Cold War: 1945 to Vietnam.
America stands at the summit of the World.
- Winston Churchill
A. Yalta Conference - Feb. 1945.
sellout to Stalin. Iron Curtain. Soviet Satellite States.
Occupation zones in Germany. Nuremburg War Crimes Trials.
B. The Atomic A
A DEMOCRATIC REVOLUTION
1. RISE OF POPULAR POLITICS 1820-1829
In Americas Traditional agricultural society, people from the low racks deferred to
their Batters, the Elite! This was about to change in the Midwest and south.
Parties take comm
The Civil Rights Movement!
A. Plessy v. Ferguson- Supreme Court rules constitutionality of separate but equal. Jim Crow.
B. Harry Truman on Civil Rights- Established Committee on Civil Rights 1946.
ordered the end of segregation in the milita
Vietnam: Key Link & Sound Bites!
A. 1964 Gulf of Tonkin Resolution- Take all necessary measures against aggression
B. Guerilla Warfare- N.V.A. & the Viet CongCling to the enemys belt
C. Charlie Subdued- We rule the day, Charlie rules the night.
The Great Depression!
A. American Prosperity: The Roaring Twenties or Edge of the Abyss?
1. In the late 1920s, there were many signs of economic peril:
- Workers wages did not rise with the cost of living
- Business production slipped, resulting in layoff