History Final Project

Final Essay

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    Causes of war

    • Economic, ideological, political, territorial, and other causes
    • Short and Long Term Causes

    Practices of war and their impact on the outcome

    • Type of war: civil wars; wars between states; guerrilla wars
    • Technological developments; theaters of war - air, land, sea
    • Extent of mobilization of human and economic resources
    • Influence and/or involvement of foreign powers

    Effects of war

    • Successes and failures of peacemaking
    • Territorial changes
    • Political repercussions
    • Economic, social, and demographic impact

     

    WWII

    Cuban Revolution

    Korean War

    Vietnam War

    Persian Gulf War

     

    For each topic you will have to address two wars.  

    There will be 2 Causes Questions, 3 Course Questions, 1 Effects question

2nd Cold War Essay Topics

Tiananmen Square Documentary

Cold War

Dulles Brothers

Cuban Revolution

Class Resources

WWII Unit

  • WWII Essay Topics - Essay #2 - Practices of war and their impact on the outcome

    • Technological developments; theaters of war - air, land, and sea
    • Extent of mobilization of human and economic resources

    Effects of WWII

    • Territorial changes, political repercussions
    • Economic, social, and demographic impact

    US Role in WWII

    • Role of the United States in the course and outcome of WWII
    • Impact of WWII on the US homefront, extent of mobilization

     

    WWII Causes Essay Model

    WWII Causes Essay Model

     

    American Pageant Textbook Link

     

    Rules of War Socratic Seminar 10/15 and 10/16

    Can there be rules of war?

    • Can there be a just/moral war?
    • Are there justified actions in war time? Explain.
    • To what extent can the following be characterized as a war crime? Justified?
      • Nanking Massacre
      • Japanese Internment
      • Holocaust
      • Strategic Bombing of Germany and Japan
      • Dropping the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    • Who should be tried for war crimes?

     

    Socratic Seminar Rubric 

     

    Albert Rosa's Interview -Holocaust Survivor

     

    Nanking Massacre

    Documentary Link

     

    Start Video at 10:00

     

    Choose two questions from the reflection questions to write on and submit to google classroom by Friday.

     

    Reflection questions