World War II and the Cold War

 

M 3.25             A 55 mins.


The Road to War


Atlantic Charter

LIndbergh’s speech to the America First Group


FDR’s “Arsenal of Democracy” fireside chat and prepare to discuss the following quesitons:


According to Roosevelt, what are the dangers of an Axis victory to the United States?


What evidence does FDR use against the appeal for a settlement with the Axis powers?


What is meant by "arsenal of democracy?"



HW: Brinkley, Chapter 26 by Wednesday


T 3.26                B 55 mins.


The United States in World War II


HW: Brinkley, Chapter 26 by Wednesday


W 3.27               C 55 mins.


The War at Home


HW: Please read this excerpt from David Kennedy’s Freedom from Fear and prepare to discuss the following questions.


Kennedy argues that the idea of interment was not broached until several weeks after Pearl Harbor. What caused the hysteria that resulted in internment?


Why did FDR delay the release of internees?


In the Korematsu case, on what grounds did the Judiciary criticize the War Department’s case for internment?


According to Kennedy, how was the Japanese American community changed as a result of internment?


Please also begin Chapter 27


F 3.29            A 55 mins.


Internment


HW: Finish Chapter 27


Kennan’s Sources of Soviet Conduct


The Truman Doctrine


NSC-68


M 4.1            B 55 mins.


The Cold War at Home and Abroad


Kennan’s Sources of Soviet Conduct


The Truman Doctrine


NSC 68


HW: Prepare for LEQ


T 4.2                C 55 mins.


LEQ


Th 4.4                E1


The Cold War


McCarthyism

Korea

The New Look

Eisenhower Farewell Address


HW: Please read Brinkley, Chapter 28


M 4.8                A 55 mins.


The New Look

Eisenhower Farewell Address


HW: Please read chapter 29, “Flexible Response,” “The Agony of Vietnam,” “The Traumas of 1968,” and Chapter 30, “Nixon, Kissinger, and the Vietnam War”


T 4.9                B 55 mins.


Vietnam


HW: Continue reading


W 4.10              C 55 mins.


Vietnam II


Gulf of Tonkin Resolution


HW: Please read Competing views on Vietnam