Saturday, September 24, 2011

Homework - Politics and Government/Democratizing 20th Century America Due Monday, Sept 26

Hello Folks,

(in the US) A federal system of health insurance for people over 65 years of age and for certain younger people with disabilities

a) define the following terms:


b) read the speech by Ronald Reagan and/or listen to it

c) discuss the speech (in writing, use evidence from the speech)

Consider: Discuss Reagan's position on socialism. Why does Reagan quote Norman Thomas? What message was Reagan trying to convey in his radio address? What do you think he hoped to accomplish by making this address? What does Reagan think about social security? Do you think his concerns about these programs are valid? Why or why not? How do Reagan's views compare to those we discussed this week in class?

**your answers should be written in paragraph form or neatly bulleted; approx 1-2 pages.

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