Week 14 Virtual Learning

  • Monday, April 4, 2022  

    Read pages 999-1003 and 1008-1015


    Tuesday, April 5, 2022  

    Discussion of European politics after WW II
    Discussion of decolonization 

    Read Vietnam dec of independence

    Give readings: Fanon, French in Algeria; Africa, Gandhi, China, Israel/Palestine, India/Palestine, Neocolonialism, etc.



    Wednesday, April 6, 2022  

    Discuss readings- Big Science and Technology;

    Read from page 58 from Radical Evolution  (consider Silicon Valley And military technology today).

    Changing class system, WE DIDN'T START THE FIRE counterculture, 1968,

    Focus on de Beauvoir; feminism, change in women's attitude towards work? career even after marriage decrease in birth rate, women's issues such as abortion, divorce, sexual preference issues, equal pay, etc.

    Good Wife Guide

    PPT Post Stalin Soviet Union: De-Stalinization, Kruschev, Soviet Foreign Policy, Cuban Missle Crisis, Berlin Wall, Czechoslovakia revolts, Brezhnev Doctrine, etc. The Kitchen Table Debate,



    Thursday, April 7, 2022  

    Read pp. 1015-1022
    : Review Cold War PPT


    Friday, April 8, 2022  

    Long Essay Question in Class Activity (maybe)  Heimler YTV Oct 2020

     Willy Brandt and detente; Stagflation after OPEC and end of gold standard, reduced welfare state as Govt?s couldn't afford liberal policies; Socialist Mitterrand in France was only exception and France faced major economic problems1975 Helsinki Accord Reagan and Thatcher led conservative swing? renewed arms race; economics, 1968 etc.


    Saturday, April 9, 2022  

    No Class Work on questions below on Ch 31 DUE MONDAY
    Read Answer the following well:
    a. —Explain how neoliberalism was a throwback to the classical economic liberalism of Smith, Malthus and Ricardo.
    b. Why the shift from government sponsored welfare system.
    c. Explain the terms: deregulation, IMF, global economy, computer’s threat to organized labor unions in developed countries; opposition to corporate downsizing,
    d. Explain the liberal-democratic program and rise of nationalism.
    e. Why was Russia so unsuccessful in creating a liberal economic and pol. system? Give evidence of that failure.
    f. Analyze the degree of success of Poland, Hungary and Czechoslovakia (after 1993), Discuss Velvet Revolution (read Vaclav Havel carefully)
    g. Know the term ethnic cleansing and read over but don’t need to study in detail the post-Tito mess in the Balkans. Know that Milosevic is on trial for “ethnic cleansing” war crimes and study map to see who was involved.


    Sunday, April 10, 2022   No class