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HWW- 3/30/12 March 30, 2012

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  • Do Now- If you lived in Germany in 1923, how would the hyperinflation have affected you? Turn in your Do Nows when finished.
  • http://www.bv229.k12.ks.us/education/dept/dept.php?sectionid=772&
  • Pick up the Russian Revolution research handout from the table at the front of the room. We will stay here to work on this, even though some of you will have to double up on computers.
  • Work on the Causes of the Russian Revolution page in the packet for Friday.
  • By the end of the period, you should be able to answer learning target questions 4, 6, 7, 8, 9.

APUSH- 3/30/12 March 30, 2012

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We entered the Cold War with an examination of Truman’s foreign policy.

HWW- Block Day, 3/28/12 & 3/29/12 March 29, 2012

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  • Do Now- Predict the impact of WWI’s costs. Will nations work to prevent another war?  How?
  • Test corrections.  Turn test and answer sheet in to tray when finished.
  • After you finish test corrections, pick up the Rise of Totalitarianism packet and turn to the table labeled “What were the main issues/concerns after WWI?”  Using pages 425-7 in your text, start working to fill in the boxes.

APUSH- Block Day, 3/28/12 & 3/29/12 March 29, 2012

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We examined WWII in the Pacific.

HWW- 3/27/12 March 27, 2012

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  • Take the WWI test.  You may use your learning targets packets and vocabulary sheets.  We will spread the test out over 2 days, as there are 80 multiple choice questions, and 2 out of the following 5 essays questions:
    1. In your opinion, which was most important influence in setting the stage for World War I-nationalism, imperialism, militarism, or the alliance system? Explain.
    2. Why did a stalemate develop on the Western Front during World War I?
    3. What were the reasons for the extensive loss of life and property damage in World War I?
    4. Why did the United States enter World War I, and what effect did its entry have on the war?
    5. What mistakes were made by the leaders who made the Treaty of Versailles?

APUSH- 3/27/12 March 27, 2012

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We continued our examination of causes and course of WWII.

HWW- 3/26/12 March 27, 2012

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  • Take the WWI test.  You may use your learning targets packets and vocabulary sheets.  We will spread the test out over 2 days, as there are 80 multiple choice questions, and 2 out of the following 5 essays questions:
    1. In your opinion, which was most important influence in setting the stage for World War I-nationalism, imperialism, militarism, or the alliance system? Explain.
    2. Why did a stalemate develop on the Western Front during World War I?
    3. What were the reasons for the extensive loss of life and property damage in World War I?
    4. Why did the United States enter World War I, and what effect did its entry have on the war?
    5. What mistakes were made by the leaders who made the Treaty of Versailles?

APUSH- 3/26/12 March 26, 2012

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We began an examination of causes and course of WWII.

HWW- 3/23/12 March 23, 2012

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  • Do Now- What were the major points of President Wilson’s 14 Points? (3 ½ minutes)
  • Pick up the reading on the table by the door.
  • Turn to the Flawed Peace story page in your packet, listen to the lecture about the Treaty of Versailles, and add any information you think is important or interesting.
  • After completing the Treaty of Versailles notes, read the handout about unexploded munitions left over from WWI.  We will then discuss the costs of WWI
  • WWI test is on Monday, 3/26. You should go over the review questions at the back of the packet by Monday

APUSH- 3/23/12 March 23, 2012

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We discussed Executive Order 9066, and subsequent actions related to the internment of Japanese-Americans.