Unit 4: The Legislative Branch
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OK everybody sing "I'm just a bill , yes I'm only a bill and I'm sitting her on capitol hill." How does Mr. Bill become a law? Yes it does take a long time, and yes very few bills become laws but why? Why is it such a complicated process? Who is involved? Why is compromise such an important part of the process? We will about all of this as well as the other key powers of the legislative branch.
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Unit Unit 3: The Roaring Twenties
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Unit 3: The Roaring Twenties
During the "Roaring Twenties" most Americans sought to escape the horrors of WWI and its aftermath in Europe. An economic downturn early in decade led to a distrust of the laboring class and the spread of the "Red Scare;" the fear that a Communist revolution would spread out of Russia and to the United States. But as the economy stabilized, America experienced a period of great economic prosperity. With new found wealth, people, particularly the young, began to challenge the traditional morals of society; and in turn, conservatives Americans began to distrust the "flappers, " as much as along with the laboring immigrants class. America on the surface looked prosperous and healthy; but by the end of the decade, this facade of wealth began to crumble and plunged America, as well as the rest of the world, into the Great Depression.
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