A disillusioned America turned away from idealism after World War I and toward social conservatism, a new mass-consumption economy, and exciting new forms of popular culture that undermined many traditional values.
After the crusading idealism of World War I, America turned inward and became...
QUESTIONS SINCE 1971
I. Colonial Time 1607 - 1775
1. Puritanism bore within itself the seeds of its own destruction. Apply thisgeneralization. (74)
2. In the seventeenth century, New England Puritans tried to create a model society.
What were their aspirations...
developing critical and evaluative thinking skills, writing critical essays, and historiography.
Topics include: life and thought in colonial America; revolutionary ideology; constitutional development; Jeffersonian and Jacksonian democracy; nineteenth-century reform movements; and Manifest Destiny...
rebellion had been whipped up into intense popular fervor by the “yellow press.” After the “mysterious” explosion in February 1898 of the USS Maine, this public passion pushed the reluctant President McKinley into war, even though Spain was ready to concede on the major issues.
An astounding first...
1979 - 1996
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This section will eventually include an analysis of each question and a discussion of AP essay evolution over time. For those students studying this section consider that the essays have varying time limits from 30 minutes to...
governments. Assess the validity of this statement in view of the political and constitutional debates of these decades. (89)
4. Throughout the colonial period, economic concerns had more to do with the settling of British North America than did religious concerns. Assess the validity of this statement...
Brazil’s early urban transition: what can it teach urbanizing countries?
George Martine and Gordon McGranahan
ABOUT THE AUTHORS George Martine is an independent consultant and past President of the Brazilian Association of Population Studies e-mail: email@example.com Gordon...
American History Homework
Advanced Placement U.S. History
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countries or Scandinavia. On the other hand, both of these nations have shared their high level of violent crime with several other East European countries. This has inspired some scholars (for example Veli Verkko) to assume that there were and are fundamental cultural diVerences between western and eastern Europeans...
Review: Daily Life in the United States, 1920-1940
Daily Life in the United States, 1920-1940: how Americans lived through the “Roaring Twenties” and the Great Depression”. David E. Kyvig. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2004. 330 pp.
The twenties and thirties witnessed dramatic changes in American life: increasing...
continued into the postwar years; but Northerners who visited the South were appalled when they gazed on the desolation left in the wake of the war gutted towns, wrecked plantations, neglected fields, collapsed bridges, and ruined railroads. Much of the personal property of white Southerners had been lost with...
weekly paychecks. Unaware of the man who is despirit for some cash. This man a worker yet needed more. This was the average scenario for the common bank robbers in the 1920's (bank robbers in the 1920's internet).
Now imagine this mans motives, their are a lot one could venture into but we will only...
How far do you agree with the view that in the 1920’s the KKK possessed neither sizable support nor significant influence?
The 1920’s marked a period of great racial tension throughout American Society, with the period often regarded as a melting pot due to such strains and tensions. The immigration...
movements, the role of religion in the making of the United States and its impact in a multicultural society, the history of slavery and its legacies in this hemisphere, war and diplomacy, and finally, the place of the United States in an increasingly global arena. The course will trace these themes throughout...
Topic: Early encounters between American Indians and European colonists led to a variety of relationships among the different cultures. Analyze how actions taken by BOTH American Indians and European colonists shaped those relationships in each of the following regions: New England, the Chesapeake...
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Topic two – conflict in the pacific
Topic three – Douglas MacArthur
Topic Four – World War I
TOPIC ONE – USA 1919-1941
* the radio age
* felt like istory had turned a corner and never going back
* stock market
* black Thursday November 24 1929
FRQ: Compare and contrast the different ways in which economic development affected politics in Massachusetts and Virginia in the period from 1607 to 1750.
Direction: Compare and contrast
Divisions: beginning settlement, religion, means of economic stability
Thesis: The early settlements of the Massachusetts...
North African pirates
Annapolis Convention, 1786
Dey of Algiers
New Jersey (small-state) Plan