US history lesson learned

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US history lesson learned by Mind Map: US history lesson learned

1. ***Civil rights*** to what extent have the oppressed in America been able to attain an equality of life.

1.1. red scare

1.1.1. fear of communism taking over the gov started to question the U.S. citizens to see if they where communists.

1.2. Malcolm X

1.2.1. believed in defending your self and no just plain violets can be a risky tactic if the force you are up against is stronger

1.3. used jfk death to get what they want

1.4. MLK

1.4.1. idea lived even when he died

1.5. JFK

1.5.1. drama so intense so he could not avoid it

2. *** Technology*** how dose technology impact society

2.1. the movies came out with sound

2.1.1. radio news made the weekends more fun

2.2. warfare

2.2.1. when there are new advancement will make a big different

2.3. TV

2.3.1. can have an impact on the type of candidate for president

3. ***Economics*** how has economics impacted American & Americans?

3.1. great depression

3.1.1. when the new deal was created to fix the problems it made a lot of problems and the gov. debt increased.

3.1.2. five causes are A lot of people are poor, to many banks failed, there was a inflation in the stalk market, loss more farms and dealing with dust bowl, and stock bought "on margin"

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

4.1. the great migration

4.1.1. when African Americans will live in small areas to express themselves

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

5.1. FDR VS. Hoover

5.1.1. fdr was given to much power. hoover did not do enough to prevent the depretion

5.2. MLK

5.2.1. his got what he wanted and pass 2 laws

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

6.1. JFK

6.1.1. used tv to show people what was happening

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

7.1. Prohibition

7.1.1. they try to make people not be able to drinking ended with a lot of gangs

7.2. great society

7.2.1. when the gov creates large social programs and cut taxes gov debt will increase

7.3. Vietnam

7.3.1. When the U.S. joined in the fight in Vietnam the people in the fight where not given a chose they where just told they where going and did it. this caused problems in the U.S. . Because we had always had a chose in when we go to war. That is why when people just got told they had to go they had a big problem with it. this went against what america stood for freedom. This caused america to not trust the U.S. government any more and made them question if they where going against the people.

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

8.1. world war 1

8.1.1. forming allies can draw the country into a broader conflict 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. U.S. policy for containment

8.2.1. helped out countries on the edge of communism containing an idea is vary challenging it can lead the us into conflicts and wars.

8.3. Cuban missile crisis

8.3.1. the bay of pigs was a failed almost caused world war

8.4. Vietnam

8.4.1. Vietnam was becoming a communist country the us could not let that happen. We sent many people from the us to stop them from spreading communism to the other country. we had a tins relation ship with them for a long time after the war and it was a large loss for the U.S.

8.4.2. The south Vietnamese could not control what was happening in the north so the us was doing most of the the work in the war. So when the U.S. pulled out they knew that the south would not win. When it was close to the end of the war we moved many of the south Vietnamese to the U.S. to keep them a way from the communist government. use leaving the war like that made the south loss the war and now they are still a communist country.