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?
Practice Linking Evidence To Claims + Understanding Hitler’s Rise to Power in class assessment
The Cold War: Political, Economic and Military Oppression Examined
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