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Competency Goal 10: World War II and the Beginning of the Cold War (1930-1963) - The learner will analyze the United States involvement in World War II and the war’s influence on international affairs in the following decades.


Objective 10.2: Identify military, political, and diplomatic turning points of the war and determine their significance to the outcome and aftermath of the conflict.

Major Concepts

Terms

Thinking Skills and Suggested Activities for Students

Resources: Primary, Secondary, Technology Audio/Visual/Documents for listed activities

The United States at war
The influence of propaganda at home and abroad
Designs for peace


Atomic bomb

Battle of Britain

Battle of the Bulge

Blitzkrieg

Chester Nimitz

D-Day (Operation Overlord)

Douglas MacArthur

George Patton

Holocaust

Newsreels

Pamphlets

Airdrops


War posters

Iwo Jima


J. Robert Oppenheimer

Manhattan Project

Midway

Island hopping



Nuremberg Trials


10.02a Construct a pictorial timeline of political, social, foreign, and domestic events of WWII.

10.02b In small groups report on major Allied meetings of World War II.

10.02c Write a news story of the attack on Pearl Harbor for a U.S. paper and a Japanese paper.

Document of Surrender for Japan


Audio &Visual Resources:

Excerpts from movies: “Patton”, “Battle of the Bulge”, “Anzio”, “Bridge Over the River Kwai, “The World at War, 1939-1945”, “Hiroshima”

Race for the Super bomb”, PBS The American Experience Series



Suggested Websites:

http://www.pbs.org/perilousfight/

http://www.secondworldwar.co.uk/

http://www.holocaust-history/org/

http://www.ushmm.org/

http://www.library.northwestern.edu/govpub/collections/wwii-posters/

http://www.janm.org/main.html

http://www.facing.org/

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/evil/





Competency Goal 10: World War II and the Beginning of the Cold War (1930-1963) - The learner will analyze the United States involvement in World War II and the war’s influence on international affairs in the following decades.


Objective 10.2: (continued) Identify military, political, and diplomatic turning points of the war and determine their significance to the outcome and aftermath of the conflict.

Major Concepts

Terms

Thinking Skills and Suggested Activities for Students

Resources: Primary, Secondary, Technology Audio/Visual/Documents for listed activities




Okinawa

Pearl Harbor

Stalingrad

Tehran


V-E Day, V-J Day

Casablanca, Potsdam



10.02d Hold a panel discussion on the concepts of genocide and relate them to different periods of history or a news conference featuring a selected battle or Allied leader.


Literature Connections:

Selections from Welty, O’Conner, Porter, Pound, Eliot, Miller, Frost, Sandberg, et al

Frederick Allen: Only Yesterday

John Morton, Blum: V Was for Victory



Fine Arts Connections:

Jason Pollock: “Mural” 1943 Univ. of Iowa Museum of Art

Pulitzer Prize Photographs: 1944: Home is the Hero, 1945: Iwo Jima




Competency Goal 10: World War II and the Beginning of the Cold War (1930-1963) The learner will analyze the United States involvement in World War II and the war’s influence on international affairs in the following decades.


Objective 10.3: Describe and analyze the effects of the war on American economic, social, political, and cultural life.

Major Concepts

Terms

Thinking Skills and Suggested Activities for Students

Resources: Primary, Secondary, Technology Audio/Visual/Documents for listed activities

The Homefront
Suspension of Civil Liberties
Suburbanization
Transition to Peacetime


War bonds

Baby boomers

Fair Deal

G.I. Bill


Korematsu v United States

1944

Levittown

Northern Migration

Middle class

Rosie the Riveter

Selective Services Act

AFL-CIO

Taft-Hartley Act



WACS

War Production Board

Japanese Internment Sites

Japanese American Museum

Japanese Internment Rationing


10.03a Evaluate the extent of changes in U. S. society caused by: working women, northern migration, “baby boom, growth of suburbs, and the G.I. Bill.
10.03b Research the ways the government intervened with free society during WWII. Write a position paper defending intervention.



Sample war bonds and rationing cards

Sample newspaper headlines and ads



Audio &Visual Resources:

Excerpts from movies: “ A League of Their Own”, “Swing Kids”, “Happy Days”, “Leave It To Beaver”



Suggested Websites:

http://www,vurtyakgakkert,fitinidi,cin/news/reportages/owens_bill/reviews/ing.htm

http://www.lib.utah.edu/spc/photo/9066/tule.htm

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/african/afam008.html

http://www.howardsmead.com/boom/htmhttp://www.janm.org/events/exhibits-digital.html

http://www.scu.edu/SCU/Programs/Diversity/exhibit1.html

http://www.pbs.org/childofcamp/history/eo9066.html

Literature Connections:

Selected works of Wolfe, Baker, Dillion, Kerwoac, Ginsberg,Vonnegot, Plath, Sexton





Competency Goal 10: World War II and the Beginning of the Cold War (1930-1963) - The learner will analyze the United States involvement in World War II and the war’s influence on international affairs in the following decades.


Objective 10.3: (continued) Describe and analyze the effects of the war on American economic, social, political, and cultural life.

