Explain the evolution of Cold War liberalism between 1945 and 1968, that is from the presidency of Harry S. Truman through John F. Kennedy and to Lyndon Baines Johnson. Why did Jimmy Carter eschew
the label during the 1976 election?
Between the end of the Korean War and the escalation of the Vietnam War in 1965, the concept of an American dream” seemed to have its strongest hold on the American population. How did the protest
movements of the mid to late 1960s and early 1970s confirm or transform this vision of the “pursuit of happiness” in the USA?
Why was Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech so pivotal in Americanhistory? Did it redefine the nature of America? Of the American dream,?
Despite Watergate, did not Richard Nixon’s presidency start the Republican ascendency of the following period? Why and how did this happen?
Explore both the strengths and weaknesses of Ronald Reagan’s presidency. What has made his vision so dominant ever since?
A popular expression asserts that “9-11 changed everything.” In your reasoned opinion, based on the text and our discussions, do you think this is an accurate reading of American History since