Homework

  • HW # 1(Causes of War) (10 Points)

    1. Read and use the text Chapter 14.1, pages 568-575 to support the following:
    2. Define:
      1. Totalitarianism
      2. Appeasement
      3. Joseph Stalin
      4. Benito Mussolini
      5. Adolph Hitler
    3. Explain at least two ways that the economy of the 1920s and 1930s influenced the rise of dictators in Europe. Your response should be in full sentences and include at least two of the terms from above.

     

    HW # 2: (American Isolationism) (10 Points)

    1. Read and use the text Chapter 14.2, pages 576-584 to support the following:
    2. World War II began on _________________(insert date here) with the Axis invasion of Poland.
    3. Agree or Disagree with the following statement. President Roosevelt suspected the impending danger throughout the world and made preparations for America’s safety in the 1930s.

    Agree or Disagree? ___________________.

    Provide Evidence from the reading. You must use at least 3 pieces of specific factual information

     

    HW # 3: (War on the Home Front) (10 Points)

    1. Read and use the text Chapter 14.5, pages 601-608 to support the following requirements.
    2. View and use the following PowerPoint slide files from my website under WWII Unit…Homework.
      1. Women on the Home Front
      2. African Americans on the Home Front
    3. How did America’s participation in WWII create greater opportunity for Americans at home, but also contribute to greater social tension?
      1. Complete the table below, including references to:
        1. Employment
        2. Morale (support for the war effort)
        3. Japanese Americans
        4. African Americans
        5. Women
        6. Native Americans
        7. Mexican Americans 

      

    What new opportunities did WWII present on the home front?

    How did America’s participation in WWII contribute to greater social tension at home?

     

     

     

     

     HW # 4: (The Decision to Use the Bomb) (10 points)

    1. Read and use the text Chapter 14.6, pages 615-617 to support your understanding of the content.
    2. Follow the directions and use the materials provided and associated with your assigned group.
    3. Your efforts and work on this homework will contribute to an in-class discussion about the ‘Decision to Use the Bomb.”

     

     

     

     

    The Fallen of WWII (as contributed by Kevin Johnson)

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