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Lernzettel für Klausur über die Us-Amerikanische Geschichte und den American Dream (12.Klasse, Q1) Themen: -Definition of the American Dream -The basic values and beliefs -Timeline starting in 1620 - 1964 -The American Dream today

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TIMELINE Dessential part of the colton-and tobacco-growing farm economy in the South 01640 sessential part of the cotton 1775 1776 01783 1787 start of the American War of Independence: > The Britain's American Colonief fought against Britain and won Declaration of Independence: ▷ The founding fathers were Dreamers, who chased the american Dream Awe hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal' ▷ These rights didn't include blach slaves End of the war of independence: also known as the Revolutionary war US constitution: established a government with three independent branches to avoid any one branch from becoming to powerful. •Backgroundstory: George II who abused his power. 1790 Afrenta Reduto move westward -> frontiers (furthest American pioneer families) Revolutionary war frontier spirit →→surviving in though conditions •ends 1890 with the end of the Indian wars •1791 Bill of rights. •drawn up to limit the power of the government and ensure the rights of the citizens religion tends to play a huge role in the daily life of an American citizen and also in their politics even though it is 1860 New President Abraham Lincoln 1861 tried to abolish slavery but the southern states decided to leave the Union The American Civil War The nother states marched on the south to prevent the break-up in order to force them back into the Union. 1863 Emancipation Proclamation D Abraham Lincoln signed...

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it to free all slaves End of the 1865, the war ended with a victory for the Nothern states 01865 Ku Klux Klan Da racist organisation founded at the end of the Civil War > continued to attack and even lynch black people well into the 20th Century • 1869 Daging rights are given to women in Wyorning 1920 American the right to 61870 Equal rights to vote: >15th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States gave all citizens the vote regardless of race and color African Americans remaind the underdogs for almost a century. The Declaration still didn't apply to every one • 1924 and 1933 basic national system of social security, direct relief to the unemployed, work creation programmes 01964 Civil rights act Buntil then it was still difficult for black people to find their place in society I segregation ended with the act & 'Jim Crow' laws made it difficult for black people to vote until the civil rights act • 1960/1970s rejets traditional values of their parents and the government younger of 4follow their own dream of individual freedom American History The American Dream ↳ Social equality freedom, happiness, dignity and self-fulfillment economic success from rags to riches' (classless society) > the political dream of democrazy The basic beliefs and values of America that Freedom → welcoming those who are longing for individual freedom and opportunity → all people are equal; unalienable rights freedom of speech, press and religion. L> government is there to protect all that Individualism →The ability to confront the hardships on their own →The Idealization of the self-reliant, self-sufficient, independent individual →Government regulation often resisted ↳is seen to make a living and succeed in a competitive society Patriotism →"I'm proud to be an American, → National holidays to intensify the sense of national pride }/ 1620 The Mayflower combat →Mayflower: a ship filled with religious refugees (Puritans) and members of the Anglican Church →were scared of the radical-religious puritans who lived at cape cod ↳brafted the Declaration for equal rights and religious freedom to ensure their settlement (Anglican Church State Church in Britain basically katholic but with the king in charge) 1640 Slaves Slaves counted as property and weran essential part of the fam economy Glandowner were in control of the land; privileged against 1776 war of Independence (-1783) →the colonies-lead by Washington-fought → battle for humanity and hapiness L>The colonies won The founding fathers → strong protestants educted people →willing to sacrifice every- thing for a revolution →Washington, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, Thomas Jefferson James Madison (Washington became the first president in 1789) 1787 US Constitution → established a government with three independent to avoid any branch of becoming too powerful (Backgroundstory: George #f why abused his power →loose federation of states with freedom only white man were allowed to vote 1790 after the revolutionary war economy developed, villges built school, churches... → new experiences, willing to take risks, work together against Indians → evolved a special bond we are all Americans (American Spirit) frontieer spirit Greligous freedom in a "promised Land" Social order in which everyone shall be able to attain to the fullest stature of which they are innately capable give the nation it's character are: mobility; optimism; flexibility →Optimism about their chances to succeed → prepared to move great distances to improve their lives →accept a high degree of social mobility relate this success primarily to individual achievement and their own flexibility ・Hard work → Individual's duty to work hard and show self-discipline →Material success through hard work → sign of god good education is the key to it Progress →nations progress reflected in it's grow prosperity, economic strength and political power →nation with a mission → desire to progress personally by making use of appurtinities → spreading democrazy and the western way of life across the world 17th Century >The first settlers came to Virginia to find gold and silber > the english colonies were the only who wanted to stay and live there •Developing economy north: attached importance to economy (Britain) middle open for new ideas, tolerance healthy interest in economy (Nothern Europeans) South: templations (Black slaves → cheap workers 1776 At this time the British Army controlled east coast Gcolonies flew west too high taxes and many restrictions Boston Tea party 1776 Declaration of Independence (mainly by Jefferson) →→Drafted by the founding fathers, who chased the American Dream Lowe hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal These rights didn't apply to slaves or natives latter of fortune refers to the American Dream the ladder leads to the fruits of a good successfull life full of hapiness and equality → you can't get distracted by. these lurks becaus they lead to poverty and ruin →if you work hard enough it always pays off Once your in favor of god you can reach everything →your life needs to be based on honesty and morality. → everyone