Thursday, March 01, 2018

March 1

I went through a lecture on "The Causes of World War I" today in class. Please make sure that you do the reading on the causes of World War I that is in your blue study booklets (pages 85-97) by Monday's class. Next week, you have two assessments while I'm away. You're writing the Chapter 3-4 Test on Tuesday, March 6th and the Unit 1 Final Exam on Wednesday, March 7th, please see the study guides for both of these exams below.

This quiz will be on Tuesday, March 7th. It will consist of a matching section (10 key concepts) and a short answer section.
  • make sure that you study the PowerPoint presentation "Contending Loyalties"
  • make sure that you have read Chapters 3 and 4 (it is all testable material)
  • know the key concepts/key terms from Chapters 3 and 4 (please see the Unit 1 Worksheet for these)
  • study your answers to the Chapter 3 and 4 questions from the Unit 1 Worksheet (all could potentially be on the quiz)

Make sure that you have read Chapters 1-4 in Exploring Nationalism. Please make sure that you know the key concepts from Unit 1 (see below). Also review the PowerPoint presentations that you should have in your notes. They are also on the Social 20-1 wiki under Unit 1 Presentations.
These are the presentations that you should review:

  1. Nation and Identity
  2. The French Revolution
  3. The Napoleonic Age
  4. Contending Loyalties
  • nation
  • nation-state
  • nationalism
  • patriotism
  • self-determination
  • sovereignty
  • sovereign
  • civic nation
  • civic nationalism
  • ethnic nationalism
  • collective consciousness
  • French Revolution
  • Estates-General
  • Louis XVI
  • First Estate
  • Second Estate
  • Third Estate
  • cahiers de doléances
  • Ancien Régime
  • bourgeoisie
  • feudal system
  • philosophes
  • Declaration of the Rights of Man
  • National Assembly
  • Tennis Court Oath
  • constitutional monarchy
  • Jacobins
  • Girondins
  • National Convention
  • levée en masse
  • Robespierre
  • Danton
  • Marat
  • Reign of Terror
  • Napoleon
  • Napoleonic Code
  • Continental System
  • contending loyalties
  • cultural pluralism
  • reasonable accommodation
  • sovereignists
  • federalists
  • royal commission
  • expressions of nationalism
  • non-nationalist loyalty
  • alienation
  • segregation

I split you into two groups today so you can start to prepare for next Tuesday's debate on the following topic: BIRT globalization benefits the world's cultures. I recommend that you set up Google Doc groups to share your research with one another. Please check the Social 10-1 wiki page called 1st Debate to see the teams. Please decide how you will be delivering your speeches during the debate. Please be ready for tomorrow's Chapter 3-4 Test (the study guide is posted below).

This test will be written on Friday, March 2nd. It is a matching test with a long answer section. 

  • Know the key terms from Chapter 3-4
  • Be able to answer the Questions for Inquiry in Chapters 3-4 (they appear on p.49, p.53, p.58, p.73, p.80)
  • Know relevant case studies from Chapters 3-4: the Francophones, the Aborigines and the Lubicon, as well as other relevant examples related to assimilation, marginalization, accommodation and integration

I showed you a video from the CNN Cold War series on American interventionism in Latin America during the Cold War called "Backyard". I have shared the Google Notes page for this video with you. Don't forget that your Vietnam War Assignment is due on Monday, please see it below. On Wednesday, March 7th you'll be writing a WRA I on the Cold War. I'll review how to write one of these assignments with you next week.

Your Vietnam War Assignment is due on Monday, March 5th
Identify and explain the role each played in the Vietnam War
1. Ho Chi Minh
2. Ngo Dinh Diem
3. Lyndon B. Johnson
4. Richard M. Nixon
5. Viet Minh
6. Viet Cong
7. Le Duc Tho
8. Henry Kissinger
9. William Westmoreland
10. "Draft Dodger"

Explain the significance of the following with regards to the Vietnam War (identify participants or individuals if appropriate)
1. Ho Chi Minh Trail
2. defoliation
3. "search and destroy" mission
4. "Vietnamization of the war"
5. Gulf of Tonkin Incident
6. My Lai Massacre
7. domino theory
8. Kent State University protest (May 4, 1970)
9. Tet Offensive (January 1968)
10. Geneva Agreement (1954)

Provide the information requested
1. The predominant religion of Vietnam
2. The battle which marked the end of French colonial rule in Indo-China
3. The scandal which led to the only resignation of an American President
4. The Vice President who replaced the President after his resignation
5. Why was November 1963 a "bad month" for the governments of South Vietnam and the United States?

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