With our final essay on The Early Cold War (DBQ), we’re going to hear a lot about two socioeconomic systems in hot competition with one another after WWII – communism and capitalism. Before we jump into the DBQ, we should really spend some time differentiating between these socioeconomic systems. Mr. Cameron began with a short lecture on The 3 Big Socioeconomic Systems, and then we set off to work on identifying which 3 systems are being described using this here: Capitalism? Socialism? Communism?. John Green’s Crash Course gives a great overview of these competing socioeconomic systems, so take a gander tonight for homework.
Using the evidence from this video, evaluate the extent to which NFL players in the late 1980’s acted as an extension of the labor movement of the early 20th century.