Impact Of Centralized State Power


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Impact Of Centralized State Power

  1. 1. Impact of centralized state power
  2. 2. Governments role in WWII
  3. 3. WWII starts <ul><li>Government instates a draft to build an army to attack Japan and Germany. </li></ul><ul><li>Martial law is issued in Oahu Hawaii to secure the safety of the island and defend it if there are any more attacks </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing companies start to produce war machines to aid in the efforts to wage war against Japan and Germany. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Japanese relocation camps <ul><li>Relocated all Japanese Americans to internment camps. </li></ul><ul><li>Thoughts of loyalty by Japanese immigrants towards Japan might trigger domestic attacks. </li></ul><ul><li>Protected the Jap-Americans from any hate crimes against them from domestic extremists </li></ul><ul><li>Violated the 4 th and 5 th Amendment </li></ul><ul><li>Some Jap-Americans were detained for up to four years </li></ul>
  5. 5. Cold war conflict
  6. 6. The arms race <ul><li>The US saw a threat by the rising power of the Soviet Union. </li></ul><ul><li>Both countries spent most of the 50’s and 60’s manufacturing missiles and bombs and intercontinental bombers to deliver them . </li></ul>
  7. 7. North American Treaty Organization (NATO) <ul><li>Allied most of the countries of western Europe and the United States and Canada. The countries allied to protect themselves and each other from the growing soviet Power. </li></ul><ul><li>Created to keep the Communistic States at bay and defend the rest of Europe. </li></ul>
  8. 8. NATO, meet Warsaw pact. <ul><li>Formed an alliance between most of eastern Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>Seen as a counterpart of NATO (stop the threat of WESTERN influence) </li></ul><ul><li>First designed to strengthen the soviet position in Geneva </li></ul>
  9. 9. Civil rights movement
  10. 10. Resistance as usual <ul><li>Passed laws that desegregated and integrate some southern areas. </li></ul><ul><li>However, these areas resisted the laws that were passed. Some states would not acknowledge the laws. </li></ul><ul><li>Arkansas brought in their national guard to prevent black students from entering white schools. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Government solutions to the rescue! <ul><li>Eisenhower placed the Arkansas national guard under government control. </li></ul><ul><li>Passed the civil rights act of 1957 </li></ul><ul><li>Gave the attorney general power over desegregation. The federal government had the right over desegregating areas of the south </li></ul><ul><li>Also, it gave the federal government jurisdiction over violation of Black voting rights in the south. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Even more trouble… <ul><li>Kennedy orders 400 U.S. marshals to accompany black bus riders on their trip to Mississippi from Alabama </li></ul><ul><li>James Meredith is refused to register at the University of Mississippi. Kennedy sends thousands of troops to stop the rioting that this event has caused. This action helped move the civil rights movement forward for people to support these blacks in equality. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Birmingham attacks
  14. 15. The government is getting somewhere with this desegregation. <ul><li>Kennedy sends troops to force George Wallace to desegregate the university of Alabama. </li></ul><ul><li>The government passed the twenty-fourth amendment which states that the right to vote shall not be abridged by the state in any election. This growth of government pushed even further for racial equality. </li></ul>
  15. 16. Reagan's presidency
  16. 17. Saving money <ul><li>Budget cuts </li></ul><ul><li>Tax cuts </li></ul><ul><li>Supply-side economics: if people paid less taxes, then they would have more money </li></ul><ul><li>Cut Environmental Protection Agency’s budget </li></ul>
  17. 18. Bibliography <ul><li>&quot;Creation of NATO.&quot; History in Dispute, Vol. 1: The Cold War: First Series. Benjamin Frankel, ed. St. James Press, 2000. Reproduced in History Resource Center. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Japanese-American Relocation.&quot; Dictionary of American History . 7 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1976. Reproduced in History Resource Center. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot; Warsaw Pact Signed , May 14, 1955.&quot; DISCovering World History . Online Edition. Gale, 2003. Reproduced in History Resource Center. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale. </li></ul><ul><li>History Book </li></ul>