Address each of the following in at least 100 words:
How did many Americans in the late 19th and early 20th centuries justify racial inequality and Jim Crow segregation? How did Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois attempt to overcome Jim Crow? Which do you think was the better approach, and why?
Why did the U.S. government fear the Ghost Dancing movement? What did the armed response at Wounded Knee reveal about American attitudes toward Native Americans?
Why were so many Americans â€“ women as well as men â€“ uncomfortable with the idea of women voting? What did the womenâ€™s suffrage movement give up to win passage of the 19th Amendment? Do you think that was the right decision?
According to the documentary The March of the Bonus Army, who were the members of the Bonus Army and why did they march to Washington, D.C.? What do you think of how things turned out?
According to the film Work Pays America, what were the goals of the New Deal? What were the alternatives to the New Deal? Do you think any of the alternatives were preferable to the New Deal?
In your view, was President Truman correct to deploy atomic weapons against mainland Japan, or should conventional weapons have been tried first? What led you to this conclusion?
Discussion Questions Address each of the following in at least 100 words: How di