The Truman doctrine

The Truman doctrine

NOTE: Before starting the Timeline project please refer to the “Example Timeline Matrix” document.

 

Instructions: Complete the matrix by providing the Time Period/Date(s) in column B, and the Description and Significance of the People/Event(s) to American History in column C. (See complete instructions in the Syllabus for the Module 7 assignment entitled, “Timeline Part IV.” NOTE: The timeline project does not need to be submitted to turnitin.

 

NOTE: Please write your answers in a clear and concise manner. Limit your submission of the Timeline Part IV up to 250 words per topic/subtopic. For example, if a topic is divided into 3 subtopics, you may write a maximum of 250 per subtopic listed. Be sure to cite all sources.

 

 

Major Event/Theme in American History

 

 

Time Period/Date(s)

 

 

Description and Significance of the People/Event(s) to American History

 

 

1)       The causes of the Cold War and its effects on the politico-economic and cultural milieus of the U.S.; include:

 

a)       The Truman doctrine

 

b)       The Korean War

 

c)       Eisenhower and the 1950s

 

d)       JFK and the Cuban missile crisis and the JFK Assassination

 

e)       Johnson and the Great Society

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2)       The theme (thread) of God-given rights/freedoms as it relates to:

 

a)       The Civil Rights Movement

 

b)       The Vietnam War

 

c)       The Women’s Rights Movement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3)       The cumulative effect of the integrity crisis in the Johnson (Vietnam) and Nixon (Watergate) presidencies on the cultural milieu of the nation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4)       The conservative revolution of the 1980s, including the impact of the “Religious Right” and the legacy of the Reagan Administration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5)       The end of the Cold War in the early 1990s (including the fall of the Berlin Wall).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6)       Trends in American Domestic and Foreign Policy in the post-Cold War Era.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE: Before starting the Timeline project please refer to the “Example Timeline Matrix” document.

 

Instructions: Complete the matrix by providing the Time Period/Date(s) in column B, and the Description and Significance of the People/Event(s) to American History in column C. (See complete instructions in the Syllabus for the Module 7 assignment entitled, “Timeline Part IV.” NOTE: The timeline project does not need to be submitted to turnitin.

 

NOTE: Please write your answers in a clear and concise manner. Limit your submission of the Timeline Part IV up to 250 words per topic/subtopic. For example, if a topic is divided into 3 subtopics, you may write a maximum of 250 per subtopic listed. Be sure to cite all sources.

 

 

Major Event/Theme in American History

 

 

Time Period/Date(s)

 

 

Description and Significance of the People/Event(s) to American History

 

 

1)       The causes of the Cold War and its effects on the politico-economic and cultural milieus of the U.S.; include:

 

a)       The Truman doctrine

 

b)       The Korean War

 

c)       Eisenhower and the 1950s

 

d)       JFK and the Cuban missile crisis and the JFK Assassination

 

e)       Johnson and the Great Society

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2)       The theme (thread) of God-given rights/freedoms as it relates to:

 

a)       The Civil Rights Movement

 

b)       The Vietnam War

 

c)       The Women’s Rights Movement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3)       The cumulative effect of the integrity crisis in the Johnson (Vietnam) and Nixon (Watergate) presidencies on the cultural milieu of the nation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4)       The conservative revolution of the 1980s, including the impact of the “Religious Right” and the legacy of the Reagan Administration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5)       The end of the Cold War in the early 1990s (including the fall of the Berlin Wall).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6)       Trends in American Domestic and Foreign Policy in the post-Cold War Era.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Resources

 

The following Web sites can be accessed as resources for the Timeline assignment.

 

 

 

“Exhibitions on View: Space Race,” located on the National Air and Space Museum Web site at http://www.nasm.si.edu/exhibitions/gal114/

 

 

 

“Overview of the Post-War Era,” located on the Digital History Web site at http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/era.cfm?eraid=16&smtid=1

 

 

 

“The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962: The 40th Anniversary,” located on the National Security Archive Page of the George Washington University Web site at http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/nsa/cuba_mis_cri/

 

 

 

“Overview of the 1960s,” located on the Digital History Web site at http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/era.cfm?eraID=17&smtid=1

 

 

 

“Overview of the 1970-2000 Era,” located on the Digital History Web site at http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/era.cfm?eraID=19&smtid=1

 

 

 

“Vietnam War,” located on the History.com Web site at

 

 

 

http://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-war

 

 

 

“The Cold War,” located on the History.com Web site at http://www.history.com/topics/cold-war

 

 

 

“Ronald Reagan” located on the History.com Web site at

 

 

 

http://www.history.com/topics/ronald-reagan

 

 

 

“The Cold War Museum,” located at http://www.coldwar.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following Web sites can be accessed as resources for the Timeline assignment.

 

“Exhibitions on View: Space Race,” located on the National Air and Space Museum Web site at http://www.nasm.si.edu/exhibitions/gal114/

 

“Overview of the Post-War Era,” located on the Digital History Web site at http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/era.cfm?eraid=16&smtid=1

 

“The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962: The 40th Anniversary,” located on the National Security Archive Page of the George Washington University Web site at http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/nsa/cuba_mis_cri/

 

“Overview of the 1960s,” located on the Digital History Web site at http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/era.cfm?eraID=17&smtid=1

 

“Overview of the 1970-2000 Era,” located on the Digital History Web site at http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/era.cfm?eraID=19&smtid=1

 

“Vietnam War,” located on the History.com Web site at

 

http://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-war

 

“The Cold War,” located on the History.com Web site at http://www.history.com/topics/cold-war

 

“Ronald Reagan” located on the History.com Web site at

 

http://www.history.com/topics/ronald-reagan

 

“The Cold War Museum,” located at http://www.coldwar.org/