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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Day 99 - Thursday/Friday

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Hope ya'll enjoyed your SNOW DAY!

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: Market Revolution, Agricultural Revolution, Industrialization, Transportation Revolution, Immigration Boom, Urbanization

1.  Please finish reviewing the Transportation and Industrial Revolution Slideshow and don't be afraid to partner up and review together. Make sure you have put this in proper spot in your Binder!

2. Please make sure you look at Google Classroom and you have the opportunity to finish up the Nationalism and Economic Development Packet. You should continue working on this until you finish it up, but work effectively as the packet is DUE BY MIDNIGHT of Friday night!

3. Immigration Percentage Charts
-Foreign Born Immigrants per state 2000
-Where were Immigrants coming from? Pie Charts
-Basic Immigration in American in the 1700-1850's Slideshow
-Immigration in America 1830-1860
-German and Irish Immigrant Chart in USA
-Chart #2 - Germans and Irish vs the rest of Immigrants

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. Please continue watching the Pearl Harbor documentary in color called "Tora, Tora, Tora" (You should finish watching it all by Thursday evening so that on FRIDAY you will be able to finish your reaction essay in class.) Your job is to write a reaction to any of the following questions in the form of an 1 paragraph essay (10 sentences minimum and post in Google Classroom - SO PROOFREAD IT PLEASE!): Google Classroom has the video and assignment as well. 

A. What is the most shocking thing you saw on this documentary?  
B. Which eye-witness account/primary source did you see as most historically accurate? Why?
C. Who do you think is most responsible for what went wrong in the Pearl Harbor attacks?
D. How would you rate this documentary as a historical source? Please explain.

2. World War II Resources:
Causes of World War II -
-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. Have the forces of good and evil changed overtime, and if so, how and why?
2. How do we think about POWER in the 21st Century?
3. What is National Security? 
4. How should we deal with extremist?
5. How does terrorism differ from planned acts of military aggression?
6. Is the United States and it's global alliances winning or losing the War on Terrorism? 

Themes: Human Rights, Terrorism, Al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, Fatwa,  Jihad

1. Please finish reading and writing your reaction paragraph to the article on Al Qaeda and 9/11 - How are they related and why? See Google Classroom for the assignment and it is DUE by 2:00pm.

2. Bilal will present his Current Event on Monday - please remember to submit all work to me by Sunday noontime.

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

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

5. 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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