•  11th GRADE COLLEGE PREP US HISTORY
     

    UNIT 1:  U.S. INDUSTRIAL BOOM AND EFFECTS (chapters 17,18,20)

     

    BIG IDEA:  There was a transformation of U.S. economy from agricultural to industrial.

     

    ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:

    • Have the effects of the industrial boom been more beneficial or damaging?
    • In what ways have immigration and urbanization impacted American society?
    • To what degree should government be actively involved in promoting the general welfare of the public?

     

    INDUSTRIALIZATION-chapter 17

     

    • Monopoly
    • Trust
    • Laissez-faire philosophy
    • Sherman Anti-Trust Act
    • Interstate Commerce Act
    • Andrew Carnegie
    • John Rockefeller
    • Cornelius Vanderbilt
    • Social Darwinism
    • Captains of Industry
    • Robber Barons
    • Knights of Labor
    • American Federation of Labor
    • Scabs
    • Blacklists
    • Collective bargaining

      

    IMMIGRATION AND URBANIZATION –chapter 18

     

    • Ellis Island
    • Angel Island
    • Nativism
    • 14th Amendment-Citizenship
    • Dumbbell tenements
    • Social Gospel Movement
    • Xenophobia

      

    THE PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT-chapter 20

     

    • Progressive Movement
    • Prohibition (18th Amendment)
    • Women’s Christian Temperance Union
    • Muckrakers
    • The Jungle (Upton Sinclair)
    • Meat Inspection Act
    • Pure Food and Drug Act
    • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    • Susan B. Anthony
    • Seneca Falls Convention
    • Initiative, referendum, recall,
    • 17th Amendment-Election of Senators
    • Theodore Roosevelt
    • Woodrow Wilson
    • Clayton Anti-Trust Act
    • Federal Trade Commission
    • Federal Reserve System
    • Booker T. Washington
    • W.E.B. Dubois
    • Jane Addams
    • Settlement Houses
    • 16th Amendment-Income Tax
    • William Howard Taft

     

    UNIT 2:  WORLD WAR ONE (chapter 21-22)

     

    BIG IDEA:  THE DESTRUCTIVE NATURE OF WARFARE IMPACTS HEAVILY ON SOCIETY.

     

    ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:

    • What role should the U.S. play in world affairs?
    • What were major domestic and foreign consequences of WWI?

     

    American Imperialism-chapter 21

      

    • Imperialism
    • Isolationism
    • Monroe Doctrine
    • Manifest Destiny
    • Spanish American War
    • Yellow journalism
    • William Randolph Hearst
    • Joseph Pulitzer
    • Rough Riders
    • Panama Canal
    • Roosevelt Corollary
    • Seward’s Folly
    • Delome Letter
    • Commodore Dewey
    • Big Stick Diplomacy

      

    WORLD WAR ONE-chapter 22

     

    • Assassination of Arch Duke Ferdinand
    • Background causes for WWI (MAIN)
    • Sinking of the Lusitania
    • Unrestricted submarine warfare
    • Freedom of the seas
    • Zimmerman Note
    • Espionage and Sedition Act
    • Big Four Political Leaders at Versailles
    • Fourteen Points-Wilson
    • League of Nations
    • Treaty of Versailles
    • War Guilt clause
    • Nationalism
    • Trench Warfare
    • Selective Service Act 1917
    • Sussex Pledge
    • War Industries Board
    • Committee on Public Information
    • The Espionage Act
    • The Sedition Act

     

    UNIT 3:  ROARING 20’S/THE GREAT DEPRESSION/THE NEW DEAL (chapter 23-24)

     

    BIG IDEA:  HUMAN SUFFERING AND HARDSHIPS CAN SHAKE THE VERY FOUNDATIONS OF A SOCIETY

     

    ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:

    • What effect did the Great Depression have on individual lives?
    • To what degree should government actively involve itself in society?
    • Compare the results of the economic policies of the Harding, Coolidge and Hoover Administrations.

     

    THE 1920’S-chapter 23

      

    • Red Scare (first one)
    • Sacco and Vanzetti
    • Palmer Raids
    • President Coolidge
    • Flapper
    • Great Migration
    • Installment plan
    • Speakeasies
    • Impact of the automobile
    • Emergency Quota Act
    • Harlem Renaissance
    • President Harding
    • Ohio Gang
    • Women’s suffrage (19th Amendment)

     

    GREAT DEPRESSION-chapter 23 

    • Herbert Hoover
    • The Stock Market Crash
    • Black Tuesday
    • Causes for the depression
    • Dow Jones Industrial Average
    • Direct relief
    • Public works projects
    • Dust Bowl
    • Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act
    • Hoovervilles

      

    THE NEW DEAL-chapter 24 

    • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    • New Deal
    • Relief, Recovery, Reform
    • FDR: fireside chats
    • Deficit spending
    • 20th Amendment-Terms of the President
    • 21st Amendment-Prohibition Overturned
    • Social Security Act
    • CCC
    • AAA
    • WPA
    • National Industrial Recovery Act
    • FDIC
    • SEC
    • Fair Labor Standards Act
    • Court-packing Bill
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    UNIT 4:  WORLD WAR TWO AND THE ORIGINS OF THE COLD WAR (chapter 25-26)

     

    BIG IDEA:  WAR CAN RESULT IN DRAMATIC SOCIAL CHANGES/ DIVERSITY AMONG WORLD SOCIETIES CONTRIBUTES TO TENSIONS BETWEEN NATIONAL INTERESTS AND GLOBAL              PRIORITIES.

