80s conservatism, End of Cold War Video, 90s, 9/11, and 2008 recession stuff

First is the permission slip for a movie we will watch. It is due Wednesday May 29th. If it is not signed by then you will not watch the movie. Big Short Permission Slip

Here’s what we are doing for the rest of the year.

Today (May 22nd) 1980s conservatism

Here’s a website that can help: https://saylordotorg.github.io/text_a-history-of-the-united-states-vol-2/s16-01-conservatism-and-the-reagan-re.html

Thursday (May 23rd): Here is the link to the video:

If that does not work it is on Netflix. It’s called “The Eighties” the episode is “Tear Down this Wall”. You can also Google the same thing and find it under “videos”.

Here is the handout: Click me

Tuesday (5/28) We will be comparing George H.W. Bush to Bill Clinton: Click me

Wednesday (5/29) We will look at 9/11 with this guide: Click me. Here are the notes. You will have to use a Dearborn email account to access. If you don’t you’ll have to request access. Click me with your student account.

Starting Thursday (5/30) We will be watching The Big Short. Here is the assignment: Click me

Here is the alternative assignment for the financial crisis: Click me

We will watch this May 30, 31, and after Eid on June 6th. Then we will have our final debate on June 7 about current-ish issues.

Then after that we will review the first two days of finals week and you will have your exams. Here is the study guide: Study Guide

Nixon Mock Impeachment Trial

All the witnesses: Witnesses

https://www.washingtonpost.com/watergate/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/politics/special/watergate/timeline.html

Watergate: The Scandal That Brought Down Richard Nixon

https://www.fordlibrarymuseum.gov/museum/exhibits/watergate_files/index.html

https://www.cnn.com/ALLPOLITICS/1997/gen/resources/watergate/

https://www.musarium.com/WATERGATE/watergate1.html

https://www.hrc.utexas.edu/exhibitions/web/woodstein/

https://www.maryferrell.org/pages/Watergate.html

https://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/watergate-constitution

https://www.nixonlibrary.gov/forresearchers/find/tapes/watergate/trial/transcripts.php

https://www.historycommons.org/timeline.jsp?timeline=nixon_and_watergate_tmln

https://content.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1862380,00.html

Mock Trial Info:

https://www.peterpappas.com/journals/trial/rules.htm

How to make an opening and closing statement:

How to Write Mock Trial Opening and Closing Statements

FOR THE JURY (SENATE) MEMBERS:

Brief yourself (by taking extensive notes) about the Andrew Johnson impeachment trial: https://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/common/briefing/Impeachment_Johnson.htm

https://famous-trials.com/legacyftrials/impeach/imp_account2.html