The following Essential Questions will be the focus of our investigation into Oppression. This thematic unit will recall historical events from reconstruction, the American Revolution, industrial revolution, Cold War as well as introduce new historical events focused around World War 2.
Is culture or government the main oppressor in society?
Are economic factors the leading cause of oppression?
What does it mean to be oppressed?
What is the role of government in oppression?
What methods do governments use to oppress its citizens?
How can history inform us about issues of oppression?
To what extent should governments take steps to remedy or repair past oppression?
Is oppression of the few for the benefit of the many justified?
Understanding Weimar Germany and effects of the Treaty of Versailles
UNDERSTANDING WILSON’s 14 POINTS
Facing History Video: Explaining Hitler’s RISE TO POWER
RUBRIC FOR WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT ABOVE
UNDERSTANDING WILSON’s 14 Points
Practice Linking Evidence To Claims + Understanding Hitler’s Rise to Power in class assessment
Understanding the Reichstag Fire
Understanding 1930s German Oppression
Economics and Oppression : Understanding Command Socialism and Capitalism
WW2 Battles Investigated: A collaborative Jigsaw of Knowledge
The Cold War: Political, Economic and Military Oppression Examined
The Truman Doctrine and the Creation of Cold War foreign Policy +
Using a primary source to Construct Conceptual Understanding: Understanding Domino Theory (Eisenhower Interview Transcript).
Timeline of Major Events of the Cold War (PDF)
Timeline of the Vietnam War Scramble Assignment
President Johnson on why we’re in Vietnam (1965): Another Primary Source Analysis
President Eisenhower 1954 Letter to Diem
The 1954 Bien Phu Decision: What would you do?
VIETNAM WAR TIMELINE OF EVENTS LINKED HERE
Vietnam OPVL Experience
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