his145 wk1 dq

minimum 125 words each


1- Based on this week’s readings, what do you believe were the true origins of the Cold War? Is this at all different than your understanding prior to completing the readings? How can you tell if bias or a specific agenda has tainted a historical source?

2-  the stereotypical image of the American woman perpetuated by the media in the 1950s was a homemaker who wore a dress every day and always had clean house and a hot dinner on the table. Which factor do you think was more instrumental in reinforcing this stereotype: consumerism or the educational system? Why do you think so?