March 17-21

Monday

  • Introduction of the Cold War Notes
    • NATO vs Warsaw Pact
    • Division of Germany
    • Communism vs. Democracy
    • Truman vs. Stalin
    • Truman Doctrine
      • Korean War
  • Students will work on their Cold War terms (due Wednesday)
  • Video: 1946-1952 The Century: America’s Time (20 min clip)
  • Video: President Truman- (10 min clip)

Tuesday

  • Notes: Causes and Effects of the Korean War, Hollywood Ten, House Un-American Activities Committee, Rosenbergs, & 2nd Red Scare
  • Truman ‘s domestic agenda (Fair Deal- extension of the New Deal)
  • Wartime production to consumer production (effects)
  • Video: 1953-1957 The Century: America’s Time (25 min clip)
  • Students will work on their Cold War terms (due Wednesday), their Cold War timeline (due Thursday) & their Cold War Portfolio

Wednesday

  • Notes: TV, Rock-n-Roll, early Civil Rights, (Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, Emmett Till, Brown vs. Board of Education, etc) McCarthyism,
  • Teacher will check the students Cold War terms
  • Video: 1953-1957 The Century: America’s Time (20 min clip)
  • Students will work on their Cold War timeline & their Cold War essays in their Cold War Portfolio
  • Eisenhower Presidency: Video (10 min clip)

Thursday

  • Notes: U-2 Incident, Little Rock 9, Camelot, James Meredith, Medgar Evers, “Bombingham,” Bay of Pigs, Berlin Crisis, and Bay of Pigs
  • Teacher will check the students Cold War timeline
  • Video: 1958-1962 The Century: America’s Time (20 min clip)
  • Students will work on their Cold War essays due Friday

Friday

  • Notes: JFK’s assassination: causes and effects, review cold war 1945-1963, Dr. Spock, Dr. Saul (polio vaccine)
  • Teacher will check the students Cold War essays
  • Students will work on their Cold War Portfolios
  • Students will work on SATP review questions
  • Video: JFK (10 min clip)