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HIS 145 Week 1 Cold War and Communism

Instructions

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.

View the
film at this website: www.archive.org/details/DuckandC1951.

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.

 

 

HIS 145 Week 1 Modern America Matrix:
1950s

Instructions

Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Modern
America Matrix Week 1on 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

 




Event


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Significance


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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

 




Event


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HIS 145 Week 2 Civil Rights Diary

Instructions

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.

 

 

HIS 145 Week 2 Modern America Matrix:
1960s

Instructions

Resources: Ch.
7 & 8 of Moving On, MySearchLab,
and the University Library

Complete the
University of Phoenix Material: Modern America Matrix Week 2on 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

 




Event


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Significance


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HIS 145 Week 2 Learning Team Charter

Instructions

Complete the Learning Team Charter.

 Post completed charter to the
Learning Team Forum in addition to submitting it to Assessments.


 Acknowledge participation in the Online
Classroom


 

 

HIS 145 Week 2 TEAM
ACTIVITY - Our Rights as Americans

Instructions

Complete the Our
Rights As Americans
 activity. This activity will be completed in
class. Further instructions will be provided there.

 Acknowledge your
participation in the Online Classroom.

 

 

HIS 145 Week 2 TEAM ACTIVITY - America
& The World Team Presentation: Part 1

Instructions

Resources: Moving
On
, MySearchLab

 Begin work on your Week 5 Team
Presentation: America and the World.

 Complete the following sections
of the Presentation using Microsoft® PowerPoint® or another multimedia
tool. You will complete additional sections each week and then compile the
final presentation in Week Five.

 2 to 3 slides: Detailing the causes of the Cold War
and American Cold War policies and practices in international relations from
the late 1940s to the mid-1950s


  • 2 to 3
    slides: Evaluation of the relationship between the military events and
    outcomes of the Korean War.



 Use two sources other than
your textbook and include speaker notes with the presentation slides.

 Incorporate maps, images, and video
from the Primary Source Investigator and from outside sources.

 Create a title page, an
introduction slide, and a visual template to use on each slide throughout the
presentation. These do not count toward the informational slide count.

 Format your presentation
consistent with APA guidelines.

 Include the Learning Team
Evaluations in your Individual Forums.

 Acknowledge your participation in
the Online Classroom.  

 

 

HIS 145 Week 3 Social Movements and
Trends

Instructions

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.

 

 

HIS 145 Week 3 Modern America Matrix:
1960s Part Two

Instructions

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

 




Event


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Significance


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HIS 145 Week 3 LEARNING
TEAM ACTIVITY - Are They Watching You?

Instructions

This exercise will take place in class. Further instructions will
be available there.

 Acknowledge your
participation in the Online Classroom.

 

 

HIS 145 Week 3 LEARNING TEAM ASSIGNMENT
- America and the World Presentation: Vietnam

Instructions

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.

 

 

HIS 145 Week 4 Modern America Matrix:
1970s

Instructions

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

 




Event


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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

 




Event


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HIS 145 Week 4 Nixon’s Détente and
Watergate Presentation

Instructions

Resources: Moving
On 
and
MySearchLab

Complete the following sections of the America and the
World Presentation:


  • 2 to 3
    slides: Describe the Watergate scandal and the fall of Nixon, as well as
    how the incident affected the American people and the post-Watergate
    presidencies of Ford and Carter.

  • 2 to 3
    slides: Comparison of 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.

Create the initial draft of a
2- to 3-slide conclusion.

Review
and edit
 the sections you completed in previous weeks.

Include the Learning Team
Evaluations in your Individual Forums.

Format your presentation
consistent with APA guidelines.

Acknowledge your participation in
the Online Classroom.

 

 

HIS 145 Week 4 LEARNING
TEAM ACTIVITY - What Was Watergate?

Instructions

This exercise will take place in class. Further instructions will
be available there.

 Acknowledge your
participation in the Online Classroom.

 

 

HIS 145 Week 4 Watergate Cause &
Effect

Instructions

Resources: "Watergate:
White House Plumbers" on this week's Electronic Reserve Readings, your
textbook, and the Cause & Effect Tree Worksheet in the Course Materials Forum.

 Complete the Cause & Effect Tree Worksheet
with 5 effects of the Watergate scandal on the American political system &
the American public.

 In a separate Word document with
Title page and References page, compose a 100-150 word description
about the Watergate scandal as the cause and 100-150 words about each effect
you choose to include. Include at least one citation from the resources in each
of your paragraphs for the cause and effects.

 Submit your completed worksheet, as well as
the Word document to the Online Classroom.

 Format your
paper consistent with APA guidelines, being sure to include the articles you
sourced and your textbook on the References page.

 Include a
Certificate of Originality.

 

 

HIS 145 Week 5 Modern America Matrix:
1980s

Instructions

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

 




Event


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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

 




Event


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HIS 145 Week 5 Reagan Analysis Paper

Instructions

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 (http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/).

 Support your responses with factual references and
cite any paraphrases or quotes within your paper.

 Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Be sure to
include all sources on the references page.

 Include a Certificate of Originality.

 

 

HIS 145 Week 5 The Cold War 1945-1990
Presentation

Instructions

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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