can start climbing this ladder no matter where he's from LOTTERY STRI stor EXCHANGE THE LADDER DF FORTUNE. biary and Marsilyang adds. He sitimes wid spelas yest prey and m Bill of rights 1791 →drawn up to limit the power of the government and ensure the rights of the citizens → religion plays a huge role not only in the daily life of an American but also in their politics. pioneers → America is god's givenland (thought they had the right to take it ↳ hunger for land, Civilize everything → border between wilderness and society → expeditions to explore the west (Lewis and clarice) ↳ for science, economic, etc. →wanted to get rich, seeking for land; ran away from something →in the middle of the 19th America fully explored (part was bought, had to win the rest) 1860 President Abraham Lincoln → tried to abolish slavery abolition movement lead to a conflict between South and north →north: industry (protected trade) → South: Farm economy (free trade) after Lincoln was elected the south Seperated itself (confederate states of America) 1863 Emancipation proclamation (Lincoln signed it to free all slaves) Equal rights to vote 1870 >15th Amendment to the constitution of the US gave all the citizens the vole right to vote regardless of race and color African Americans remaind Underdogs for almost a century Prosperty and poverty →a few economic superiors who were also in charge in politics ↳ there was no longer an open market and a free play of Sources because of a few Strong in power Glead to overcrowded cities with poverty, bad labour (especially women), bad conditions, and femine → everyone was responsible for himself (no minimum wage and no health-care system) Rosa Parks 1955 → Rosa Parks was a civil rights know as the mother of the freedom movement" At this time there was segregation in the deep south where she lived it was against the law for black people to sit in the front of the Bus and she refused to follow these rules. so she was arrested which set a milestone and lead to the first non-violent protest against segregation reality selfish individualism materialism gap rich-poor various groups hever reached AD competitive, success-oriented salad bowl LOWER CLASS People who refuse to join the "rat race" I sees themselves as losers in the •Native American (2%) race Dnever fully adapted to the white system Hispanic Community (13%) Mexican Americans Cillegal immigrants) Cheap wonders on farms and in private households Indians - Settlers believed that god said that the Indians shoulb be destroyed Pluck plays a big part in the 。 It's also way harder nowadays G •they suffered the most from the settlers movement →whites: believed in single- person (selfish), against nature indians part of the nature, the group itself is more important → killed and destoyed the food and territory of the Indians transported to territories Caway from their ancestors, tribe Conflicts weren't considered, were brought to the worst parts of the country) ·1861 The American Civil war Oregon Border States s Dakota Territory Ark states gave up >free slaves The American Dream today America is a competitive success-oriented, class society marked by a huge diversity in income and lifestyles. There is a state welfare but the political intervention in healbing weaker members of society is still little > Affirmative action is though widely practised (supporting blacks, single parents in education and work schemes American Dream community spirit Social responsibility classless society New Nation/ melting pot After the Civil war → economic expansion (coal, tetile, oil) encouraged by capitolism, free market, evolving industry → migrants were good for the industry (Cheap (abour) ↳religious or political refugees, people who want to turn from rags to riches (almost impossible) ↳ Europeans were welcomed because: - same religion -similar language, - educated literate people -same white Skin - also came from a monarchy -1933 Theodor Roosevelt ends extreme poverty and inequality ↳basic national system of social security, direct relief to the unemployed, work Creation programs → wanted to turn America back into a global super power with all its glory the nothern states marched on the south to prevent the break up in order to force them back into the Union civil war (not only against the military but also against civilians after 4 years the southern 1964 Civil rights act a law that was first proposed by John F. Kennedy blacks achieved full legal equality (End of segregation) until then it was difficult for black people to find their place in society Martin Luther King spoke out against injustice, poverty and Segregation and organized non-violent mass protests 1968: March on Washington:,,I have a dream" / MIDDLE CLASS: often works long hours, taking several Jobs with hardly any holidays to be able to live the American way. can't achieve what they want because of other circumstances they can't change ↳ African minority (12%) Dimpoverished underclass Concept of the JAPOTPET self 'made - man' Î welfare Religion takes a big part in society nowadays →welfares, health-care, supporting poor people etc. is all part of the church and not the state - I religion The favor of god Chelping others, use money for greater good →UPPER CLASS: enjoy the benefits of Material •Asian community (57) Dacademically educated highly qualifified, ambitious professionals Successfull oriented mindset American Dream because of all the laws, bords etc. and most things are already discovered

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TIMELINE Dessential part of the colton-and tobacco-growing farm economy in the South 01640 sessential part of the cotton 1775 1776 01783 1787 start of the American War of Independence: > The Britain's American Colonief fought against Britain and won Declaration of Independence: ▷ The founding fathers were Dreamers, who chased the american Dream Awe hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal' ▷ These rights didn't include blach slaves End of the war of independence: also known as the Revolutionary war US constitution: established a government with three independent branches to avoid any one branch from becoming to powerful. •Backgroundstory: George II who abused his power. 1790 Afrenta Reduto move westward -> frontiers (furthest American pioneer families) Revolutionary war frontier spirit →→surviving in though conditions •ends 1890 with the end of the Indian wars •1791 Bill of rights. •drawn up to limit the power of the government and ensure the rights of the citizens religion tends to play a huge role in the daily life of an American citizen and also in their politics even though it is 1860 New President Abraham Lincoln 1861 tried to abolish slavery but the southern states decided to leave the Union The American Civil War The nother states marched on the south to prevent the break-up in order to force them back into the Union. 1863 Emancipation Proclamation D Abraham Lincoln signed...

