U.S. History II Lessons Learned

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U.S. History II Lessons Learned by Mind Map: U.S. History II Lessons Learned

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

1.1. When there are new advancements in technology there will be effects on warfare.

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

2.1. Holocaust: When America does not respond to a violation of human rights that violation will grow worse.

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

3.1. People started to take too much credit in the 20's

3.2. America on the Home Front:The economy picked up from the great depression with more jobs needed throughout the war.

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

4.1. When groups move to an area the then to group up and stick together.

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

5.1. Pivitol Battles of WWII: Winning major battles shows we have capable leaders.

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

6.1. Prohibition was made to attempt to keep families from falling apart do to alcoholism. Though it fail, due to drinking being so popular.

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

7.1. CR movement used media in many ways to bring attention to a problem that had to be addressed

7.2. Vietnam

7.2.1. Everyone Against Vietnam: The Vietnam war was much different from any other was due to the fact that most of the war was shown on the media. Million were able to see what was actually going on in this war, and they were able to keep up on battles that were one and lost. This, in turn, was able to show the public that war was failing and a majority of the public supported the U.S. withdrawing from the war.

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

8.1. Forming allies can draw the country into a broader conflict.

8.2. When the U.S. is involved in world affairs to a large extent., it's hard to remain neutral in the event of a conflict.

8.3. Causes of WWII: MAIN

8.4. End of WWII

8.5. Vietnam

8.5.1. Beginnings of Vietnam: France used to rule Indochina (South East Asia) which included the modern countries of Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. WWII weakened the French rule over these countries and shortly after Japan had surrendered, communist leader Ho Chi Minh declared Vietnam independent. Throughout the course of WWII the U.S. supported the Vietnamese, but after, during the Vietnamese rebellion the U.S. supported the French in their efforts to stop the Vietnamese. Soon the French gave up and the U.S. stepped in to enforce Containment Polices in 1959.

8.5.2. Lesson Learned: During our fight against the Japanese in WWII, we supported the Vietnamese in their fight against them too. After the war, when The commmunist leader of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, declared independence, the U.S. immediately turned on them. Basically stabbing them in the back, because of the containment policy. Not only did this make us look bad to other countries but it also to the people of the U.S.