1-During WWI, the United States (and many state governments) suspended many of our customary civil rights, citing security concerns and the need to promote a unified mindset against a dangerous enemy. Given the gravity of the war crisis, was the government’s suspension of civil rights during WWI an “acceptable” violation of our Constitution, or should our freedoms never be restricted for any cause?
2-Of all the major industrial leaders, inventions, organizations, and events discussed in this unit (late 1800’s to early 1900’s), who (or what) had the most significant impact on the U.S. economy or national character? Why?
3-What do you perceive is the greatest threat to the well-being of the United States in today’s world?