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Tuesday, May 25

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    2. Compare and contrast Progressivism, the New Deal, and the Great Society in their objectives to deal with poverty in America, and assess the success each had in dealing with this issue.
    Progressive Square deal TR Level Playing field. Bad Corporations stack the deck control corps. sherman act, regulatory agencies consumer protection federal meat inspection drug controls. conserve resources taft follows suite, Wilson federal reserve act reduce tariffs prices lower across the board Income tax, Jane Addams Florence Kelley direct action lived in the neighborhoods prohibition, Margaret Sanger birth control anthony comstock, Mann act. Broke up bosses, reformed local politics.
    FDR alphabet soup agency, 3r's grapes of wrath, ccc, TVA dams, hook worm, FDIC, FHA, Public Housing
    Great Society Johnson Nixon Appalachian regional commission, Title 1 education special funds for poor schools
    Head start, vista, model cities civil rights act equal employment opportunity commission

    3. Compare and contrast America's foreign policy after WWI to that after WWII.
    4. Social dislocations resulting from wartime conditions frequently bring lasting change within a society." Evaluate the relevance of this generalization to American society in the twentieth century in view of the experiences of African-Americans and women.
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Monday, May 24

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    3. Compare and contrast America's foreign policy after WWI to that after WWII.
    4. Social dislocations resulting from wartime conditions frequently bring lasting change within a society." Evaluate the relevance of this generalization to American society in the twentieth century in view of the experiences of African-Americans and women.
    5.WWI segregated but in France they were treated as equals. Harlem Renaissance. Josephine Baker Liberated woman. NAACP supported the war effort. Pan Africanism DuBois went to Versailles. Back to Africa Movement Marcus Garvey's Black Star Line. FBI arrested and deported Garvey. Large numbers of African-Americans left the south for war time employment in places like Michigan. Experience legal rights and became insistent on gaining more rights.
    Women worked for a period in factories. Rewarded Women's Suffrage 19th amendment ratified. War changed sexual values in America. Prohibition undermined adherence to laws and social mores. Birth control more commonly available. Short skirts, smoking, drinking in public, movie sirens
    WWII- Korea
    Double V campaign A. Phillip Randolph March on Washington Congress of Racial Equality established James Farmer resulted in the Fair Employment Practices Commission war jobs but segregation in the army, increase in skilled jobs and wealth, Movement into new areas of the country. Tuskegee Airmen fighter pilots, bomber pilots, some integration in the navy, creation of African American marines, GI Benefits, Commission on Civil Rights Truman integrated the armed forces. Civil Rights movement.
    Rosie the Riveter, WACS WAVES War time jobs 5M new workers replaced men, Good Pay. Independence from men. Satisfaction of working. Revitalization of the women's movement. Women in colleges. Baby boom, Ideal women returned to the home.
    Vietnam
    African Americans fought in combat in greater percentages than whites. Drafted. Earned Rank faster. Drugs increased in veterans, Racial tensions paralleled those of society after King assassination fragging incidents, mutiny black power, black panther party.
    Women active in Antiwar movement. Greater degree of sexual liberation. Rise the Second Wave Feminism.
    Equal Rights Amendment proposed, NOW Betty Friedan, Bra burning, direct action campaigns radicalization.
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    Railroads become the mode for Corporations Economies of scale JP Morgan
    Trusts are monopolies that eliminate competition control wages (stop unions Haymarket ends Knights of Labor Homestead Strike limits United Steel workers, Pullman Strike limits rr workers government troops intervene on behalf of Corporations) control prices control raw materials pressuring producers.
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    1. The American economy has under gone tremendous change since the Civil War: the rise of "Big Business," the growth of organized labor, and government intervention. Discuss the major tides and currents in the American economy beginning in the 1880's.
    Railroads become the mode for Corporations Economies of scale JP Morgan
    Trusts are monopolies that eliminate competition control wages (stop unions Haymarket ends Knights of Labor Homestead Strike limits United Steel workers, Pullman Strike limits rr workers government troops intervene on behalf of Corporations) control prices control raw materials pressuring producers.
    Steel Andrew Carnegie Vertical Integration from dirt to sky scraper he made and employed the workers
    Oil John D. Rockefeller (Ida Tarbell muckraker History of Standard Oil) Kick backs from railroads
    Barb wire, Leather, Sugar, Fertilizer
    Grange tries to limit power of corporations. Supreme court prevent state regulation. Interstate Commerce Commission to regulate Railroads. Sherman Anti trust act. SC allows Sherman act only to regulate labor.
    Teddy Roosevelt to control corporations. "Good corporations" Trust buster Northern Securities Case (JP Morgan PNW railroad monopoly) Consumer Protection Pure food and drug act Meat inspection act. Intervenes in the Anthracite Coal Miners Lockout.
    Progressives Roosevelt Taft Wilson Clayton anti trust act excludes Labor unions
    Twenties Corporations get a free ride, Union membership declines, Corporations regulate themselves.
    Speculation overproduction, mal-distribution of income. Flawed regulation of Banking and Depression
    Regulation of the Stock market S.E.C. Glass banking act FDIC National Labor Relations Act supports unions. The rise of the middle class after WWII an increasingly productive society. GIBill
    Affluent society, labor balances corporations, the war on poverty Environmental movement and OHSA
    Oil Crisis. Recession.
    Destruction of PATCO ends growth of labor movement Regan
    Deregulation. Savings and Loan bail out, Sub prime mortgage crisis
    2. Compare and contrast Progressivism, the New Deal, and the Great Society in their objectives to deal with poverty in America, and assess the success each had in dealing with this issue.
    3. Compare and contrast America's foreign policy after WWI to that after WWII.
    4. Social dislocations resulting from wartime conditions frequently bring lasting change within a society." Evaluate the relevance of this generalization to American society in the twentieth century in view of the experiences of African-Americans and women.
    5. Discuss the significant political, economic, and social influences television has had on American society since 1950..

