Thursday, July 9, 2009

thursday 7/9 Day 15

HW Due Monday: p. 430 #1-9 and p. 462 #1-8

Extra Credit: Using the vocab words in Ch. 12 and Ch. 13 create a word web with good explanations and connections, use several sheets of paper to make it big and legible, tape or glue them together, or use a small poster board. Make it colorful and pretty.

Library research project:

Cold War:
Berlin Airlift
Nuclear Arms Race
Bomb shelters
McCarthy Hearings
Fear of Communism
julius and Ethel Rosenberg
Duck and Cover Drills
Korean War
Europe is Divided "Iron Curtain"

Life in the 1950's:
Baby Boom
Car Culture
Rock and Roll
Elvis Presley
1950's T.V.
Moving to the Sunbelt
Civil Rights i.e. Brown v. Board of Education
Martin Luther King
Women in the 50's

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Day 11- The Coming of World War II

Library Research project:

Joseph Stalin becomes the leader of the USSR
Mussolini becomes the leader of Italy
Spanish Civil War
Hitler becomes the chancellor of Germany
Japan invades Manchuria
Rape of Nanking
Hitler invades the Rhineland
Hitler completes the Anschluss
Munich Pact
Hitler invades poland
the "phony" war
Hitler invades france
Miracle of Dunkirk
U.S. passes the Neutrality Act (4)
Tripartite pact
FDR gives the 4 freedoms speech
America passes the Lend Lease Act
Atlantic charter is signed
Japan attacks pearl harbor
FDR asks congress to declare war
Womens Army Corps is founded
War Production Board is started
General MacArthur surrenders the Phillipines
Bataan Death March
Doolitle raid
Battle of Coral Sea