Day 168 - TGIFriiiiiiddddddddddddaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyy!
U.S. History I - Periods 1, 5, and 6:
-Was it possible to have reconciliation after the American Civil War? -Should the Confederate States have been treated as a defeated nation or rebellious states? -Did Reconstruction governments rule the American South well? -When should a president be impeached and removed from office? -Can political freedom exist without an economic foundation? -To what extend did Jim Crow Laws create and govern a racially segregated society in the South?
Themes: State Rights vs. Federal Government, Abraham Lincoln's Assassination, Reconstruction, Civil War Amendments
2. Please listen toBruce Levine's National Public Radio Interviewabout how did African-Americans Experience the American Civil War. Please use this radio podcast and your knowledge of African Americans in the Civil War and during Reconstruction to answer an response to the question on "Did African-Americans win racial equality thanks to the Union government during the American Civil War and Reconstruction? 3. Please download the Reconstruction Presidents and Video Questionsand we will watch The Presidents.
-To what extent were the 1950's a time of great peace, progress, and prosperity for Americans?
-To what extent did the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950's expand democracy for all Americans?
-Is civil disobedience the most effective means of achieving racial equality?
-To what extent can legislation result in positive change in racial attitudes and more?
-Is violence or non-violence the most effective means of achieving racial equality?
-Did the 1960's Civil Right Movement effectively change the nation?
Themes: American Culture, Consumerism, Suburbia, Baby Boomers, Civil Right Activism, Introduction to the Civil Rights Movement, Challenging Segregation, MLK Jr., Civil Disobedience, Black Power/Black Panthers
1. Please read and check out Chapter 29 - Section 2 "The Triumphs of a Crusade" - pages 916-922 and complete a WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, WHY, and IMPACT on each of these themes below This outline should illustrate the impact of these themes below during the 1950's- 1960's:
I. Freedom Riders/Riding for Freedom
II. Standing Firm
III. Marching to Washington, DC
IV. Fighting for Voting Rights
2. NEEDS TO BE SUBMITTED BY MIDNIGHT FRIDAY!!! (It was assigned Thursday on the blog! Please read and check out Chapter 29 - "Taking on Segregation" - The start of the Civil Rights Movement - pages 906 - 913. Please outline the following concepts with 4-5 bullet points that tell a story and the impact of these themes during the 1950's: