Monday, April 30, 2012

Finish Essay
Enter timeline points
Discuss China

Thursday, April 19, 2012

1) Explain the differences between US and USSR after WW2 in their view of Germany? How did they have different plans to make Europe Safer? What did this lead to?

2) What made it a cold war? Give some examples where it was not so 'Cold'.

3) Give a brief summary of the Korean war.

4) Give a brief summary of the vietnam war.

5) Try to explain our involvement in South America and the Middle East. Pick one example, and give a detailed explanation of it.

Monday, April 16, 2012

The Sudan

Summarize the things that divide the sudan.
Summarize the article.
Look at the bottom of this article, and summarize each illustration.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012


Classroom discussion of 1st, second, third world.
If you weren't here for discussion, answer these questions and bring them into class.

Group 1 – First world
What countries are you?
What are your strengths?
Why are you better than the 2nd world?
What can you provide to the 3rd World?
How can you get what you want

Group 2 – Second world
What countries are you?
What are your strengths?
Why are you better than the Nato/Nations
What can you provide to the 3rd world?
How can you get what you want

Group 3 – third world
What countries are you?
What are your strengths
What do you have?
What do you want?

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Cold War Timeline.

We are making an full class project Timeline of the Cold War.

Each person must make 5 Small (half sheet or less) illustrated events from the cold war, with explanation, and a DATE.

Pick 5 events, different from the people seated around you. Each event must have a picture, a brief description, and an explanation of the event's importance. Be sure to use VOCABULARY from your textbook and our discussions. Color, neatness, appearance are secondary to content, but do matter.

Use your textbook, or other resource (for instance, google 'COLD WAR EVENTS') to get a list of events to research the list of terms to choose from. Enjoy!

Monday, April 2, 2012

Modern World HIstory MOnday April 2

1 What are the 1st, 2nd and 3rd worlds
2 Where is the 3rd world usually?
3 What were the cold war strategies of the US and USSR? List 5. Complete sentences
4 What are nonaligned nations
5 Copy the chart on page 549
6 Answer the geography skillbuider on page 550

Answer this question:
Make the following argument. The 1st world Western Nations are BETTER than the 2nd world (communist powers) because....

Make this argument: The spread of communism is better than the spread of capitalism BECAUSE:

Evaluate the two statements, and give an opinion about your answer based on the following: Which one would be better for the 3rd world (developing nations).

7 Who is Fidel Castro. What did he do, and who did it anger/
8 What was the bay of pigs?
9 Explain the Cuban Missile Crisis
10 Who was Somoza
11 Ortega
12 Khomeini.

Answer questions 3-9 on page 553