In Uncategorized on January 11, 2016 at 1:08 pm

US History A


  • Identify the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and their significance in the World War.
  • Analyze the magnitude of the dropping of the A-bomb on world events.
  • Analyze the events surrounding the dropping of the atomic bombs in Japan to end WWII.
  • Discuss and judge Truman’s decision to drop the A-bomb and the implications of that decision.

Bell Ringer:

Complete A Bomb Discussion on Schoology


  1.  Answer Point/Counterpoint
  2. Philosophical Chairs
  3. A-Bomb Reflection
  4. End of War Timeline Media Album

US History B


  • Analyze pictures from the Vietnam War
  • Describe the TET offensive and its effect on the American Public
  • Explain the domestic turbulence of 1968
  • Describe the 1968 presidential election
  • Describe Nixon’s policy of Vietnamization
  • Explain the public’s reaction the Vietnam war during Nixon’s presidency
  • Describe the end of US involvement and the final outcome in Vietnam
  • Examine the war’s painful legacy in the US and Southeast Asia

Bell Ringer:

Complete Vietnam Public Opinion Discussion


  1.  Discuss Chart on Public Opinion
  2. GV Vietnam Tet Offensive Pt. I



  • Identify and analyze the relationship between American Manifest Destiny with Westward Expansion and the related aspects of political history, Native society and economic advancement.

Bell Ringer:

Access Prezi Westward Expansion Notes


  1.  Discuss Notes
  2. Crash Course:  Manifest Destiny
  3. GV: Far and Away
  4. Read “The Billion Dollar Country,” from The Penguin History of the USA.  Brogan, Hugh.  P. 377-406.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: