Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Democratizing Twentieth Century America Final Exam Review

You will be tested on your knowledge and understanding of films, texts, lectures and notes.  

unemployment, poverty rates whites/blacks
Lyndon Johnson
Watts, Los Angeles
black migration to the North
Julius Lester
urban riots, 1967
National Advisory Committee on Urban Disorders
"Black Power Movement"
Black Panthers
Civil Rights Rights Act 1968
Vietnam War
King, FBI
"black capitalism"
black middles class
watergate scandal
Open Door Policy
Atlantic Charter
Executive Order 9066
Cold War
Manhattan Project
ideological realignment
Red Scare
GI Bill
Korean War
Warsaw Pact
Brown v. Bd of Ed
Civil Rights Movement
Emmet Till
Rosa Parks
E. D. Nixon
Women and the Civil Rights Movement
James Meredith
Massive Resistance
Smith Act
southern blacks and the communist party
Truman's Committee on Civil Rights
use of Federal Courts
Greensboro, NC
CORE/Freedom Rides
John Kennedy and blacks
Mississippi Summer
Executive Order 9835
World Events regarding communism
Anti Colonialism in Africa
Joseph McCarthy
Anti-Communism in the U. S.
Internal Security Act
Julius/Ethel Rosenberg
House Un-American Activities Committee
U. S. military expenditures
Fidel Castro/ Bay of Pigs Invasion
U. S. military campaign in Pacific/bombings
U. S. Strategic Bombing Survey
Manhattan Project
Role of U. S. in post war world
Role of Soviet Union in post war world
Truman Doctrine
Red Scare
communism in China
Korean War
Joseph McCarthy
Truman's executive order on loyalty
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
U. S. v One Package
Griswold v Connecticut
Roe v Wade
Schenck v. U. S.

Scramble for Africa
Red Scare
Industrial Capitalism
Immigration; types of; policy toward
Class Consciousness; Class solidarity
Industrial Revolution
Great Depression
Bolshevik Revolution
Seattle Strike
Women’s Suffrage Movement
Birth Control Movement
Economy of the 1920s
Economy of the Post WWII era
Law of Supply and Demand
Labor Union/collective bargaining
Alice Paul
Woodrow Wilson
Upton Sinclair
Jane Addams
Mary Harris
William McKinley
Mother Mary Jones
Ida Tarbell
Kate Richards O’Hare
J. P. Morgan
Andrew Carnegie
Eugene Debbs
Samuel Gompers
Carrie Chapman Catt
Emma Goldman
Helen Keller
Mary Elizabeth Lease
Charles Schenk,
Oliver Wendel Holmes,
Sacco and Vanzetti,
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points

Espionage Act
Oliver Wendel Holmes
American Protective League
Green Corn Rebellion Palmer Raids
Gregory Pincus
 Franz Ferdinand
c) James Wadsworth
d) William Jennings Bryan
e) W. E. B. Dubois
f) J. Edgar Hoover
g) John Rock
h) Anthony Comstock
i) William Foster

2. AFL
3. WP
4. IWW
1. muckraker
2. Silent Sentinel
3. Marxist
4. scab labor
5. collective bargaining
6. imperialism
7. Taylorism
8. Reformist Motherhood
9. Political Motherhood
10. Republican Mothers
11. Socialist Woman
1. mainstream reason cited for U.S. entry into WWI
2. unrestricted submarine warfare
3. Monroe Doctrine
4. Panama Canal
5. Spanish American War
6. The Jungle
19th amendment
General Assembly
Security Council
Warsaw Pact
Cold War
open door policy of equal access
Atlantic Charter
Taft-Hartley Act
Nuremberg Trials
Yalta Conference
Francisco Franco
Nikita Khrushchev
Adolph Eichmann
Chiang Kai-shek
Mao Zedong
John L. Lewis
Joseph McCarthy
Walter White
Franklin Roosevelt
Strom Thurmond
Bill Levitt
Harry Truman
Eleanor Roosevelt
Dwight Eisenhower
Smith Act
George Wallace
G. I. Bill of Rights
conscientious objector
Executive order 9066
CIA/covert action
Greek/Turkish uprisings
Marshall Plan
Joseph McCarthy
Bay of Pigs Invasion
Iron Curtain
Domino Theory
military industrial complex
ideological realignment
Smith Act
Julius/Ethel Rosenberg
Richard Wright
Stokely Carmichael
Huey Newton
Paul Robeson
Massive resistance
W. E. B. DuBois
Medgar Evers
Lyndon Johnson
John F. Kennedy
Richard Nixon
Dwight Eisenhower
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Young Lords Party
Jones Act
Pedro Albizo Campos
Operation Bootstrap
NapalmHo Chi Minh
Dow Chemical Co
Urban Riots
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Pentagon Papers
Vietnam War
Ngo Diem
National Liberation Front
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
Mai Lai 4
Tet Offensive
Muhammad Ali
Anti-war movement
New York Radical Women
Roe vs. Wade
Our Bodies, Ourselves
Johnnie Tillmon
Counter culture
New Left
Old Left
Prince Edwards County, VA
Covert action/CIA
Martin Luther King
Black Panther Party
Earl Warren
Nikita Khrushchev
Non-aligned nation
Barbara Johns
Little Rock, Arkansas
Tom Hayden
Free Speech Movement
Caesar Chavez
Stonewall Riots
Intro 2
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Wounded Knee
Henry Kissinger
Kent State Massacre
Poll tax/grandfather clause
Limited Test Ban Treaty
Mattachine Society
Daughter of Bilitis
Cold War Consensus
Betty Friedan
Gloria Steinam
Vietnam Veterans against the War
Alcatraz Island

