Friday, January 31, 2020

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

  2. Korean War
    Take Notes

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

Thursday, January 30, 2020

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What is containment and how was it first exercised?
    2. What was the Marshall Plan and what was its result?

  2. Cold War in Europe
    Finish Notes

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

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

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

  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

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

  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)

Monday, January 27, 2020

Note: Test on the Postwar America, and essential questions due on Monday, January 27th
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  1. Continue When America Was Rocked Video
    Answer questions

  2. Postwar America Test

Friday, January 24, 2020

  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 23, 2020

  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. Finish I Love Lucy--Job Switching Episode

  3. Rock 'n' Roll
    Take Notes

  4. 1950s Rock Music Analysis

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did urban renewal affect cities?
    2. What was the Termination Policy?

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

  3. Sources of Infotainment
    Take Notes

  4. I Love Lucy--Job Switching Episode

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

  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

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

Friday, January 17, 2020

  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

Thursday, January 16, 2020

  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

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did the GI Bill help returning veterans?
    2. What caused the economy to recover so rapidly?

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

  3. Postwar Society
    Take Notes

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

  1. New Seating Chart

  2. Second Semester Class Information

  3. 2019 in Review Video

  4. Postwar Economy
    Take Notes

  5. Most Important Event of 2019? (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)