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Troubles in Czechoslovakia KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE The Berlin Wall The Iron Curtain The Warsaw Pact Imre Nagy Alexander Dubrek KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER What happened to Czech during World War II? Who controlled Czech after WWII? Describe the government, and the peoples reaction to their new government. Describe the 1968 demonstrations in Czech. When / How did Czech gain its independence? The Korean War KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Harry Truman Gen. Douglas Macarthur The Yalu River The 38th Parallel The Iron Curtain KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER What were the main causes of the Korean War? Who was involved and what happened during the Korean War? What was the outcome of the Korean War? How does the Korean War affect us today? Nikita Krushechev KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE His relationship with Fidel Castro The Berlin Wall The Warsaw Pact The u-2 Incident The Cuban Missle Crisis KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Describe Nikita’s early life and experiences during World War II. How did he become Premier of Russia, and what did he do once he was in power? Why was Krushechev replaced? What caused him to leave? Arab-Israeli Conflict KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Anwar Sadat Six Day War Yom Kippur War Golda Meir PLO Yasir Arafat The Camp David Accords KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER How did Israel become a state / independent country? How did people react to this? Describe what happened during the 1956 Suez Canal Crisis. Describe the conflicts that occurred in Israel (Six Day War & Yom Kippur War) How does this conflict effect the world today? The United Nations KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE The U.N. Security Council U.N. Headquarters in New York City Describe some of the “Successes” of the United Nations Describe some of the “Failure” of the United Nations KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER How was the United Nations founded? Why was it founded? What is the structure of the United Nations? How is it organized? What current events have the UN participated in recently? Who are the current members of the United Nations? John F. Kennedy KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE The Berlin Wall The Bay of Pigs The Cuban Missile Crisis Relationship with the Soviet Union (Russia) The Civil Rights Movement (What did he do during the Civil Rights Movement? ) KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER What did JFK do before he was president? Education? Family? Participation in World War II? What did JFK do as president? How did JFK die? Describe what happened? How has JFK impacted / effected us today? Martin Luther King Jr. KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE SNCC NAACP The Montgomery Bus Boycott The March on Washington (I Have a Dream Speech) Relationship with John F. Kennedy KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER What did MLK do before he became a civil rights activist / leader? Education? Family? How did MLK participate in the Civil Rights Movement? What did he do? How did MLK die? Describe what happened that day. How does MLK effect us today? Mexico Post World War II KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE The PRI (Institutional Revolutionary Party) NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) President Lazaro Cardenas Carlos Salinas Vicente Fox KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Describe the condition of Mexico after World War II. How is Mexico’s government structured? (President? Vice-President? Congress? What are the main exports of Mexico? (How does the government make money) Describe Mexico’s economy. (Where do people work? What do they do?) The Vietnam War KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Containment Ho Chi Mi The Gulf of Tonkin Incident The Mai Li Massacre / Tet Offensive The Vietcong The life of American Soldiers KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER What were the main causes of the Vietnam War? What happened during the war? Who was involved? How did people in the U.S. feel about the Vietnam War? What was the outcome? How does the Vietnam War effect us today? Change in Argentina / Juan & Eva Peron KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Juan Peron (Describe his early life) Eva Peron (Describe her early life) The Falklands War KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER How and why did Juan Peron come to power in 1946 in Argentina? What kind of power did Eva Peron have in Argentina? How did Eva Peron die? What happened to Juan after she died? Did Argentina have any problems after the Peron’s left power? Describe them. Nelson Mandela KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Apartheid ANC (African National Congress) Desmond Tutu F.W. de Klerk KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Describe his early life. Family? Education? How did Mandela feel about Apartheid? What did he do about it? Why was Nelson Mandela thrown into prison? What did he do? Why was he released from prison? How did he become President? What did he do as president of South Africa? Mikhail Gorbachev KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Glasnost Perestroika The August Coup of 1991 Ronald Reagan Boris Yeltsin KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Describe Gorbachev’s early life. Family? Education? Job? How did he become premier? What did he do as the Soviet Unions (Russia’s) new leader? How did he lose his power? What happened? Where is Gorbachev today? What does he do? The Collapse of the Soviet Union KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE The Fall of the Berlin Wall Communism Mikhail Gorbachev Ronald Reagan The August Coup of 1991 Boris Yeltsin KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER