Unit 2 topic 8
What was the economy like in the 1920s?
What were the changes in business practices?
Why is "the New Era" a good nickname for the 20s?
Who was the New Woman? What did she do?
Who was the New Negro? What did he/she do?
What was the Harlem Re
FOUNDATIONAL DOCUMENTS OF THE US
The information contained below gives overview information. Not all students take civics in high
school or have taken a political science course. This information is particularly useful for
TOPIC 6: THE PROGRESSIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDEMENTS
FOUR AMENDMENTS FROM THE PROGRESSIVE ERA
16TH - Income Tax
17th - Direct Election of Us Senators
18th - Prohibition (repealed by 21st Amendment)
19th - Women's Suffrage
These amendments are primary s
POPULISM AND THE CROSS OF GOLD
In the late 1870s, there was trouble on the farm drought, declining wheat prices, growing
agribusiness, and economic depression. By the 1880s anger and discontent lead to formation
of Farmers Alliances. These alliances deman
There were 3 federal plans for reconstructing the post-war south. All dealt with the following issues:
1. How to readmit the former Confederate states
2. What to do about the Confederates, themselves
3. How to handle the legal and civ
THEODORE ROOSEVELT, THE STRENUOUS LIFE (10 April 1899)
 In speaking to you, men of the greatest city of the West, men of the State which gave to the country Lincoln and
Grant, men who pre-eminently and distinctly embody all that is most American in the
Neolithic- When people started farming instead of hunting and gathering
Revolution- A big change
Nomads- People who wander around instead of staying in one place
Hammurabi-An important leader in Mesopotamia
THE COLD WAR: BRUTAL BUT MAGICAL
Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind. That was what
president John F. Kennedy said during the Cold War, the savage non-weapon war that lasted for
more than forty years due to the clash of benefi
Triangle: The inferno and the changes
During the 20th century, the U.S. labor society felt a burning sense of injustice and
inequality. The differences in the wealth and social status of the different classes of society were
very large and very apparent.
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Nov. 9, 2016
Segregation is the separation of humans into ethnic or racial groups in daily life. During
the 19th century the white Americans tried segregating minority groups by having separate
schools, neighborhoods, and public ar
UNIT I OVERVIEW
Between the end of the Civil War and 1890, America experiences a period of rapid change
which forever altered the social, political, and economic life of the nation.
In the immediate aftermath of the Civil War, the victorious Union had man
Globalization, the ever-increasing interconnectedness of the world, is not a new
phenomenon, but it accelerated when western Europeans discovered the riches of the
East. During the Crusades (10951291), Europeans developed an appetite for spices
1. Who were the key political reformers of the 1880s-1890s?
2. What types of reforms did they want?
3. Who are the political reformers of the first two decades of the 20th
4. What sort of reforms did they want?
5. Compare your answers
Transcript: Closing of the Frontier
Prior to the Civil War, Americans had leap-frogged the Plains and the Intermountain West to settle
Oregon country and California. The technology to farm the tall grass prairies was not available until after
the Civil Wa
What was the importance of Brown v. Board?
The Brown v. Board helped in the ruling that racial segregation in public schools violated the
Fourteenth Amendment to the constitution. This prohibited the states from denying equal
protection of the laws to any
Unit 4 Topic 13
Corbett, ch. 30
What is Watergate?
Its a bigger scandal that happened in the United States in the 1970s. It happened after a break-in at the
Democratic National Committee (DNC) headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington D.C
Unit 3 Topic 11
What impact did the threat of nuclear weapons have on American
society in the 1950s?
Nuclear weapons changed American Society greatly because it not only involved the
countries military, but also their civilians. It was too dangerous and t
The era from 1920 to 1960 was one of economic boom and bust, of war and sacrifice, and
of the development of the modern American consumer culture with its love of the
automobile. It was also the period where the United States gave up isolationism in
Unit 2 Topic 8
In the 1920s, the economy of the world had started
recovering after World War I. The United States emerged as
the dominating economic powerhouse taking over from
Great Britain, which was now struggling to get back lost
yes the nick
Unit 2 topic 9 answers
What were the causes of the war in Europe?
1. A, mutual defense alliances. Countries throughout Europe made mutual defense
agreements that would pull them into battle.
b. Imperialism is when countries add power and wealth through br
How did the Cold War get started? Who was on each side? Why?
The Cold war started mainly because of the geopolitical ideological and economic struggle that
existed between two world war superpowers which were the USA and the USSR. The Cold War
Part I: Question 1
There is presently a stand out superpower. Anyway that does not imply that the world is
unipolar. A unipolar framework would have one superpower, no critical significant forces, and
numerous minor forces. Thus, the superpowe
ERNEST HOWARD CROSBY, "THE REAL 'WHITE MAN'S BURDEN'" (1899)
From Ernest Howard Crosby, Swords and Plowshares (New York: Funk and Wagnalls, 1902), pp.
3334. Poem originally appeared in New York Times (February 15, 1899).
Poet Ernest Crosby was an active a
Dec. 7, 2016
Over the past 50 years, we have had several key changes in both foreign and domestic
policies. We understand your concerns of how we treated minorities over the past would be a
cause for concern. I would like to point