US History II Lessons Learned

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US History II Lessons Learned by Mind Map: US History II Lessons Learned

1. Technology affected the 1920s: Cars Radio

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

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

2.2. Black Panthers, Lesson Learned: aggressive tactics against the government can fail if you're a inferior force

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

3.1. Flappers: When people challenge with new style, there is a reaction against it

3.2. 1960 Debate, Lesson Learned: TV has changed the type of candidate that is running for president

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

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

5.1. MLK and Malcolm X, Lesson Learned: many times civil rights leaders are assassinated just because they wanted everyone to be equal. Just because you kill the person doesn't mean you kill the idea.

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

6.1. Prohibition: Governments were trying to make popular drugs illegal and they lost control of trade and gangs and violence will follow.

6.2. New Deal: When the government tries to fix the economy, it is very expensive and will increase debt

6.3. Great Society, Lesson Learned: when the government creates large welfare programs and decreases taxes government debt will increase.

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

7.1. Media influenced people in the 1920s by introducing movies and the radio. This

7.2. Lesson Learned: Black people got beat up on purpose to get on TV and improve public opinion.

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

8.1. When the U.S. is involved in World Affairs to a large extent. It is hard to be neutral if a major conflict breaks out.

8.2. NATO: Making alliance with a large group makes your country stronger

8.3. MAIN: When you have these elements present in the world, it can easily lead to a world war

8.4. Lesson Learned: US needs to compromise on foreign affairs to get results

8.5. Vietnam

8.5.1. The United States with drawled from the war and Communism took over Vietnam. The Lesson Learned was that the U.S. was supporting the wrong side that the Vietnamese never wanted. Immediately the North took over the South. For moving forward, the U.S. could have strategically sided with what the Vietnamese could have compromised with.

8.5.2. The Vietnamese used the "Invisible Enemy" strategy. The United States never could figure out who was a solider or not. The Vietnamese would attack at night and work out during the day. The Lesson Learned was the the U.S. wouldn't know if they were a solider or not so they could have been killing and bombing innocent people and families. For moving forward, the U.S. could have used a more strategically plan to find the real soldiers instead of most likely killing innocents.

8.5.3. The Unites States struggled with knowing the land. The Vietnam War was battled in the Jungle.The Lesson Learned was how the Vietnamese and their people knew the territory which benefited them and only gave a disadvantage to the U.S. For moving forward, the U.S. could have studied the territory and land of the battle field. We went into the battle without thinking of our disadvantages and lack of knowledge.

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

9.1. People in the 1920s started taking out too much credit

9.2. Bank Failure: We need to insure people's savings so they don't end up on the streets

9.3. Too much Debt: Americans had no savings. Goes with bank failure and debt increased

9.4. People bought stocks on credit and the stocks go down, they stop paying their loans.

9.5. Credit fails, Banks fail, People lose savings, Great Depression

9.6. Over production happened and businesses fail

9.7. When debt is too high and savings are too low people will struggle during bad times because they cat pay their debt and have no savings leaving them on the streets

9.8. Civil Rights Protest, Lesson Learned: when a group of people stop using the service could go out of business

10. WWI: Forming Allies can draw the country into a broader conflict

10.1. Russia, Turkey, Germany, England and France

10.2. League of Nations: The League of Nations was an intergovernmental organisation founded on 10 January 1920 as a result of the Paris Peace Conference that ended the First World War. It was the first worldwide intergovernmental organisation whose principal mission was to maintain world peace.

10.3. Wilson 14 people

10.4. Woodrow Wilson

10.5. Treaty of Versailles: The Treaty of Versailles was the most important of the peace treaties that brought World War I to an end. The Treaty ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers.

10.6. Modern Warfare: Modern warfare is warfare using the concepts, methods, and military technology that have come into use during and after World Wars I and II.

11. 1920s

11.1. Prohibition: Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages from 1920 to 1933.

11.2. Jazz

11.3. KKK: The Ku Klux Klan, commonly called the KKK or the Klan and commonly misspelled as the Klu Klux Klan, is an American hate group. The Klan has existed in three distinct eras at different points in time during the history of the United States.

11.4. Harlem Renaissance: The Harlem Renaissance was an intellectual, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem, New York, spanning the 1920s. During the time, it was known as the "New Negro Movement", named after The New Negro, the 1925 anthology edited by Alain Locke.

11.5. Scopes Trials

12. The Great Depression: The Great Depression was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world, lasting from 1929 to 1939. It began after the stock market crash of October 1929, which sent Wall Street into a panic and wiped out millions of investors.

12.1. Wealth Distribution: Majority of population was in poverty, Very little rich people

12.2. Failing Banks: People's savings disappeared, Majority of banks were dead

12.3. Bubbles in Stock Market: Inflation overpriced stocks, Bubble bursts and prices lower, Value of stocks in lust

12.4. Foreclosing Farming: Poor farming techniques, Too much supply, Prices continued to lower in the 1920s

12.5. Stocks in Margin

12.6. Debt

12.7. Overproduction, Under consumption

13. WWII

13.1. Investment, Production, Conservation (Home Front)

13.2. Japanese Internment Camps ( Order #9902)

13.3. Holocaust

13.4. Pearl Harbor: The Attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, on the morning of December 7, 1941. The attack, also known as the Battle of Pearl Harbor, led to the United States' entry into World War II.

13.5. M.A.G.N.E.T.T: Militarism , Alliance, Great Depression, Nationalism, Expansionism, Treaty of Versailles, Totalitarianism

13.6. Battle of Owkinawa

13.7. Battle of Berlin

13.8. Battle of Stalingrad

13.9. Battle of Normandy

13.10. Battle of The Bulge

14. The Cold War : State of hostility w/o direct military conflict (non direct) between the US and USSR

14.1. NATO: North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Military Alliance formed in 1940 by 10 Western European countries, the US, and Canada

14.2. Korean War: The Korean War was a war between North Korea and South Korea. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea following a series of clashes along the border. As a product of the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States, Korea had been split into two sovereign states.

14.3. Berlin Blockade: The Berlin Blockade was one of the first major international crises of the Cold War. During the multinational occupation of post–World War II Germany, the Soviet Union blocked the Western Allies' railway, road, and canal access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control.

14.4. Marshall Plan: Program proposed by George Marshall, which the US supplied economic aid to European nations to rebuild

14.5. Truman Doctrine: Policy that pledged support to countries fighting communism

14.6. Containment: Blocking another nation's attempt at spreading their influence.

14.7. United Nations (UN): International peace keeping organization to which most nations belong, founded in 1945

14.8. Satellite Nations: Country that is dominated politically and economically by another country

14.9. Tron Curtain: Phrase used by Winston Churchill in 1946 to describe an imaginary line that is separated Communist countries and non communist countries

14.10. Warsaw Pact: Treaty established a mutual defense organization composed originally of the Soviet Union and 7 Eastern Countries