Monthly Archives: May 2016

Assignment May 31/June 1 – The Path to War in Vietnam

You all know that the United States was involved in a major military conflict in Vietnam during the Cold War … but why? What was America’s “path to war”? Check out the video below and a few of the links … Continue reading

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CREATE A COLD WAR CARTOON!

Remember back in February, when you learned all about the fun world of editorial cartoons?  Here’s another cool tidbit of info – cartoonists LOVED the Cold War, because they always had something to draw about if they had artist’s block! … Continue reading

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Assignment May 26/27 – The Cold War keeps getting hotter …

How are those trading cards going?  Ready to add some more?  Use the links provided below (or ones that you find) to develop a decent description for each event or idea from the middle years of the Cold War. This information … Continue reading

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The Korean War – Please don’t forget it

Do you have a good idea of the causes, events, and impact of the Korean War now, young Cold War historians?  Do you understand the importance of the Korean War Veterans Memorial that we visited in DC? To review, check out some … Continue reading

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THE COLD WAR I can explain the major events and ideas of the Cold War and discuss their impact on domestic and international relations.    Now that you understand the big picture of the Cold War, it’s time to start … Continue reading

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In class May 23 – Has MLK’s “DREAM” been realized?

Has it been realized?  Or is it a dream deferred? Let’s find out today … and then work on YOUR LESSON FROM THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT. Also, make sure you complete the online CRM Quiz on MyUSM by WEDNESDAY MORNING!

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Weekend assignment – Civil Rights Today

It’s been over 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. outlined his dream to 250,000 Americans in Washington D.C. and millions more watching and listening at home. Has America become the land of equality that King spoke of in his … Continue reading

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In class May 20 – A Meeting of the Minds

We have seen many of the seminal moments of push for African American civil rights, and hopefully you are all understanding not only what happened during the movement but also how we can learn from the movement today. However, the movement expanded … Continue reading

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Assignment May 18 – Keep learning lessons from the CRM

Keep going on the major events of the CRM by completing Learning from the CRM Part 2. As you do, make sure you are thinking about your own Lesson from the Civil Rights Movement!

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