What was meant by the term “Cold War” and how did it begin in 1945? Describe the U.S. foreign policy doctrines the Marshall Plan and Containment and how they were related to the Cold War. How did the Cold War finally end and what are the basic relationships between the major Cold War powers today? (Be specific and back your assertions with evidence.)
What were some technological and demographic changes that enabled the United States to go through a process of rapid urbanization beginning in the 1920s? What were some reactionary movements that developed as a (negative) response to immigration and urbanization in the United States? Conversely, how did the growth of cities affect the development of a common American culture during this time? Explain how some of these urban cultural developments are still a part of American society today. (Be specific and back your assertions with evidence.)
Why were Native American nations not included in the Fourteenth Amendment, guaranteeing citizenship to people born in the United States? What was contained in federal legislation in both 1968 and 1978 that dealt with Native American civil rights? What Constitutional protections and citizenship rights do Native Americans living on reservations have today? What about those who do not live on a tribal reservation? (Be specific and back your assertions with evidence.