1. What are the explanations that have been offered in support of dropping the atomic bomb? What is your response to these explanations? Make sure that you provide specific support from your readings.
2. Discuss how the automobile positively or negatively impacted American society.
3. Identify and list some of the factors that contributed to the success of the Civil Rights movement. Choose one, and discuss its significance to the movement, and explain why you made this particular choice.
4. Evaluate Richard Nixon’s presidency. Aside from Watergate, should he be considered a good president?
5. Compare the Iran-contra scandal to Watergate. In your opinion, which one posed the greater threat to constitutional principles, Watergate or Irangate? Explain.