Industrial Revolution Depression Economic Crisis America started off with the Industrial Revolution that changed many people’s lives. it brought people from the cotton fields to factories and turned America into an industrial society. Americans started the marketing system and stock … Continue reading
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This song is released in the 1990s and was a big hit. I believe at this time there was still discrimination and Michael Jackson shows it in his lyrics.
The song is named Free Spirit and it was composed when the mothers from the WW2 wanted their daughters to have a better future which was having more freedom. The women wanted to be free and be out there. Birtha … Continue reading
Advertisement started the sense of freedom to the 50s. People defined and expressed freedom with the thought of convenience. Everything in advertisements points out how easy it was to use the product. Not only was it easy to use, it … Continue reading
In 1947, President Henry S. Truman passed the Truman Doctrine. The Truman Doctrine stated that the United States would support Greece and Turkey with economic and military aid to prevent the communist to take over. The policy spent over hundreds … Continue reading
The perspective of this picture is to encourage the war. This is a message telling Americans that if we united we will win the war. this can get most Americans to think the same and be patriotic. The creator of … Continue reading
This video was about the women or the so called flappers in the roaring twenties. They started smoking and dressing with short skirts and cutting their hair short. Besides political freedom for women, they also gained personal freedom.
Foner mentions a subtopic of the war at home which was the Progressives’ War. During the WWI, many Progressives believe that this war was a good opportunity to reform American society from scientifically to socially. Most of the Progressive reformers … Continue reading
William McKinley won the first modern presidential campaign because the Republicans spent a great amount of money on the campaign. His campaign raised approximately $10 million compared to his competition Bryan’s $300,000. He was a national republic leader and his … Continue reading
The United States Congress enacted the Sherman Antitrust Act. One thing that affected the economy was all trade combination or agreements that severely restricted trade between states or with foreign powers. The second outlawed any attempts to control the trade … Continue reading
One type of freedom besides the African Americans breaking off from slavery was the women’s rights. So once the 15th amendment was established on the constitution, many white females started wondering about their rights to vote as well. They thought … Continue reading
Race and Reunion certainly seems like an interesting book to read. David Blight writes about the details of the Civil War while showing the audience another insight. Blight specifically states that racism occurred while historians wrote about the Civil War … Continue reading
Historical evidence and sources enable people to understand how the society slowly transformed. Even with historical evidence and sources, the past is still a mystery. Historians put the pieces of evidence together and it’s up to us to believe or … Continue reading