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Learning Experience for April 17-18 – US Troops in WWII

As we examine the flow of the war in Europe and the Pacific, you surely will wonder … Who were the men and women that served in Europe and the Pacific? Please read and interact with the American Troops in WWII.  … Continue reading

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MY COMPELLING WWII STORY

World War II is one of the most investigated, filmed, discussed, debated, and beloved parts of America’s story – in other words, it is COMPELLING – and the topic has countless stories that have been told (and not told) in books, … Continue reading

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From Isolation to Intervention – America’s Path to War – Learning experience April 13-16

We now know a little about how WWII started in Europe – but how did the US get involved in this global conflict?  How did American go from ISOLATION to INTERVENTION? That’s our target, so let’s find out! Complete your “From … Continue reading

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The Origins of WWII – Review

Did you miss class on Friday/Monday?  Want to add to your sketch notes?  Need to know more about the start of WWII? Check out America in the 20th Century: World War II: The Road to War from class – usmstudent, … Continue reading

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Wrapping up the New Deal

Hopefully our debate solidified your understanding of the New Deal.  Have any more questions?  You should complete your New Deal study guide and submit it by your next class. Now, how about an open not, open web, do it by … Continue reading

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Representing the New Deal

Young New Dealers – You hopefully have a decent idea about many of the New Deal programs made famous by their acronyms in the alphabet agencies. Today you and your partners are going to take a specific program and create a representation … Continue reading

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Debating the New Deal

I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American people. We have a lot of background knowledge on the government programs of FDR’s administration during the economic crisis of the Great Depression, including many of the Alphabet Soup programs. … Continue reading

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FDR AND THE NEW DEAL Learning Experience

Was the New Deal a positive step for America? That’s an essential question for this unit, and you will be developing a foundation of information regarding the New Deal in a lengthy study guide in order to help answer this … Continue reading

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Life During the Great Depression – preparation for April 5/6 class

You have seen many of the effects of the Depression on the general public, and also a little bit about the approach of the Hoover administration.  What about specific groups of the population that were affected in various ways?  Remember, … Continue reading

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In class April 3/4 – Hey President Hoover!

You have heard some of the basics about the Depression – the stats are pretty … well … depressing, right?  What did the President at the time do in response to the economic crisis?  you watched a brief overview of … Continue reading

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