Unit 7 (1898-1945) Domestic and International Change
Unit 7 Key Concepts (Period: 1898-1945):
Key Concept 7.1 — Growth expanded opportunity, while economic instability led to new efforts to reform U.S. society and its economic system.
Key Concept 7.2 — Innovations in communications and technology contributed to the growth of mass culture, while significant changes occurred in internal and international migration patterns.
Key Concept 7.3 — Participation in a series of global conflicts propelled the United States into a position of international power while renewing domestic debates over the nation’s proper role in the world.
Chapters in Text: 27-35
Unit 7 Part a: Imperialism, Progressivism, World War I (Chapters 27-30)
Unit 7 Part b: 1920s, Great Depression & New Deal, World War II (Chaptes 31-35)
Unit 7 Part a Primary Sources
- (Content Area: Imperialism) Albert Beveridge’s The March of the Flag (1898)
- (Content Area: Imperialism) William James’ The Philippines Tangle (1899)
- (Content Area: Imperialism) School Begins Political Cartoon (1899)
- (Content Area: Progressivism) Teddy Roosevelt’s New Nationalism Speech (1910)
- (Content Area: World War I) Wilson’s 14 Points Speech (Jan. 1918)
- (Content Area: World War I) Wilson's Case for a League of Nations (1919)
- (Content Area:World War I) Henry Cabot Lodge’s Speech to the Senate (Feb. 28, 1919)
Unit 7 Part b Primary Sources
- (Content Area: Great Depression/NewDeal) FDR’s Speech to the Commonwealth Club, San Francisco 1932
- (Content Area: Great Depression/NewDeal) Herbert Hoover’s Speech at Madison Square Garden (Oct. 1932)
- (Content Area: World War II) FDR’s Fireside Chat on the Great Arsenal of Democracy (Dec. 1940)
- (Content Area: World War II) FDR’s Executive Order 9066 (Feb. 1942)...view the "document info" and "document transcript"
- (Content Area: World War II) Henry Stimson’s The Decision to Use the Bomb (1947)
Assessments for the 3rd Quarter:
(1) The Main Idea and Significance Portions ONLY of APPARTS for Each Content Area of Part a Primary Sources
(2) The Main Idea and Significance Portions ONLY of APPARTS for Each Content Area of Part b Primary Sources
(1) Unit 7 Part a In-Class Test(M.C. and Short Answer) ~50 points
(2) Unit 7 Part b In Class Test (M.C. and Short Answer) ~60 points
(3) DBQ on Imperialism ~10 points; no revisions for extra credit
(4) FRQ on America's Role in the World Wars OR The Role of Government Activism in the Economy (~40 points)
**Note that there is NO Take Home Test for this Unit.
(1) 6 Degrees of Separation (done in class, but counted as a HW grade)
- Revisions on In-Class Test & Unit Essay Test (1/2 credit)
- Completion of the Extra Credit Template (see General Info and Materials tab of website)for the Unit Key Concepts (Up to 10 % points added onto your Unit Essay/Project/or Presentation Grade. In the event that the unit does not have an Essay/Project/or Presentation portion, the extra credit will be applied to the In-Class Test for that Unit.)
- Extra Credit for Part a requires Key Concepts 7.1 & 7.3
- Extra Credit for Part b requires All 3 Key Concepts.