Monthly Archives: March 2019

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MADVERTISING – For class March 12/13

As you learned in your breakout, advertising was a big part of the growing consumer society in the 1920s.  Instead of just informing people about a product, 20s advertisers tried to influence consumers to buy products through the use of slogans, … Continue reading

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Classifying and Evaluating the Roaring 20s

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times … a famous opening of a Charles Dickens novel? (yes)  A description of Taft’s hairline?  (no … only the worst there)  A framework for a way to look at the … Continue reading

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WWI – Educate, Commemorate, Honor

After two weeks of diving into the role of WWI in America’s story, we are excited to see how you will educate, commemorate, and honor the role of WWI in America’s story.  As we close our current study of WWI … Continue reading

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Want more from the trenches “Over There”? Check it out …

So, Doughboy – how were the trenches? After today’s class, you hopefully have an idea about the challenges American had when they were part of the trench warfare in World War I – and remember, they didn’t have it nearly … Continue reading

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The War to End All Wars? PEACE after WWII … for March 6/7

Once the war ended, what happened?  An easy peace treaty meeting in Paris – typical, right?   Not so fast … For your next class, preview the peace process that came after the war by reading and watching some content concerning … Continue reading

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