The Great Depression, Part 1

I hope you learned something new about your writing by grading your own essay. I will get them graded and return them first class of next week. In class, I taught about the five primary reasons the US entered the Great Depression: 1) increased reliance on the stock...

World War I

Hopefully you have a pretty good understanding of what occurred from the US perspective during WWI. Here is the link to the video I showed in class about WWI’s legacy. We also discussed the Battle of Verdun and the role monuments play in war. Here are the two...

Missing In Action

Sorry I missed most of you for class. Food poisoning is a nasty experience, let’s just leave it at that. If your class was unable to watch both videos, here are the links: Crash Course WWI WWI History Channel Hopefully your class had a good discussion on the...

Progressives v. Populists

This post contains all the links to the videos and articles used in class. Become familiar with this material. We will discuss it next class, and it very easily could be the topic of your next essay test. Video clips shown in class:...

The Roosevelt Corollary

Here is the PowerPoint on improving essays.¬†Essay 2 evaluation¬†I will also post it in the links below for future reference. Our class discussion focused on how Teddy Roosevelt’s presidency forever changed US foreign policy and the role of the president. We...