Lesson 319: Politics vocab The New Frontier of Politics Women in Politics Gilded Age: The Tweed Ring and Machine Politics Barbara Dianne Savage, YOUR SPIRITS WALK BESIDE US: The Politics of Black Religion Michigan Conference of Political Scientists: Law & Politics 4.4 Graphical conversions: How is the constant of proportionality represented on a graph?
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Compared to the relative quiet of Eisenhower's presidency in the 1950s, the 1960s were rife with political activity. President Eisenhower left the White House after serving for eight years, opening the door for a vibrant young man to be elected on his promise of a New Frontier—John F. Kennedy. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)
A three minute video highlighting some of the most important women in American politics. Needs more background to be of more value. Just a selection of sound bites, but good insights.
This video is accompanied by text. "The late nineteenth and very early twentieth centuries in America are often referred to as the “Gilded Age.” The origin of this name is usually attributed to Mark Twain who co-authored a novel entitled The Gilded Age. The term is metaphoric on several levels. It can be taken to reference an obsession with appearances. Unlike “golden,” which has positive associations of beauty and value, the word “gilded” carries connotations of cheap commercializat
"'Your Spirits Walk Beside Us' marks the beginning of a new history of African American religion, not as a sacred narrative, but as the exciting story of a powerful but ambivalent Christian legacy in African American life." -Robert A. Orsi, author of "Thank You, Saint Jude: Womens Devotion to the Patron Saint of Hopeless Causes" For more on the book, visit http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674031777
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Graphs are a common way of presenting information. However, like any other type of representation, graphs rely on shared understandings of symbols and styles to convey meaning. Also, graphs are normally drawn specifically with the intention of presenting information in a particularly favourable or unfavourable light, to convince you of an argument or to influence your decisions.
The New Frontier of Politics
Women in Politics
Gilded Age: The Tweed Ring and Machine Politics
Barbara Dianne Savage, YOUR SPIRITS WALK BESIDE US: The Politics of Black Religion
Michigan Conference of Political Scientists: Law & Politics
4.4 Graphical conversions: How is the constant of proportionality represented on a graph?