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it to free all slaves End of the 1865, the war ended with a victory for the Nothern states 01865 Ku Klux Klan Da racist organisation founded at the end of the Civil War > continued to attack and even lynch black people well into the 20th Century • 1869 Daging rights are given to women in Wyorning 1920 American the right to 61870 Equal rights to vote: >15th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States gave all citizens the vote regardless of race and color African Americans remaind the underdogs for almost a century. The Declaration still didn't apply to every one • 1924 and 1933 basic national system of social security, direct relief to the unemployed, work creation programmes 01964 Civil rights act Buntil then it was still difficult for black people to find their place in society I segregation ended with the act & 'Jim Crow' laws made it difficult for black people to vote until the civil rights act • 1960/1970s rejets traditional values of their parents and the government younger of 4follow their own dream of individual freedom American History The American Dream ↳ Social equality freedom, happiness, dignity and self-fulfillment economic success from rags to riches' (classless society) > the political dream of democrazy The basic beliefs and values of America that Freedom → welcoming those who are longing for individual freedom and opportunity → all people are equal; unalienable rights freedom of speech, press and religion. L> government is there to protect all that Individualism →The ability to confront the hardships on their own →The Idealization of the self-reliant, self-sufficient, independent individual →Government regulation often resisted ↳is seen to make a living and succeed in a competitive society Patriotism →"I'm proud to be an American, → National holidays to intensify the sense of national pride }/ 1620 The Mayflower combat →Mayflower: a ship filled with religious refugees (Puritans) and members of the Anglican Church →were scared of the radical-religious puritans who lived at cape cod ↳brafted the Declaration for equal rights and religious freedom to ensure their settlement (Anglican Church State Church in Britain basically katholic but with the king in charge) 1640 Slaves Slaves counted as property and weran essential part of the fam economy Glandowner were in control of the land; privileged against 1776 war of Independence (-1783) →the colonies-lead by Washington-fought → battle for humanity and hapiness L>The colonies won The founding fathers → strong protestants educted people →willing to sacrifice every- thing for a revolution →Washington, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, Thomas Jefferson James Madison (Washington became the first president in 1789) 1787 US Constitution → established a government with three independent to avoid any branch of becoming too powerful (Backgroundstory: George #f why abused his power →loose federation of states with freedom only white man were allowed to vote 1790 after the revolutionary war economy developed, villges built school, churches... → new experiences, willing to take risks, work together against Indians → evolved a special bond we are all Americans (American Spirit) frontieer spirit Greligous freedom in a "promised Land" Social order in which everyone shall be able to attain to the fullest stature of which they are innately capable give the nation it's character are: mobility; optimism; flexibility →Optimism about their chances to succeed → prepared to move great distances to improve their lives →accept a high degree of social mobility relate this success primarily to individual achievement and their own flexibility ・Hard work → Individual's duty to work hard and show self-discipline →Material success through hard work → sign of god good education is the key to it Progress →nations progress reflected in it's grow prosperity, economic strength and political power →nation with a mission → desire to progress personally by making use of appurtinities → spreading democrazy and the western way of life across the world 17th Century >The first settlers came to Virginia to find gold and silber > the english colonies were the only who wanted to stay and live there •Developing economy north: attached importance to economy (Britain) middle open for new ideas, tolerance healthy interest in economy (Nothern Europeans) South: templations (Black slaves → cheap workers 1776 At this time the British Army controlled east coast Gcolonies flew west too high taxes and many restrictions Boston Tea party 1776 Declaration of Independence (mainly by Jefferson) →→Drafted by the founding fathers, who chased the American Dream Lowe hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal These rights didn't apply to slaves or natives latter of fortune refers to the American Dream the ladder leads to the fruits of a good successfull life full of hapiness and equality → you can't get distracted by. these lurks becaus they lead to poverty and ruin →if you work hard enough it always pays off Once your in favor of god you can reach everything →your life needs to be based on honesty and morality. → everyone can start climbing this ladder no matter where he's from LOTTERY STRI stor EXCHANGE THE LADDER DF FORTUNE. biary and Marsilyang adds. He sitimes