3.30   The Cold War at Home and Abroad                    



M 3.30    A 55 mins.


The Cold War at Home and Abroad


McCarthyism


Paul Robeson’s testimony before HUAC


Paul Robeson sings for workers in Australia


T 3.31    B 55 mins.


Post-War America and the Fifties


Prosperity and Conformity


John Kenneth Galbraith, The Affluent Society


What does Galbraith believe to be the greatest negative change in the American economy during the 1950s?

The Other America, Michael Harrington


What is the “other America” of which Harrington speaks?
According to Harrington, how are the poor in America “invisible?”

Betty Friedan, The Feminine Mystique

HW: Brinkley, Chapter 28

W 4.1    C 55 mins.


Civil Rights

The Southern Manifesto


HW: Brinkley, Chapter 29


F 4.3        A 55 mins.


Civil Rights


T 4.6        B 55 mins.


Civil Rights and Vietnam


HW: Read the documents in the following 2001 DBQ and answer the following questions (normal homework format) using the documents:


What were the Cold War fears of the American people in the aftermath of the Second World War?


What did the Eisenhower administration do to address those fears?


How successful was the Eisenhower administration in addressing those fears?


Due Th 8:15am


W 4.7    C 55 mins.


The Sixties


HW: MLK, Letter from a Birmingham Jail


Malcolm X, Message to the Grassroots


Please choose two contrasting passages from each document that illustrate the differences between the two civil rights leaders on goals or strategies. Due Friday 8:15am.


F 4.9    E1 70 mins.


Black Power


SNCC Statement of Purpose 1960

SNCC Position Paper: The Basis of Black Power

Black Panther Party 10 Point Plan


HW: Please complete the DBQ on Civil Rights. Three pages, double spaced. Due Tuesday 4.14 8:15am


T 4.14     A 55 mins.


Vietnam--Origins

LBJ’s War


Tonkin Gulf Resolution


HW: Brinkley, Chapter 30


W 4.15    B 55 mins.


Vietnam--Nixon’s War


Th 4.16    C 55 mins.


The Rise of the Right

Watergate


Ronald Reagan, A Time for Choosing, 1964


Nixon’s Convention Speech, 1968


Robert Kaiser, The Disaster of Richard Nixon


HW: Brinkley, Chapter 31


W 4.22    A 55 mins


The Counterculture


Port Huron Statement


Free Speech Movement


Woodstock


Identity Politics


Environmentalism


Th 4.23      B 55 mins.


Seeking Limits: Carter and Reagan


Motter, Jimmy Carter in Context


HW: Vietnam DBQ


Due Friday 4.23 at 8:15am