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Second Semester Review

American Studies Second Semester Review
by

Mary Schmitz

on 7 May 2015

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Transcript of Second Semester Review

Famous Faces
of the Modern
Civil Rights
Movement
Causes of the
Great Depression
Great Depression
We have
nothing
to fear...
... but fear
itself.
"Brother, Can You
Spare a Dime?"
Unequal Distribution
of Wealth and Risky
Consumer Spending
STOCK MARKET CRASH
the Dust Bowl
CCC
NRA
FDIC
AAA
WPA
PWA
Social Security

overproduction
underconsumption
literary analysis
reading comprehension
historical context
vocabulary from context
literary terms/application
ALWAYS READ THE
SELECTIONS
literary analysis: music of WWII
Pearl Harbor
D-DAY
V-E Day
V-J Day

SUBURBS!!!
literary analysis:
"Little Boxes"
women's contribution to the war effort
conformity!!!!!
appeasement
blitzkrieg
Holocaust
lend-lease
islandhopping
isolationism
American Studies
Second Semester
Exam Review

Great Depression
Important terms of WWII
Revising Writing:

*use consistent verb tense
*don't put modifiers in the wrong place!
*keep writing parallel
*avoid vague pronoun use
*punctuate. correctly.
*logically transition from one idea to the next
*conclude the essay but
don't introduce new ideas
"Why Soldiers
Won't Talk"
by John Steinbeck
CONTAINMENT
Truman Doctrine
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North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
McCarthyism
Korean War
Nonfiction and Poetry
Analysis and Revison:

*READ THE SELECTIONS!
*figurative language: involves the
reader's emotions
*simile; metaphor; personification; alliteration
*punctuate. correctly.
*pronoun-antecedent agreement
*parallel construction
*identify: sentence; fragment; run-on
*what mood is the author conveying
in the reader?
integration
segregation
Brown v. Board of Education
Literary Analysis: "Letter from Birmingham Jail"
literary analysis
Space Race
New Frontier
Great Society
Cuban Missile Crisis
domino theory
Tonkin Gulf Resolution
Vietnamization
26th Amendment
"Ambush"
literary analysis
Tet Offensive
IN THE NEWS
Iran Hostage Crisis
"trickle-down"
economics
Soviet Union falls--
end of the cold war!
healthy economy
domestic terrorism
Oklahoma City
21st Century USA
cartoon analysis
the research
process
citing sources
avoiding plagiarism
organizing and
writing the paper
one author
(Schmitz 22)
two authors
(Schmitz and Sitter 90)
buying on margin
George H.W. Bush
(dad)
First Gulf War
Ronald Reagan
SDI
"Star Wars"
"Snow"
General Eisenhower
Douglas MacArthur
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AXIS POWERS
mussolini
stalin
fdr
churchill
conformity
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