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Unit #13 - The Cold War and
the Modern World
Unit #13 - The Cold War and
the Modern World
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Unit #13 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
Unit #13 TEST
Review & Prepare for Unit #13 TEST
Monday, April 27
Tuesday, April 28
Wednesday, April 29
Thursday, April 30
Friday, May 1
Monday, May 4
Tuesday, May 5
Wednesday, May 6
Thursday, May 7
Friday, May 8
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
Day/Date
Assignments
Monday, May 11
Tuesday, May 12
Wednesday, May 13
Thursday, May 14
Friday, May 15
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.10 History. The student understands the causes and impact of World War I. The student is expected to:
    WH.10D Identify the causes of the February (March) and October revolutions of 1917 in Russia, their effects on the...establishment of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
WH.13 History. The student understands the impact of major events associated with the Cold War and independence movements. The student is expected to:
    WH.13A Summarize how the outcome of World War II contributed to the development of the Cold War.
    WH.13B Summarize the factors that contributed to communism in China, including Mao Zedong's role in its rise, and how it differed from Soviet communism.
    WH.13C Identify the following major events of the Cold War, including the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the arms race.
    WH.13D Explain the roles of modern world leaders, including Ronald Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev, Lech Walesa, and Pope John Paul II, in the collapse of communism in
         Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union.
    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.16B analyze the influence of human and physical geographic factors on major events in world history, including the development of river valley civilizations, trade in the
         Indian Ocean, and the opening of the Panama and Suez canals.
    WH.16C interpret maps, charts, and graphs to explain how geography has influenced people and events in the past.
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.18 Economics. The student understands the historic origins of contemporary economic systems. The student is expected to:
    WH.18E Explain why communist command economies collapsed in competition with free-market economies at the end of the 20th century
    WH.18F formulate generalizations on how economic freedom improved the human condition, based on students' knowledge of the benefits of free enterprise and
        20th-century free market economies, compared to communist command communities.
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 League of Nations and the United Nations.
WH.21 Citizenship. The student understands the significance of political choices and decisions made by individuals, groups, and nations throughout history.
    The student is expected to:
    WH.21A describe how people have participated in supporting or changing their governments;
    WH.21B describe the rights and responsibilities of citizens and noncitizens in civic participation throughout history;
    WH.21C identify examples of key persons who were successful in shifting political thought, including William Wilberforce.
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.22E identify examples of individuals who led resistance to political oppression such as Nelson Mandela, Mohandas Gandhi, Oscar Romero,
        Natan Sharansky, Las Madres de la Plaza de Mayo, and Chinese student protestors in Tiananmen Square;
    WH.22F assess the degree to which American ideals have advanced human rights and democratic ideas throughout the world.
WH.23 Culture. The student understands the history and relevance of major religious and philosophical traditions. The student is expected to:
    WH.23B identify examples of religious influence on various events referenced in the major eras of world history.
WH.24 Culture. The student understands the roles of women, children, and families in different historical cultures. The student is expected to:
    WH.24A describe the changing roles of women, children, and families during major eras of world history;
    WH.24B describe the major influences of women such as Elizabeth I, Queen Victoria, Mother Teresa, Indira Gandhi, Margaret Thatcher, and Golda Meir during major eras of world history.
WH.25 Culture. The student understands how the development of ideas has influenced institutions and societies. The student is expected to:
    WH.25D explain how Islam influences law and government in the Muslim world.
WH.26 Culture. The student understands the relationship between the arts and the times during which they were created. The student is expected to:
    WH.26A identify significant examples of art and architecture that demonstrate an artistic ideal or visual principle from selected cultures;
    WH.26B analyze examples of how art, architecture, literature, music, and drama reflect the history of the cultures in which they are produced;
    WH.26C identify examples of art, music, and literature that transcend the cultures in which they were created and convey universal themes.
WH.28 Science, technology, and society. The student understands how major scientific and mathematical discoveries and technological innovations have affected
    societies from 1750 to the present. The student is expected to:
    WH.28C Explain the effects of major new military technologies on World War I, World War II, and the Cold War.
    WH.28D explain the role of telecommunication technology, computer technology, transportation technology, and medical advancements in developing the modern global
         economy and society;
    WH.28E identify the contributions of significant scientists and inventors such as Marie Curie, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Louis Pasteur, and James Watt.
The Cold War gets Hot
Cold War Begins
NATO vs Warsaw Pact
The Arms Race Game
End of the Cold War
DBQ: The Berlin Airlift
Read Ch. 27-1
Reading Review
Read Ch. 28-2
Reading Review
Read Ch. 28-1
Reading Review
Read Ch. 27-3
Reading Review
Read Ch. 27-2
Reading Review
Eastern Europe
The Berlin Airlift
Cuban Missile Crisis
Mankind Decoded: Arms Race
Cold War Timeline
Cuban Missile Crisis
A Policy of Containment
DBQ: Berlin Airlift  Essay
Berlin Airlift and
the Berlin Wall
Making Connections
Korean Conflict
Compare/Contrast:
Communism vs Democracy
Nuclear Nations
Arms Race
In this unit students will study the events of the Cold War.  They will learn about its
causes and effects on the world after World War II.  The class will compare the economic
systems communism and free enterprise, and the political systems of communism and
democracy.  Students will
also study the struggle for world domination and the nuclear
arms race.  Students will investigate the Middle East and study the conflict between
Israel and the Arab countries.  They will analyze the importance of oil in todays world.  
The class will learn about the rise of the new China and examine potential growth in
India.  Students will learn about the interconnectedness of our global society and
investigate current world issues such as climate change, poverty, hunger, and disease.  
They will also examine the role of technology in our world, now and in the future.
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Understanding & Correcting Test Mistakes
Study Guide
Homework, Enrichment, and Alternate Assignments
Cold War Vocabulary
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PowerPoint
Mapskills
DBQ
Writing
Video
Test
Class/Group
Activity
Graphic
Organizer
Reading
Primary
Sources
Research
Notes
Review
Quiz
Read: Chapter 33-2
Eastern Europe & USSR
Read: Chapter 31-1
Cold War Begins
Read: Chapter 31-3
Cold War Conflicts
Read: Chapter 33-1
Western Europe & North America
Read: Chapter 33-3
Pacific Rim
Read: Chapter 34-1
End of Cold War
TRS
Compare USA & USSR
Monday, May 18
Tuesday, May 19
Wednesday, May 20
Thursday, May 21
Friday, May 22
Last Day of School - Early Release
- Graduation
Work Day - No Classes
Middle East
Climate & Resources:  Haves and Have Nots
World Trade