In a short paragraph (three to four sentences) in your own words, identify each term fully and explain its significance:
1. The Lavender Scare 2. Fair Employment Practices Commission 3. Buck v. Bell 4. Bisbee Deportation
Respond to ONE of the following essay prompts:
1. The decades between the end of World War I and the entry of the United States into World War II witnessed profound transformations in how Americans lived and worked. Identify the most important economic, political, and social developments of these decades, and explain how these changes affected Americans’ lives.
2. During the first half of the twentieth century the United States emerged as a global leader in international affairs. What primary concerns influenced American foreign policy between 1898 and 1950, and how did these motivations change over time? Specifically, what ideas and interests drove the United States into conflict with other countries during these decades?
Your essay should be roughly 750-1000 words in length. The essay must be written in your own words. Do not rely on internet sources. Do not rely on books or articles from outside this course. You must cite the information you draw from lectures and course readings.