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Weekly Work and Information
Week 1 1/17 - 1/19
Intro to Q3: World War II and Vietnam.
Discussion of Treaty of Versailles. What was the situation in Europe post-WWI that led to the rise of Nazism?
Presentation: Antisemitism in Europe.
Week 2 1/23 - 1/26
Rise of Nazism: Video from “The World at War.”
Hitler’s Rise to Power
The Triumph of the Will: Based on the movie, what kind of country did the Nazis envision?
Week 3 1/30 - 2/2
Question: Was there anything the US could or should have done to prevent Hitler’s rise to power in Germany?
Presentations on fascism
Presentation on Japan
Week 4 2/6 - 2/9
First Reading: Tindall book (see me if unsure; different for different classes).
Presentation on the Pacific Theater.
Week 5 2/13 - 2/16
New reading: 897 – 909.
Week 6 2/20 - 2/23
Presentation on Manhattan Project.
Reading: 897 -909
Continue with Band of Brothers
Presentation and discussion on ethical dilemmas and the decision to drop the bomb.
Week 7 2/27 - 3/2
Atomic bomb class exercise and paper: due by Spring Break
Week 8 3/6 - 3/9
Review and Quiz. Jeopardy review here.
Essay due by Friday.
Introduction to post-WWII world.
Week 9 3/20 - 3/23
Vietnam: What was the U.S. doing in Vietnam?
Zion Chapter 18: through page 480. Two questions per page.
My Lai video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzpwfTrky34
Week 10 3/27 - 3/30
Presentation on the antiwar movement; protest music exercise.
Week 11 4/3 - 4/6
Week 12 4/10 - 4/13
Student protest song presentations.
Week 13 4/17 - 4/20