Politics and Government Final Exam Review

You will tested on your knowledge and understanding of films, class texts, notes, and lectures. 

6 Conservative principle
Nuclear Freeze Movement 
1981 Economic Recovery Tax Act
 “A Time for Choosing”
 Lyndon Johnson
Franklin Roosevelt
Goldwater on Civil Rights, gays and abortion
Goldwater at Republican National Convention
Goldwater Foreign Policy 
 Dwight Eisenhower
 Dinesh d’Souza
 Russell Kirk-Conservative Mind
 Civil Rights Act of 1964
Voting Rights Act of 1965
Strategic Defense Initiative
Sandra Day O’Connor
William F. Buckley
Gerald Ford
Military industrial complex
Dog whistle politics
 Neo Conservative
 Reagan: Foreign policy of, and military spending, Reaganomics, children of, as actor, as corporate spokesman, as governor of California, relationship w/Religious Right, legacy of
Freeze Movement
Reykjavik Summit
Geneva Summit
elections of  1964, 1968, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988
Iran-Contra Affair
Mike Deaver
Don Reagan
 Keynesnian Economics
Supply-Side Economics
 Espionage Act
Revolutionary socialism
Judicial Review; types of 
Earl Warren
“power of the purse”
Electoral College
Constitutional Convention of 1787
separation of powers
John Locke
Declaration of Independence
checks and balances
amending process
House of Representatives
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
Whiskey Rebellion
Shays’ Rebellion
New Jersey Plan
Virginia Plan
Connecticut Compromise
George Washington
James Madison
Alexander Hamilton
Thomas Jefferson
The Assumption
Bank of the United States
XYZ Affair
Executive, legislative, judicial branches (major powers of each)
Framers of the Constitution
States rights/state sovereignty
Earl Warren/Major JusticesSlaughterhouse Cases
Kelo v. New London
Gitlow v. New York
Marbury v. Madison
Dred Scott v. Sandford
Schenk v. United States
Brandenberg v Ohio 
Zorach v Clauson
Slaughterhouse Cases
Kelo v. New London
Earls v. Bd of Ed
Barron v. Mayor of Baltimore
14th amendment
Bill of Rights
due process
equal protection
civil liberties
judicial review
Dangerous Tendencies Test/Clear and Present Danger
Writ of certiorariZelman v. Simmons-HarrisWalz 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
McCollum v. Board of Education
Pierce v. Society of Sisters
Everson v. Board of Education
Sherbert v Verner
Engle v. Vitale
Abington v. Schempp
Epperson v. Arkansas
Clarence Darrow
Butler Act
William Jennings Bryan
balanced time
release time
Jehovah’s Witnesses
Establishment Clause
Free Exercise Clause
Thomas Jefferson
WVA Board of Education v. Barnette
Minersville v. Gobitis
Felix Franfurter
Schenk v U. S.
Bill of Rights
Establishment / Free Exercise
Marbury v Madison
Compelling interest
Generally applicable
Exclusionary rule
Writ of certiorari
Furman v Georgia
Gregg v Georgia
Gitlow v. New York (1925)
Released Time
Engel v. Vitale
Lemon v Kurtzman
Epperson v Arkansas (1968)
Edwards v Aguillard
Zelman v Simmons-Harris
Minersville v. Gobitis
Walz v NYC Tax Commission
Wisconsin v Yoder
Sherbert v Verner
Oregon v Smith
Weeks v United States
United States v Santana
Gideon v. Wainright
Boy Scouts of America v Dale
Miranda v. Arizona
Plessy v Ferguson
Brown v Board of Education
Commerce Clause
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Bakke v California
Bowers v Hardwick
Kelo v New London
Butler Act
DC v Heller
McDonald v Chicago
Bakke v. California 
Scottsboro Cases
Gratz v Bollinger
Planned Parenthood v Casey
Roe v Wade
Griswold v Connecticut
Lawrence v Texas
Bowers v Harwick
Kelo v New London
Romer v Evans
Atkins v Va
Penry v Lynaugh
Heart of Atlanta v U.S.
Political/Cultural/Economic Spectrum
Missouri Compromise
Reconstruction Amendments
overlapping jurisdiction
double jeopardy
change of venue

Politics and Government Homework - Due May 23

Use the Reagan Years Packet to answer the following questions.

