Lessons for Presidents

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  • Celebrating Inauguration Day and Martin Luther King Day - … Offers Liberal Vision: 'We Must Act' Interactive | President Obama's Inaugural Address Slide Show | President Obama's Second Inauguration Interactive | A Closer … Capsule: Creating Predictions and Times Capsules to Mark President Obama's Inauguration On President Obama's First Term 2013 Graphic | First-Term … the Oval Office 2009 Lesson Plan | Promises and Priorities: Assessing President Obama's First 100 Days in Office 2012 Resource Collection …
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  • Essay: History: the Disenchanting Instrument of Recall - … detail, demonstrated, and then endorsed by a compliant Justice Department. President Bush approved the meetings and stated without supporting evidence that … documentation that for the past six years and continuing today, President Bush, his cabinet officials, his Justice Department officials, and others … bushels of rotten apples approved interrogation techniques that, despite the president's self-protective and repeated false statements, are torture and …
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  • MLK Day/Inauguration Day: the Power of Alliance-Building - … -building Consider the question of alliance-building in light of President Obama's inauguration Read an article about a modern-day … majority of Americans. .... "If we ever thought that an Obama presidency would by itself produce dramatic change, we are wiser in … were founded on." Discussion questions: What does the author consider President Obama's past four years in office to have been … true "hope fix" in a different way. How? What does President Obama believe the role of citizens in our democracy to …
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  • Afghanistan: the Return of the Taliban & Heroin - … " against Iraq. By 2004 Afghanistan had its first democratically-elected president, Hamid Karzai, and in 2005 National Assembly elections. But warlord … intelligence officials pressure him not to pursue them. Musharraf's presidency depends upon his ability to satisfy both sides. His military … their attacks. Officials say the militants are ignoring this agreement. President Karzai complains frequently, publicly and to no avail that Pakistan …
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  • U.S. Economic Hardship & What to Do About It - … deficit figures, an outline of where budget money goes, and President Obama's explanation of the nation's financial situation. The … on public works projects and temporarily forget about balanced budgets. President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal administration in the 1930s … -long recession that economists today regard as one of that president's biggest mistakes. Do something, anything, to create jobs Economist …
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  • The Torture Issue (With a DBQ) - … Torture. See the websites of these organizations for such documentation. President Bush and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice have insisted repeatedly … , the Pentagon, the FBI, and special panels appointed by the president stimulated further controversy over U.S. treatment of prisoners. These … Citizenship Letters and e-mails to representatives, senators, and the president expressing views on the torture debate. If there is a …
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  • Infectious Greed: Corporate Chicanery & White-Collar Crime - … of stock options, and other financial shenanigansA3and what Congress & the President are doing about it. by Alan Shapiro LESSON ONE Introduce … million. The House and Senate have passed overwhelmingly and the President has signed legislation designed to reform business law. Critics welcome … campaign against changing the rules for stock options, Rhett Dawson, president of the Information Technology Industry Council, wrote to Tom Daschle …
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  • Nuclear Nightmares & Nuclear Security - … America's cities. Albright, an expert on nuclear weapons, is President of the Institute for Science and International Security in Washington … striving to eliminate their own nuclear weapons." - George Perkovich, vice-president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace "Even … the preservation of peace." - Alexander Haig, secretary of state under President Reagan "Nuclear weapons today serve only as an obstacle to …
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  • Should There Be a Draft? a DBQ & Background Reading - … (1950-1953) and the Vietnam War (1964-1973). In 1980 President Jimmy Carter reinstituted the requirement that young men register with … . How prominent Americans avoided Vietnam military service: President Bill Clinton, President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney. 4. How the draft system … one. The Nazis thought it was a great idea." - former president Ronald Reagan Question: How does Reagan connect conscription with Nazi …
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  • The Senate Filibuster & Democracy - … filibusters in the Senate. During the first eight years of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration (1933-1941), there were two … segregation and discrimination until the 1960s, during the administration of President Lyndon Johnson. Even so, it wasn't until 2005 that … to apologize for its treatment of African-Americans. Under the presidencies of Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan, filibusters came to be …
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