As2, wk12, December 19th, 2014


  • Start writing your essay.
  • (Email me your essay topic  if you were absent today.)
  • Your essay should
    • be between 800-1,500 words
    • be in academic format (double-spaced),
    • have at least 5 paragraphs (introduction, body and conclusion)
    • have a bibliography – a list of all the books, articles, websites, movies, videos, etc. you read or watched in your research.

Today’s class

  1. Presentation on chapter 29 “Black Americans”  (pp 112-5).by Ms. Kishi, Mimura and Nakagawa Yumi.
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  3. Presentation on chapter 22 “The Roaring Twenties” (pp 92-5) by Ms Nakagawa Mai, Ohashi and Shibata
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Key ideas:

  • non-violent resistance (also called non-violent protest or non-violent non-cooperation). From the English wikipedia page: “The modern form of non-violent resistance was popularised and proven to be effective by the Indian leader Mohandas Gandhi in his efforts to gain independence from the British.” (Read about it in Japanese here).
  • Life, liberty and property (later changed in the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. constitution to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness”).
  • the free market ((in Japanese here) also known as “laissez-faire” (in Japanese here).
  • small government