What events caused the Soviet Union to collapse? How did it happen? How did East Germany gain its independence and unify with West Germany? What kind of government did the new Russian Federation create? Who is currently in charge? The European Union KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE The European Economic Community (EEC) Globalization KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Why was the European Union formed? Which countries are in it? Where is its headquarters? Why did the United Kingdom refuse to change its currency to the “Euro”? What was it worried about? How did this Union effect Europe economic power? Did it make it weaker? More Powerful? What is the current status of the European Union currently? Rwanda KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Hutu’s Tutsis Genocide KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER What caused the conflict between the Hutu’s and the Tutsis? Describe the results, actions, and events of the 1994 Rwandan genocide. What finally stopped the genocide in Rwanda? What is the current status of Rwanda today? Could another genocide occur? Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE J. Robert Oppenheimer General Leslie Groves The Manhattan Project Einstein’s letter to FDR Harry Truman Little Boy / Fat Man / The Enola Gay KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER What were the factors that influenced Truman’ decision to use the bomb on Japan? Describe what happened at Hiroshima. Describe what happened at Nagasaki. When and where did the Japanese surrender to the US? What happened to the Japanese Emperor? The Nuremberg Trials KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Sir Geoffrey Lawrence Albert Speer Francis Biddle Major-General Iona Nikitchenko Herman Goring Rudolf Hess Hans Frank KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER When did the Nuremberg Trials take place? Why was this location chosen? How long did they last? Why? What are war crimes? What were the defendant’s charged with? What evidence was provided? What happened to some of the defendant’s while they were imprisoned? What were the defendant’s sentenced to? The Iron Curtain KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Potsdam Meeting NATO & The Warsaw Pact Winston Churchill’s Iron Curtain Speech Containment The Truman Doctrine The Marshall Plan & Berlin Airlift KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Which events caused the Iron Curtain to fall? Why didn’t Stalin agree to hold free elections in Europe? Was the Iron Curtain the primary cause of the Cold War? How long was the Iron Curtain in place? When did it finally fall? The Chinese Civil War KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Mao Zedong Jiang Jieshi aka (Chiang Ki-Shek) The People’s Republic of China Taiwan Kuomintang Chinese Communist Party The People’s Liberation Army KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER How did the Nationalist & Communist parties in China unite to fight Japan? What did each side do in WWII? Who initially had the advantage at the start of the Chinese Civil War? List the advantages and disadvantages each side had. Who won? Why did they win? What happened to China immediately after the war? How did the Chinese Civil War effect the Cold War? The Space Race KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Sputnik & Explorer 1 Yuri Gagarin & Alan Shepard John Glenn & Valentina Tereshkova The New Frontier Apollo 11 Flight & Neil Armstrong Apollo-Soyuz mission KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Why did the Space Race begin? What event marked the end of the Space Race? What is an ICBM? What role did it play in the Space Race? Which destinations did both the US and Soviets explore? Why did it matter so much to be “First” in space? What did this show the rest of the world? The Cuban Missile Crisis KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE John F Kennedy Nikita Khrushchev The Bay of Pigs Fidel Castro Brinksmanship The Hot Line & Limited Test Ban Treaty KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER How close did the world come to nuclear War? How did the U.S. find out about the nuclear missiles in Cuba? What options did Kennedy have as a response to the USSR’s refusal to remove its nuclear weapons from Cuba? How did the crisis end? What were the results? South Africa & Apartheid KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Afrikaner Apartheid African National Congress (ANC) Desmond Tutu Nelson Mandela F.W. De Klerk KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER When did South Africa become an independent nation in the British Commonwealth? When and why did Apartheid start in South Africa? Describe some of the conditions of Apartheid and how it effected the white and black population in South Africa. When and how did Apartheid end? What issues does South Africa face presently? (AIDS, Crime Rate, Unemployment) The Fall of the Berlin Wall KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE The Berlin Airlift The German Democratic Republic The Construction of the Berlin Wall Kikita Khrushchev Mikhail Gorbachev John F. Kennedy’s “Ich bin en Berliner” Speech The Re-unification of Germany KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Why was the Berlin wall constructed? What did the Soviets want to accomplish by building the wall? Describe the construction, size, and set-up of the Berlin Wall. Where is it located? Did anyone try to escape over the wall into West Berlin? Give examples. Why did the Berlin Wall finally come down? What events caused this? Ho Chi Mingh KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE The Vietcong The French Occupation of Vietnam The American Occupation of Vietnam The Tet Offensive The Gulf of Tonkin Incident KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Describe his early life. Family? Education? How did he become North Vietnams powerful