Thursday, January 31, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What does it mean to be "American'?
    2. What does it mean to be "Un-American"?

  2. Cold War at Home
    Take Notes

  3. HUAC and Hollywood Document Analysis
    Use documents (Google Classroom) to answer the questions

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What was the policy of brinkmanship?
    2. What covert actions did the US undertake in the Middle East and Latin America?

  2. In the Skies
    Take Notes

  3. Scenes from The Atomic Café Movie
    Answer questions

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What caused the disagreement between MacArthur and Truman?
    2. How did the Korean War end?

  2. Nations on Edge
    Take Notes

Monday, January 28, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. Why did the United States go to the aid of South Korea?
    2. What brought China into the war?

  2. Korean War
    Finish Notes

  3. Clip from America in the 20th Century: The Cold War Video

  4. Korean War Textbooks Document Analysis
    Use the documents (Google Classroom) to fill out the analysis worksheet

  5. Cool Down Questions
    1. Was the United States correct to fight in Korea? Why or why not?

Friday, January 25, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What caused Stalin to close access to Berlin?
    2. Why was the NATO alliance formed?

  2. Clip from America in the 20th Century: The Cold War Video

  3. Korean War
    Take Notes

Thursday, January 24, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What caused suspicions between the US and Soviet Union during World War II?

  2. Origins of the Cold War
    Finish Notes

  3. Clip from America in the 20th Century: The Cold War Video

  4. Cold War in Europe
    Take Notes

  5. Who Was Responsible? Document Analysis
    Use the documents (Google Classroom) to fill out the analysis worksheet

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    Using the provided lyrics and watching the videos for the Beach Boys--Fun, Fun, Fun and Sting--Russians, answer the following questions:
    1. How is Fun, Fun, Fun representative of the Postwar period?
    2. How is Russians representative of the Cold War?
    3. How did two such contrasting points of view exist at the same time?<

  2. Finish When America Was Rocked Video
    Answer questions

  3. Origins of the Cold War
    Take Notes

  4. Begin work on Cold War Unit Essential Questions (Homework--Due the day of the unit test)

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Note: Test on the Postwar America, and essential questions due on Tuesday, January 22nd
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  1. Postwar America Test

Friday, January 18, 2019

  1. Finish 1950s Rock Music Analysis
    See yesterday's agenda for instructions

  2. When America Was Rocked Video
    Answer questions

  3. Finish Essential Questions and Study for Test (Homework)

Thursday, January 17, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What did television provide for the American people of the 1950s?
    2. What happened to radio and movies in the 1950s?

  2. Rock 'n' Roll
    Take Notes

  3. Scene from I Love Lucy--Job Switching Episode
    Candy wrapping assembly line

  4. 1950s Rock Music Analysis

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did manufacturers encourage people to buy more consumer goods?
    2. What was the result of white flight?

  2. Other America
    Finish Notes

  3. PBS Once Upon a Time in Chavez Ravine Video Clip

  4. Sources of Infotainment
    Take Notes

  5. The Other America: Then and Now Document Analysis
    Use the documents (Google Classroom) to answer the questions

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did the postwar baby boom affect social and economic forces?
    2. What opportunities and problems were created by the successes of the automobile industry in the 1950s?

  2. Automania
    Finish Notes

  3. Clip from America in the 20th Century: The Postwar Years Video

  4. Other America
    Take Notes

Monday, January 14, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What kind of leadership philosophy did Eisenhower bring to the presidency?
    2. How did American business change and expand in the 1950s?

  2. American Dream
    Finish Notes

  3. Clip from America in the 20th Century: The Postwar Years Video

  4. Automania
    Take Notes

Friday, January 11, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did Truman deal with civil rights?
    2. What was Truman’s Fair Deal and how was it received in Congress?

  2. Postwar Society

  3. Clip from America in the 20th Century: The Postwar Years Video

  4. American Dream
    Take Notes

Thursday, January 10, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What caused the economy to recover so rapidly?
    2. What was Truman’s leadership philosophy? Provide one example of this in practice.

  2. Clip from America in the 20th Century: The Postwar Years Video

  3. Postwar Society
    Take Notes

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did the GI Bill help returning veterans?
    2. What economic challenges did America face after the war?

  2. Postwar Economy
    Finish Notes

  3. Suburbanization "Document" Analysis
    Using Malvina Reynolds--Little Boxes song and this 1953 government film "A City is Born", complete the front of the analysis worksheet. Using what you learned today, you will complete the back.

  4. Cool Down Questions
    1. Using a meme generator website, create a school appropriate meme for something from the Great Depression unit, and copy/paste into today's Cool Down and into your name's box in Google Classroom

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

  1. New Seating Chart

  2. Second Semester Class Information

  3. 2018 in Review Video

  4. Postwar Economy
    Take Notes

  5. Most Important Event of 2018? (Homework--Due Tomorrow)
    Choose what you think was the most important/interesting/news-worthy event in 2018 and write 1/2 page (if typed, double-spaced one page or single-space 1/2) about why you think it was the most important.

  6. Begin work on Postwar America Unit Essential Questions (Homework--Due the day of the unit test)