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I.Section Dr. Painter concludes that, in the context of the Cold War,  activism

I.Section Dr. Painter concludes that, in the context of the Cold War,  activism among Black American communities took two forms: a) protesting segregation through nonviolent strategies; and, b) the advocacy of self-sufficiency, separation from the social sector discriminating against Black Americans, and self-defense.  To participate in this discussion, follow these prompts. 1) Provide two examples of each of the two forms proposed by Dr. Painter. 2) Explain the advantages and disadvantages of each of these two paths. 3) Which path…

Consider the following statement: “In preparing for the Cherokee removal, state

Consider the following statement: "In preparing for the Cherokee removal, state and federal officials were motivated solely by desire to seize the natives' land." In your post, consider the following: Does this statement present the full picture? Revise this statement to present a more complex explanation of the motivations that drove state and federal officials (and the white citizens of Georgia) during the years immediately preceding the Cherokee removal. Explain the choices you made in your revision. Next, consider how…

Historical Event Analysis (HEA): The student will be responsible for choosing an

Historical Event Analysis (HEA): The student will be responsible for choosing an event in American History from the list provided and create an argument on its significance using historical evidence of at least one primary source and one secondary source. The student will also analyze and interpret the primary and secondary sources by explaining how the material impacted the chosen event. The list of historical events, and the link to submit your HEA, can be found under the "HEA" module under "Coursework." HEAs…

Journal Requirements  I define a full-page as one that has 1-inch margins all ar

Journal Requirements  I define a full-page as one that has 1-inch margins all around, is double-spaced, and does not use extra spacing to stretch the content of the paper. Furthermore, the journal entry needs to end at the very bottom where it meets the 1-inch margin.  Howard Zinn’s, A People’s History of the United States Chapter 18, “The Impossible Victory: Vietnam”  Explain how “the wealthiest and most powerful nation in the history of the world made a maximum military effort with everything…

1. What new policies and institutions did Truman and Congress initiate to contai

1. What new policies and institutions did Truman and Congress initiate to contain Soviet expansion?  2. Why did Truman build a stronger military presence in Europe and Asia?  3. How did cold war tensions affect U.S. military spending?  4. In what ways did the cold war affect civil liberties in the United States?  5. How did the emergence of the cold war shape the size and role of the federal government?

Chronologically connect the different events, describing them and determining th

Chronologically connect the different events, describing them and determining their causes and effects.  Make sure to connect them to one another Fair Labor Standards Bill(511)       Indian Reorganization Act (513)   FDR’s Good Neighbor Policy (523) Neutrality Acts(525)       Franklin Roosevelt (523/529/) Lend-Lease Act (529)    Atlantic Charter (530)    Double V Campaign(533) Zoot Suit Riots(534) Korematsu v. US (534)    

please the following article:   Jill Lepore, “Is Education a Fundamental Right?”

please the following article:   Jill Lepore, “Is Education a Fundamental Right?” The New Yorker, Sept. 10, 2018  After reading the article please answer the following questions: 1) What was Doe v. Plyler and how did it come about? 2) Peter Roos, of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund took on the case. What legal precedent did he use to argue his case? What was the State of Texas’ argument? You have to read the entire article to…

For this assignment, you will write a letter to a fictional family member; where

For this assignment, you will write a letter to a fictional family member; where the family member lives is your choice. You currently live in Colonial America in 1776, immediately after the Declaration of Independence has been announced throughout the colonies. Where you live in Colonial America is your choice. In your letter, you will identify yourself as a loyalist or a patriot, and discuss whether the political actions taken by King George III or the Continental Congress were enough.…

an essay detailing the process and ideas that went into the making of the Consti

an essay detailing the process and ideas that went into the making of the Constitution. What Enlightenment thinkers provided inspiration? Why were the Articles thrown out in favor of a new government? Why did the Constitution succeed where the Articles failed? What factions formed in the process of getting the Constitution ratified and why did they form? What were the debates surrounding the new document? What were the compromises? 

Part 1:  The Bill of Rights: Explain why the Anti-federalists pushed for the Bil

Part 1:  The Bill of Rights: Explain why the Anti-federalists pushed for the Bill of Rights to be included in the US Constitution. What reasons did they cite as necessary in response to the desire of Federalists to create a strong central government? Next, explain some of the civil liberties that were included and established individual freedoms for Americans. This website may be helpful: Bill of Rights of the United State of America (1791) Finally, explain how the Supreme Court has…