Monthly Archives: May 2017

The End in Vietnam

In class on Friday and Monday, we will close the Vietnam War and dive into some of Bill McCloud’s book “What Should We Tell Or Children About Vietnam?”. As you read your excerpts, use the signposts for reading and annotate each … Continue reading

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LEARNING EXPERIENCE – WAR – What is it good for? May 30/June 1

TARGET – I can explain and evaluate the various reasons why people opposed the war in Vietnam. America’s involvement in Vietnam was the most controversial issue of the 1960s and 70s, and the war created the most vocal and varied … Continue reading

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The American GI in Vietnam – In Country

Throughout the year, we spent some time learning about and reflecting on the life, challenges, impact, and sacrifices of the men and women who served the United States in our various military conflict. While we do not have a great … Continue reading

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The Cold War keeps getting hotter … for Friday May 26

How did the Cold War change American foreign policy? How did the Cold War change American life at home? These essential questions should be on the forefront of your mind as you examine the Cold War era. You learned to story … Continue reading

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OPERATION CRYPTO

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More Lessons from the CRM

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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Continuing the Civil Rights Movement

The stories of the Civil Rights movement are plentiful. While we only have the opportunity to look at a few, we are definitely pulling out some great lessons from the push for equality after WWII.  Keep working on Learning from … Continue reading

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I HAVE A DREAM – May 16-17

Signposts Analysis  

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The Civil Rights Movement

The civil rights movement is one of the defining events in American history, during which Americans fought to make real the ideals of justice and equality embedded in our founding documents. When students learn about the movement, they learn what … Continue reading

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The Impact and Legacy of WWII

The most important global event in the 20th century had a huge impact on the United States specifically and on the world in general.  What was the legacy of the war?  Complete  “The Legacy of WWII” and check out the … Continue reading

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