When learning about Lyndon B. Johnson’s administration, I saw a parallel between the Great Society and Trump’s “Make America Great Again” campaign. First off, they both contain the word “great”, meaning they want to improve society. Things start to become less parallel, however, when considering what they each thought was in need of improvement.… Continue reading Multiple Definitions of Great
After reading the article titled “The U.S. Role in the World: Four Futures”, I have been thinking a lot about which one of the four is most likely to happen in our current state. Here’s a quick overview: future one is describes the US trying to lead the world to democracy by applying our principles… Continue reading the FUTURE
For homework we had to read an article from the Wall Street Journal called “We are not the world.” The author claimed that political arguments may no longer be left vs. right: it’s now globalists vs. nationalists. Globalists believe that interactions between nations should increase and that global governance should expand. They want to break… Continue reading Is globalism the answer to all our problems?
We approached learning about immigration in a non-traditional way this unit. We began by reading The Arrival, which is a book without words, and writing a narration for it. This activity reinforced everything I’d already learned about immigration, like how families were separated and hundreds of people would crowd on boats to America, only to… Continue reading Immigration!!!!!!!!