World History 102

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Topics for the Second Trimester

 

World War  I

            Analyze the  causes and effects  of  World  War I with emphasis on:

            A. Militarism, imperialism, nationalism, and alliances.

            B. The global scope, outcomes and human costs of the war

            C. The role of  new technologies and practices including the use of poison gas, trench warfare, machine guns, airplanes, submarines and tanks.

            D. The treaty of  Versailles and the League of  nations.

 

Materials:

World History: The Modern Era

Chapter 16, Sections 1, 2, 4

 

The Russian Revolution:

            Analyze the  causes and effects  of the  Russian revolution including:

            A. The lack of economic, political and social reforms under the tsars.

            B. The impact of World War I

            C. The emergence of Lenin, Stalin, and the Bolsheviks

            D. The  rise of  communism in Russia

            Analyze and evaluate  hte influence of various forms of citizen action on public policy including the Russian Revolution.

 

Materials:

World History: The Modern Era

Chapter 16, Section 3

 

The Era Between the Wars

            Assess the global impact of  post-World War I economic, social, and political turmoil including;

            A. Disarmament

            B. Worldwide depression

            C. Colonial rebellion

            D. Rise of militarist and  totalitarian states in Europe  and Asia

 

Materials:

World History: The Modern Era

Chapter 17, Sections: 1, 2, 3, 4

 

World War  II

            Analyze the  causes of World War  II including;

            A. appeasement

            B. Axis  expansion

            C.The  role of the allies

            Analyze the results of political, economic and socil oppression and the violation of human rights including the  Holocaust and other  acts of geonocide.

            Analyze the consequnces  of World  War II including:

            A. Atomic weapons

            B. Civilian and military  losses

            C. The Holocaust and its  impact

            D. Refugees and poverty

            E. The  United Nations

            F. The establishment of  the state  of  Israel

 

Materials:

World History: The Modern Era

Chapter 19: Sections: 1, 2, 3, 4

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