American Society Politics and Culture
Word Count: 750 -1000 words Pick an era from the list below: You will be responding to the Preamble of the Constitution with regard to your era and its success or limits in securing the general welfare of its people. The full text of the preamble is located at the back of the text in the Appendix, A-5. From the major eras weve covered this quarter, Pick 1 from the list below The Great Depression 1929-1941 World War II 1939-1945 The Postwar Era 1945-1960 The Long Sixties 1960-1974 Now- youve chosen your favorite era Discuss how your era impacted American Society, Politics and Culture. Be sure to include specific detailed examples to support your narrative when defending your position as to why this era is so significant. How did previous eras influence your era in politics, economics and societal change? How has your era influenced politics, economics, and societal change in the following years? Use the questions below to guide you through your material. Introduction: Must include a thesis statement. Discussion of your opinion on why the era is significant. Set up for the 4 following elements. Body Paragraphs- Each of the following must be addressed: Why is the era important to American Politics and the Federal Government? How did it transform American Society? What economic factors helped shape your era? What lasting legacies did your era make on American Society and Politics? Conclusion In Order to make a more perfect union from the Preamble How successful was your era in creating that more perfect union as discussed in the Preamble of the United States Constitution? What outcomes from your era do you see today?