leaders? How did he fight the French when they were taking over Vietnam? How did he fight the Americans? How did he die? The War on Terrorism KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Cyberterrorism 1972 Olympic Games Munich Al-Qaeda / FARC / Aum Shinrikyo / Hamas September 11th / Tokyo & London Underground Bombings / Madrid Train Bombings Department of Homeland Security The Patriot Act War in Afganistan / Iraq KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Describe some of the reason why Terrorism exists? What are the motives of terrorists? Describe how governments have responded to and are fighting terrorists today. How does terrorism effect the lives of everyday people throughout the world? Can anything be done to stop it from continuing? Indira Gandhi & Independent India KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Congress Party Muslim League Muhammad Ali Jinnah & Jawaharlal Nehru Partition Hindu & Muslim Division Sikh Extremists KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER When did India receive its Independence from the British? Why did India and Pakistan divide? What is happening in the region of Kashmir? What happened at the Goldn Temple at Amristar? How did Indira Gandhi die? Who replaced her as prime minister? Fidel Castro & Communist Cuba KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Fidel Castro Nikita Khrushchev Fulgencio Batista CIA The Bay of Pigs The Cuban Missile Crisis Embargo KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER How did Castro come to power? What did he promise the people of Cuba? Did he keep his promises? What kind of relationship did Castro have with the United States? What kind of relationship did Castro have with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev? How is the relationship between Cuba and the United States currently? Ronald Reagan & Mikhail Gorbachev KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Glasnost Perestroika INF Treaty The August Coup in the USSR Strategic Defense Initiative “Reaganomics” KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Describe the early lives and rise to power of Reagan and Gorbachev. Did they have any similarities? What actions did Ronald Reagan take as President to help end the Cold War? What actions did Mikhail Gorbachev take as Premier to help end the Cold War? What happened to Reagan and Gorbachev after they retired from politics? Margaret Thatcher KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE The Falklands War Views on Northern Ireland Brighton Hotel Bombing Irish Republican Army (IRA) Anglo Irish Agreement Sino-British Joint Declaration KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Describe Thatcher’s early life. Where was she educated? What did she do before becoming Prime Minister? How long was she Prime Minister of the UK? What were some of her greatest successes? Biggest failures? What happened to Thatcher after she was removed from office? Troubles in Northern Ireland / IRA KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE The Troubles Sinn Fein Bloody Sunday Nationalists & Catholics Unionists & Protestants The Belfast Agreement The Good Friday Agreement KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Describe the relationship between Ireland and Great Britain before 1920. Why did Northern Ireland remain with Great Britain? How has the conflict in Northern Ireland affected citizens of the UK and Ireland? What is the current status of politics in Northern Ireland? What issues still remain troublesome? Civil War in the Congo / Angola KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Mobutu Sese Seko Laurent Kabila Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MLPA) National Union of the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) The battle of Cuito Cuanavale KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER What imperial countries controlled Angola and the Congo prior to the independence movement? How did they achieve independence from their colonial powers? What is the current status of government in both countries? Have they changed? Who were the MLPA and UNITA backed by during their Civil War? What was the outcome of the conflict? What is the Ituri Conflict? Describe what is currently taking place. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Automobile Culture of America KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Drive-In Theatres Cars w/ Automatic Transmissions Drive Thru Restaurants Route 66 Interstate Highway Act Freeway System “Red Cars” of Los Angeles KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER What kind of impact did “Automania” have on public transportation? What state was impacted the most? What were some of the different advertising campaigns set up to sell cars after WWII? Describe them. What were some of the positive effects of “Automania”? What were some of the negative effects? Music of the 1950’s KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Alan Freed Rock N’ Roll “Payola” Little Richard & Elvis Presley Chuck Berry & Bill Haley and the Comets Jazz Miles Davis “American Bandstand” KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER How did mass media (TV, Radio, Movies) contribute to the success of Rock n’ Roll? Why were black musicians less successful than white musicians in the 1950’s? How many white musicians sang songs written by black musicians? What was the biggest impact of the music of the 1950’s? JFK’s Assassination KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Lee Harvey Oswald Lyndon Johnson Jack Ruby The Warren Commission JFK Records Act KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Describe the scene before, during, and after the assassination in Dallas. How did the nation react to the President’s death? Describe the transition of power from JFK to LBJ. Was it smooth? What does this say about the way the US government is set up? Describe the conspiracy theory that JFK was assassinated by the