In Uncategorized on April 9, 2018 at 11:40 am

US History


  • Explain the international and domestic tensions resulting from the Cold War.
  • Analyze the American government’s effort to investigate citizen’s loyalty and its effects on society.
  • Identify John F. Kennedy’s ideas and dealings with the Cold War.
  • Analyze the Bay of Pigs, Cuban Missile Crisis and Berlin Crisis and their effect on American politics.
  • Analyze the political effect of the Cold War and Kennedy’s failures on American politics.

Bell Ringer:

Review 2/3/4 Formative Assignments


  1. Formative Assignments:
      • To score a 2:  #4 GR McCarthyism Quiz, #5 Poisoned Dreams GV and #6 HUAC Discussion.
      • To score a 3:  What’s Up Doc?  Space Race
      • To score a 4:   McCarthyism CLAssign


  2. Formatives must be done by Midnight!!!
  3. Preview Summative about HUAC

IB 20th Century World


  • Understand what empathy means and evaluate McNamara’s claims for its value and use as a foreign policy tool.
  • Analyze and interpret the most important documents of the missile crisis to gain insight into the policy choices facing U.S. and Soviet leaders.
  • Delineate the values surrounding international efforts to regulate war and analyze the role of bombing in modern warfare.
  • Evaluate the role of ethics and proportionality in warfare and explore a framework for analyzing political violence and war.
  • Investigate the role the film’s structure and form play in its meaning by considering the choices the director made with respect to the film’s genre—history or memoir?

Bell Ringer:

Move into assigned Groups/See chart to right.


  1. Review Fog of War Stations/Roles
    • Activity A Empathy
    • Activity B Rationality Related to Cuba
    • Activity C Proportionality as Guideline to War
    • Activity D A Just War
    • Activity E Film As Media.  
  2. Begin Rotations (Will to two rotations today)

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