US History lessons learned

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US History lessons learned by Mind Map: US History lessons learned

1. Vietnam War: A key factor and problem to the Vietnam war was the confusion in the presidential office. During the Vietnam War there was not only the one president named LBJ, but a second president named Nixon. During the Vietnam war LBJ was nearing the end of his presidency and couldn't handle the war. LBJ then stepped down and Nixon took over. Nixon did a pretty good job handling the pressure and being thrown in the middle of the Vietnam war. Many problems surrounded the presidential decisions as to what to do in the war. The lesson to be learned from this is that when you are a president, you should definitely avoid starting a world war nearing the end of your term, knowing you ultimately wont be able to finish it.

2. ***Technology*** How does technology impact society?

2.1. Radio more of a national culture

2.2. Warfare when there are new advancements it will impact how the wars are fought.

3. ***Media*** To what extent does the media influence people? To what extent does the media mirror or reflect society.

4. ***Migration*** What causes migration and how how has it impacted America.

4.1. The great migration. When African Americans moved to consolidated areas and will express there culture

4.2. WWII Jews tried to flee Germany but because the immigration process was so hard few did.

5. ***Leaders and presidents*** What makes an effective or ineffective leader?

5.1. WWII the Americans learned that new technology can either be good or bad or harm the situation, so U>S leaders must be more careful at using new technologies in war.

6. ***Government*** What role and responsibility of the American government?

6.1. Prohibition

6.1.1. Chaos takes place when the government makes alcohol illegal.

6.2. Vietnam War: Not only did the U.S rush into the Vietnam War, but they lost thousands of troops to the draft. The big problem surrounding the draft was the theory that if you had money or if you lived in the upper class, you could get out of the draft and escape from the war. Most of the middle to low class male citizens were drafted to the Vietnam war, taking them away from there families and loved ones. If the U.S just made the smart move to avoid the war all together, The U.S wouldn't have lost 100,000 or more soldiers to death. The lesson to be learned from this mishap is to once and for all make everyone equal and to have a more organized war. To not let people with money escape the draft and make it equal for everyone.

7. ***Economics*** How has economics impacted america?

7.1. Great depression

7.1.1. When the new deal was created to fix the economic problems it costed a lot of money and government debt increased.

8. ***Foreign Relations*** How have foreign entanglements influenced America?

8.1. World war 1

8.1.1. Forming allies can draw the country into a broader conflict. When the us is involved in World affairs to a large extent. It is hard to be neutral if a major conflict breaks out. Spread of communism. b

8.2. Vietnam War

8.2.1. One of the most significant problems of the Vietnam war was that the U.S should have made the better decision, and to not even attempt to join in on the war. Everything about the Vietnam War could have been avoided, but since North Vietnam was a communist country the U.S could not be allies with them. This problem also contributed to the loss of millions of dollars spent on troops and supplies just to contribute to a country being over run by communism. The solution to the whole daboggle would be to realize that diversion is not the answer. You cant go around getting into problems and wars just because the group is different or doesn't have the same mindset as you.

9. ***Civil Rights*** To what extent have the oppressed in America been able to attain an equality of life?

9.1. WWII America did nothing to save Jews, so they were still getting placed in camps to die.