1)Compare WWI to WWII from an American perspective, especially how the lessons learned varied.
2)Explain how WWII ended the Great Depression and set us up for the post-war economy.
3)Describe the artificial norms premised by the post-war economy and how their legacies affected the last 40 years of American life.
4)Return to our change models lecture from early in the semester.Viewing the whole of the post-Civil War civil rights movement in its entirety, which model, or combination of models, turned out to be most effective, and why?(examples)
5)Were the ‘60s an example of American function or dysfunction?
6)Were the ‘70s two steps forward or one step back?
7)Your thesis paper:Was it in-line with the events and themes of the rest of the ‘80s, or an exception?
8)Is this War on Terror a typical American foreign policy exercise, or something unique?
9)Demonstrate ways in which Wall Street and Do the Right thing did, and did not, accurately represent the ‘80s