US History Lessons Learned

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

1. Working Class

1.1. When the working class got paid more and worked less they got paid more for leisure.

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

2.1. World War 1

2.1.1. When the US is involved in world affairs to a large extent. It is hard to stay neutral

2.2. Vietnam War

2.2.1. The U.S. had very good relations with the South side of Vietnam. The whole reason that the U.S. entered the war was so that they could be there to defend the South Vietnamese against the North Vietnamese. After we left Vietnam we left like we weren't going back. The South Vietnamese army got taken over by the North and this destroyed the relation with the U.S. and the South Vietnam in their foreign relations.

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

3.1. Emit Till

3.1.1. Tills open casket put in a perspective of the ways blacks were treated.

3.2. Malcolm X and MLK

3.2.1. Awareness of issues and spread of C.R.M.

3.3. Protesting the Vietnam War

3.3.1. During the Vietnam there were many protest of so many different kinds. WHen these protest came about this is when the hippy movement had started. Hippies started to protest for freedom and wanted the was to end. The protesting got so out of hand when the soldiers got home they were treated like they were the enemy. No one ever thanked them or even liked them. People of the U.S. thought that this was the dumbest war to be in and that we had no point to be in it and we weren't going to get anything out of it. With more and more people protesting it had a large impact on the U.S. and then everyone was protesting the war.

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

4.1. Growth of New Technology in the 1920's

4.1.1. The technology in the 1920's was growing and now we have amazing technology today whit transportation and more. When you have new technologies like the radio it gives a broad communication connecting all of us.

4.1.1.1. World War 1 Warfare

4.1.1.1.1. Technology advancements prior to WWI it changes the way war was fought and the world wasn't ready for it.

4.2. TV

4.2.1. Seeing candidates appearances changes by the outcomes of electronic

4.3. Interstate Highway System

4.3.1. Progression in transportation technology and the implement of that technology will benefit society by making it easier to get from place to place.

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

5.1. African Americans WWI/1920's

5.1.1. During times of war we always see civil right improve. Also women's progress improving with them getting full time jobs and the right to vote.

5.2. Civil Rights Protest

5.2.1. African Americans would have non-violent protest during the Civil Rights movement to try to get equality. They would protest in the streets for the rights that they wanted.

5.2.2. Non-violent protests can bring attention to events and make impacts without hurting anyone physically.

5.3. Civil Rights Movement

5.3.1. When a radical idea was introduced to a group of individuals that have been the same for many years, they will be reluctant to change.

5.4. Black Panthers

5.4.1. If a movement is not seen as making huge gains it will seem to involve violent actions.

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

6.1. Prohibition

6.1.1. Creating unpopular laws are hard to enforce.

6.2. New Deal

6.2.1. Roosevelt's New Deal fundamentally and permanently changed the federal government's relationship to U.S. citizens

6.3. Great Society

6.3.1. When the Government decreases taxes and creates large social programs, debt will increase.

6.4. Losing trust in the Government

6.4.1. During the war many Americans were losing trust in the government. The government put themselves in a bad position when Nixon's plan of vietnamization did not work. After the failure the government looked like they were sending more troops over than the amount of troops coming home. When the citizens saw this they were very angry and wondered why this was happening. This is when the protest had begun and the Vietnam because a hated war.

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

7.1. FDR vs. Hoover

7.1.1. Roosevelt used the government to provide relief, recovery from the Depression and reform of the economic system.

7.1.1.1. FDR, had the leadership skills to guide the US through the Great Depression of the 1930s and most of World War II

7.2. Bay of Pigs Invasion

7.2.1. Presidents need to be educated on things happening in politics/ the white house before they are put into office.

7.3. Assassinations

7.3.1. JKF was killed for pushing and pursuing the Civil Rights movement. If JFK would of not died then the Civil Rights might not of ever happened.

7.4. Nixon's Plan to End the Vietnam War

7.4.1. Nixon had a plan to end the Vietnam war. His plan was called Vietnamization. With this plan is was designed to bring home American troops by swapping them out with men from the South Vietnamese army. This plan turned out being a complete failure ending up with the North obliterating the South's army. The U.S. had then already withdrawn from the war and was not going to enter again.

7.5. Nixon Lying to the U.S.

7.5.1. The U.S. government had a plan to pull all troops from Vietnam and it failed. After the plan failed Nixon came out to the public saying that the plan was a success and they had successfully made it out of Vietnam. The citizens of the U.S. believed Nixon at first until they caught on to his lie.

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

8.1. Great Migration/Harlem Renaissance

8.1.1. When different cultures collide it provides a good and fun atmosphere for the people around. Immigrants like to live and consolidate in new areas. New and fun cultural diversity to the country.

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

9.1. Working class

9.1.1. People have more free time to to more to do more fun things.

9.2. Great Depression

9.2.1. When the New Deal was created to fix the economic problems, it cost a lot of money and government debt increased.

9.3. New Deal

9.3.1. a series of programs, public work projects, financial reforms and regulations enacted by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the United States between 1933 and 1936. It responded to needs for relief, reform and recovery from the Great Depression

10. Causes of World War 2

10.1. (Gov.) Totalitarianism

10.1.1. One leader has too much power, they can do whatever they want if they are nit challenged.

10.2. Pivital Battles

10.2.1. Leaders- A military leader who is aggressive can only be stopped aggressively. Having an "enemy" become an ally promotes competition and harder fighting but can lend to tension after war.

10.3. America on the Homefront

10.3.1. Civil Rights: Disenfranchised groups are needed and want to continue being needed in times when there is a connecting issue.

10.4. End of World War 2

10.4.1. Technology

10.4.1.1. Atomic bomb-Japan surrendered because they realized how strong america was with the bomb and if they didn't stop fighting many more people would die.

10.4.2. Leaders and Presidents

10.4.2.1. Fall of Germany- Leaders like Hitler who are willing to fight to the end can be challenging to defeat. `

10.5. Holocost

10.5.1. Government

10.5.1.1. Since Hitler was in power and kept pushing limits with persecution and no one stopped him he was able to continue what he was doing and kill that many people.