1. Discuss the election of 1984. Why do you think that Reagan won such a resounding victory?

2. Discuss the policy differences between Reagan and Mondale.

3. Why do you think people called Reagan the "teflon president" and the "Great Communicator?"

4. Discuss the Iran-Contra affair. What do you think it revealed about Reagan's presidency?

5. Discuss the critiques of Reagan's fiscal policies. Include a quote from the text.

6. Discuss the impact of Reagan's fiscal policies on blacks and Latinos.

7. Discuss the evolution/transformation of jobs during the Reagan era.

8. Who was Robert Bork?

9. Discuss Reagan's meeting Gorbechev.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Democratizing Twentieth Century America: New Left Presentation Schedule

Democratizing Twentieth Century America 
New Left Presentation Schedule:

Friday May 25 

8:50 - 9:30  
Women's Liberation Movement 
 Rosa, Claudia, Nisha, Wendy

9:40 - 10:25 
Anti-War and Free Speech Movement 
 James, Stephen, Christian, Dmitry, Jemma

10:30 - 11:20
Multicultural Movements
Jesus, Carlos, Mei Ling, David

Tuesday May 29

8:50 - 9:30
Black Power Movement
Nija, Emily, Jason, Najzali, Sydney, Sophia

9:40 - 10:25
Gay and Lesbian Liberation Movement
Lila, Samantha, Grace

10:30 - 11:15
Antiwar and Free Speech Movements
Jason Li, John Crespo, Chris C, Demetri G

11:20 - 12:10
Women's Liberation Movement
Angelica, Diego, Larisa, Michael, Kammie

1:00 - 1:45
Gay and Lesbian Liberation Movement 
Jackie, Miguel, Lina, Aaron

1:50 - 2:35
Multicultural Movement
Brandon, Candice, Matt, Jason, Kammie

2:40 - 3:20
Black Power Movement 
 Robert, Brian, Patrick, Robert

1) Women’s Liberation
· Angelica, Diego, Larisa, Michael, Kammie

2) Anti-War and Free Speech Movements
· Jason Li, John Crespo, Chris C, Demetri G
· James, Stephen, Christian, Dmitry, Jemma

3) LGTB Liberation Movement
· Lila, Samantha, Grace
· Jackie, Miguel, Lina, Aaron

4) Puerto Rican, Latino, Native American and Multicultural Movements
· Jesus, Carlos, Mei Ling
· Dylan, Brandon, Candice, Matt

5) Black Power Movement
· Nija, Emily, Jason, Najzali, Sydney, Sophia
· Robert, Brian, Patrick, Robert

Thursday, May 10, 2012


Tantamount: equivalent in seriousness to; virtually the same as: "the resignations were tantamount to an admission of guilt".

Subsidiary: Less important than but related or supplementary to.

Inextricable: Impossible to disentangle or separate.

Repudiate: Refuse to accept or be associated with.

Propound: Put forward (an idea, theory, or point of view) for consideration.

Conducive: Making a certain situation or outcome likely or possible.

 Impetuous: acting or done quickly and without thought or care; impulsive.

Omnipresent: Present everywhere at the same time.

Bemoan: Express discontent or sorrow over (something)

Bulwark: A person, institution, or principle that acts as a defense

Coercion: the act of compelling by force of authority

Proponent: A person who advocates a theory, proposal, or project.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Democratizing Twentieth Century America - Presentation Guidelines

Each group should be prepared to make a 25-30 minute presentation and host a Q & A for about ten minutes.
A) Your presentation should answer following questions:

1. Why then? Why did the endeavor for this reform get underway when it did?

2. What gains were won?

3. What gains were sought but not won?

4. If the reform was only partially achieved, what limited its attainment?

B) Your presentation must:

-Contain a thesis that answers the questions above, focusing on the "Why then?" aspect especially.

-Contain clear arguments (at least 2) that support the thesis.

-Contain quoted evidence from both the introduction and the primary source documents in Goss.

-Contain quoted evidence from Zinn

-Contain quoted evidence from Who Built America.

-Contain quoted evidence from an outside source

-Demonstrate an understanding of the historical time period by making connections to the Cold War and the Civil Rights Movement.

-Demonstrate an ability to use evidence to support a rational argument.

-Discuss at least one important person and one important organization that supported your movement.

-Discuss at least one person or organization that opposed your movement and discuss why.

-Be engaging, include images and possibly video and music to support your arguments.

-Include evidence of understanding of your topic and U. S. history

-Include evidence that cooperative work was done within the group.

Democratizing Twentieth Century America Homework - Due Tuesday, May 8

1) Read Zinn, Chap 20, pgs 541-554

2) Take notes using your non-fiction note-taking strategies; consider how this texts connects to other texts

3) Be prepared to discuss this text by Wednesday

Politics and Government Homework - Due Tuesday, May 8

1) Read the entire handout: "The Origins of the Modern Conservative Movement"

2) Annotate and take notes; notes will be graded on a four point scale

3) Make any connections to previous units and readings when possible

4) Be prepared to discuss the handout in small groups and with the entire class