Major Concepts

Terms

Thinking Skills and Suggested Activities for Students

Resources: Primary, Secondary, Technology Audio/Visual/Documents for listed activities







10.03c Based on research, create a newsletter to cover the stories of Northern Migration. Include causes and gains for African Americans.
10.03d In a mock presidential cabinet meeting, discuss the events of Japanese internment and relocation.

Rachael Carson: Silent Spring, 1962

Betty Friedan: Feminine Mystique, 1963

Ernest Hemingway: For Whom the Bells Toll

Fine Arts Connections:

Andrew Wyeth: “ November First” 1950 NMAA

Jacob Lawrence: “The Library”, 1960 NMAA

Grant Wood: “American Gothic” 1930 NMAA






Competency Goal 10: World War II and the Beginning of the Cold War (1930-1963) - The learner will analyze the United States involvement in World War II and the war’s influence on international affairs in the following decades.


Objective 10.04: Elaborate on changes in the direction of foreign policy related to the beginnings of the Cold War.


Major Concepts

Terms

Thinking Skills and Suggested Activities for Students

Resources: Primary, Secondary, Technology Audio/Visual/Documents for listed activities

U. S. Military Intervention
Containment
The Cold War
The Domino Theory


Bay of Pigs

Berlin Airlift

Berlin Wall

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Cuban Missile Crisis

Douglas MacArthur

Eisenhower Doctrine

Fidel Castro

Geneva Accords

Hydrogen Bomb

Iron Curtain

Police Action

Test Ban Treaty

Chinese Civil War

Israel

Korean War



Marshall Plan

Nikita Khrushchev

Truman Doctrine

U-2 Incident



10.04a Create a graphic organizer that demonstrates the ways in which containment expanded U.S. commitment abroad.

10.04b Scenario: On flight from New York to Los Angeles, seated next to a key leader of the era. What three questions would you ask to get an understanding of their role in Cold War history?




Quotes from Elie Wiesel like: “Never shall I forget these things…Never.”

Up to date world maps for 1945 to 1960

Document establishing the National Intelligence Structure of the U. S.

Truman Doctrine, The Marshall Plan

U.S. Recognition of Israel, Test Ban Treaty

Excerpts from the “X” Document on containment



Audio &Visual Resources:

Excerpts “Thirteen Days”,

“The Presidents” Truman, FDR, JFK PBS series

“The Atomic Café”



“People’s Century” PBS, episodes: “Brave New World (1945); “Freedom Now”(1947), “Boomtown” (1945), “Asia Rising”(1951), “Living Longer” (1952), “Endangered Planet” (1959), “Skin Deep” (1960), “Picture Power” (1963)




Competency Goal 10: World War II and the Beginning of the Cold War (1930-1963) - The learner will analyze the United States involvement in World War II and the war’s influence on international affairs in the following decades.


Objective 10.04: (continued) Elaborate on changes in the direction of foreign policy related to the beginnings of the Cold War.


Major Concepts

Terms

Thinking Skills and Suggested Activities for Students

Resources: Primary, Secondary, Technology Audio/Visual/Documents for listed activities







10.04c Videotape an episode of “You Are There” from one of the hot spots of the Cold War.
10.04d On a desk map or on-line map, label all the areas where the U. S. military was involved from 1945 to 1960.



Suggested Websites:

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/COLDdomino.htm

http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/genevacc.htm

http://www.vce.com/testban.html

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/marshall/

http://www.usafe.af.mil/berlin/berllin.htm

http://www.historyofcuba.com/history/baypigs/pigs.htm





Competency Goal 10: World War II and the Beginning of the Cold War (1930-1963) - The learner will analyze the United States involvement in World War II and the war’s influence on international affairs in the following decades.


Objective 10.04: (continued) Elaborate on changes in the direction of foreign policy related to the beginnings of the Cold War.


Major Concepts

Terms

Thinking Skills and Suggested Activities for Students

Resources: Primary, Secondary, Technology Audio/Visual/Documents for listed activities







10.04e Compare a story of the Cuban Missile Crisis as told by actual historical documents with portrayals in the movie “Thirteen Days”. Use a motion picture analysis worksheet from the National Archives to evaluate the film. Discuss.



Suggested Websites: (continued)

http://www/wall-berlliln.org/gb/berlin.htm

http://wwwl.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/churchill-iron.html

Literature Connections:

Katherine Anne Porter: Ship of Fools, 1984

Yoshiko Uchida: “Journey to Topaz” 1971

Elie Wiesel. Night. 1982

John Steinbeck: “Why Soldiers Won’t Talk”

John Knowles: A Separate Peace

George Orwell: 1984

Ray Bradbury: Fahrenheit 451




Competency Goal 10: World War II and the Beginning of the Cold War (1930-1963) - The learner will analyze the United States involvement in World War II and the war’s influence on international affairs in the following decades.


Objective 10.04: (continued) Elaborate on changes in the direction of foreign policy related to the beginnings of the Cold War.


