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Subject Matter / Course: Social Studies

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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
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Ages: 11, 12
locating and describing the major events and turning points of the war in Europe and the Pacific;
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Ages: 12, 13
examine and interpret primary and secondary source documents;
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Ages: 12, 13
analyze political cartoons, political advertisements, pictures, and other graphic media;
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b
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
describing and locating the major battles and turning points of the war in North Africa, Europe, and the Pacific, including Midway, Stalingrad, the Normandy landing (D-Day), and Truman’s decision to use the atomic bomb to force the surrender of Japan;
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Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
analyzing the Holocaust (Hitler’s “final solution”), its impact on Jews and other groups, and the postwar trials of war criminals.
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a
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
describing outcomes of World War II, including political boundary changes, the formation of the United Nations, and the Marshall Plan;
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b
Ages: 13, 14
using maps, globes, artifacts, and pictures to analyze the physical and cultural landscapes of the world and interpret the past to 1500 A.D. (C.E.);
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Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
using maps, globes, artifacts, and pictures to analyze the physical and cultural landscapes of the world and to interpret the past since 1500 A.D. (C.E.);
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c
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
examining events related to the rise, aggression, and human costs of dictatorial regimes in the Soviet Union, Germany, Italy, and Japan, and identifying their major leaders, i.e., Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Hirohito, and Hideki Tojo.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
a
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
explaining economic and political causes, major events, and identifying leaders of the war, with emphasis on Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur, George Marshall, Winston Churchill, Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Hideki Tojo, and Hirohito;
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Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
explaining the terms of the peace, the war crimes trials, the division of Europe, plans to rebuild Germany and Japan, and the creation of international cooperative organizations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948).
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Ages: 11, 12
Analyze and interpret primary and secondary source documents to increase understanding of events and life in United States history.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Sequence events in United States history.
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Fascist dictators included Adolf Hitler (Germany), Benito Mussolini (Italy), and Hideki Tojo (Japan).
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These dictators led the countries that became known as the Axis Powers.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
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Democratic nations (the United States, Great Britain, Canada) were known as the Allies. The Soviet Union joined the Allies after being invaded by Germany.
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Allied leaders included Franklin D. Roosevelt and, later, Harry S. Truman (United States), Winston Churchill (Great Britain), and Joseph Stalin (Soviet Union).
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Ages: 11, 12
Sequence events in United States history.
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Interpret ideas and events from different historical perspectives.
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Ages: 11, 12
Despite initial Axis success in both Europe and the Pacific, the Allies persevered and ultimately defeated Germany and Japan.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 11, 12
The Holocaust is an example of prejudice and discrimination taken to the extreme.
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What were the major events and turning points of World War II?
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Germany invaded Poland, setting off war in Europe. The Soviet Union also invaded Poland and the Baltic nations.
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Anti-Semitism
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Aryan supremacy
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Systematic attempt to rid Europe of all Jews
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Boycott of Jewish stores
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Threats
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Segregation
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Imprisonment and killing of Jews and others in concentration camps and death camps
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Liberation by Allied forces of Jews and others who survived in concentration camps
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
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Sequence events in United States history.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Interpret events from different historical perspectives.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Analyze and interpret maps that include major physical features.
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Ages: 11, 12
Much of Europe was in ruins following World War II. Soviet forces occupied most of Eastern and Central Europe and the eastern portion of Germany. The United States felt it was in its best interest to help rebuild Europe and prevent political and economic instability.
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Ages: 11, 12
Germany was partitioned into East and West Germany. West Germany became democratic and resumed self-government after a few years of American, British, and French occupation. East Germany remained under the domination of the Soviet Union and did not adopt democratic institutions.
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Ages: 11, 12
Make connections between the past and the present.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Sequence events in United States history.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Since World War II, the United States has been directly involved in various conflicts that reflected the divisions created by Cold War tensions and hostilities.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 11, 12
The Cold War was the central organizing principle in foreign affairs for 40 years.
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Ages: 11, 12
How and why did the Cold War begin?
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What have been the major conflicts and confrontations involving America in the post-World War II era?
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How did Cold War tensions cause divisiveness at home?
