Scientific and technological advances in
the early 1960s made possible the first
American spacewalk during the Gemini 6
mission on June 3, 1965.
1960 John F.
Meat Inspection Act
Inspired by the novel The Jungle, it
created cleanliness and meat quality
Pure Food and Drug Act
Many products had originally made claims that
they could cure cancer or help grow back hair
The result of WWI left many in the U.S.
wanting to stay out of European affairs
Belief that greedy bankers, weapons
suppliers had pushed U.S. entry into
WWI led to determination to avoid war
Flanked by storm troopers, Adolf Hitler
arrives at a Nazi rally in September 1934.
1931 The Empire
opens in New
1931 Japan conquers Manchuria,
in northern China.
Delano Roosevelt is
Senator Joseph McCarthy, shown here,
charged that Communists had
infiltrated many areas of American life.
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MCA TournamentInitial Research
For the beginning two rounds of the Most Courageous American Tournament, I am having you
compare very brief summaries of what these individuals did to make them courageous. Within
each matchup, you will be writing a paragrap
Candidates for Most Courageous American of All Time
Besides these men and women, feel free to introduce your own candidate as well. Just
make sure to clear it ahead of time with me. Use the information located at the bottom of
this document to help you in
United States History
Welcome to U.S. History! This course takes a look at the past 500 years of American history, from Columbus
voyages to the New World to 9/11. We will be taking a look at this history in several ways: deba