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HWW- Block Day, 3/27/13 & 3/28/13 March 28, 2013

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  • Do Now- What were the main features of trench warfare?  Why did the fighting (especially on the Western Front) end up this way? (4 minutes)
  • Turn to the propaganda section of your packet and prepare to complete the questions about the posters. (45 minutes)
  • Turn to the study guide for Paths of Glory.  Prepare to watch the film and complete the study guide.  Also consider how technology impacts the activities of the armies and the results of the battles.

APUSH- Block Day, 3/27/13 & 3/28/13 March 28, 2013

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We discussed post- World War II/ Cold War issues:

  • Taft-Hartley Act
  • GI Bill
  • post-war prosperity
  • rise of Sunbelt
  • Suburbanization
  • Baby Boom
  • conflict with USSR
    • Nuremberg
    • Berlin
    • Greece
  • containment, Truman Doctrine, Marshall Plan
  • fall of China
  • anti-communist hysteria
    • HUAC
    • McCarthyism
  • Election of 1948
  • Fair Deal
  • Korea

HWW- 3/26/13 March 27, 2013

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  • Do Now- What were the main features of trench warfare?  Why did the fighting (especially on the Western Front) end up this way? (4 minutes)
  • Turn to the propaganda section of your packet and prepare to complete the questions about the posters. (45 minutes)
  • Turn to the study guide for Paths of Glory.  Prepare to watch the film and complete the study guide.  Also consider how technology impacts the activities of the armies and the results of the battles.

APUSH- 2/26/13 March 26, 2013

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We wrapped up The Atomic Cafe.

HWW- 3/25/13 March 25, 2013

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  • Do Now-Who was Germany’s leader heading into WWI and why did Germany go to war? Refer to your packet if necessary.( 3 minutes)
  • Turn to the Technology of warfare story notes page in the packet and prepare to take notes over the remaining clips. (49 minutes)
  • If any time remains, turn to “The Beginning of WWI” and place the events in order.  You may also work to complete your map, if you haven’t already

APUSH- 3/25/13 March 25, 2013

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Today we entered the Atomic Age via The Atomic Cafe.

  • Review session tonight, 7-10 p.m.,  start in Fixed Forum, bring #2 pencils and eraser
  • remaining sessions are 4/1, 4/8, 4/22, 4/29.  All 7-10 p.m. in Fixed Forum

New Deal projects due Wednesday, March 27.

HWW- 3/12/13 March 12, 2013

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  • Do Now- Turn in your packet to the reading on the causes of the war.  Locate and write down at least 2 facts for each of the following categories: (15 minutes)
    • Militarism (Arms Race)
    • Alliances
    • Imperialism
    • Nationalism
  • Turn to the map page in the packet.  You will spend the remainder of the period coloring and labeling as directed.  This should be done before class tomorrow. (35 minutes)

APUSH- 3/12/13 March 12, 2013

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We discussed:

  • Executive Order 9066 and the internment of Japanese-Americans
  • the course of WWII in the Pacific.

HWW- 3/11/13 March 12, 2013

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  • Do Now- Under what circumstances would you support going to war?
  • Turn in WWI vocab to tray by the door.
  • Read the selection starting on page 6 of the packet over causes of WWI.
    • What are the M.A.I.N. causes of WWI?
    • Which ones were more important?
  • Take notes over the causes of WWI.

APUSH- 3/11/13 March 12, 2013

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We discussed:

  • events leading up to Pearl Harbor
  • War in the Pacific through Midway