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How did communism collapse in Europe?
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Ages: 11, 12
How were the challenges after the Cold War different from earlier challenges?
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Cold War: The state of tension without actual fighting between the United States and the Soviet Union, which divided the world into two camps
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American policy of containment (to stop the spread of communism)
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Destruction of the Berlin Wall
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
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Make connections between the past and the present.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Sequence events in United States history.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 12, 13
Identifying propaganda
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Ages: 13, 14
Invasions by Angles, Saxons, Magyars, and Vikings disrupted the social, economic, and political order of Europe.
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Ages: 13, 14
How did invasions by the Angles, Saxons, Magyars, and Vikings influence the development of Europe?
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
How did nationalism and democracy influence national revolutions?
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Identify, analyze, and interpret primary and secondary sources to make generalizations about events and life in world history.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Use maps, globes, artifacts, and pictures to analyze the physical and cultural landscapes of the world and to interpret the past.
Virginia
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Analyze trends in human migration and cultural interaction.
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Entrenchment of communism
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Anti-Semitism
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German occupation of nearby countries
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Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Many economic and political causes led to World War II. Major theaters of war included Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Pacific Islands. Leadership was essential to the Allied victory.
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Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
What were the causes of World War II?
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
What were the major events of World War II?
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Who were the major leaders of World War II?
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Aggression by the totalitarian powers of Germany, Italy, Japan
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Appeasement
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German invasion of Poland
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German invasion of the Soviet Union
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Franklin D. Roosevelt: U.S. president
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Harry Truman: U.S. president after death of President Roosevelt
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George C. Marshall: U.S. general
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Winston Churchill: British prime minister
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Joseph Stalin: Soviet dictator
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Adolf Hitler: Nazi dictator of Germany
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Hideki Tojo: Japanese general
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Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Use maps, globes, artifacts, and pictures to analyze the physical and cultural landscapes of the world and to interpret the past.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Identify geographic features important to the study of world history.
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Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Identify and compare contemporary political boundaries with the locations of civilizations, empires, and kingdoms.
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There had been a climate of hatred against Jews in Europe and Russia for centuries.
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History of anti-Semitism
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Hitler’s belief in the master race
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The outcomes of World War II included the war crimes trials, the division of Europe, plans to rebuild Germany and Japan, and the establishment of international cooperative organizations.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
What were the outcomes of World War II?
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What were the war crimes trials?
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How did the Allies promote reconstruction of the defeated powers?
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War crimes trials
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Division of Europe, Iron Curtain
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Germany and Berlin divided among the four Allied powers
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Emergence of West Germany as economic power in postwar Europe
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Democracy and economic development
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Elimination of Japan's offensive military capabilities; guarantee of Japan’s security by the United States
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Use artifacts and pictures to analyze the physical and cultural landscapes of the world and to interpret the past.
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Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Identify and compare contemporary political boundaries with the locations of civilizations, empires, and kingdoms.
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Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
The Cold War influenced the policies of the United States and the U.S.S.R. towards other nations and conflicts around the world.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
What events led to the Cold War?
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What were the causes and consequences of the collapse of the Soviet Union?
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The Yalta Conference and the Soviet control of Eastern Europe
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Rivalry between the United States and the U.S.S.R.
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President Truman and the Policy of Containment
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Eastern Europe: Soviet satellite nations, the Iron Curtain
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Berlin and significance of Berlin Wall
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Tearing down of Berlin Wall
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Use maps, globes, artifacts, and pictures to analyze the physical and cultural landscapes of the world and to interpret the past.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Identify and compare contemporary political boundaries with the locations of civilizations, empires, and kingdoms.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
What was the policy of containment?
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Fall of the Berlin Wall
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Last president of Soviet Union
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Identify, analyze, and interpret primary and secondary sources to make generalizations about events and life in world history.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
What are some characteristics of the five major world religions?
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Hirohito: Emperor of Japan
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Diagrams
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Photographs
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Maps and other visual images reflect changes over time.
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Russia and the former Soviet Union
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Economic differences
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Boundary disputes
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Political divisions may generate conflict.
