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Part Two – Open a Google Doc, title it “Spring Final History 652”, share it immediately with Mark Sikora and Michael Dressel
For the following section of the final, you must produce original responses for the prompt. Your responses should achieve the following requirements. Any attempt to import a pre-written response will receive and automatic letter grade reduction.
Your responses must…
(1) be in complete sentences, (2) fully define any items in bold, (3) take a stance, and (4) fully defend your position. A final point will be given for overall quality.
Option 1 – The United States should have entered World War II in the beginning of the war, Germany invading Poland 1939 instead of the attack at Pearl Harbor (specifically explain what was in the best interests of the U.S. and how the war might turned out differently if the U.S. had entered in the beginning of the war).
Option 2 – The United States made the correct decision to forcibly place all people of Japanese descent living in the U.S. west coast during World War II.
Option 3 – World War II helped to pave the way for more equality for women and minorities within the United States, as represented by Rosie the Riveter, A. Philip Randolph, and the Code Talkers.
Option 4 – The United States did not make the correct decision to drop two atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and thus should have attempted Operation Olympic.
Option 5 – The Marshall Plan was not in the best interests of the United States in dealing with the Cold War in the post WWII years.
Option 6 – The United States should have destroyed Communism in China, North Korea, and Vietnam instead of trying to containing its spread..
Option 7 – Brown v. Board of Education caused integration before people were ready for it (make sure to explain measures that had to be taken for integration). Explain the difficulties that the country faced implementing integration in public school, using Little Rock Central as an example.
Option 8 – President Lyndon B. Johnson’s initiatives were not beneficial for the War on Poverty, especially considering his initiatives in Southeast Asia.
Option 9 – Malcolm X and the Nation of Islam’s methods for achieving civil rights goals were more effective than Martin Luther King and the SCLC.
Option 10 – The United States should not have gotten involved in the Vietnam War. Your answer should encompass the conflict from the years of 1954-1975.
Option 11 – Muhammad Ali would have personally benefited from going to the Vietnam War when he was drafted. You should defend or refute his refusal to be drafted and the effect on his life.
Option 12 – Watergate was not the worst political scandal in United States history. In order to defend your position, you must compare Watergate to at least one other political scandal.
Option 13 – Reaganomics was successful considering its goals and implementation. Focus your response on the economy of the 1970s under President Carter.
Option 14 – The 1990s was the best decade since World War II. This answer must include not only the positive aspects of that decade but also from another decade (1950s-2000s)
Option 15 – The War on Terror is/was a bad endeavor for the United States. Your response must allude to the 09/11/01 attacks, the Patriot Act, and one foreign engagement (ie – Iraq, Afghanistan)