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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Day 97 - Tuesday

U.S. History I - Periods 1, 2 & 7: 
Essential Questions:
-How revolutionary was the Market Revolution in the early 19th Century in American History?
-Why was Industrialization so complex and yet dynamic?

Themes: James Monroe's Presidency, John Quincy Adam's Legacy - Cheater or Victim?, Market Revolution, Industrialization

1. Please read this article on "The Market Revolution"  in order to support you in your understanding of this revolutionary industrial era in American History.

2. Does everyone understand the written homework that is due tonight?
Watch the John Green video on "Market Revolution" and answer the questions on Google Classroom:
A. What are the factors that contributed to the Market Revolution?

B. How did the Market Revolution of the 19th Century radically shift commerce (trade) and a way of life for millions of Americans?

3. The Agricultural Revolution Slideshow

1. YES, check Google Classroom!

U.S. HISTORY II - Period 3:
Essential Questions:
-Did the United States foreign policy during the 1930's help promote World War II? 
-Could the United States have prevented the outbreak of World War II?
-Should the United States sell arms to other nations?
-Should the United States have aided the Allies against the Axis Powers?
-Does the American security depend upon the survival of its Allies?
-Was war between the United States and Japan inevitable in World War II?

Themes: American Isolationism, WWII Propaganda, Pearl Harbor

1. Changed to Tuesday/Today!  You will have a QUIZ on World War II - Dictators, Aggressors (Axis Powers), Defenders (Allied Powers), American Foreign Policy, The Holocaust, and the world moving toward war.

2. Also after the quiz - How does America react to Pearl Harbor?
Headline News - Washington Post
Newspaper Headlines from All Around the World - Pearl Harbor Attack Response
PBS News - 75 Years Later and Pearl Harbor Reaction - Dec. 7, 2016
Eye Witness Accounts of People's Reactions

3. On Wednesday - Please watch the Pearl Harbor documentary in color (You should get AT LEAST the first 45 minute done) Then write a reaction to the following questions in the form of an 1 paragraph essay (10 sentences minimum and post in Google Classroom so that everyone can see your response - SO PROOFREAD IT PLEASE!): 

A. What is the most shocking thing you saw on this documentary?  
B. Who do you think is most responsible for what went wrong in the Pearl Harbor attacks?

4. World War II Resources:
Causes of World War II - already covered on Friday
-Early Phases of the War - Europeans, Americans, and 1939-1941.
-World War II Leaders - The basics
-WWII Leaders - Aggressors, Defenders, Victims, etc - A MUST SEE!!!
-Fascism versue Communism
-Maps of World War II
America in World War II Slideshare
The Atlantic Charter
American Army in World War II - A US Military Army collective and brief history 
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
Summary of WWII

1. Yes, check Google Classroom. 

International Studies - Period 4
Essential Questions:
1. What does international studies mean and how do we define Internationalism?
2. How do we form and shape our identities?
3. Is mankind inherently good or evil? How do different cultures shape the definitions of good and evil?
4. Have the forces of good and evil changed overtime, and if so, how and why?

Themes: Good Countries versus Bad Countries, Human Rights, Terrorism

1. Definitions of Terrorism - What is Terrorism? Do all of these definitions say the same thing? If so or if not, then why?

2. We will continue to investigate The Evolution of Terrorism - Choices Program from Brown University. Also, Al Qaeda and 9/11 - How are they related and why?

2. U.S. News and World Report: Afghanistan or ISIS? Has American Foreign Policy Shifted it's concern from Afghanistan to Syria?

3. Terrorism Resources:
Visuals on the History of Terrorism
-Read American Public Radio's article "Why Are They So Angry with Us?"  - We will do on Tuesday (Please create a Two- Column Note illustrating the Main Ideas/Arguments and those details/development that support them).
-The Middle East and the West, National Public Radio, 5-part series, December 2015

1. Yes, check Google Classroom!

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