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White government – southern white democrats – metaphor forthe power of the democrats in 1874 – important because this was arepresentation of the conflict between southern demos and northern rep
John Meintz – tarred and feathered in Minnesota for notsupporting war bond drives – 1917 – picture published to warn unsupportive thepeople the consequences
1889-1909 – 1700 blacks lynched in south – white people werevery open about it – happy about it – warned/scare blacks
18th amendment – 1919-1933 – dumping out whiskey –amended during progressive era in attempt to blame the industrial system(changeof thinking) – picture published to show public the importance coopoeratingwith government with the passing of this amendment
Child labor – very dangerous – widespread – reformers passingmore humane laws to protect children – age limits, hours, wages, etc – 1910s –during progressive era – another sign of change for the better of america –working towards a less corrupt government
Babe ruth – showing his support of Red Rock Cola – 1920s – growth ofadvertising – commercialzation of sports – first time the idea of celebritiespromoting products to appeal to the public
Life magazine – women writing husband at war while staring at skull ofjapanese soldier – souviner from husband – WWII – was published to promote thenation wide hatred towards the japanese
triangle shirtwaist fire – nyc – 1911 – women killed in fireand jumped out of factory window – most women were jewish and italian – lockeddoor to make them work more – when fire started they could not esacape
cuban rights – spanish american war – spain sunk a ship
rough riders – teddy roosevelt – spanish american war –common men
Women KKK – Washington D.C. – thought they were protecting Americanmorality – seen as a civic organization/somewhat progressive – 5 millionmembers – 1925
Soup kitchen opening – chicago – by Al Capone – 1931 – great depressionera
Recognizing emotions in facial expressions, stories, and even music.
Being able to see blended emotions, and to predict emotional states and changes in self and others.
Modulating and expressing emotions in various situations.
Using emotions as fuel and motivation for creative, adaptive thinking.
Tests that measure what you have already learned.
i.e. literacy tests, a driver’s license exam, or a final exam in a class
Do two halves of the test yield the same results?
4/24/2013: Society and Culture in the 1980s:
4/22/2013: The Reagan Era & World Affairs: Reagan,Gorbachev, & the end of the Cold War: The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1998was a symbol of the end of the Cold War. Reagan softened administration andspoke with the Soviet Union’s new leader, Gorbachev, who was more willing tocompromise and reform. Because of the two of them, Communist governments arefalling. At this point, Bush Sr. is President, but it’s owed to Reagan andGorbachev. Less than a year later, East and West Germany are reunited andCommunism is dropped. In the Soviet Union, dominoes tumble, and countriesdeclare their independence. The Soviet Union ceases to exist after 1991.
4/22/2013: The Reagan Era & World Affairs: The New RightAgenda: The new right agenda/coalition contained a lot of evangelicals. TIMEmagazine covered politicization of evangelicals. “New Empire of Faith” inDecember 1977. See variety of appeal of the new right party, becoming valuablein left 1970s and Carter floundered.
4/17/2013: Malaise in the 1970s: The Carter Years: Energy andEconomy: There was a gas shortage in Houston, Texas in 1979. Huge lines just toget gas. Embargo by OPEC companies. Cutting off foreign oil suppliers created ashortage and we realized our dependency on foreign oil countries. Heating homesbecame hard from the oil shortage. Our economy is often tied to oil prices.Carter goes on TV with a complicated energy plan. It was broken up by Congressand lobbyists. It was passed, but in a very watered-down fashion. Problems werenot conquered. Economic woes of the 1970s; times of “stagflation;” Slowing ofeconomy + inflation of prices
4/15/2013:Nixon, Watergate, & American Cynicism: The Cover-Up of Watergate, theInvestigation, Nixon’s Resignation, and the Legacies: Nixon tried to cover upthe Watergate scandal by paying the 5 men hush money and allowing the CIA tointervene into the FBI’s investigation. The House tried to impeach him forWatergate and the tapes/transcripts. The House has a judiciary committee thatcreates means of impeachment, and then that goes to the House for voting, andfrom there, it goes to the Senate, who votes to convict the President or not.Nixon was anticipating his impeachment so he resigned in August of 1974.
