Monthly Archives: April 2016

The American Troops in World War II

As you examine the flow of the war in Europa 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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The European and Pacific Theaters of World War II

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

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What story do we need to know from America in WWII?

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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In class / Assignment April 26/27 – From Isolationism to Intervention

We 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 Isolation … Continue reading

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The Origins of World War II

I can describe the major causes and events that led to global war in Europe and Asia in the 1930s and 1940s. By Tuesday, you should have a good idea about the origins of World War II, especially in Europe … Continue reading

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WORLD WAR II

And now … the most important global event of the 20th century — WORLD WAR II.  We will dive into WWII this week, use it as part of our focus in Washington DC, and return to the conflict when we … Continue reading

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MARCH TO THE MEMORIALS

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Representing the New Deal – check them out!

Section 5 Agricultural Adjustment Act / National Recovery Administration / Civilian Conservation Corps /Social Security Administration Section 4 National Recovery Administration / Social Security Administration / Works Progress Administration / Tennessee Valley Authority /Agricultural Adjustment Act / Civilian Conservation Corps      

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Assignment April 18/19 – Finish the New Deal

What’s the big deal about the New Deal?  You should have a good idea by the time you finish your New Deal study guide, using  the New Deal Study Guide resource page. On the final part of the assignment about the … Continue reading

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In class and assignment – FDR and the New Deal

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 question. … Continue reading

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