The Kentucky Cycle - ROLES

Click image to enlarge. Please be prepared to deliver your role (with feeling) starting on Wednesday! Practice aloud.

To which class do you think you belong?

In an anonymous survey of 40 American Studies students, we saw the following results:

Considering that Thomas Piketty, author of Capital in the Twenty-First Century believes that wealth has become the most important factor determining socio-economic class, now look at the our classroom's "Factors Influencing Family Wealth":

How are the two charts connected?

Calgon Commercials

What do the following commercials reveal about gender and race in the 1970s? What examples can you cite from today that do the same?

 

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