CIA. Life of Soldiers in Vietnam KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Vietcong “Search & Destroy” Missions Agent Orange Napalm “The Draft” Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) P.O.W Camps KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER How did many U.S. soldiers pass the time in Vietnam when they were not engaged in combat? What advantages did U.S. soldiers have in the Vietnam War? Describe the terrain and climate of Vietnam. What difficulties did U.S. soldiers encounter? What difficulties did U.S. soldiers have in fighting against the Vietcong? Describe the tunnel system of the Vietcong. How were U.S. soldiers treated when they returned home from Vietnam? The Tet Offensive KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Tet Ho Chi Mingh Trail Vietcong General Westmoreland ARVN KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Summarize the events of the Vietnam War up to the Tet Offensive. What was the status of the war before the Tet Offensive? Describe what happened during the Tet Offensive. What was the end result? What kind of impact did it have on the Vietnam War? What impact did the Tet Offensive have on the Presidency of LBJ? What impact did the Tet Offensive have on the anti-war protest movement in the USA? Cesar Chavez & The United Farm Workers KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Cesar Chavez The Brown Berets 1968 Los Angeles Walkouts The UFW Dolores Huerta Barrios KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Describe the early life and upbringing of Cesar Chavez. How did Chavez try to organize a union for California Farm Workers? Describe the events leading up to the boycott of California grapes. What was the result of the boycott? What actions did Chavez take to bring attention to his movement? What did he do? What impact did the work of Chavez and the UFW have on Latino-Americans? The Women’s Rights Movement KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Feminism Presidential Commission on the Status of Women National Organization for Women (NOW) Gloria Steinem Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) Phyllis Schlafly KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Describe women’s role in the workplace after World War II. What kind of difficulties did they face in the American workplace in the 1950’s and 1960’s? Describe the impact of the Roe versus Wade court case on the women’s rights movement. What impact did the Higher Education Act have on the women’s rights movement? What impact has the Women’s Rights Movement had on American Society today. Give specific examples. The 1960’s Counterculture KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Woodstock Music Festival Haight-Ashbury The Summer of Love LSD & Drug Culture Monterey Pop Festival “Free Love” “Hippies” The Human Be-In KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER How did the counterculture of the 1960’s begin? What was it rejecting? What was the impact of the Woodstock Music Festival? How was the counterculture involved in the Vietnam War protest movement? The Counterculture tends to be portrayed positively by history. What are some of its darker aspects? What negative effects did it have on American society? Music of the 1960’s KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE The Beatles & The Rolling Stones Motown Records / Artists James Brown & Soul Music Bob Dylan & Folk Music Jimi Hendrix & The Who The Ed Sullivan Show Black Sabbath & Led Zeppelin KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Describe the different kinds of musical genres of the 1960’s. (Rock, Blues, Psychedelic, Soul, Motown, Metal) What were some of the most known protest songs of the 1960’s? Did all musical artists embrace these? Which artists had the biggest impact on American Society? From a social standpoint? An economic standpoint? What kind of impact did the music of the 1960’s have upon the current music industry? Andy Warhol & The Pop Art Movement KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Abstract Expressionism Roy Lichtenstein Andy Warhol Wayne Thiebaud Edward Ruscha Jasper Johns Post Modern Art KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Describe Andy’s Warhol’s early life. Life as an artist. How did he die? How did the pop art movement begin? Where was it originally based? Describe and analyze some of the famous pieces of pop art. What kind of impact does pop art have on today’s post-modern artists. The War on Terrorism KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Cyberterrorism 1972 Olympic Games Munich Al-Qaeda / FARC / Aum Shinrikyo / Hamas September 11th / Tokyo & London Underground Bombings / Madrid Train Bombings Department of Homeland Security The Patriot Act War in Afganistan / Iraq KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Describe some of the reason why Terrorism exists? What are the motives of terrorists? Describe how governments have responded to and are fighting terrorists today. How does terrorism effect the lives of everyday people throughout the world? Can anything be done to stop it from continuing? The Vietnam Protest Movement KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE “The Draft” “Hanoi Jane” Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) Free Speech Movement (FSM) 1967 New York Central Park Draft Protest “Doves” versus “Hawks” Kent State Shootings KEY QUESTIONS Describe how the protest movement spread across the country. How did protesters treat soldiers returning from Vietnam? Did their behavior contradict their message of peace? How did popular musicians take part in the Vietnam Protest Movement? What was the effect of the protest movement on the Vietnam War? What kind of impact did it have? Jimmy Carter KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE National Energy Act SALT II Agreement The Camp David Accords Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini The Iran Hostage Crisis Habitat for Humanity KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Describe the energy crisis of the 1970’s. How did President Carter confront the issue? Describe Carter’s efforts in Civil Rights and Human Rights. Why did Carter decide to give the Panama Canal to Panama? What did Carter do after he was defeated in the 1980 Presidential Election? U-2 Inncident KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE CIA KGB Francis Gary Powers Dwight Eisenhower Nikita Khrushchev U-2 Spy Plane KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Talk about President Eisenhower’s “Open Skies” proposal at the 1955 Geneva convention. How did Khrushchev react? Why were the U-2’s flying over Russia? Describe what happened to Powers after he was shot down. How did the Soviets react to the U-2 incident? What did they demand from the United States? What effect did the U-2 incident have upon the Cold War? Braceros KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Mechanized Farming Immigration Act of 1924 Immigration and Nationality Act amendments of 1965 Immigration Reform and Control Act (Simpson-Mazzoli Act Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act United Farm Workers Cesar Chavez KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Why was the Bracero Program started? Describe the agricultural and railroad Bracero Program. Describe what happened to the Bracero Program after World War II. Describe some of the experiences or stories of those who were part of the Bracero Program. What is the current status of guest worker programs in the United States? Harry S. Truman KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb 1948 Presidential Election The Marshall Plan / Berlin Airlift Truman Doctrine The Korean War Douglas MacArthur McCarthysism KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Describe what Truman did before he became president. How did he ascend to the Presidency? What were some of Truman’s major successes as a President? Failures? What happened to Truman after he left office? What did he do? Where does he rank among the U.S. Presidents? Good? Bad? Life of Soldiers in Vietnam KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Vietcong “Search & Destroy” Missions Agent Orange Napalm “The Draft” Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) P.O.W Camps KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER How did many U.S. soldiers pass the time in Vietnam when they were not engaged in combat? What advantages did U.S. soldiers have in the Vietnam War? Describe the terrain and climate of Vietnam. What difficulties did U.S. soldiers encounter? What difficulties did U.S. soldiers have in fighting against the Vietcong? Describe the tunnel system of the Vietcong. How were U.S. soldiers treated when they returned home from Vietnam? The Berlin Airlift & Marshall Plan KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE The Potsdam Conference Satellite Nations Containment “Iron Curtain” The Truman Doctrine The Marshall Pan NATO & Warsaw Pact The Candy Bombers KEY QUESTIONS TO ANSWER Why did Stalin and the Soviets put up a blockade of West Berlin, shutting it off from the outside world? What did they hope to accomplish by this? How long did the airlift last? Who participated? What are some of the major statistics of the airlift? What was the fallout from the American & British success of the Berlin Airlift? What did it do to the relationship between NATO and the Soviet Union? The Holocaust KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Kristallnacht The Plight of the St. Louis The Final Solution Ghetto’s Anne Frank The SS Himmler, Gobbells, & Hitler The Jewish Resistance Auchwitz KEY QUESTIONS What other populations suffered during the Holocaust besides the Jewish Population. Describe the conditions, structure, and locations of the Concentration Camps of Europe. How did the Jewish population of Europe fight back against Nazi tyranny? How and when were many of the camps liberated? What are the final statistics of the Holocaust? Dead? Missing? Women in World War 2 KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE Women’s Auxilliary Army Corps (WAAC) “Rosie the Riveter” & American Women in WW2 Eleanor Roosevelt Marina Raskova & Russian Women Soldiers in WW2 The National Service Act of 1941 & British Women in WW2 Tokyo Rose Women Spies during WW2 Women in the Resistance Movement KEY QUESTIONS How key were the contributions of women in the Allied victory in WW2? Why? What kind of roles did German women play during WW2? What other roles did women take on during WW2 besides joining the military or the workforce? What kind of impact did the participation of women in WW2 have on women today? Victory in Europe – End of World War 2 KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE D-Day & Operation Overlord General Dwight D. Eisenhower Operation Market Garden The Battle of the Bulge Liberation of the Concentration Camps The Fall of Berlin The Fuherbunker V-E Day KEY QUESTIONS Describe the importance of the 3 major battles listed? How did they help the allies win the war? Who were the 1st Allied troops to liberate a Concentration Camp? Describe their reaction. Why did the British and the Americans let the Soviets take Berlin? What were the politics behind it? How Adolf Hitler meet his death? When did Germany finally surrender? Victory in the Pacific – End of World War 2 KEY TERMS / EVENTS / PEOPLE “Island Hopping” Campaign General Douglas MacArthur Admiral Chester Nimitz The Battle of Guadalcanal Kamikazes The Battle of Iwo Jima The Battle of Okinawa KEY QUESTIONS What is considered the turning point in the War in the Pacific? Describe the participation of the British Commonwealth Forces, and their key role in the Allied Victory. Describe the reasons why the allies were worried about the proposed invasion of Japan, after the Battle of Okinawa. Why was Russia not helping in the Pacific against the Japanese?
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