) Made Americans realize we had problems War desegregating 1947 Truman o
I. II. A. B. C. D. III.
Aftermath of WWI 1920's Return to normalcy Bad times Conservative Backlash Isolation The Great Depression
Begin to go for peace treaty Wilson progressiveness comes out End future wars in Europe, threat from Russia .Negotiati