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Welcome to World History!

     Hello and welcome to World History!  My name is Dan Robinson and I will be your teacher for this academic school year.  Get involved, have some fun and learn about the history of human civilization.
 

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SEM 2 EXAM ESSAY QUESTIONS

Here is the list of the sem 2 exam essay questions...the following questions will be required for each class as listed...
 
Period 1 and 7 - respond to questions A and C
 
Periods 2, 5 and 6 - respond to question A
 
...be aware that each question should be written as a paragraph and needs to use specific evidence to allow the reader (your teacher) to fully understand the response...

qtr 4 exam "information sheet"

here is the "information sheet" that covers the main concepts of the cold war (1945-1991)...
 
follow the directions as listed below...
  • do not print this "information sheet", as one will be available on the exam day...
  • review over the information and become familiar with the main ideas/bullet points as to what events were taking place throughout the cold war  from 1945 to modern-day...

qtr 4 and sem II study guides...

the study guides for the qtr 4 and sem II are in the process of being posted...please be patient...

qtr 4 exam supplemental readings on world war II and the cold war...

this supplemental reading has information for you to review and study from for the qtr 4 exam on world war II and the cold war...
 
to effectively use this packet follow the directions as needed -
  • read through the information as needed to review or introduce concepts to you...you will not need to print anything from the website, as a "cheat sheet" will be provided on the day of the exam...
  • each topic includes a brief reading and a list of "bullet points" of concepts you will  need to be familiar with for the exam...
  • simply, use this as much as you will need to become aware of the topics that the exam will cover...

Qtr 4 and Sem 2 exam information...

the qtr 4 and sem 2 exam information - notes/readings/powerpoints and study guides are in the process of being posted...please follow the directions exactly as stated in each posting...

WWII written response question...

here is the written response question for friday's comprehension check on WWII...
 
In a paragraph, answer the following question which will be required to be handed-in prior to the test...if not, you will have to write it in class -
 
What do you feel is the most important lesson that humanity learned from World War II? (4 points - 1 point for the concept/3 points for the explanation)

WWII study guide for summative exam

here is the study guide of concepts you should be familiar with for friday's summative exam...
 
Major concepts on exam: 
M.A.I.N. D.
features of dictatorships
fascism/communism/democracy
factors leading to development of WWII (1917/1919/1920's/1930's)
self-determination
major events/situations/concepts leading to development of WWII (year by year)
battles of WWII (main events)
who's who of WWII (leaders/significant individuals)
 
Study Guide concepts by time period:
1917
Bolshevik Revolution
Lenin/Stalin/Trotsky
MAIN D
Features of dictatorships

1919
Treaty of Versailles
Self-determination

1920's
Democracy/Communism/Fascism
WWII dictators/democratic leaders
Beer Hall Putsch
Mein Kampf
Hess/Streicher
Himmler/Heydrich
SA/SS
Great Depression
Extreme nationalism and economic recovery
Propaganda

1930's
Reichstag Fire
Concentration Camps - Dachau
Triumph of the Will
Rape of Nanking
Kristallnacht/Holocaust
katana sword and handshake
Invasion of Poland
Blitzkrieg
Auschwitz
Axis vs. Allies

1940's
Nazi "Domino Effect" - conquering of Europe
Evacuation of Dunkirk
Battle of Britain
Lend-Lease Act
Operation Barbarossa
Pearl Harbor
Internment Camps
Doolittle Raid
Battle of the Coral Sea
Battle of Midway
Battle of Guadalcanal
Battles of El Alamein
Operation Bragration
Invasion of Normandy (D-Day)
Battle of Leyte Gulf
Battle of the Bulge
Battle for Berlin
Battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa
Manhatten Project
Atomic Bombs

Erwin Rommel
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Bernard Montgomery
Nikita Kruschev
Isoroku Yamamoto
Chester Nimitz

Marines
Wehrmacht
Luftwaffe
Red Army

Attrition
Nuremberg Trials
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

summative exam - world war II study guide

the posting of the world war II study guide will be delayed until early next week...

sem II study guide

the study guide for the semester 2 exam will be posted the week of may 18...check back later in the week for it to be posted...

study guide for exam on thursday...wwII 1939-1942...

the following is the study guide for thursday's comp check...
 
1939
nazi-soviet pact
katana sword and handshake
invasion of poland
wehrmacht
luftwaffe
waffen ss
heinrich himmler
blitzkrieg
technology of the axis and allied powers
 
1940
invasion of nordic and low countries
fallschirmjager
anne frank
evacuation of dunkirk
battle of britain
hermann goring
RAF
operation sealion
radar
v-1
 
1941
lend-lease act
operation barbarossa
joseph stalin
red army
einsatzgruppen
babi yar incident
pearl harbor
isoroku yamamoto
minoru genda
husband e. kimmel
chuichi nagumo
 
1942
internment camps
doolittle raid
battle of the coral sea
battle of midway
chester nimitz
frank fletcher
battle of guadalcanal
marines
island-hopping strategy
battle of el alamein
bernard montgomery
erwin rommel
afrika korp
dwight d. eisenhower