The Promise of America: Whose Promise?
Raceracismracial difference. It is almost impossible to analyze past event
without considering how race plays a factor. It is also very difficult to address present day
Gender Difference and Feminism- Second Wave Feminism.
The Womens Movement-Womens Liberationkey word of 60s.
Helped make womens ideology the dominant ideology.
There were dissenters. Feminism did not produce actual gender equality.
Change in Marxist view o
Reagan- 1980-1986 Life story embodied contradictions put together. Strong anticommunist. View of containment, favored increased defense spending.
Tried to improve relations with Soviet Union. Fall of Berlin Wall, influential in helping
along peaceful diss
Idea of racial hierarchy.
Multiculturalism- The theory that US contains number of cultures that are different but
equal in value and equivalent in certain key ways.
Way of talking about difference without talking about race