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    Berlin Airlift
    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.
    GI bill of Rights
    Investment in education housing and medical care for Veterans also known as the Servicemen's Readjustment Act.
    Geo. C. Marshall
    Secretary of State who promoted the Marshall Plan to stimulated the reconstruction of western Europe after World War II
    Sphere of influence
    Nation states under the influence of super powers because of proximity or national interest of the larger power
    Mao Zedong
    Founder of the Chinese Communist Party who defeated the Nationalist Chinese with a peasant army in 1949
    Joseph McCarthy
    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-P & President whose anti-communist credentials permitted triumphs in China & Russia, but whose misguided security ideas destroyed him in Watergate
    Jackie Robinson
    African-American baseball player who integrated the National League and helped the Dodgers finally beat the Yankees in the world series.
    Thurgood Marshall
    Attorney for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund who argued Brown v Topeka Bd of Ed and was later the 1st black justice on the Supreme Court.
    Rosa Parks
    Alabama seamstress and member of the NAACP whose actions resulted in the bus boycott which desegregated Montgomery's transit system & launched MLK's civil rights efforts.
    Earl Warren
    Former CA governor whose tenure on the supreme court from 1953-1969 broadly expanded citizens civil rights and civil liberties by applying the 14th amd to state laws.
    Orval Faubus
    Segregationist Governor of Arkansas who actions prompted Eisenhower to send troops to enforce the integration of Little Rock Central High School in 1957
    John F. Dulles
    Much traveled Secretary of State who attempted through brinksmanship and regional alliances to push back on Communist expansionism in the 1950s
    Ho Chi Minh
    Leader of the Vietnamese Communist Party whose supporters defeated the French in 1954 and whose resistance defeated a US backed government in South Vietnam.
    Nikita Khrushchev
    Confrontational technocrat & soviet communist party chairman and premier whose leadership put Russia first in space but whose overreaching in Cuba resulted in his downfall
    Elvis Presley
    Tupelo born Memphis bred rock and roll star whose assumption of an African American and country idoms revolutionized popular music.
    Bay of Pigs
    Failed CIA plot to topple Castro in 1961
    Cuban missile crisis
    Khrushchev placed missiles in Cuba, Kennedy quarantined them, nuclear war narrowly avoided
    Robert Francis Kennedy
    JFK's Attorney General, Later Presidential candidate assassinated in 1968
    J. Edgar Hoover
    FBI head caught bank robbers in the 30s & ran cointelpro against domestic supposed threats
    Robert S. McNamara
    JFK Sec. of Defense oversaw troop escalation in Vietnam
    Gulf of Tonkin resolution
    Authority to protect the security of our troops in Vietnam granted after "attack" on the Maddox
    Charles de Gaulle
    Last WWII leader deposed by radicals in 1968
    James Meredith
    Student who integrated U. Miss. later shot as he made a one man march from Memphis to Jackson
    Medgar Evers
    NAACP MS field secretary assassinated in his driveway in 1963
    Lee Harvey Oswald
    Assassin of JFK
    Jack Ruby
    Killed Lee Harvey Oswald as he was being transported to court.
    SCLC
    Southern Christian Leadership Conference - civil rights organization established by MLK
    Barry Goldwater
    1964 conservative Republican nominee for President.
    War on Poverty
    Combination of Federal programs initiated LBJ intended to reduce poverty in the midst of plenty.
    Malcolm X
    Popular spokesman for the Nation of Islam "Black Muslims" who was assassinated in 1965
    Watts Riots
    Beginning of urban violence which erupted in the ghettos of American cities from 65-69
    George C. Wallace
    Segregationist Gov. of Alabama who ran for President in 1968 & was paralyzed by a bullet in 1972.
    Spiro Agnew
    Richard Nixon's vp forced to resign and plead nolo contender to Maryland corruption charges.
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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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Wednesday, May 26

