10/6 Notes

Falcon notes. Cwod's class.

Made possible by Tayler Hoag— Thanks a ton!!!!

Also, will someone who was actually in school on this day review these and make sure they're accurate??

*NOTE: These notes are not guaranteed to be of quality, or accurate. These notes are an ever-changing work-in-progress contributed to by many*

  • Book Synthesis
    • Read All Quiet on the Western Front -quiz 11/11
    • Read Man's Search for Meaning - by Jan. 3 or Dec. 5 (???)
  • GET GOING ON PORTFOLIO!! Due in 2 months (for extra credit)!!!
  • Review questions (you should enough to be able to answer these):
    • Which of the following statements best illustrates the ideas contained in Wilson's commitment to the New Freedom?
    • Realism, characterized by skepticism and detachment is all about what?
    • Which of the following is not true of Eugene V. Debs?
  • Rockefeller and Gates discussion
    • 1999 Time magazine article
      • "Microsoft to face millions of dollars a day punishment," said while CLINTON was pres.
      • US does not pursue Microsoft, BUSH president
    • Cwod has an epiphany
      • Baseball- based on survival of the fittest
      • Football- everyone starts equal
    • When companies get too big, consumers have no choice because smaller companies can't compete
    • Electrical and Gas companies are government-regulated
    • Cwod had one choice for highschool, we have many
      • What if schools started competing for students?
      • "EPHS is a monopoly"
  • "Capitalism: A Love Story" discussion in a few weeks
  • Election of 1912:
    • Questions asked:
      • Should America be Capitalist or Socialist?
      • Should government exercise more control over businesses?
      • What about environment regulations?
    • Roosevelt- Republican- Liberal,
      • Roosevelt vs. Old Guard Republicans over environment regulations
    • 1908, Roosevelt is really popular, people want him to run again
      • Washington's rule- President only 2 terms (not required until 22nd amendment)
      • Roosevelt says "no"
      • Chooses Taft as successor
    • Election of 1908- Taft v. Bryan
      • Bryan's 3rd and final defeat— Taft wins
      • Taft is too conservative for Roosevelt's liking
    • Ballinger and Pinchot, Taft and Balliger vs. Roosevelt and Pinchot over environment concerns
    • 1912-
      • Debs, Roosevelt, Taft, Wilson
        • Debs, Socialist, FAR LEFT, "tin man loves him"
        • Roosevelt, Progressive, would be 3rd term, 2nd running on his own
        • Taft, Republican, rather conservative for liberal republicans
        • Wilson, Democrat, conservative
      • Results
        • Wilson wins with 40% of the vote, 60% is split among the liberal candidates
        • Taft takes Republicans to Right
        • Wilson takes Democrats to Left
        • Regions switch— Republican South and West, Democratic North and East
    • Cwod recommends 1912 — about this election
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