This picture shows him getting off the plane doing his peacesigns. He leaves office defiant. It wasn’t all because of Watergate though, butalso Vietnam and a few other incidents such as the thieves breaking into theFBA and finding files on people, which made the government, FBI, CIA, and thePresidents look like spies, creating suspicions that popular culture picked upon.
December 1970—Nixon likes the idea and gives Elvis a badge.Nixon believed that Elvis could be a great cultural help in reaching out to theyounger crowd who had their new right to vote. Elvis became an agent and themeans for Nixon to act on the counterculture that he so hated.
Their beef with the war was that casualties were too highwith no apparent purpose (winning the war or not). In this picture, they’re notradical hippies, but some older, some in suits, all kinds of people wererepresented. It was a good cross-section of Middle America. A lot of them, wheninterviewed, said they didn’t even like protesting or never had before.
4/8/2013:The Great Society, Dissent, and the 1968 Election: 1960s Dissent and Activism:Moderates: Vietnam Moratorium in 1969. Major media coverage occurred. Tookplace on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Moderates were the big center ofanti-war movements. They saw the country as okay, didn’t think the war was thatbad, came from both political parties, but thought that the U.S. had taken awrong turn.
4/3/2013: The War under Johnson & Nixon: Richard Nixon’sWar: Escalation: Cambodia: March 1969. Vietnam was violating Cambodia, so webegan bombing Vietnam. Sanctuaries in Cambodia? Half a million killed. April1970-Nixon announces invasion on Cambodia. People were rioting at Kent State inMay 1970. Heart ache of Vietnam War era. The students were crying out and onlay dead on the ground. Four students had been shot in a demonstration againstthe invasion of Cambodia. …..? add more… correlation of Vietnam and KSU
3/20/2013: Integrationism & Black Power: ConfrontationActivism: Birmingham: George Wallace on June 11, 1963 was a famoussegregationist in Alabama that stood in the school doorway as a symbolic standat Foster Auditorium on campus. This picture acts as a snapshot ofconfrontation between state’s rights and federal government and shows massiveresistance of whites. Integration resulted on campus, and out 50thanniversary of desegregation is coming up. During JFK’s presidency, and he andthe federal government intervened to push for big federal rights law—he went onTV and gave a famous speech that night.
3/13/2013: Brown vs. Board of Education and Civil Rights inthe 1950s: Litigation and Backlash: Brown vs. Board of Education: GeorgeMcLaurin at the University of Oklahoma School of Education in 1948. George is ablack man allowed to get the same education under the doctrine of separate butequal, but he was made to sit outside the classroom door apart from the otherstudents. This questioned the equality of the Plessy vs. Ferguson case.Fighting it got blacks into schools and law schools, though they were stillsegregated. NAACP wants to now tackle segregation in K-12 education.
Eisenhower is president now and decided to reassure Americansthat space advancements were going well—Vanguard. December 1957—exploded anddidn’t reassure them. The U.S. called for mass increases in space program andscience education. Our missile program was way ahead of theirs. Ike couldn’treally admit to having spies in the Soviet Union, so he increased spending forspace and also formed NASA—National Aeronautics Space Administration. SpaceRace in 1960 battle to put first in space, first on the Moon, etc.NDEA—National Defense Education Act increased education and instilled fear inLife Magazine contrasting Moscow and Chicago education.
Civil Rights Movements of 1940s to 1970s – Truman becomes first president to embrace Civil Rights Movement and move it to national attention after witnessing horrible treatment of blacks, especially black WWII vets. Democratic Party adopts civil rights platform. This caused large swing from democratic party to republican party by the racist south.
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