Syllabus



Assignments

Week Date In class Discussion Reading for NEXT Week

1 1/10 Intro, syllabus, Guilded Age, Progressivism pgs. 598-604 (Entrepreneurs)

2 1/17 Progressive Era, U.S. Imperialism pgs. 721-732 (TR: Progressive)
Excerpt: The Jungle

3 1/24 World War I pgs. 745-756 (Wilson: WW I)

4 1/31 Red Scare, Early 1920s pgs. 764-773 (Peace)

5 2/7 1920s pgs. 776-782 (1920s)

6 2/14 MOVIE: The Untouchables Writing Prompt (Movie)

7 2/21 Great Depression, New Deal pgs. 826-836 (FDR: New Deal)

8 2/28 TEST (mid term) B R E A K

9 3/7 NO Class … Spring Break pgs. 862-871 (Prelude to War)

10 3/14 Prelude to World War II, Early WW II pgs. 875-883 (Drift to War)

11 3/21 World War II pgs.886-896 (Early/Homefront)

12 3/28 Cold War, Korea, Truman, Eisenhower, 1950s pgs. 932-943 (Cold War)

13 4/4 Civil Rights, JFK pgs. 965-973 / 994-1001

14 4/11 LBJ, Great Society, 1960s, Vietnam pgs. 1015-1025 (LBJ, Civil Rights)

15 4/18 Vietnam, Nixon, Early 1970s pgs. 1025-1033 (Vietnam)

16 4/25 Movie: Writing Prompt (Movie)

17 5/1 Nixon, Watergate, Saigon Study for Final Exam

18 5/8 FINAL EXAM



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Links: Reading



Links
Progressive TR
Teddy Roosevelt 1
Trust Buster cartoon
Trench Warfare
Treaty of Versailles
1920s Documentary
20s Pop Culture
New Deal
Great Depression 1
FDR New Deal
Mussolini
Rape of Nanking
Midway 360
Best of Times 1Best of Times IIBest of Times III
Duck and Cover
CW Home Kahn
1950s Part 1 1950s part 2 1950s Part 3
I Like Ike
I Love Lucy
1960s Part 1
1960s Part 2
1960s Part 3
Vietnam Letters
Vietnam Letters 2
Vietnam Letters 3
Vietnam Letters 4
Punj
Traps and Snares: Vietnam
Watergate
70s


Presidents

Rutherford B Hayes
James Garfield
Chester Arthur
Grover Cleveland
Benjamin Harrison
Grover Cleveland
William McKinley
Teddy Roosevelt
William H. Taft
Woodrow Wilson
Warren G. Harding
Calvin Coolidge
Herbert Hoover
Franklin Roosevelt (FDR)
Harry S. Truman
Dwight D. Eisenhower
John F. Kennedy
Lyndon Johnson
Richard Nixon
Gerald Ford
Jimmy Carter
Ronald Reagan
George H. W. Bush
Bill Clinton
George W. Bush
Barack Obama

Power Points

Gilded Age (1877-1900)





Progressivism (1900-1917)




Age of U.S. Imperialism (1867-1914)




World War I (1914-1919)










Post WW I USA

1920s







1930s










WW II
















Cold War (Early)






1940s and 1950s










1960s








1970s and 80s