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WE CAN DO IT! The WWII Home Front – for May 6/7

“War is no longer simply a battle between armed forces in the field. It is a struggle in which each side strives to bring to bear against the enemy the coordinated power of every individual and of every material resource at … Continue reading

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THE ATOMIC BOMB – Preparation for April 26

It is one of (if not THE) the most important single decisions of the 20th century (source, source).  The short term and long term impact of the use of the atomic bomb have been debated since August of 1945.  On Friday, … Continue reading

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The Turning Points of the Pacific War

Got the turning points of the war in Europe?  Good!  Now, it’s on to the other theater – the Pacific! Use the links below (and any other reliable resource)  to add the Pacific component to your awesome WWII maps. Check … Continue reading

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Want more cool info about WWII?

The internet abounds with awesome sites on the greatest global conflict in history.  Check out some of these: The American Battle Monuments Commission has some awesome WWII interactives -I love World War II: A Visual History to start.  They also have great … Continue reading

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Learning Experience for April 17 (all classes) – The American Military 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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Learning Experience April 15/16 – MAPPING WWII – The War in Europe

I can explain the major turning points of the war and contrast military campaigns in the European and Pacific theaters. I can summarize the essential information and impact of a historical event. I can geographically present the flow of World … Continue reading

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From Isolation to Intervention – Learning experience for April 15/16

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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Depression and New Deal Quiz

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Preparation for April 9/10 – Debating the New Deal!

  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.  Our next step is to discuss the short term and long … Continue reading

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