Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Democratizing 20th century 3-26-08

Read Zinn 85-98

1. Discuss the U. S. Supreme Court decision regarding Charles Schenck. Do you agree with the Court's decision? Why, Why not? (Explain your answer)

2. Do you agree with the jury's guilty verdict regarding Eugene Debs? Why, why not? (Explain your answer)

3. Is it fair to characterize Committee on Public Information, American Defense Society and the American Protective League as nationalistic? Why/why not?

4. Discuss the role of the Post Office Department in WWI.

5. Why did the government target the IWW? Discuss the tactics used by the government against the IWW.

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