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HST/175
THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE SINCE 1945

 
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HST 175 Week 1 Duck and Cover
The Library of Congress lists the 9-minute 1951 movie Duck and Cover as one of the most significant films of all time. Produced by Archer Films, the film was designed to teach children what to do in case of a nuclear attack.
Conduct a search on the Internet for the title of the video or via the Prelinger Archives video collection on the Internet.
Write a 300- to 350-word paper in which you consider what it would have been like to live under the threat of nuclear war. Compare it to the threat of terrorism. What are the similarities? What are the differences?
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
 
 
HST 175 Week 1 Modern America Matrix: 1950s
Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Modern America Matrix Week 1 on the1950s. Other decades will be covered in future weeks.
Modern America Matrix Week 1

Week 1: 1950s

The Korean War
From the following list, choose five events from the Korean War. Identify the basic facts, dates, and purpose of the event in 2 to 3 sentences in the Identify column. Include why the event is significant in the Significance column, and add a reference for your material in the Reference column.
 
· Japanese occupation
· Soviet position after war
· 38th parallel
· Truman
· Syngman Rhee
· NSC-68
· Soviet support of North
· UN position
· Chinese involvement
· Inchon
· Talks at Panmunjom
· Martin Letter
· General MacArthur
· Stalemate
· POWs
· Armistice agreement
 




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The Fabulous Fifties
From the following list, choose five events from the 1950s. Identify the basic facts, dates, and purpose of the event in 2 to 3 sentences in the Identify column. Include why the event is significant in the Significance column, and add a reference for your material in the Reference column.
 
· The Hula Hoop
· Disneyland
· The Mickey Mouse Club
· Interstate Highways
· Dishwashers
· Hi-fis and Stereos
· Poodle Skirts
· McDonalds
· Drive-in Theaters
· Levittown
· Dr. Spock
· Ozzie and Harriett
· Leave it to Beaver
· I Love Lucy
· Father Knows Best
· The Honeymooners
· Amos ‘n Andy
· My Little Margie
· Echo Park
· Persistent Poverty
· Black Urban Migration
· Urban Renewal
· Massive Resistance
· Beats
· American Bandstand
· Elvis Presley
· James Dean
 




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HST 175 Week 2 Civil Rights Diary
Create a journal entry of 700 to 1,050 words from the perspective of one of the following 1960s personas:

  • Student at the University of Mississippi when James Meredith tried to enroll

  • Witness to the assassination of Malcolm X

  • Protestor at the Lincoln Memorial who hears King give his "I Have a Dream" speech

  • A freedom rider headed to New Orleans in 1960

  • Store owner and witness to the Watts riots in LA

  • African American participant in one of the Selma marches in 1965

  • An African American supporter and political organizer for Robert Kennedy in 1968


Consider the social, economic, and political forces at work. For example, if you have chosen to be a student at the University of Mississippi, describe the court cases that resulted in the desegregation of the campus.
Ensure that your journal entry aligns with fact and that all facts are supported by proper citations.
Include two sources other than your textbook. You may include the videos this week as part of your sources.

Format
 the text of your journal entry consistent with APA guidelines.
 
HST 175 Week 2 Modern America Matrix: 1960s Part One
Resources: Ch. 7 & 8 of Moving On, MySearchLab, and the University Library
Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Modern America Matrix Week 2 on the first part of the1960s.
Modern America Matrix Week 2

Week 2: 1960s Part One

Kennedy’s Presidency
From the following list, choose five events from the 1960s. Identify the basic facts, dates, and purpose of the event in 2 to 3 sentences in the Identify column. Include why the event is significant in the Significance column, and add a reference for your material in the Reference column.
 
· Domestic Reforms
· Tariff Reductions
· Tax Cuts to Spur Growth
· The Age of Camelot
· The Peace Corps
· Space Exploration
· The Alliance for Progress
· The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938
· The Equal Pay Act of 1963
· Marilyn Monroe
· Jacqueline Kennedy
· JFK’s Assassination
 




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HST 175 Week 3 Social Movements and Trends
Choose one of the following topics:

  • Native Americans

  • Women

  • Environment

  • Latin Americans

  • Sexual liberation


Read at least three different newspaper articles between 1968 and 1980 that cover important changes affecting your topic. In the University Library, use the ProQuest® historical newspaper archive (available under General Resources ProQuest  Advanced Search Search Options Source Type), which includes the following major newspapers, among others:

  • New York Times

  • Washington Post

  • Wall Street Journal

  • Los Angeles Times

  • Christian Science Monitor


Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you describe the status of the chosen group or idea and how that group or idea was affected by the changes brought about during the 1960s. Include information gleaned from the newspaper articles as well as other material.
 
HST 175 Week 3 Modern America Matrix: 1960s Part Two
Resources: Ch. 8, 9, 10 & 11 of Moving On, MySearchLab, and the University Library
Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Modern America Matrix Week 3 on the second part of the1960s.
Modern America Matrix Week 3

Week 3: 1960s Part Two

Johnson’s Presidency
From the following list, choose five events from the 1960s. Identify the basic facts, dates, and purpose of the event in 2 to 3 sentences in the Identify column. Include why the event is significant in the Significance column, and add a reference for your material in the Reference column.
· Medicare
· Medicaid
· The War on Poverty
· The Apollo Program
· The Department of Housing and Urban Development
· The Civil Rights Act of 1964
· Tax Cuts for Economic Growth
· Job Corps
· National Endowment for the Arts and Humanities
· National School Lunch Act of 1946
· Wilderness Act of 1964
· Food Stamp Act of 1964
· The Voting Rights Act of 1965
· The Immigration Act of 1965
· The Rolling Stones
· The Beatles
· Flower Children
· Abbie Hoffman and the Chicago Seven
· Kent State killings
 




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HST 175 Week 3 America's War in Vietnam Presentation
Resources: Moving On, MySearchLab
Complete the America's War in Vietnam presentation using Microsoft® PowerPoint® software or another multimedia tool, such as Prezi. The main presentation must include 4 to 5 slides that do the following:

  • Evaluate how the United States became involved in Vietnam.

