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A People's History of the United States Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

Which fact about the history of the United States have you learned that was previously unknown to you? Why do you feel it is important? What is the second most important fact? Explain.

Discuss your feelings about Columbus discovering America. Why does the U.S. still celebrate the landing if in fact America had already been discovered? Who truly discovered America? When? Why is that person or group not recognized?

Examine the root causes of the Revolutionary War. What were they? Were the causes just? Would the war have occurred if taxes had not been an issue?

Teddy Roosevelt claimed that the country could use a war. Do you agree or disagree that war keeps internal issues stable? What other reasons are there for war?

Discuss the 2000 election and the scandal surrounding the voting in Florida.

Examine the disillusionment of the voters in the late 20th and...

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