US History II Lessons Learned

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1. vietnam

1.1. The draft was a big part in the Vietnam War. The black panthers were heavily against it because they would have been fighting for freedom in another country when they didn't have it in their own. The lesson the US learned from this is to take away the draft. Roughly 30,000 men fled the US to dodge the draft. The US took away the draft because the only people getting drafted were the poorer and uneducated people.

1.2. Another mistake was how the war started. There were US ships around the Vietnam area and they first day the US ships got attacked they left it alone. On the second day the soldiers thought they got attacked but they didn't. So the war was started on the second day over false accusations. The US learned from this to attack when attacked and look into what happened more before attacking.

1.3. Nixon made another mistake by fighting the war for south Vietnam. The north was communist and the south wasn't. Nixon proceeded with the war with the intention containing communism but fought the war with US supplies. People in the US didn't like this because Nixon didn't release on the war. Families were losing members for a reason that was unknown. He later realized this and started to teach south Vietnam how to fight. This helped the US learn to make the country they are fighting in help instead of doing it for them.

2. ***Economics:*** How has economics impacted America & Americans?

2.1. 1920s when the economy crashed then people had to work and a things were worth nothing

2.2. people taking out to much credit

2.3. Banks crashed because people were buying stoks with loans

2.4. FDIC made insurance

2.5. when debt is tooo high and savings to low people will struggle durring bad times

2.6. When farmers over produce prices go down

3. ***Migration*** What causes migration and how has it impacted America?

3.1. when african americans migrated to cities they developed their own culture and express it

4. ***Leaders & Presidents*** What makes an effective or ineffective leader?

4.1. FDR beat Hoover because FDR had ideas to get out of depression

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

5.1. prohibition didnt work and just brought on a new form of trade and organized crime

5.2. M.A.I.N: military, alliance, imperialism, nationalism

5.3. during holocaust government didn't help jews until they were protested

5.4. Great Society

5.4.1. if taxes drop and welfare goes up government debt goes up a lot

5.4.2. JFK got the cuban missile crisis over because he didnt bomb them like his generals wanted him too he also

5.4.3. AFTER GREAT SOCIETY LBJ got more black people in office the black senats went from 5 to 55 in 40 years

5.5. civil rights

5.5.1. freedom riders: walked to boycott buses. NON VIOLENT

5.5.2. black panthers were violent and they had a gun shootuout with the police: They also got beat up on purpose to get publicity

5.5.3. Leaders: Mlacom and MLK got assinated because they were getting somewhere

5.5.4. Emmet till: died becaue of false accusations

6. ***Civil Rights:*** To what extent have the oppressed in America been able to attain an equality of life?

6.1. Haulocost

6.1.1. causes when america does not respond to a violation of human rightsthat violation will grow worse Germany has no money so hitler has a plan and people follow him The japs bombed pearl harbor

6.1.2. pivotol battles op torch: African people and french attacked algier in the first american battle Bat of Bulge: Germany, france, battled oN A 75MILE stretch of ardennes forest amricans had frostbite but Germany lost midway battle: US navy fighting japenese 6 months after pearl harbor midway is between jap and US Hitler lost when he tried to get into stalingrad because of the harsh winters okinawa: US gained land from Jap Battle of france: Hitler moves west germans invaded lower EU countries hitler conquered all of france and he wants an invasion US and Brit fought Germany being the biggest amphibious war Berlin: Hitler died and he tried to invade the soviet US stopped providing for Jap so they bombed us

7. ***Technology*** How does technology impact society?

7.1. WW1 when there are new advancements in tech there will be an impact on warfare

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

8.1. 1920s When people do things other people want in

8.1.1. prohibition failed because of gangs

8.1.2. flappers, jazz, kkk, cars, radio, harlem renassaince, scopes trial: first trial rediod and was about evolution instead of god

9. ***Foreign Relations*** How have foreign entanglements influence America?

9.1. america didnt join the UN in WW1

9.2. WW2 Battles

9.2.1. owkinawa

9.2.2. Berlin

9.2.3. stalingrad

9.2.4. nomrandy

9.2.5. the bulge

9.2.6. midway

9.3. ww1

9.3.1. ;eagueof nations

9.3.2. wilson 14 points

9.4. cole war

9.4.1. nuke weapons/ h bombs

9.4.2. eisenhower doctrine: stopped commieism

9.4.3. NATO: alliance the commies feared

9.4.4. truman doctrine: givepeople support to fight soviets

9.5. distrust between us and soviet union

9.5.1. us didnt involve russia in nukes kinda caused cold war

10. ***New Deal***When the government tries to fix the economy, it is very expensiveand will increase debt

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