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Boundary and territorial disputes (Syria-Israel, Western Sahara-Morocco, China-Taiwan, India-Pakistan)
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Political and economic difficulties after the breakup of the Soviet Union
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VUS.1a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
The student will demonstrate skills for historical and geographical analysis and responsible citizenship, including the ability to a) identify, analyze, and interpret primary and secondary source documents, records, and data, including artifacts, diaries, letters, photographs, journals, newspapers, historical accounts, and art, to increase understanding of events and life in the United States; b) evaluate the authenticity, authority, and credibility of sources; c) formulate historical questions and defend findings, based on inquiry and interpretation; d) develop perspectives of time and place, including the construction of maps and various timelines of events, periods, and personalities in American history; e) communicate findings orally and in analytical essays or comprehensive papers; f) develop skills in discussion, debate, and persuasive writing with respect to enduring issues and determine how divergent viewpoints have been addressed and reconciled; g) apply geographic skills and reference sources to understand how relationships between humans and their environment have changed over time; h) interpret the significance of excerpts from famous speeches and other documents; i) identify the costs and benefits of specific choices made, including the consequences, both intended and unintended, of the decisions and how people and nations responded to positive and negative incentives.
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How did the United States respond to increasing totalitarian aggression in Europe and Asia?
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Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
World War II began with Hitler’s invasion of Poland in 1939, followed shortly thereafter by the Soviet Union’s invasion of Poland and the Baltic countries from the east.
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During the first two years of the war, the United States stayed officially neutral while Germany overran France and most of Europe and pounded Britain from the air (the Battle of Britain). In mid-1941, Hitler turned on his former partner and invaded the Soviet Union.
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America and her allies (Britain, and the Soviet Union after being invaded by Germany) followed a "Defeat Hitler First" strategy. Most American military resources were targeted for Europe.
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Formulate historical questions and defend findings, based on inquiry and interpretation.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
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Develop perspectives of time and place.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
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Apply geographic skills and reference sources to understand how relationships between humans and their environment have changed over time.
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The treatment of prisoners of war often reflects the savage nature of conflict and the cultural norms of a nation.
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How did the treatment of prisoners of war differ during the war?
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Japanese soldiers often committed suicide rather than surrender.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
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Identify, analyze, and interpret primary and secondary source documents, records, and data to increase understanding of events and life in the United States.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Formulate historical questions and defend findings, based on inquiry and interpretation.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
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Develop perspectives of time and place.
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Specific groups that are the object of hatred and prejudice often face increased discrimination during wartime.
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What was the Holocaust and who were its victims?
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Jews
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Poles
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Gypsies
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“Undesirables” (homosexuals, the mentally ill, political dissidents)
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In the Nuremberg trials, Nazi leaders and others were convicted of war crimes.
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Identify, analyze, and interpret primary and secondary source documents, records, and data to increase understanding of events and life in the United States.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Formulate historical questions and defend findings, based on inquiry and interpretation.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Develop perspectives of time and place.
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Interpret the significance of excerpts from famous speeches and other documents.
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What were the political, economic, and social consequences of World War II?
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The end of World War II found Soviet forces occupying most of Eastern and Central Europe and the eastern portion of Germany.
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Germany was partitioned into East and West Germany. West Germany became democratic and resumed self-government after a few years of American, British, and French occupation. East Germany remained under the domination of the Soviet Union and did not adopt democratic institutions.
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How did the United States respond to the threat of communist expansion?
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What are the origins of the Cold War?
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What were the early significant events of the Cold War?
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What was the impact of the Cold War on Americans at home?
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The Cold War lasted from the end of World War II until the collapse of the Soviet Union.
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President Kennedy pledged in his inaugural address that the United States would “pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, in order to assure the survival and the success of liberty.” In the same address, he also said, “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.”
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What was President Ronald Reagan’s role in the collapse of the Soviet Union?
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Formulate historical questions and defend findings, based on inquiry and interpretation.
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Develop perspectives of time and place.
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Victory in Europe: End of WWII
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Interpret the significance of excerpts from famous speeches and other documents.
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Breakup of the Soviet state
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Interpret the significance of excerpts from famous speeches and other documents.

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