     

    ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:

    • How did the Atomic Bomb change the world?
    • What type of sacrifices does war require?
    • Contrast the goals of the Soviet Union and the U.S. after WWII.
    • Analyze cultural developments in the 1950s. (What life was like in the 1950s)

     

    WORLD WAR TWO-chapter 25

     

    • Neutrality Acts
    • Lend-Lease Program
    • Pearl Harbor Attack (Dec. 7, 1941)
    • Executive Order 9066
    • D-Day
    • Manhattan Project
    • Yalta Conference
    • Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    • Justifications for dropping the A-Bomb
    • United Nations (permanent seats)
    • WACS (women in the armed corps services)
    • Selective Service Act-1940
    • Rosie The Riveter
    • Double V Campaign
    • War Productions Board
    • Office of Price Administration
    • War Bonds
    • V-E Day
    • Island hopping
    • General MacArthur
    • Los Alamos
    • Nuremberg Trials
    • Tuskegee Airmen

     

    THE COLD WAR (Truman and Eisenhower)-chapter 26

     

    • Cold War
    • Harry Truman
    • Policy of Containment
    • Truman Doctrine
    • Marshall Plan
    • Korean War
    • 38th parallel
    • Red Scare (second one)
    • HUAC
    • Hollywood Ten
    • The Rosenberg’s and Alger Hiss
    • Joseph McCarthy
    • Dwight Eisenhower
    • Brinksmanship
    • H-Bomb
    • Warsaw Pact
    • Nikita Khrushchev
    • Sputnik I
    • U-2 Program
    • Communism
    • Military Industrial Complex
    • GI Bill
    • Baby Boom
    • NATO

     

    UNIT 5:  DOMESTIC DEVELOPMENT POST WW2 (chapter 28)

     

    Big Idea:  ACHIEVING THE AMERICAN DREAM IS A REALITY FOR SOME, A CHALLENGE FOR OTHERS.

     

    ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:

     

    • How does America deal with the inequalities of social injustices, economic opportunity and political freedom?
    • What motivates people to act?
    • Why did Americans experience constitutional crisis, civil liberty violations, and economic uncertainty in the midst of affluence?

     

    JOHN F. KENNEDY

     

    • Election of 1960
    • New Frontier
    • Flexible response
    • Fidel Castro
    • Bay of Pigs Invasion
    • Cuban Missile Crisis
    • Nuclear Test Ban Treaty
    • Peace Corps
    • NASA
    • Lee Harvey Oswald
    • Warren Commission
    • Jack Ruby
    • Single Bullet Theory
    • Lyndon Johnson
    • Great Society
    • Medicare/Medicaid

     

    CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT 

    • Plessey v. Ferguson
    • Brown v. Board of Education
    • Thurgood Marshall  (NAACP)
    • Little Rock Crisis
    • Rosa Parks
    • Montgomery Bus Boycott
    • Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Sit-ins
    • Freedom rides
    • Civil Rights Act 1964,1968
    • De facto segregation
    • De jure segregation
    • Malcolm X
    • Black Power
    • Black Panthers
    • Voting Rights Act 1965
    • 24th Amendment-Poll Tax
    • 13th Amendment-Abolition of Slavery
    • 15th amendment-Voting Rights

     

    UNIT 6:  A CHANGING SOCIETY (chapter 29-32)

     

    BIG IDEA:  THE PASSAGE OF TIME AFFECTS THE WAY EVENTS ARE UNDERSTOOD.

     

    ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:

    • How does change in leadership impact society?
    • What previous events in American history have forced the nation to dramatically change its policy and actions?
    • How does governmental power reflect and shape society? (70s, 80s, 90s)

     

    THE VIETNAM WAR-chapter 28

    • Ho Chi Minh
    • Domino Theory 
    • Vietminh
    • 26th Amendment-Voting Age
    • Kent State
    • Geneva Accords
    • 17th Parallel
    • Ngo Dinh Diem
    • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
    • William Westmoreland
    • Tet Offensive
    • Vietnamization
    • My Lai Massacre
    • Invasion of Cambodia

     

    Nixon, Ford and Carter Administration-chapter 29

    • 1968 Election
    • Nixon Doctrine
    • Watergate
    • Deep Throat
    • Impeachment
    • Gerald Ford
    • Nixon’s pardon
    • 25th Amendment-Presidential Succession
    • Roe v. Wade
    • Jimmy Carter
    • Energy Crisis
    • Iranian Hostage Crisis
    • Camp David Accords
    • Three Mile Island
    • 1972 Election
    • 1976 Election

     

    The Conservative Tide-chapter 30

    • Ronald Regan
    • 1980 Election
    • 1984 Election
    • Moral Majority
    • Reaganomics
    • Strategic Defense Initiative (star wars)
    • Mikhail Gorbachev
    • George Bush Sr
    • 1988 Election
    • INF Treaty

     

    1990s-chapter 31-32

     

    • 1992 Election
    • Universal Healthcare coverage
    • NAFTA
    • Al Gore
    • H. Ross Perot
    • Bosnia
    • Somalia
    • Microsoft
    • Hillary Clinton
    • Bill Clinton
    • 1996 Election
    • Persian Gulf War

     

     

     
     
     
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