Tuesday, March 06, 2018

March 6

You watched a video from the CNN Cold War series, "When the Wall Came Down" (1989). I created a Google Doc for you to take notes on this video. Please remember that you have the 30-1 style WRA I assignment tomorrow in the Blenheim Room. You'll be allowed to have the "salmon" colored sheet out and the analyzing political cartoon sheet as well.

On Tuesday, March 13th you will have a Cold War Unit Exam. Please see the study guide below. This test will be a Social 30-1 test and it will be all multiple choice test format

Make sure that you know all the Cold War concepts: 
    • deterrence
    • disarmament
    • isolationism
    • appeasement
    • collective security
    • direct confrontation
    • brinkmanship
    • containment
    • detente
    • collective intervention
    Be able to define the following key concepts:
    • superpower
    • sphere of influence
    • arms race
    • Suez Canal War 1956
    • brinkmanship
    • Korean War
    • Cold War
    • decolonization
    • Cuban Missile Crisis
    • detente
    • NATO
    • collective security
      • know the chronology of events of the Cold War (study timelines. Please check under Social 30-1 Links on the blog for links to the Cold War timelines)
      • know key events that we've emphasized in class (for example: Berlin Airlift, Korean War, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam War, Afghanistan) plus other key events from the timeline
      • know major arms reduction agreements (bilateral agreements and multilateral agreements), please study the notes that I gave you on this (detailed notes and the chart)
      • know about the formation of alliances (NATO, Warsaw Pact, SEATO, etc.) and the formation of "spheres of influence"
      • know examples of American intervention in their "backyard" (Western Hemisphere, notes package plus notes from the CNN video useful here)
      • anything that I gave you as a handout/notes on the wiki is testable material and should be reviewed!!
      • know how the Cold War ends and its results/consequences

      You wrote your Chapter 3-4 Test today. When I get back from New York, I will mark these exams, so you'll have to be patient. Please remember that you have your Unit 1 Final Exam tomorrow, please see the study guide below.

      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

      You had your in-class debate on the following debate today: BIRT globalization benefits the world's cultures. I look forward to hearing which side won this debate.

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