  • Explain the political, military, and social outcomes of the end of the war in Vietnam.


Use two sources other than your textbook and include speaker notes with the presentation slides.
Create a title page, an introduction slide, references slide, and a visual template to use on each slide throughout the presentation. The title, introduction, and references slides do not count towards the 4 to 5 slide requirement.
Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.
 
HST 175 Week 4 Modern America Matrix: 1970s
Resources: Moving On and MySearchLab
Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Modern American Matrix Week 4 on the 1970s.
Modern America Matrix Week 4

Week 4: 1970s

Watergate
From the following list, choose five events related to the Watergate scandal. Identify the basic facts, dates, and purpose of the event in 2 to 3 sentences in the Identify column. Include why the event is significant in the Significance column, and add a reference for your material in the Reference column.
 
· CREEP
· Dirty tricks
· Break-in
· Erwin Committee
· Archibald Cox
· The Washington Post
· Woodward and Bernstein
· Mark Felt
· John Dean
· Phone tapings
· Saturday Night Massacre
· Spiro Agnew
· Supreme Court and tapes
· Smoking Gun
· Resignation
· Ford pardons Nixon
 




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Post-Watergate Presidencies
From the following list, choose five events during the 1970s. Identify the basic facts, dates, and purpose of the event in 2 to 3 sentences in the Identify column. Include why the event is significant in the Significance column, and add a reference for your material in the Reference column.
 
· Post-Watergate Public Opinion
· The Arab Oil Embargo
· Stagflation
· High Interest Rates
· The Crisis of Confidence
· Energy crisis
· The Iranian Hostage Crisis
· The Sagebrush Rebellion
· OPEC
· Gerald Ford
· Jimmy Carter
· Ted Kennedy
 




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HST 175 Week 4 Nixon’s Détente Presentation
Resources: Moving On and MySearchLab
Complete the Nixon's Détente presentation using Microsoft® PowerPoint® software or another multimedia tool, such as Prezi. The main presentation must include 4 to 5 slides that compares Nixon's détente policies to previous Cold War strategies.
Incorporate maps, images, and video from MySearchLab and from outside sources.
Use two sources other than your textbook and include speaker notes with the presentation slides.
Create a title page, an introduction slide, references slide, and a visual template to use on each slide throughout the presentation. The title, introduction, and references slides do not count towards the 4 to 5 slide requirement.
Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.
 
HST 175 Week 5 Modern America Matrix: 1980s
Resources: Moving On and MySearchLab
Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Modern America Matrix Week 5 on the 1980s.
Modern America Matrix Week 5

Week 5: 1980s

The Eighties, Part One
From the following list, choose five events during the 1980s. Identify the basic facts, dates, and purpose of the event in 2 to 3 sentences in the Identify column. Include why the event is significant in the Significance column, and add a reference for your material in the Reference column.
 
· The Sunbelt
· Suburban Conservatism
· The Tax Revolt
· Corporate Elites
· Neoconservatives
· Populist Conservatives
· Deregulation
· The Federal Reserve Board
· The Energy Glut
· The 1981 Tax Cuts
· Spending Cuts
· Military Spending
· Technology
 




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The Eighties, Part Two
From the following list, choose five events during the 1980s. Identify the basic facts, dates, and purpose of the event in 2 to 3 sentences in the Identify column. Include why the event is significant in the Significance column, and add a reference for your material in the Reference column.
 
· Feminism
· Homelessness
· Republicans and the environment
· Malls
· Alternative rock
· Madonna
· Michael Jackson
· AIDS
· The Cosby Show
· Sandra Day O’Connor
· We Are the World
· Global Warming
· Geraldine Ferraro
 




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HST 175 Week 5 Reagan Analysis Paper
Ronald Reagan was the 40th President of the United States. He was both beloved and despised.
Consider the following question: Is Reagan overrated or underrated as a president?
Choose three topics from the list below to make your case whether Reagan is overrated or underrated:

  • Economic policies

  • Principles of the New Right

  • Iran Contra affair

  • Ending the Cold War

  • Cutting the size of the government

  • Attempted assassination

  • Hostages coming home

  • Supply-side economics


Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper using three topics to support your opinion that Reagan was either overrated or underrated. Use two additional sources other than your textbook. Primary sources are available through the University Library and the Archives of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
 
HST 175 Week 5 The Cold War 1945-1990 Presentation
Resources: Moving On, MySearchLab
Complete the Cold War 1945-1990 presentation using Microsoft® PowerPoint® software or another multimedia tool, such as Prezi. The main presentation must include 4 to 5 slides that do the following:

  • Provide an overview of the Cold War.

  • Summarize how international affairs contributed to the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and the end of the Cold War.

  • Conclude the Cold War.


Incorporate maps, images, and video from MySearchLab and from outside sources.
Use two sources other than your textbook and include speaker notes with the presentation slides.

Create
 a title page, an introduction slide, references slide, and a visual template to use on each slide throughout the presentation. The title, introduction, and references slides do not count towards the 4 to 5 slide requirement.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
 
 
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