Your initial response to the question should be between 250 – 300 words long. Include references and citations where necessary to ensure proper credit and documentation of your sources. You are welcome to include references in addition to the course textbook, just ensure that you use proper documentation.
Each of your responses to 3 of your classmates should be at least 100 words, not to include any citations/references. Please push yourself to go beyond a standard, “I liked your post” and try to select particular points/examples and discuss them further. It is also appropriate for you to provide your reflections, opinions, additional examples and information. Specific examples and references should include citations and footnotes.
What changes in American society prompted the activities of nativists the Ku Klux, Klan, and religious fundamentalists? How did these groups express their outrage?
2. What were the domestic and foreign causes of the Great Depression? How did President Hoover respond to the economic emergency?
3. What were the main programs of the New Deal’s “Hundred Days”? What were their goals? Evaluate the success of the various programs.
4. In what ways did World War II contribute to the growth of the federal government? How did it foster what historians now call the military-industrial complex?