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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
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    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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    society since 1950.1950.http://2010narratives.wikispaces.com/file/view/100_0981.jpg
    Political campaign ads, JFK Nixon debate, politicians as news free media, propaganda in support of the government, MaCarthy Army Hearings, crime portrayed Kefauver Hearings, civil disobedience, war, civil rights movement March on Washington and the "I have a Dream speech, police dogs attacking protesters, HUAC hearings Watergate affair, Iran-Contra, Monica Lewinsky.
    Economic TV paid for by ads, Youth culture latest stuff, television stars, Soap, cereal, cigarettes, automobiles. Trends in dress, Blue suede shoes, hula hoops, 1963 1/2 ford mustang, muscle cars, Product placement, like the Truman show.
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Tuesday, May 25

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    Head start, vista, model cities civil rights act equal employment opportunity commission, Medicare
    3. Compare and contrast America's foreign policy after WWI to that after WWII.
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    Became isolationist. Irreconcilables later America First Committee Charles Lindbergh Allowed losers
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    in Spanish civil warCivil War triumph of
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    Good Neighbor policy--MexicanPolicy--Mexican oil nationalization, Limited immigration with National Origins Quota Act, Raised tariff
    Created the United Nations, containment policy, g i bill economic stability, truman doctrine, Marshall Plan, Berlin Air Lift Berlin crisis, recognition of Israel, NATO first permanent alliance since 1800, Korean War, Suez. Missile Crisis, Vietnam War, Panama Canal, Iran-Contra, Afghanistan, Desert Storm, 2d Iraq war.
    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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    3. Compare and contrast America's foreign policy after WWI to that after WWII.
    14 points- Versailles treaty. Did not join the league of nations. Became isolationist. Allowed losers to be robbed. Germany had a raw deal. Economy of Europe was allowed to deteriorate because of war debts. Economic catastrophe we isolated Russia we Disarmed unilaterally to 120K men we thought a treaty would bring peace. We did not react to Japan's invasion of Manchuria, the of China proper, passed neutrality acts that resulted in Spanish civil war triumph of Franco's fascists, Hitler aggression. Good Neighbor policy--Mexican oil nationalization, Raised tariff barriers Fordney McCumber tariff then the Hawley-Smoot 1930. Lend Lease, Ships for bases and secret naval war against Hitler.
    Created the United Nations, containment policy, g i bill economic stability, truman doctrine, Marshall Plan, Berlin Air Lift Berlin crisis, recognition of Israel, NATO first permanent alliance since 1800, Korean War, Suez. Missile Crisis, Vietnam War, Panama Canal, Iran-Contra, Afghanistan, Desert Storm, 2d Iraq war.

    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.
    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.
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    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.
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    of the women'sWomen's movement. Women
    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.
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    Equal Rights Amendment proposed, NOW Betty Friedan, Bra burning, direct action campaigns radicalization.
    5. Discuss the significant political, economic, and social influences television has had on American society since 1950.
    Political campaign ads, JFK Nixon debate, politicians as news free media, propaganda in support of the government, MaCarthy Army Hearings, crime portrayed Kefauver Hearings, civil disobedience, war, civil rights movement March on Washington and the "I have a Dream speech, police dogs attacking protesters, HUAC hearings Watergate affair, Iran-Contra, Monica Lewinsky.
    Economic TV paid for by ads, Youth culture latest stuff, television stars, Soap, cereal, cigarettes, automobiles. Trends in dress, Blue suede shoes, hula hoops, 1963 1/2 ford mustang, muscle cars, Product placement, like the Truman show.
    Social Cultural Smothers Brother politics, drug culture, what is normal, Will and Grace, single mom, birth control, seal of good practice, sexual revolution. Racism, values of Church attendance.

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    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.
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    local politics. Middle class values protected.
    FDR alphabet soup agency, WPA 3r's grapes
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    Public Housing Brains trust, Social Security old age pensions, disabilities, unemployment insurance, NLRB unionization Helped Middle class folks get out of the poverty that the depression created.
    Great Society Johnson Nixon Appalachian regional commission, Title 1 education special funds for poor schools
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    employment opportunity commissioncommission, Medicare
    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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