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  • SOCIAL

    STUDIES

    DEPARTMENT

    US HISTORY III

    CURRICULUM 2016

    Christopher Wilson

    Supervisor of World Cultures

    Barbra Ohlott-Wiener & Ryan Kulat

    Social Studies Teachers

    mragleTypewritten TextBoard Approved Sept 2012 Revised June 2016

  • DEPARTMENT: SOCIAL STUDIES COURSE: US HISTORY III

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    1 Cold War Conflicts 21 An Era of Social Change 2 Cold War Conflicts 22 An Era of Social Change 3 Cold War Conflicts 23 An Era of Social Change 4 Cold War Conflicts 24 An Age of Limits 5 The Post War Boom 25 An Age of Limits 6 The Post War Boom 26 An Age of Limits 7 The Post War Boom 27 Spring Break 8 The New Frontier and The Great Society 28 State Testing 9 The New Frontier and The Great Society 29 The Conservative Tide 10 The New Frontier and The Great Society 30 The Conservative Tide

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    11 Civil Rights 31 The Conservative Tide 12 Civil Rights 32 The United States In Todays World 13 Civil Rights 33 The United States In Todays World 14 Civil Rights 34 The United States In Todays World 15 The Vietnam War Years 35 Issues For The 21

    st Century

    16 The Vietnam War Years 36 Issues For The 21st Century

    17 The Vietnam War Years 37 Issues For The 21st Century

    18 The Vietnam War Years 38 Issues For The 21st Century

    19 Miscellaneous Holidays/Mid-Term Review 39 Final Review 20 Mid-Terms 40 Final Exams

  • DEPARTMENT: SOCIAL STUDIES COURSE: US HISTORY III

    Time Frame Four Weeks

    Topic Cold War Conflicts

    Essential Questions What caused the tension between the Soviet Union and the United States after the war?

    How did Korea become a divided nation after World War II?

    How did the Loyalty Review Board pose a threat to civil liberties?

    How did the arms race between the United States and Soviet Union begin?

    Enduring Understandings Cold War tensions between the United States and communist countries resulted in conflict

    that influenced domestic and foreign policy for over forty years.

    The United States and the Soviet Union emerged from World War II as two superpowers with vastly different political and economic systems.

    After World War II, China became a communist nation and Korea was split into a communist north and a democratic south.

    During the late 1940s and early 1950s, fear of communism led to reckless charges against innocent citizens.

    During the 1950s, the United States and the Soviet Union came to the brink of nuclear war.

    Alignmnet to NJCCCS

    6.1.12.A.12.a./ 6.1.12.A.12.b/ 6.1.12.B.12.a/ 6.1.12.D.12.b/ 6.1.12.D.12.c/ 6.1.12.C.13.b/

    Key Concepts and Skills 1. Explain the breakdown in the relationship b/w the U.S. and the USSR after WWII 2. Summarize the steps taken to contain Soviet influence 3. Describe how the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan deepened Cold War tensions 4. Explain how conflicts over Germany increased fear of Soviet aggression 5. Explain how Communists came to power in China and how the U.S. reacted 6. Summarize the events of the Korean War 7. Explain the conflict between President Truman and General MacArthur 8. Describe govt efforts to investigate the loyalty of U.S. citizens 9. Explain the spy cases of Alger Hiss and The Rosenbergs 10. Describe the efforts of Senator Joe McCarthy to investigate alleged Communist influence in

    the U.S.

    11. Explain the policy of brinkmanship 12. Describe American and Soviet actions that caused the Cold War to spread around the world. 13. Summarize the impact of Sputnik and the U-2 incident on the U.S.

    Learning Activities 1. Chapter worksheets 2. Graphic Organizer 3. Chapter notes 4. Political Cartoons 5. Thinking Critically Essay Questions (1. What was the Cold War? How did containment

    and the arms race contribute to the Cold War? 2. What were some of the effects of the fear

    of communism that swept the U.S. in the 1950s?

    6. Section quizzes 7. Unit test

  • DEPARTMENT: SOCIAL STUDIES COURSE: US HISTORY III

    Assessments 1. Chapter worksheets 2. Graphic Organizer 3. Chapter notes 4. Political Cartoons 5. Thinking Critically Essay Questions: 1. What was the Cold War? How did containment

    and the arms race contribute to the Cold War? 2. What were some of the effects of the fear

    of communism that swept the U.S. in the 1950s?