Major Concepts

Terms

Thinking Skills and Suggested Activities for Students

Resources: Primary, Secondary, Technology Audio/Visual/Documents for listed activities










Fine Arts Connections:

Aerial photographs of missiles in Cuba. Library of Congress

Pulitzer Prize Photos: 1950”The Barnstorming Days” 1953 “Adlai Bares His Soul”, 1956 “ A Day in the Suburbs”, 1962: “The Birth of the Sixties”

Andy Warhol: “100 Cans” 1962 Albright-Knox Gallery

Roy Lichtenstein: “Blam”, 1962 Yale Univ. Art Gallery



Competency Goal 10: World War II and the Beginning of the Cold War (1930-1963) - The learner will analyze the United States involvement in World War II and the war’s influence on international affairs in the following decades.


Objective 10.05: Assess the role of organizations established to maintain peace and examine their continuing effectiveness.

Major Concepts

Terms

Thinking Skills and Suggested Activities for Students

Resources: Primary, Secondary, Technology Audio/Visual/Documents for listed activities

Balance of Power
Organizations for peace



Alliance for Progress

N.A.T.O.


O.A.S.

S.E.A.T.O.

Security Council

United Nations

Warsaw Pact


10.05a Conduct an Internet search of each of the organizations that have been designed to promote peace. What are the missions and goals for each?
10.05b Compare and contrast organizations such as NATO and SEATO, NATO v. Warsaw Pact, UN v. League of Nations. Assess their roles and effectiveness.

Copy of the Charter of the United Nations 1945

Copy of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948


Suggested Websites:

http://www.un.org/

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1961kennedy-afp1.html

http://www.nato.int/

http://www.oas.org/

http://www.un.org/Docs/sc/

http://globalpolicy.igc.org/security/gensc.htm
Literature Connections:

Walter M. Miller, Jr: A Canticle for Leibowitz, 1959








Competency Goal 10: World War II and the Beginning of the Cold War (1930-1963) - The learner will analyze the United States involvement in World War II and the war’s influence on international affairs in the following decades.


Objective 10.05: (continued) Assess the role of organizations established to maintain peace and examine their continuing effectiveness.

Major Concepts

Terms

Thinking Skills and Suggested Activities for Students

Resources: Primary, Secondary, Technology Audio/Visual/Documents for listed activities







10.05c Hold a NATO dinner party. Plan who attends, the theme, and what will be served. Decide who is invited and where each guest will sit. What are the conversations you hear among the dinner guests related to peace?


Fine Arts Connections:

Norman Rockwell: “The Golden Rule”

Photographs of U.S. presidents at world conferences: Library of Congress

Drawings and photographs of “bomb shelters’






Competency Goal 11: Recovery, Prosperity, and Turmoil (1945-1980) –The learner will trace economic, political, and social developments and assess their significance for the lives of Americans during this time period.


Objective 11.01: Describe the effects of the Cold War on economic, political, and social life in America.

Major Concepts

Terms

Thinking Skills and Suggested Activities for Students

Resources: Primary, Secondary, Technology Audio/Visual/Documents for listed activities

Effects of Cold War On America’s Home life
Domino Theory and geopolitics
McCarthyism
Spread of Suburbia
Effects of Nixon’s visits to China and Moscow


“Duck and cover”

Fallout Shelters

National Security Act, 1947

House on Un-American

Activities Committee

Alger Hiss

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg

Hollywood Blacklist

The National Highway Act

Selective Service System

New Left

Détente


S.A.L.T. I and II


11.01a Study the 2nd Red Scare of the 1950’s. Prepare reports on the Congressional Hearings, results of the hearings, and justification (if any). Discuss lessons learned.
11.01b List and explain four major pieces of anti-communist legislation.
11.01c View the movie of the Kahn Family in Hollywood. What is the story telling?


Truman Doctrine

Douglas MacArthur’s “Old Soldiers Never Die” Speech

Excerpts from the Congressional Record from Joseph McCarthy on the Communist threat, 1950

Excerpts from Richard Nixon’s Memoirs related to his China visit.

Eisenhower’s Farewell Address

Audio &Visual Resources:

“The Atomic Café”

Excerpts from “Nixon”

Excerpts from “Crimson Tide”



Suggested Websites:

http://www.stmartin.edu/-dprice/cold.war.html

http://www.wsu.edu/~brians/nukepop/83.html

http://www.historychannel.com/speeches/archive/speech_188.html




Competency Goal 11: Recovery, Prosperity, and Turmoil (1945-1980) –The learner will trace economic, political, and social developments and assess their significance for the lives of Americans during this time period.


Objective 11.01: (continued) Describe the effects of the Cold War on economic, political, and social life in America.

Major Concepts

Terms

Thinking Skills and Suggested Activities for Students

Resources: Primary, Secondary, Technology Audio/Visual/Documents for listed activities

Carter’s Human Rights Foreign policy and the collapse of detente
The Military Industrial Complex




11.01d Form two groups. Debate the question: “Did the RED SCARE violate U.S. citizens’ constitutional rights?
11.01e Design your own fallout shelter and list essentials that you would have with you.


Literature Connections:

Donald Katz: Home Fires. 1992

Erik Barnouw: Tube of Plenty, 1990
Fine Arts Connections:

Photographs of 1950’s cars

Sample advertisement posters for new goods



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