THE LEADERS OF THE CHICANO MOVEMENT: CESAR CHAVEZ, REIES LOPEZ TIJERINA

THE JACKSONIAN DEMOCRACY- LATE 1820s

– A NEW GENERATION IN POWER – THE EXPANSION OF THE FRONTIER AND THE VIOLENCE- THE INDIAN

PROBLEM. – THE FOUNDATION OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY – CHANGES IN THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE (CITIZENS SELECT DELEGATES) – EXPANSION IN NUMBER OF VOTERS ( NO PREREQUISITE OF

PROPERTY. – MORE POWER TO THE PRESIDENCY (USE OF VETO POWER, KITCHEN

CABINET). – THE SPOILS SYSTEM.

The Era of Jackson

THE AFTERMATH OF THE CIVIL WAR

-THE HERITAGE OF LINCOLN (1861-1865): MORE POWER TO THE PRESIDENT: THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION, THE FOUNDATION OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY.

-“Civil War Amendments” : AMENDMENTS 13th, 14th AND 15th. CHECK THE TEXTBOOK FOR MORE DETAILS.

-NEW ROLE FOR WOMEN IN POLITICS

– PARTY REALIGNMENT

THE PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT (1890-1920)

A MYRIAD OF SOCIAL MOVEMENTS:

(I) PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY: ADOPTION OF STATE AND LOCAL INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM PROCEDURES

(II) IN FAVOR OF MORE OPEN AND EFFICIENT GOVERNMENT

(III) ANTI-MONOPOLIES AND IN FAVOR OF LABOR RIGHTS.

(IV) ANTI CORRUPTION (SPOILS SYSTEM)

(V) PRO-WOMEN’S RIGHTS

Children at work

Women’s Rights

THE NEW DEAL

-THE RESPONSE TO THE GREAT DEPRESSION: THE GOVERNMENT NEEDED TO “STEP IN” IN A VARIETY OF AREAS. FOR EXAMPLE: A WIDE ARRAY OF PROGRAMS WERE ESTABLISHED REGARDING TO AGRICULTURE, UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS, SOCIAL SECURITY, AID FOR FAMILIES.

-THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT WAS CREATED.

-PARTY REALIGNMENT (DEMOCRATIC PARTY)

-PRESIDENT F.D. ROOSEVELT CULTIVATED THE PUBLIC OPINION: FIRESIDE CHATS. THE ORIGINS OF THE “POWER OF PERSUASION.”

Social Security

CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT I

HOW can a social movement start?

–grievances, e.g. segregation

-leadership, e.g. Martin Luther King

–catalyst (s), Brown v.the Board of Education

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