HISTORY 157 – Progressive Movement and Foreign Policy 1890s

Week 1 Discussion

This discussion will focus on the Progressive Movement and Foreign Policy 1890s-1910s. Post responses to Topic 1 and Topic 2.

Topic 1: What is your understanding of the goals and accomplishments of the Progressive Movement? Why is Progressivism significant for the study of American history?

Topic 2: Why did the United States war against Spain in 1898? Do you think the war was just and necessary for the United States?

Week 2 Discussion

This discussion will focus on the Great Depression in the 1930s. Post responses to Topic 1 and Topic 2.

Topic 1: What is your understanding of the causes of the Great Depression? Why did most Americans lose confidence in Herbert Hoover’s presidential leadership?

Topic 2: What were the key features of the Franklin Roosevelt administration’s New Deal? Provide examples that illustrate the key features. Do you think the New Deal was successful?

Week 3 Discussion

This discussion will focus on domestic and foreign affairs 1960s-1970s. Post responses to Topic 1 and either Topic 2 or Topic 3.

Topic 1: Select a topic on domestic or foreign affairs in the 1960s and explain why it is significant for the study of American history.

Topic 2: What is your assessment of Richard Nixon’s presidential leadership? Include examples that support your assessment.

Topic 3:What is your assessment of Jimmy Carter’s presidential leadership? Include examples that support your assessment.

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HISTORY 157 – Progressive Movement and Foreign Policy 1890s

Week 1 Discussion

This discussion will focus on the Progressive Movement and Foreign Policy 1890s-1910s. Post responses to Topic 1 and Topic 2.

Topic 1: What is your understanding of the goals and accomplishments of the Progressive Movement? Why is Progressivism significant for the study of American history?

Topic 2: Why did the United States war against Spain in 1898? Do you think the war was just and necessary for the United States?

Week 2 Discussion

This discussion will focus on the Great Depression in the 1930s. Post responses to Topic 1 and Topic 2.

Topic 1: What is your understanding of the causes of the Great Depression? Why did most Americans lose confidence in Herbert Hoover’s presidential leadership?

Topic 2: What were the key features of the Franklin Roosevelt administration’s New Deal? Provide examples that illustrate the key features. Do you think the New Deal was successful?

Week 3 Discussion

This discussion will focus on domestic and foreign affairs 1960s-1970s. Post responses to Topic 1 and either Topic 2 or Topic 3.

Topic 1: Select a topic on domestic or foreign affairs in the 1960s and explain why it is significant for the study of American history.

Topic 2: What is your assessment of Richard Nixon’s presidential leadership? Include examples that support your assessment.

Topic 3:What is your assessment of Jimmy Carter’s presidential leadership? Include examples that support your assessment.

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