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Wednesday, May 19

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    Spiro Agnew
    Richard Nixon's vp forced to resign and plead nolo contender to Maryland corruption charges.
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    Watergate break in
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Wednesday, May 5

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Tuesday, May 4

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    Watergate break in
    A campaign activity whose cover-up resulted in prosecution of Nixon's aides & his resignation.
    Henry Kissinger
    Foreign policy adviser who negotiated peace with Vietnam and Detente with China & Russia
    ERA
    Equal Rights Amendment sent to the states in 1972 but rejected.
    Roe v. Wade
    Abortion right's decision the most controversial civil liberties
    Warren Burger
    Chief Justice appointed by Nixon who replaced Earl Warren. Began a shift of the court to the right.
    Rachel Carson
    Evironmental activist who raised the alarm against DDT in Silent Spring.
    George McGovern
    Anti-war candidate soundly defeated by Richard Nixon in 1972.
    Camp David accords
    Regularization of relations between Egypt and Israel under the mediation of Jimmy Carter.
    Edward Kennedy
    Senator from Massachusetts the last Kennedy brother.
    Geraldine Ferraro
    Congresswoman from NY who ran as the vice presidential candidate on the Democratic ticket in 1984
    Mikhail Gorbachev
    Last premier of the Soviet Union
    Sandra Day O’Connor
    First female justice of the Supreme Court
    Saddam Hussein
    Baathist leader of Iraq
    Ross Perot
    Reform candidate for president in 1992 & 1996
    Betty Friedan
    Wrote the Feminine Mystique and helped organized the National Organization for Women
    Cesar Chavez
    Led United Farm Workers to organize strikes against iceberg lettuce and table grapes
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    US coordinated air supply of the essentials for life in Berlin from 1948-49 when Soviets cut off ground transportation to the western zones within its sector of Germany.
    Sphere of influence
    Areas of a country under the control of another country.

    GI bill of Rights
    Investment in education housing and medical care for Veterans also known as the Servicemen's Readjustment Act.
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    Anti-communist senator from Wisconsin who used smears, allegations, and innuendo to defame his political opponents as Reds or Pinkos
    Richard M. Nixon
    Congressman, Senator, V-PtV-P & President
    Jackie Robinson
    African-American baseball player who integrated the National League and helped the Dodgers finally beat the Yankees in the world series.
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Monday, May 3

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    Spiro Agnew
    Geo. C. Wallace
    Watergate break in
    Henry Kissinger
    ERA
    Roe v. Wade
    Warren Burger
    Rachel Carson
    George McGovern
    Camp David accords
    Edward Kennedy
    Geraldine Ferraro
    Mikhail Gorbachev
    Sandra Day O’Connor
    Saddam Hussein
    Ross Perot
    Betty Friedan
    Cesar Chavez

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