Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Chapter 15

Write Down the Main Idea AND why it matters now.

Describe the new scientists and what they did.
Describe the new literature. 2 writers, describe their writing.
Name and describe 2 new philosophers.

How did art change? Name 2
How did music change?

How did women's roles change?

How did technology change-- 5 examples.

Monday, January 30, 2012

end of ww1

-Finish chapter discussion
-Write a letter from the position of the following.
*soldier from any country
*civilian in any country
*German Sub commander
Do a Rough draft, share and revise, and turn in a neat, presentation worthy final copy.
-end of chapter review
1-18, and 2-4 of critical thinking.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Wednesday, January 25, 2012


How is it a world war?
Why does US get in the war?
(3 steps)
What makes it a total war?
What is rationing?
What is propoganda?
What was the role of the women in the war?
What happened in Russia
What turned the tide for the allies?
What is an armistice?
3 lasting effects of the war?

p. 424
Who are the Big 4 (and their countries)
14 points
self determination
treaty of versailles. define. explain.
how did the treaty punish germany?
What happened to the lands of the Central powers?
How was it a peace built on quicksand?
What angered Italy and Japan?

p. 426 Interpret the maps

Friday, January 20, 2012

Europe plunges into War

p. 411
What are the central powers
what are the allies
Why did the Italians change sides
What is the western front
What is the Schlieffen Plan?
What happened at Marne?What is the most important battle of the war, and why?
Explain trench warfare?
What is no man's land?
List and explain the new weapons of war.
Describe the eastern front.
What was bad for the Russian army.
what were it's strengths?

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Marching Towards war

P. 407

Causes of the War
-what is it?
-list the rivalries, and why?
Imperialism. Explain
Tangled Alliances

What was the Triple alliance?
Who is Kaiser Wilhelm? What did he do?

What is the Triple Entente?

What is the Balkan region? Why was it unstable.

Who is Franz Ferdinand?
Who is Gavrilo Princip?
What happened next?

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Indian Independence Continued

Indian Independence Continued

p. 563
What did GBR do in WW2 to anger India?
What 2 religious groups (mainly) are in India
What is the Congress Party?
What is the Muslim League?
Who Is Muhammad Ali Jinnah?

p. 564
what is Partition?
how many died

What is Kashmir

Who is Jawahjarlal Nehru

p. 566
Who is Indira Gandhi
What happened to her

What is the biggest conflict India faces?

Monday, January 9, 2012

Gandhi Reading.

P. 453
Why did Indians help British fight in WWI?
What are the Rowlatt acts?
What was the Amritsar Massacre

Who is Mohandas K. Gandhi
What is his strategy.
What does Mahatma mean
Civil disobedience?
What is a boycott, and example
REsults of Gandhi's work
What was the Salt march.
What happened when India got limited self Government?

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Imperialism, Continued

British Imperialism in India

P. 350 Legacy of Colonial Rule
List 5 negative effects of imperialism
List 4 positive effects of imperialism

P. 357
When does GBR move into India
What is East india Company.
Jewel in the crown?
List 4 Crops GBR got from India
Negative (3) and Positive (3) effects of Colonialism

P. 359
What causes SEPOY Muntiny
What is the Raj?

P. 361
What are 2 NATIONALISTIC responses to British Rule.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012


The Scramble for Africa
Imperialism (define). Why did it happen.
What was africa like in mid 1800's (and earlier)
David Livingstone and Henry Stanley?
What did belgium want with Congo?

340) Forces driving imperialism?
-national pride
-social darwinism (racism)
-Cecil Rhodes (who, what)
-forces driving imperialism (tecnology and society)


Groups conflict in South Africa
-Boer war