Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Democratizing 20th Century America

Read Zinn

Identify each term with a quote

Honeywell Corp
Survey Research Center of History poll
Angela Davis, Black Panthers
Security and Exchange Commission
Corporate Influence in politics
Robert McNamara
Vietnam War

Bill of Right Case Links

for each of the links above, list the facts of the case, constitutional question, holding and rationale, and your opinion.

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Announcement About Exam Date

Hey folks. I posted this stuff kind of late. We will finish the films we started on Monday and Tuesday and we will take the test on Wednesday so people have more time to prepare.

The test is multiple choice, matching and a few short answers.

Please make sure you review the following readings

Bill of Rights:

Freedom of Expression: Religion (handout)
Supremes' Greatest Hits (Chap 2)
The First Amendment: Freedom of--and from--Religion (handout)
Notes From Jesus Camp
Oregon v. Smith (handout)

Democratizing 20th Century

(readings are listed on your revie sheet)

Bill of Rights Review Sheet

Establishment Clause
Free Exercise Clause
Thomas Jefferson
WVA Board of Education v. Barnette
Minersville v. Gobitis
Felix Franfurter
Jehovah’s Witnesses
Hugo Black
New York State Board of Regents
Engle v. Vitale
Abington v. Schempp
Epperson v. Arkansas
Clarence Darrow
Butler Act
William Jennings Bryan
balanced time
release time
Van Orden v. Perry
McCreary County, Kentucky v. ACLU Kentucky
Everson v. Board of Education
Zorach v. Clauson
Wisconsin v. Yoder
Welsh v. United States
Mueller v. Allen
McCollum v. Board of Education
Pierce v. Society of Sisters
Wallace v. Jaffree
Walz v. NYC Tax Commission
“benevolent neutrality”
“child benefit theory”
Excessive Entanglement Standard
Oregon v. Smith
Lemon v. Kurtzman
Compelling interest rule
Generally applicable law rule
McGowan v. Maryland (blue laws)
Zelman v. Simmons-Harris

Democratizing 20th Century Review Sheet

Contemporary Puerto Rico:

New Deal/Depression
Monroe Doctrine
Pedro Albizo Campos
Puerto Rican Young Lords
Nationalist Party
U. S. Intervention in Latin America
Foraker Act
Jones Act
Puerto Rican economy
Puerto Rican economic relationship w/U. S.
labor unions/labor movement
Progressive Era
Puerto Rican Statehood
Operation Bootstrap
Luis Munoz/PPD
Puerto Rican Constitution
Puerto Rican Federal Relations Act
Puerto Rico post establishment of commonwealth status

Zinn and Goss:

Women's Liberation
Red Power
Alcatraz Island
New Right
Roe v. Wade
Betty Friedan
Poor Black Woman
Our Bodies, Ourselves
Election of 1968
Civil Rights Act 1964/Title VII, Voting Rights Act 1965, Civil Rights Act 1968
“Consciousness Raising”
Prison uprisings 1970s

Newsweek, Who We are Now

Lyndon Johnson
Nationality Act
Richard Nixon’s silent majority
Jamestown, Virginia 1619
Waves of U. S. immigration
impact of Marshall Plan on immigration
Henry Cabot Lodge
McCarran-Walter Act

Also review notes of class lectures.