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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

Event
Identify
Significance
Reference
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

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
Identify
Significance
Reference
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

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

Event
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Significance
Reference
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

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

Event
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Significance
Reference
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

Event
Identify
Significance
Reference
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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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Significance
Reference
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

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

Event
Identify
Significance
Reference
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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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Significance
Reference
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

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.