Unit #12 - The Post War World
Unit #12 - The Post War World
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Unit #12 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
Unit #12 TEST
Review & Prepare for Unit #12 TEST
Thursday, April 9
Friday, April 10
Monday, April 13
Tuesday, April 14
Wednesday, April 15
Monday, April 20
Tuesday, April 21
Wednesday, April 22
Thursday, April 23
These three days will
be used to review the
information and skills
presented in this unit
and measure the
objectives learned.
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Daily Activities
Unit Objectives
Unit Objectives
WH.1 History. The student understands traditional historical points of reference in world history. The student is expected to:
    WH.1F Identify major causes and describe the major effects of the following important turning points in world history from 1914 to the present: the world wars and their impact on
                  political, economic, and social systems; communist revolutions and their impact on the Cold War; independence movements; and globalization.
WH.13 History. The student understands the impact of major events associated with the Cold War and independence movements.
     WH.13E Summarize the rise of independence movements in Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia and reasons for ongoing conflicts.
     WH.13F Explain how Arab rejection of the State of Israel has led to ongoing conflict.
WH.14 History. The student understands the development of radical Islamic fundamentalism and the subsequent use of terrorism by some of its adherents. The student is expected to:
     WH.14A Summarize the development and impact of radical Islamic fundamentalism on events in the second half of the 20th century, including Palestinian terrorism and the growth of al Qaeda.
     WH.14B Explain the U.S. response to terrorism from September 11, 2001, to the present.
WH.16 Geography. The student understands the impact of geographic factors on major historic events and processes. The student is expected to:
     WH.16A Locate places and regions of historical significance directly related to major eras and turning points in world history.
WH.17 Economics. The student understands the impact of the Neolithic and Industrial revolutions and globalization on humanity. The student is expected to:
     WH.17C Summarize the economic and social impact of 20th century globalization.
WH.20 Government. The student understands how contemporary political systems have developed from earlier systems of government. The student is expected to:
     WH.20D Explain the significance of,,,the United Nations.
WH.22 Citizenship. The student understands the historical development of significant legal and political concepts related to the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.
The student is expected to:
     WH.22C Identify examples of politically motivated mass murder in Cambodia, China, Latin America, the Soviet Union, and Armenia.
     WH.22D Identify examples of genocide including the Holocaust and genocide in the Balkans, Rwanda, and Darfur.
     WH.22E Identify examples of individuals who led resistance to political oppression, such as Nelson Mandela, Mohandas Gandhi, Oscar Romero.
     WH.22F Assess the degree to which American ideals have advanced human rights and democratic ideas throughout the world.
WH.24 Describe the changing roles of women, children, and families during major eras of world history The student is expected to:
     WH.24B Describe the major influences of women during major eras of world history. such as Elizabeth I, Queen Victoria, Mother Teresa, Indira Gandhi, Margaret Thatcher, and Golda Meir.
WH.25 Culture. The student understands how the development of ideas has influenced institutions and societies. The student is expected to:
     WH.25C  explain the relationship among Christianity, individualism, and growing secularism that began with the Renaissance and how the relationship influenced subsequent political developments.
     WH.25D  explain how Islam influences law and government in the Muslim world.
The United Nations
Decolonization of Africa
Independence for India
China Becomes Communist
Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
Without the 30% Discount
Read Ch. 31-1
Reading Review
Read Ch. 30-1
Reading Review
Read Ch. 31-2
Reading Review
Read Ch. 32-2
Reading Review
China Timeline
End of the
British Empire
Understanding & Correcting Test Mistakes
Study Guide
Mao's China
Making Connections
Modern China
The United Nations
and Human Rights
In Unit #12 the class will study the breakup of the British Empire and
post war China.  Students will examine the Communist Revolution in
China and analyze the leadership of Mao Zedong.  They will also learn
about Mahatma Gandhi and India's independence movement.  The class
investigate the United Nations and its role in the world.  Students will
study the issues surrounding decolonization after World War II.  They
will examine African independence.
Homework, Enrichment, and Alternate Assignments
Read Ch. 25-3
Read Ch. 25-2
The Third World
Apartheid in South Africa
Read: Chapter 29-1
Read: Chapter 32-1
South & SE Asia
Read: Chapter 29-2
Nationalism in Africa
Read: Chapter 32-3
Read: Chapter 29-3
Chinese Revolution
Read: Chapter 29-4
Nationalism in Latin America
Read: Chapter 32-4
Latin America
Read: Chapter 31-2
China after WWII
Tuesday, April 7
Wednesday, April 8
The End of Empire
French IndoChina
Colonial Legacy
Friday, April 24
Easter Holiday - No Classes
Thursday, April 16
Friday, April 17
Easter Holiday - No Classes
Early Release
Monday, April 6
English II  EOC Exam
Mankind the Story of All of Us: New Frontiers