To what extent does the media mirror or reflect society?

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To what extent does the media mirror or reflect society? by Mind Map: To what extent does the media mirror or reflect society?

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

1.1. take out too much credit in the 1920's and will cause the great depression

1.2. Great Depression:

1.2.1. when the government tries to fix the economy, it is very expensive and will increase debt.

1.2.2. causes of the great depression

1.2.3. support + critics of the new deal

1.2.4. people bought stocks on credit the stocks fail the people stop paying the loans then the banks start to fail and we lose our savingss

1.2.5. companies fail then other companies fail when your not buying stuff from the companies so they lose their money. debt: when debt is high and savings are low people with struggle. when farmers make too much then they don't get enough money to pay their loans.

1.3. Service can go out of business when a group of people who stop playing

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

2.1. people coming up from the south and brings different called the Harlem renaissance.

2.2. live in areas in certain concentration

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

3.1. Hoover vs FDR

3.2. Civil Rights leaders: they are almost assassinated because they are seen as a threat. Just because you kill the person doesn't mean you kill the idea.

3.3. Vietnam

3.3.1. Nixon's pan to end the war was to train the southern Vietnam people to fight back against the north but later after the U.S. leaves then the south then the north attacks and wins over the south to spread communism.

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

4.1. prohibitions when the government banned the sale of alcohol so the crime rate just went up and gangs and crimes

4.2. Great society: the government creates large welfare programs and decreases taxes the government debt will increase

4.3. Vietnam

4.3.1. the U.S. soldiers did not know what they were fighting for... the U.S. government was hated by american citizens because so many people were dying. The government went to war that the people and soldiers didn't support that the government went to war.

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

5.1. Holocaust: when america does not respond to a violation of human rights that violation will grow worse.

5.2. Civil Rights movement: MLK and Malcom X both were key leaders in the CRM and they were both assassinated because they wanted everyone to be equal.

5.2.1. Freedom riders rode around to show the world without violence and non violence

5.2.2. Aggressive tactics can fail when going up against the government.

5.3. Vietnam

5.3.1. The veterans are treated with no respect when they come back from the war not like they wanted to fight in the war and most of them were drafted into the war and had to fight.

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

6.1. when there are new advancements in technology there will be effects on warfare

6.2. TV has changed the type of candidate that is running for president. 1960 Debate

7. ***Media*** To what extent does the media influence people?

7.1. Black people got beat up on purpose so that the news could show it and they get public.

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

8.1. WW1: forming allies can draw the country to the border conflict

8.2. WW1: when the U.S. is involved in the world affairs to large extent it is hard to be neutral if major conflict breaks out.

8.3. Military .Alliances .Imperialism .Nationalism- when you have these elements present in the world, it can easily lead to a world war.

8.4. Cuban Missile crisis the U.S. needs to compromise on foreign affairs to get results.