Unit 8 General Questions
What were the key reform "impulses" that characterized progressivism?
Who were the muckrakers? Identify some of the ma
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-For the people
- Common people should be represented in government
- He was influential in the eventual adoption of such reforms as popular
election of senators, income tax, creation of a Department of Labor,
Prohibition, and woman suffra
If I were Truman and faced with this crucial decision, I would have done exactly what he
did: order the A-Bomb to be dropped. Sure, Japan was believed to have been on the verge to
surrender, but how could America have know
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The government always inserts itself in
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CHAPTER 35 REVIEW
21. What did Senator Russell believe was the best course of action in Japan?
He believed that America should not try to provoke peace, but just ruthlessly attack until Japan
Holocaust Letter Reflection
Personally, I believe Albrechts letter is valid. There are endless examples of Germans who were
forced to be enlisted into Hitlers army, and this man could very well be one of them. Albrecht also
clearly does n
Mod Fashion (of the earlier 60s)
1950s Mod Dresses Still in Style
Mini Skirts Popularized
Bold Patterns used
in Mens Clothing (resulting
from the British Invasion)
Banlon Shirts and Polos
(Popular in the earli
APUSH Period 2 Mehl
Assignment: For each of the photos, please provide your own created caption of the photo. Please answer all of
the corresponding questions in complete sentences.
1. Strings, Pulleys and Looms: Common Toys on the Playgr
Evaluate the goals of the Progressive Era in regards to their usefulness. Indicate which goals
were met and which were not. Assess which goal(s) of the Progressive Era had the largest impact
on the nation in the long r
June 1, 2015
Radical Reaction to 10% Plan
Congress, not the President, is responsible for Reconstruction
Sate needed a majority, not 1% to be readmitted
Lincolns Reaction to the bill
It was a pocket veto, which means it was automaticall
June 4, 2015
Positives for Reconstruction of the South
Cons for Reconstruction of the South
10% plan which gave passed confederate
states representation in congress
Sharecropping most freed ended up
becoming slaves again in order to pay debt.
Top Ten Villains Out Paper
The top ten list of villains comprised King George III (number one villain), John Wilkes
Booth, Benedict Arnold, John Calhoun, Aaron Burr, Roger Taney, Boss Tweed, Santa
Anna, Valeriano Butcher Weyler, and Sir Edmund Andros (num
In the class lesson on Roosevelt, students learned both of him and his role in history.
The historic site correlates to the class lesson on Roosevelt and imperialism.
I would recommend students visit the site in order to gain a more visual understanding o
A. Retaliate for Pearl Harbor
-Iwo Jima, Okinawa
-Hiroshima, Nagasaki- A bomb
victory in the pacific
B. Get Hitler (Atlantic Charter)
-condemned Hilter's evil acts from beginning
-Allies w/ Operation Torch, Avalanche, and Overlord (D-Day) weaken Axis pow
This led to the nullification crisis of 1832. Furthermore, in1832, Calhoun resigned the
vice presidency to become a senator, just because he believed he could serve the
interests of his state and the South better in the Senate. Calhoun fought for states r
John C Calhoun is best known for his ferocious support of southern rights.
Born on March 18, 1782 in South Carolina, he grew up to follow his father, Patrick
Calhoun, in politics.
Calhoun held numerous positions during his political career, including chai
Commitment to contain communism led to intervention in Europe, Asia, and Latin
Though Great Society didnt work, LBJ took important steps to help USA, especially
Foreign: stepped up Vietnam war (Operation
Edison Memorial Tower
The Edison Memorial Tower is a memorial commemorating Thomas Edison.
It is located in Menlo Park (where the Menlo Park laboratory used to be) in Edison, New
Built in 1937, this historical tower is 131 feet tall.
It was built
Brown vs. Board of Ed.
More African Americans in high positions Robert Weaver
Race Relations & Role of Women
Race Relations: (civil rights stuff - see #8)
Role of Women shifted away from housewife & more freedom
During the question and answer period, some classmates suggested some Confederate
military leaders and Talleyrand.
It is true that leaders such as Stonewall Jackson, Robert Lee, and William Tecumseh
Sherman, but we are still hesitant to add those people i
1. Asia 1945 to 1975 successful b/c prevented growth of communism
Korea 1950 to 1953 communism contained w/ status quo
Vietnam 1954 1975, S. Vietnam prevented from becoming communist (became
communist in 1975)
CIA used 1953 Philippines
Nixon 1972 went to
One reason why World War II is so highly esteemed is because it dispels many
long-standing myths about the war.
For example, after reading this book, I realized many of the things I thought I knew
about the war were wrong.
One instance of this is that I t
In the aftermath of World War I, Germany had to pay reparations for damage done to
One example of this is that the Great Powers demanded that Germany take the blame of
the war (which she did not start).
This injustice incensed the German
Their estimates would be slightly off- the entire Western Front was worth a shockingly
low 16.5 million man-months.
In fact, most of the action by the West was strategic bombing by airplane over Axis
However, to be fair, the West did draw
One thing history books always mention is something along the lines of the U.S military
industry simply produced more war goods than the Germans could handle and so won the
This certainly helps to put the economic costs of Germanys defeat in a simple
In 1228, the Sixth Crusade occurred, and Emperor Frederick II managed to obtain
Jerusalem for ten years through negotiation.
During the Seventh Crusade, Louis IX organized attack.
Louis attacked Egypt, and started winning against Egyptian forces.
The most frequent type of battles were sieges.
Castles and fortresses were built so that they could be easily defended when their
However, many times, the invading army just had to place a blockade on their enemys
fort, and wait until the
I. Objective view
Constantly criticized Western govts and the soviet union just as much as Nazi
Very surprising- most of the battles took place in the Soviet Union
Most of the western war effort was strategic bombing
Astonished by acts by the soviet union
It was a common scenario for an English knight to be defending a fortress against the
French during the Middle Ages in Europe.
There goes another tower and about a thousand lives you think as the French blow up part
of your lords castle with cannonballs.