Us History Lessons Learned

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1. people of all background were migrating to the us and citizens migrated north. over population in the neighborhoods and ghetos. different cultures in the south combined their history to jazz music.

2. people need to be supportive to stopping communism. And there is no media in North Korea.

3. ***Civil rights*** to what extent have the oppressed in america been able to attain an equality of life?

3.1. WW2 holocaust

3.1.1. When leaders go unchallenged they will continue without being stopped, they will continue to eat away at humanity

3.2. WW2

3.2.1. when the gov. took the japan americans to the camps, we learned that we should not punish people due to their race.

3.3. civil rights leaders killed

3.3.1. even if the leaders die, their ideas don't

4. *** technology*** How does technology impact society?

4.1. World War 1

4.1.1. there was faster communication because of technology and radios and lines./ everything was quick.

4.2. 1920's

4.2.1. radios spread entertainment and news

4.3. ww1 warfare

4.3.1. technology advances very quickly, influencing the style of warefare

5. ***Economics*** How has economics impacted america and americans?

5.1. Prohibition

5.1.1. The government banned alcohol but failed to budget enough $ to enforce prohibition

5.1.2. This amendment was repealed in the 21st amendment

5.2. Great Depression

5.2.1. When the New Deal was created to fix the economic problems, it costs a lot of money and government debit increased

5.2.2. People were taking out loans to buy stocks, if stocks go down, the person taking the loan won't pay the loan back, leads to bank failure

5.3. WW2

5.3.1. people would invest in war bonds which showed ameria that investing in our country not only benefits the soldiers but benefit the people.

5.4. high unemployment depression

5.4.1. caused many Americans to loose their jobs and people were having their houses foreclosed and starvation

5.5. mass production 1920's

5.5.1. us farms and businesses were pushing out way too many goods for consumers to buy (kick started by dustbowl)

6. ***Migration*** What causes migration and how has it impacted america?

6.1. The Great Migration

6.1.1. Harlem Renaissance was the moving of african americans into more northern territory

6.1.2. when groups of people migrate, they settle in concentrated areas which has pros and cons

6.2. WW2 Holocaust

6.2.1. It was harder for the Jewish people to leave their country because of the hate towards them due to German and other countries restrictions on migration.

7. ***Leaders & Presidents*** What makes and effective or ineffective reader?

7.1. FDR vs Hoover

7.1.1. FDR was accused of trying to make america a socialist country. FDR created lots of programs to help citizens. People wanted to listen to FDR more, he had a plan

7.1.2. Hoover lost to FDR and took him to court for the socialist problem. Hoover believed that people should fix their own problems

7.1.3. I feel that Hoover would have been a better president because he didn't want to interfere with the citizens lives

7.2. WW2

7.2.1. leaders that use total war are immoral, but very effective

7.3. Cold War

7.3.1. president truman had to decide if he should drop the atomic bomb or not, he chose to do so and stopped WW2

8. ***Media*** To what extent does the media influence people? To what extent does the media mirror or reflect society?

8.1. WW2

8.1.1. we learned the media is very influential to the public, hilter used it to his advantage.

8.2. invention of credit 1920

8.2.1. the invention of credit had made a big hit in the banks. what most consumers did not know was that every time they used credit, in reality they we're creating more debt

8.3. Cold War

8.4. Cold War, Red Scare

8.4.1. mccarthyism is the idea of communism spreading in our government and people. Every loyal an unloyal person was being questioned if they were a communist. Even in court

8.5. ^^^^^^due to mass media it was easy to scare society as a whole

8.6. kkk

8.6.1. they got away with murder in the south. his mom had an open casket to raise awareness for what the torture he went through.

8.7. Vietnam war

8.7.1. Most people did not like the war, protesters and hippies were not on board with the war, there was too much violence. Even soldiers gave back their medals after they got them. When people figured out that Richard Nixon lied to them about what was happening over in Vietnam, that s. Vietnamese soldiers could handle it, they were outraged. People learned/ realized their government was hiding things from them, and telling lies

9. ***Government*** What is the role and responsibility of the American government?

9.1. 1920's

9.1.1. prohibition was the banning of alcohol and that really took a tole on the government because it took so much money to keep it illegal

9.1.2. prohibition is expensive to keep up with drug usage and it is difficult to stop people from using

9.1.3. there was a lot of crime after prohibition because it was all organized

9.2. WW2

9.2.1. the dropping of the atomic bomb may have ended WW2 but casualties were high and the effects afterwards had both positive and negative points

9.3. great depression economy crashes

9.3.1. government must get involved to help americans get back on their feet

9.4. marshall plan

9.4.1. was where the us supplied european countries with economic resources to make sure they didn't fall to communism

9.5. gov need to know that the threat is real

9.6. The Great Society

9.6.1. when the gov cuts taxes and it creates large social programs, gov. debt increases.

9.7. 13th amendment

9.7.1. banned slavery

10. *** Foreign Relations*** How have foreign entanglements influence america?

10.1. World War 1

10.1.1. when the US is involved with world affairs to a large extent, it is hard to be neutral if a major conflict break out.

10.1.2. forming allies can draw the country into a broader conflict

10.2. WW2

10.2.1. the more allies the better; we're stronger

10.2.2. after WW1 the world didn't learn it's lesson, which led to similar causes of WW2, but after, things changed

10.2.3. the atomic bomb, after it went off it didn't ease the tension between the soviet union and us. learned sacrifice is important

10.3. Communism cold war

10.3.1. if we don't help out to stop communism the country fails and we loose economic partners

10.4. cold war foreign affairs

10.4.1. we need to stay involved and help our allies

10.5. ww1 treaty of versailles

10.5.1. the treaty was put in place to punish germany, but the punishments were too harsh which allows someone like hitler to rise to power in a desperate time

10.6. harlem renisance

10.7. Nato

10.7.1. military had to help others, an attack on us is an attack on all of us. to make sure another hitler does not rise up and expand

10.8. korean war

10.8.1. after china fell to communism we found out that korea might fall to it, so in order to stop communism in korea we had to get involved in a warfare.

10.9. Vietnam war

10.9.1. In the war, we were losing so many american soldiers and they weren't able to contain communism. This was a loss for America and people were ashamed. This happened because of Nixon's Vietnamization plan that didn't work.

10.10. Vietnam war

10.10.1. North Vietnam signed the Paris Peace agreement to split Vietnam in half, 2 years after that, when all the American troops were gone, the north came down hard on the south and the south couldn't do much because the US had given them most of their military supplies. We left them without any protection to fight, and our government knew that. WE learned we need to have supplies to make sure communism doesn't spread so quickly because that is our main goal- stopping communism