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Homework Assignments

US History - E Block

Due: 4/28

Article Assessment - Thursday, May 1st.

US History - F Block

Due: 4/28

Article Assessment - Thursday, May 1st.

Honors US History - D Block

Due: 4/28

Research Paper topics assigned upon return.

AP US History - BG5H5 Blocks

Due: 4/14-4/16

 Monday, April 28th – Read pages 1078-1087 and respond in writing to the following questions:

  1. Richard Nixon seemed to follow inconsistent policies at home and abroad. Why would that argument be made? Explain his major policies and accomplishments.
  2. The Vietnam War continued under Nixon for four years. Could he have ended it sooner? Explain his actions and the results.
  3. The domestic policy regulations and accomplishments of the Nixon administration seem mixed. In what ways might they be seen as mixed? Explain.
  4. Why did the Nixon administration demand tight control on all administration leaks and expand the use of the CIA in the United States?
  5. What was the real problem with Watergate that led to Nixon’s resignation? Explain.
  6. Was Richard Nixon guilty of an “arrogance of power” and of being an imperial president, or was he simply a strong president who made bold moves to achieve his goals? Explain

Tuesday, April 29th

Chapter 30 – The Conservative Ascendancy, 1974-1991

  1. In the 1970s, the United States experienced a serious economic downturn. What were the long-term and immediate causes of this downturn and what were the consequences?
  2. Define “outsourcing and describe the results of this practice on American workers and on the labor movement.
  3. Who were the candidates for president in 1976, what were their assets and liabilities, who won, and why?
  4. What was the basic dispute in the abortion debate and Roe v. Wade? Explain
  5. Was there a change in the national mood from the 1960s to the late 1970s? What was it? Discuss.
  6. Why did the United States and the Soviet Union move toward détente in the 1970s? Explain.
  7. What developments in 1979 seemed to weaken Carter politically? Explain.
  8. What does supply-side economics advocate and how is that different from Keynesian economics?
  9. Ronald Reagan had a huge impact on the United States. Explain how and why. Discuss his policies and the political, economic social and cultural developments of the 1980s.
  10. How did Ronald Reagan view the Soviet Union and the threat of communism in the 1980s?
  11. The Cold War ended in 1989 and the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991. How did this happen? Explain.







Contemporary Issues in Social Science - C Block

Due: 4/29

Drafts of This I Believe essay due on April 29th. Must be a hard copy approximately 500 words.