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Told They Cannot Learn About Social Movements, Colorado Students Take To the Streets

Rightwing tries to ban history of “social strife” in the United States, so students teach them a lesson

Hundreds of students from high schools across Colorado’s Jefferson County school district walked out of classes on Monday, Tuesday, and… 675 more words

Social Justice

APUSH- 9/22/14

  • We reviewed the concept of Mercantilism:
    • Balance of trade
    • Navigation Acts
    • Salutary Neglect
  • We discussed the impact of the Enlightenment
    • Deism
    • 1st Great Awakening …
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Class Activities

WWI Shipbuilding

From 1914 to 1917, the United States, as neutral power, stood to profit from shipping goods to all European belligerents. “America’s trade with the Allies was fast becoming the mainstay of the American economy” * After the US declaration of war in April of 1917, the government’s mobilization of American land, labor and money produced a tremendous fleet of ships and expanded shipyards virtually overnight. 221 more words

Recruiting Posters in World War I

When war broke out in Europe in 1914, Americans referred to the conflict overseas as “the European Struggle,” in other words, not “our” war. We were happy to provide food, munitions, and to lend money, but saw no reason to join in battle. 217 more words

The United States expanded to the west

The United States expanded to the west, there were many new industries that arose. Three of these industries. As were work that had an effect on how the person lived. 416 more words