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Bill of Rights in Action, v17 n3 Sum 2001

This issue of "Bill of Rights in Action" explores questions of military authority. The first article looks at the French Army mutinies in World War I and how the French Army dealt with them. The second article examines President Truman's firing of popular and powerful General Douglas MacArthur during the Korean War. The final article looks at how the U.S. military is dealing with the harassment of women and gays in its ranks. Each article includes questions for class discussion and writing, a further reading list, and classroom activities. (BT)

Descriptors: Females, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Government Role, Homosexuality, Korean War, Secondary Education, Social Studies, United States History, World History, World War I

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Author: Martz, Carlton; Hayes, Bill


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