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Unit Objective:

A. Causes of WWII
B. American involvement in WWII
C. America on the Homefront
D. Cold War Developments
E. 1950s Culture

Essential Questions:

1. What are the causes of World War II, could these causes have been prevented?
2. How did WWII influence minority groups?
3. Why is the period between 1945 and 1989 called a Cold War?
4. What influence did the Cold War have on American culture?



Key Terms: Important items, people and events of the era.

-Be sure know why they are important, not just their definitions.

Chapter 24
Totalitarianism, fascism, Nazism, Axis Powers, Appeasement, Adolf Hitler, Hideki Tojo, blizkrieg, Allied Powers, Joseph Stalin, Neutrality Acts, Cash and Carry, American First Committee, Lend-Lease Act, Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill
Chapter 25
Selective Training and Service Act, GI, Office of War mobilization, Liberty Ship, victory garden, Atlantic Charter, carpet bombing, D-Day, Battle of the Bulge,Luftwaffe, Yalta Conference, Potsdam Conference, anti-Semitism, holocaust concentration camp, Kristallnacht, Warsaw ghetto, genocide, death camp, War Refugee Board, Nuremburg Trials, Bataan Death March, Geneva Convention, Battle of the Coral Sea, Battle of Midway, island hopping, kamikaze, Battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa, Manhattan Project, CORE, Bracero, barrio, interned, Nisei, Rosie the Riveter, Harry Truman
Chapter 26
satellite nation, iron curtain, Cold War, containment, Truman Doctrine, Yalta Conference, UN, Harry Truman, Potsdam Conference, Marshall Plan, Berlin airlift, NATO, collective security, Warsaw Pact, HUAC, Hollywood 10, blacklist, Communism in China, Mao Zedong, Joseph McCarthy, Ethel and Julius Rosenburg, Alger Hiss, 38th Parallel, Korean War, military-industrial complex, Douglas MacArthur, McCarthyism, arms race, deterrence, brinkmanship, ICBM, Sputnik, U-2 incident, Cold War Incidents in: South East Asia, Middle East, Latin America
Chapter 27
per capita income, conglomerate, franchise, transistor, baby boom, GI Bill of Rights, New Technology: TV, Computers, Nuclear Power, Medicine; blue collar and white collar jobs, rock-and-roll, beatnik, Billy Graham, Youth Culture, Gender and Age Roles, reconversion, Taft-Hartley Act, Modern Republicanism, NASA, National Defense Education Act, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, The Checkers Speech
Study Guide:
ch. 24-25.doc
Ch. 26 Study Guide
-I understand that some of you cannot open this Study Guide. If you can't open it, most of the guide consists of the terms above and the questions that are listed at the beginning of each section of chapter 26. If you study those questions, you should be fine.

Class Notes:

Chapter 24
Chapter 25
Chapter 26
Chapter 27
24.1-4.ppt
25.1 Mobilization for WW2.ppt
25.2 The Road to Victory In Europe.ppt
25.4 War in the Pacific.ppt
26.1 Origins of the Cold War.ppt
26.3 The Korean War.ppt
26.4 The Continuing Cold War.ppt
These Powerpoints might enrich your reading. You will need to read the sections to understand the material in the powerpoints. I put links to some online material, but these links are a few years old and may have died.
27.1 The Post War Economy.ppt
27.2 The Mood of the 1950s.ppt
27.3 Domestic Politics and Policy.ppt


Unit Review:

Chapter 24
Chapter 25
Chapter 26
Chapter 27
Guided Reading
24.1GR.pdf
24.2GR.pdf
24.3GR.pdf
24.4GR.pdf
Guided Reading
25.1GR.pdf
25.2GR.pdf
25.3GR.pdf
25.4GR.pdf
25.5GR.pdf
Guided Reading
26.1GR.pdf
26.2GR.pdf
26.3GR.pdf
26.4GR.pdf
Guided Reading
27.1GR.pdf
27.2GR.pdf
27.3GR.pdf
Summaries:
24.1S.pdf
24.2S.pdf
24.3S.pdf
24.4S.pdf
Summaries:
25.1S.pdf
25.2S.pdf
25.3S.pdf
25.4S.pdf
25.5S.pdf
Summaries:
26.1S.pdf
26.2S.pdf
26.3S.pdf
26.4S.pdf
Summaries:
27.1S.pdf
27.2S.pdf
27.3S.pdf


Holocaust Scrapbook

The Korean War:
26.3 Remembering the Forgotten War.pdf

Atomic Bomb vs. Hydrogen Bomb
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1950s Culture==
-After you have watched at least one of these clips, take the chapter 27 quiz. You may use your book and notes to help you with the quiz, but the quiz must be completed by 11:59 pm on your assigned due date.
What to do on a Date!

1950s and 60s TV Commercials

Duck And Cover! Civil Defense Drills!

Top 30 1950s Rock 'n Roll Songs



Videos:

Intro to the Cold War