US History II Lessons Learned

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1. during times of war minorities are benefited because they fill in the jobs for the soldiers

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

2.1. world war I

2.2. Causes of world war ll

2.2.1. treaty of versailles, when there are attempts at balancing one country conflict will result

2.3. End of Vietnam War

2.3.1. Toward the end of the War Nixon was able to sign a peace treaty agreement between the U.S and Vietnam. this fell short because in the end Nixon tried his vietnamization solution and this lead to America ultimately losing the war which meant America did not complete the objective. This also made the County look bad because it lost against a third world country.

2.4. Gulf of Tonkin

2.4.1. On August 2 the U.S was attacked but they did not respond. On August 4th the U.S thought they were attacked, based on these false accusation the U.S fired back and attacked. This made the U.S look bad becasue they were starting conflict between the U.S and Vietnam.

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

3.1. working class

3.1.1. People worked less and mad more money.

3.2. Cause of the great depression

3.2.1. People saved money but that did not matter because the banks failed

3.2.2. a bubble form in the stocks

3.2.3. 65% of people were still very poor

3.2.4. stocks were being bought at the wrong time.

3.3. when immigrants enter the country the population often finds then threatening.

3.4. Provided many jobs for american citizens

3.4.1. ccc,AAA,NIRA,FDIC,WPA,SSA

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

4.1. improved quality of life 1920s

4.1.1. Communication

4.1.2. travel

4.2. World war one technology changed the way war was fought.

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

5.1. womens rights

5.1.1. they became more independent

5.2. America on the homefront

5.2.1. dis enfranchised groups are needed and want to continue being needed in times when there is a connecting issue

5.3. black panther

5.3.1. if a movement is not making progress it will evolve to more aggressive tactics

5.4. Civil rights movement

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

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

6.1. creating unpopular laws is hard to enforce

6.2. banning things that are very popular it does not work very well

6.3. when the new deal created to fix the economic problems, it cost a lot of money and government debt increased.

6.4. Causes of World war ll

6.4.1. when one leader has too much power they can do whatever they want if they are not challenged

6.5. Great depression

6.6. Great society

6.6.1. When the government decreases taxes and creates large social programs debt will increase

6.7. Vietnam war

6.7.1. The American government's responsibility during the Vietnam war was to keep communism contained. Ho chi Minh wanted to team up with America because he idolized their independence but America refused because he was a communist. This is when Ho Chi minh decided to take matters into his own hands.

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

7.1. great migration/ Harlem

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

8.1. FDR

8.1.1. He was more confident and took control of everything in order to restore the U.S

8.2. Hoover

8.2.1. Didn't really do anything to helped he wanted the american people to figure it out themselves and be independent

8.3. World war 2 pivotal battles

8.3.1. a military leader who is aggressive can only be stopped aggressively

8.4. having an enemy become an ally prompts completion and harder fighting But can lead tot tension

8.5. Nixon

8.5.1. Nixon was criticized for his solution for putting an end to the war. His solution of Vietnamization was fail and North Vietnam end up taking over South Vietnam leaving thousands of Americans and refugees fleeing the country before the North Vietnam soldiers to kill them. Nixon then lied about the success of vietnamization to the public. Nixon wasn't very successful with the presidency at this point and resigned as president of the untied states.

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

9.1. emmit till

9.1.1. his death sparked the civil rights movement

9.2. JFK's death

9.2.1. sparked an up roar within the country

9.3. Protesting the Vietnam war

9.3.1. from the beginning the Vietnam war was very unpopular among U.S citizens. People believed that the war was not worth fighting, event he President said so himself at one point. People believed it wasn't worth all the lives that were being lost in the war especially the soldiers. Citizens around America were enraged which lead to protests and even musical artist writing about how they didn't agree with the war. In the end thousands of people ended up dying and felt people of America feel the loss of the war