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Friday, March 14, 2014

Day 115 - Friday

U.S. History II  - Period 1: 
Essential Questions:
- How does volunteerism demonstrate civic responsibility?
-How did America utilize it's home-front during World War II?

1. We will review Chapter 25 pages 768-774 on World War I so you can use it as a reference.
*Key Places, People, Events, Organizations, Battles will be discussed and studied.

2. What is the impact at home in America? - The Cause and Effects of Pearl Harbor?
Why do we start supporting Great Britain, even thought Japan was the enemy attacking Pearl Harbor.

3. World War II Slideshow "The Road to War"

4. U.S. in World War II resources:
U.S. Home-front During World War II
The National WWII museum - lots of images, primary sources, outline of WWII, and WWII by the numbers!
Library of Congress - World War II Primary Sources
American Women in World War II
America's WWII in Color - PBS special
America's Homefront in World War II
World War II - Poster's on the American Homefront
World War II and America's Civil Responsibilities


1. If you have NOT finished the World War II Photography Gallery from Time Magazine, then please finish for over the weekend!
-Please look at the perspective of the photographer and evaluate ONE PHOTOGRAPH in detail.  You should be looking for the following: What is the theme(s)?, What emotions are seen? What emotions does the photograph want from the viewer?, Why do you think it was created?, What does the document convey about life in World War II at the time it was created?, What questions does the photograph raise for you?
U.S. HISTORY I - Periods 4, 5, and 6:
Essential Questions:

-Does the United States have a mission in the mid-19th century? If so, was it expansion of freedom, economics, imperialism, etc? Why?

-Was Nat Turner a hero or madman?

-Which reformer played the biggest role leading up to America's Civil War?

Themes: Industrial Revolution, Transportation Revolution, Economic Revolution, Immigration, Regional Specialization, and Nationalism

1. We will review parts of the Antebellum South Slideshow:
Period 4 - Slide 11
Period 5 - Slide 12
Period 6 - Slide 2

2. Please read, highlight, and take notes in the margins on the document link below of the 3 sources:
 Documents to for the debate (Was Nat Turner a Hero or Madman?) + Nat Turner Timeline + Nat Turner Questions

1.  None, enjoy the weekend!
International Studies - Period 2 
Essential Questions:
1. What is peace building?
2. What is war?
3. Do UN peacekeeping forces manage to achieve their goals?
4. Does NATO have a new role in the order of international relations in Europe and the World in the 21st Century?
5. Was NATO just or unjust in participating and executing their mission in your post-Cold War scenario?
6. What does "hard power" and "soft power" capability and how does it impact foreign policy?

Themes: PEGS (Political, Economic, Geographic, Social)

1. We are presenting NATO/UN Mission Projects today.

2. Order of the Projects:

Thursday - Bosnia/Herzegovina - Frederick - Done
Thursday - Libya - Joanitah - 1/2 Done (will finish on Monday)
Friday - Congo - Kara and Kylie - Today
Friday - Haiti - Hope and Stephanie - Today
Monday - Somalia - Kaitlyn
Monday - Afghanistan - Max and Adam

1. Your NATO or Peacekeeping Mission Project is should have a COMPLETE Chicago-Style Citations. Please make sure you are an EXPERT on your subject/mission and will provide an ENGAGING presentation. Provide PROOF and EVIDENCE that supports your thesis from the above question.

2. Have you used the checklist from the NATO or Peacekeeping Mission Project document.

3. Do you use VISUALS, PRIMARY SOURCES, VIDEO CLIPS to effectively ENGAGING your audience.

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