US History II Lesson Learned

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1. politically women had an opinion and their opinion mattered. they also had freedoms to do what they wanted in their lives. women are just as capable as men.

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

2.1. WW1

2.1.1. 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.

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

2.2. Pivotal battles inn ww2

2.2.1. Stalingrad , Hitler saw Stalingrad as a great opportunity to get into russia.

2.3. Expansion

2.3.1. When too many countries dominate it creates mass conflict.

2.4. Spread of communism

2.4.1. The united states sees communism as a threat and is spread throughout Russia and china

2.5. Vietnam

2.5.1. many factors have contributed to the Vietnam war which ultimately caused the first big war the United States has lost.

2.5.1.1. The first flaw to the Vietnam was that the soldiers who were fighting in Vietnam were not motivated and did not understand the purpose of fighting. to accommodate for the lack of motivation the U.S bases became more of a place for soldiers to party and use drugs/alcohol. After the war many of the veterans were homeless and also addicted to drugs and became alcoholics The U.S learned that it is harder to win against an enemy when you have an unmotivated army that feels like the war that they are fighting is not worth fighting for. MEDIA

2.5.1.1.1. Another factor to the united states failing was how the U.S soldier combated the Vietcong. The issue is that in Vietnam you could not tell who the enemy is because the enemy were farmers that farmed during the day and used the element of surprise to effectively attack the U.S soldiers. We learned that we if an enemy can easily hide in plain sight from the U.S then that will give then an advantage. FOREIGN RELATIONS

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

3.1. radios

3.1.1. radios were created and help spread ideas, music. create national culture and brings us a national culture

3.2. newspaper

3.2.1. false facts cause radical standpoints on ideas and different events.

3.3. red scare

3.3.1. Joseph Mccarthy made the public beleive that there are communist working for the united states government

3.4. freedom riders

3.4.1. grab attention from the media to shows their protest

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

4.1. Post war technological advancements

4.1.1. After the war we received new technology like radio and improvement to vehicles and transportation. now that we look at today we can see how technology evolved and how we improve our advancements

4.2. warfare

4.2.1. when there is a lot of new technology we will not be ready for war and not ready for new technology.

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

5.1. womens independence

5.2. japanese

5.2.1. internment camp violated the constitution deeming in unconstitutional.

5.3. African american

5.3.1. proved that they were equal by fighting for their country.

5.4. Jim Crow

5.4.1. The Jim crow laws of the south oppressed african americans and segregating the blacks. separate but Equal.

5.5. Emmett Till

5.5.1. death and face gave whites and blacks to be angry.

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

6.1. the law in 1920s disabled citizens to buy or sell alcohol but they can consumed it. led an uproar of gangs and violence. disabling use of drugs lead to more violence.

6.2. LBS: Great Society

6.2.1. Government creates social programs gov debt will increase

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

7.1. main

7.1.1. leaders focus too much on militarism it destabilizes world piece.

7.2. Alliences

7.2.1. when more powerful leaders work together it causes them to have a greater chance of winning which forces other countries to join the war. causes mass destruction for everyone.

7.3. Radical leaders

7.3.1. radical leaders are more likely to be discovered and supported due to the problems and precautions that are being taken to protect their country

7.4. Assasination

7.4.1. After JFKs assassination LBJ rose to power and followed through with JFKs programs and created the Great Soicety.

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

8.1. holocaust

8.1.1. many people though the us would be the best place to go, but america was very hesitant to allow everything occurring in their country.

8.2. Black south to north

8.2.1. Young african americans migrated to the north to escape from racial oppression and find a safer life to start a family. others could not because they had families as for the others had nothing to lose.

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

9.1. women can handle money and we had more time for entertainment and enjoy life. they had money for theaters and baseball.

9.1.1. money

9.2. debt

9.2.1. spend too much and credit used

9.3. America on the homefront

9.3.1. people on the homefront were more willing to help with the war by conserving,producing,and investing

9.4. Civil rights

9.4.1. boycotts and small everyday services impact the economy.