Suggested Topics To Explore
American Revolution: Tea Party, Valley Forge, Yorktown, Articles of Confederation v. Constitution
Civil War: Gettysburg, 13th amendment, Vicksburg, battle of Atlanta, the anaconda plan, southern leadership v. industrialized north, Emancipation Proclamation,
Industrial Revolution: Cotton gin, Steam engine,Electricity, Growth of Cities, vertical and horizontal integration (monopoly development), immigration and those who were restricted, Jim Crow South and Ku Klux Klan.
WWI: U.S. declaration of war on Germany,18th and 19th amendments, Espionage Act, US neutrality and the 14 points.
WWII: Pearl Harbor,Hiroshima,A. Philip Randolph, Japanese internment
1960’s Civil Rights: March on Selma,Montgomery Bus Boycott,1968, MLK, JR., The Great Society, violent v. non-violent change in society, role of the media including songs written as a form of protest