Presentation on theme: "The USA Read the bullet points as you go through the Power Points. Can you write something about each? NO - Look at you class jotters. Click on a symbol."— Presentation transcript:
The USA Read the bullet points as you go through the Power Points. Can you write something about each? NO - Look at you class jotters. Click on a symbol to see a video clip on the topic. Make notes / write a few sentences / write figures about each topic in your revision notes from the video clips.
Remember to …. Open the Box for any KU question. You must add more to the topic in the question and write a story about it with examples.
Immigration into USA Push Factors Pull Factors The Tortilla Curtain Illegal Immigrants try to sail to the USA Illegal Immigrants try to sail to the USA The American Dream –Mexicans search for the American Dream Mexicans search for the American Dream –Arnie Schwarzenegger Arnie Schwarzenegger The American Nightmare –On Skid Row On Skid Row Eminem
Capitalism Economy Wealth The Media Politics Bill Gates [ World’s Richest Man] Bill Gates [ World’s Richest Man] a a a
USA Ethnic Groups White – Megan Van Dusen Black American / African American – Sheivon Camon Hispanic American / Latino American – Miguel Duran – Antonia Villaraigosa Asian American Native American a a a
Housing Family Friends Housing Standard of living School Social Life a a a Inner City Ghetto Outer High Class Suburbs Reducing problems in the Ghetto
Social Problems Poor Education Poor Housing Poor Health High Crime Unequal Justice a a a
Social Problem Solutions Improved Education Improved Homelessness Improved Homelessness Better Health Falling Crime Falling Crime New York versus Glasgow New York versus Glasgow a a a
Economic Problems High Unemployment Low Incomes Poverty No Wealth a a a
Politics The Constitution The Amendments The Bill of Rights State Government Federal Government –Congress –Senate [Senators] –House of Representatives [Representatives] Electing the President –Electoral College Votes –California –Wyoming a a a
Minority Representation Black Americans Hispanic Americans Asian Americans Native Americans Women a a a
Political Participation City Government – Mayor Los Angeles –Antonio Villaraigosa Antonio Villaraigosa State Government – Governor California – Arnie Schwarzenegger Arnie Schwarzenegger Federal Government – How to be President of the USA How to be President of the USA – George Bush wins again in 2004 George Bush wins again in 2004 – New BBC Immigrant votes in 2008 New BBC Immigrant votes in 2008 a a a
Presidential Elections 2008 Republican Candidate –John McCain John McCain Democrat Candidates – Barack Obama Barack Obama – Hilary Clinton Hilary Clinton Federal Government – How to be President of the USA How to be President of the USA – George Bush wins again in 2004 George Bush wins again in 2004 a a a
An Interest Group / Political Protest Million Mom March [MOM] Justice for Janitors Justice for Janitors * Held Meetings * Went on marches * Went on radio and TV * Protested outside US Senate * All Peaceful National Rifle Association [NRA] EMINEM anti Bush song a a a
Good Luck Write good examples from your work in class. Remember the videos and write about them.