wid spelas yest prey and m Bill of rights 1791 →drawn up to limit the power of the government and ensure the rights of the citizens → religion plays a huge role not only in the daily life of an American but also in their politics. pioneers → America is god's givenland (thought they had the right to take it ↳ hunger for land, Civilize everything → border between wilderness and society → expeditions to explore the west (Lewis and clarice) ↳ for science, economic, etc. →wanted to get rich, seeking for land; ran away from something →in the middle of the 19th America fully explored (part was bought, had to win the rest) 1860 President Abraham Lincoln → tried to abolish slavery abolition movement lead to a conflict between South and north →north: industry (protected trade) → South: Farm economy (free trade) after Lincoln was elected the south Seperated itself (confederate states of America) 1863 Emancipation proclamation (Lincoln signed it to free all slaves) Equal rights to vote 1870 >15th Amendment to the constitution of the US gave all the citizens the vole right to vote regardless of race and color African Americans remaind Underdogs for almost a century Prosperty and poverty →a few economic superiors who were also in charge in politics ↳ there was no longer an open market and a free play of Sources because of a few Strong in power Glead to overcrowded cities with poverty, bad labour (especially women), bad conditions, and femine → everyone was responsible for himself (no minimum wage and no health-care system) Rosa Parks 1955 → Rosa Parks was a civil rights know as the mother of the freedom movement" At this time there was segregation in the deep south where she lived it was against the law for black people to sit in the front of the Bus and she refused to follow these rules. so she was arrested which set a milestone and lead to the first non-violent protest against segregation reality selfish individualism materialism gap rich-poor various groups hever reached AD competitive, success-oriented salad bowl LOWER CLASS People who refuse to join the "rat race" I sees themselves as losers in the •Native American (2%) race Dnever fully adapted to the white system Hispanic Community (13%) Mexican Americans Cillegal immigrants) Cheap wonders on farms and in private households Indians - Settlers believed that god said that the Indians shoulb be destroyed Pluck plays a big part in the 。 It's also way harder nowadays G •they suffered the most from the settlers movement →whites: believed in single- person (selfish), against nature indians part of the nature, the group itself is more important → killed and destoyed the food and territory of the Indians transported to territories Caway from their ancestors, tribe Conflicts weren't considered, were brought to the worst parts of the country) ·1861 The American Civil war Oregon Border States s Dakota Territory Ark states gave up >free slaves The American Dream today America is a competitive success-oriented, class society marked by a huge diversity in income and lifestyles. There is a state welfare but the political intervention in healbing weaker members of society is still little > Affirmative action is though widely practised (supporting blacks, single parents in education and work schemes American Dream community spirit Social responsibility classless society New Nation/ melting pot After the Civil war → economic expansion (coal, tetile, oil) encouraged by capitolism, free market, evolving industry → migrants were good for the industry (Cheap (abour) ↳religious or political refugees, people who want to turn from rags to riches (almost impossible) ↳ Europeans were welcomed because: - same religion -similar language, - educated literate people -same white Skin - also came from a monarchy -1933 Theodor Roosevelt ends extreme poverty and inequality ↳basic national system of social security, direct relief to the unemployed, work Creation programs → wanted to turn America back into a global super power with all its glory the nothern states marched on the south to prevent the break up in order to force them back into the Union civil war (not only against the military but also against civilians after 4 years the southern 1964 Civil rights act a law that was first proposed by John F. Kennedy blacks achieved full legal equality (End of segregation) until then it was difficult for black people to find their place in society Martin Luther King spoke out against injustice, poverty and Segregation and organized non-violent mass protests 1968: March on Washington:,,I have a dream" / MIDDLE CLASS: often works long hours, taking several Jobs with hardly any holidays to be able to live the American way. can't achieve what they want because of other circumstances they can't change ↳ African minority (12%) Dimpoverished underclass Concept of the JAPOTPET self 'made - man' Î welfare Religion takes a big part in society nowadays →welfares, health-care, supporting poor people etc. is all part of the church and not the state - I religion The favor of god Chelping others, use money for greater good →UPPER CLASS: enjoy the benefits of Material •Asian community (57) Dacademically educated highly qualifified, ambitious professionals Successfull oriented mindset American Dream because of all the laws, bords etc. and most things are already discovered