Monthly Archives: February 2018

Peace after WWI? Learning Experience for March 6/7

Once the war ended, what happened?  An easy peace treaty meeting in Paris – typical, right?   Not so fast … For your next class, preview the peace process that came after the war by reading and watching some content concerning … Continue reading

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OVER HERE! The WWI Home Front – Learning Experience February 26-28

What was the impact of the Great War in the United States … and in Milwaukee?  Plenty! There are two video clips (with some embedded questions)  that you can use to prepare yourself for a class activity on the WWI … Continue reading

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Getting ready to go “Over There” – Learning experience for February 26

You should have a solid understanding of America’s entry into the Great War, including the rationale outlined by Woodrow Wilson in his war message to Congress. Now it’s time to go “Over There” and become part of the AEF – … Continue reading

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SHOULD THE US GET INVOLVED IN THE GREAT WAR? Learning Experience for February 20/21

REVIEW THE START OF WWI After the class intro, hopefully you have a decent (yet basic) idea about the origins of the Great War – The War to End All Wars – WORLD WAR I.  Please review the material below … Continue reading

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What do you want to know about WORLD WAR I?- Some opening info …

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The Legacy of WWI

  We can’t wait to see how you will teach the public about America’s involvement in the Great War and commemorate the service of American men and women over there and over here!

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In class February 14-15 – Analyzing Imperialism Cartoons

For each of the cartoons that follow, annotate the various components of the toon, and then identify the issue and editorial comment. Use the document provided in class (along with the digital cartoons tomorrow). You should see a variety of … Continue reading

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Learning Experience for Feb 14-15 – American Imperialism

I can describe and evaluate the causes, events, and impact of American imperialism. We will have a quick drive by  about American imperialism in our next class –  not because the topic isn’t important, but more due to the calendar … Continue reading

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In class Feb 12-13 – Hexagonal Thinking and the Progressive Movement

CLICK THE HEXAGONS!

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Preparation for February 12 – Here come the Progressives!

As you have seen from our investigation of the Gilded Age, there was great of progress in the American  economy, industry, urbanization, and immigration during the late 1800s early 1900s. However, progress comes with a price.   Politics were controlled by the … Continue reading

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