World War II and the Cold War

 

W 3.4             C 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: 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?


F 3.6               E 70 mins.


Casablanca


HW: Please read Brinkley, Chapter 27


T 3.10            A 55 mins.


Finish Casablanca


HW: Finish Chapter 27


W 3.11            B 55 mins.


Internment


The War at Home


HW: Please view From Hawai'i to the Holocaust


Th 3.12                C 55 mins.


Cold War


Kennan’s Sources of Soviet Conduct


The Truman Doctrine


NSC 68


HW: Study for DBQ


DBQ 1


DBQ 2


M 3.16                A 55 mins


DBQ


W 3.18                C 55 mins.


McCarthyism

Korea

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”


W 3.18                C 55 mins


Vietnam


Gulf of Tonkin Resolution


HW: Please read Competing views on Vietnam