A. Summarize the main points in this section. B. In your opinion, the 1790 census showed that 97% of the people lived in the countryside, today it is close to the opposite – has that fact changed the character
The Culture of the Republic
A. Summarize the main points in this section. B. In your opinion, how did literacy and regionalism define the early republic? In what ways were they laying a foundation for urban culture?
Discussion #6: Did America really practice isolation and neutrality during WWI?
In 1914 Woodrow Wilson proclaimed U.S. neutrality, and asked the American people to remain “impartial in thought as well as deed.” At the end of the war, some members of the government pushed to expand American influence but to also
The women’s suffrage movement
The Progressive-era stands out as a time when reformers sought to address social ills brought about by a rapidly changing society. Debates surrounded issues such as political corruption, the regulation of business practices, racial equality, women’s suffrage, and the living
Write a letter from the perspective of a person who lived through an important historical event, innovation, or movement during the 19th or 20th century. Describe that event, innovation, or movement as if you were someone who actually experienced it,
Discussion #4: American Imperial Expansion
The Republican victory in 1896 gave heart to proponents of prosperity through foreign trade. McKinley sought neither war nor colonies, but many in his party wanted both. Called “jingos,” they included Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Theodore Roosevelt; John
Discussion #3: The late 19th-century self-made man
Industrialization brought great wealth to America, but the price was quite high. The growing extremes of poverty and wealth that were being exhibited at the end of the 19th century, caused some to seek ways to make possible a just
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Read Chapters 27 & 28 and the “National Organization for Women, ‘Statement of Purpose’ (1966)”, : According to the authors of the document what justifications have been used to prevent women from enjoying equal opportunities and freedom of choice? What
American history 1
in which you discuss the reasons for United States involvement in Vietnam. Outline the ways that the crisis in Vietnam affected the presidencies of Johnson and Nixon. Be sure to set your response within the larger context of the Cold