Have you ever heard the story of the boy tossing Starfish into the ocean? No, he wasn’t just chucking them for fun. The story is a popular parable that circulates the internet through those chain letters an older family member loves to send on but unlike most it’s worth reading. The story goes that a… Continue reading Tossing Starfish
In 1945, President Harriet Truman signed the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act into law to provide low-cost and free lunch for students across the nation. This act would change the way that American school students were fed and offer an opportunity that was not available to students before. This Program would become one… Continue reading Draft 1 (Please excuse the sloppy footnotes)
Format: Traditional Paper Question Why is it that quality and quantity of food offered through the National Free School vary based on racial and social demographic of a district? How has this variations been affected by lawmakers and changing demographics since the 1940’s? I choose this question after reading about all of the different… Continue reading Second Prospectus
Jessikah Campbell Dr Rees History 304 4/19/16 The culture wars have had a significant role in shaping American history, these wars were fought on a personal level that had to do with conserving what some considered traditional American values and in effect would move to the political level. These culture wars as Andrew Hartman agues… Continue reading Hartman/Frank Draft
Class matter more than race in understanding American history after 1945 because class is able to extend across the borders of race in order to create more commonalities between groups of people. Although race does play an important role in American history it cannot be understood without first examining how the class structure was influenced… Continue reading Cowie/Sugrue 2nd Draft
For my research project I have gotten 7 books and am currently gutting them and choosing an argument. I’m also considering comparing another conterculteral group to the hippie movement.