    6. Section quizzes 7. Unit test 8. Projects- 9. Open Ended Questions

    21st Century Skills

    X Creativity X Critical Thinking X Communication X Collaboration

    X Skills X Information Literacy

    X Media Literacy

    Interdisciplinary Connections New Jersey Learning Standards RH.11-12.1-10, WHST.11-12.1-10

    Technology Integration 8.1.P.A.1-5, 8.1.2.A.1-7, 8.1.5.A.1-6, 8.1.12.A.2, 8.1.12.A.3, 8.1.P.C.1, 8.1.12.C.1, 8.1.5.D.3,

    8.1.8.D.1, 8.1.8.D.4-5, 8.1.P.E.1, 8.1.2.E.1, 8.1.5.E.1, 8.1.8.E.1, 8.1.12.E.1, 8.2.2.C.1, 8.2.5.C.1,

    8.2.5.C.7

    Laptop OR Chromebook

    Projector

    PowerPoint Presentations

    Google Earth

    Streaming Facts on File

    Stratalogica All students will use digital tools to access, manage, evaluate, and synthesize information

    in order to solve problems individually and collaboratively and to create and communicate

    knowledge. B. Creativity and Innovation; C. Communication and Collaboration

  • DEPARTMENT: SOCIAL STUDIES COURSE: US HISTORY III

    Time Frame Three Weeks

    Topic The Postwar Boom

    Essential Questions What problems did Americans face after WWII?

    What effects did the climate in many corporations have on some workers?

    How did the emergence of television affect American culture in the 1950s?

    Why were attempts at urban renewal viewed as less than successful?

    Enduring Understandings In the years after World War II, the United States became the economic and military power

    that it still is today. The Truman and Eisenhower Administration led the nation to make

    social, economic, and political adjustments following World War II.

    During the 1950s, the economy boomed, and many Americans enjoyed material comfort.

    Mainstream Americans, as well as the nations subcultures, embraced new forms of entertainment during the 1950s.

    Amidst the prosperity of the 1950s, millions of Americans lived in poverty.

    Alignment to NJCCCS 6.1.12.C.13.b/ 6.1.12.C.13.d/ 6.1.12.D.14.b/ 6.1.12.D.14.c/ 6.1.12.B.13.a

    Key Concepts and Skills 1. Identify economic and social problems Americans faced after WWII 2. Explain how the desire for stability led to political conservatism 3. Describe causes and effects of social unrest in the postwar period 4. Contrast domestic policy under presidents Truman and Eisenhower 5. Explain how changes in business affected workers 6. Describe the suburban lifestyle of the 1950s 7. Identify causes and effects of the boom in the automobile industry 8. Explain the increase in consumerism in the 1950s. 9. Explain how television programs in the 1950s reflected middle class values 10. Explain how the beat movement and rock n roll music clashed with middle class values 11. Describe ways that African-American entertainers integrated the media in the 1950s 12. Explain how the white migration to the suburbs created an urban crisis 13. Describe the efforts of minorities to gain equal rights and fight poverty

    Learning Activities 1. Geography Worksheet 2. Study Skills Worksheet 3. Graphic organizer on the Progressive Presidents 4. Chapter notes 5. Thinking Critical Essay: 1. What was the American Dream of the 1950s? How did

    television affect it? 2. How did the postwar boom of the 1950s affect most white

    Americans? What groups got left out, and why?

    6. Section quizzes 7. Chapter Test

    Assessments 1. Geography Worksheet

  • DEPARTMENT: SOCIAL STUDIES COURSE: US HISTORY III

    2. Study Skills Worksheet 3. Graphic organizer on the Progressive Presidents 4. Chapter notes 5. Thinking Critical Essay: 1. What was the American Dream of the 1950s? How did

    television affect it? 2. How did the postwar boom of the 1950s affect most white

    Americans? What groups got left out, and why?

    6. Section quizzes 7. Unit test 8. Projects 9. Open Ended Questions

    21st Century Skills

    X Creativity X Critical Thinking X Communication X Collaboration

    X Skills X Information Literacy

    X Media Literacy

    Interdisciplinary Connections New Jersey Learning Standards RH.11-12.1-10, WHST.11-12.1-10

    Technology Integration 8.1.P.A.1-5, 8.1.2.A.1-7, 8.1.5.A.1-6, 8.1.12.A.2, 8.1.12.A.3, 8.1.P.C.1, 8.1.12.C.1, 8.1.5.D.3,

    8.1.8.D.1, 8.1.8.D.4-5, 8.1.P.E.1, 8.1.2.E.1, 8.1.5.E.1, 8.1.8.E.1, 8.1.12.E.1, 8.2.2.C.1, 8.2.5.C.1,

    8.2.5.C.7

    Laptop OR Chromebook

    Projector

    PowerPoint Presentations

    Google Earth

    Streaming Facts on File

    Stratalogica

    All students will use digital tools to access, manage, evaluate, and synthesize information in order to solve problems individually and collaboratively and to create and communicate

    knowledge. B. Creativity and Innovation; C. Communication and Collaboration

  • DEPARTMENT: SOCIAL STUDIES COURSE: US HISTORY III

    Time Frame Three Weeks

    Topic The New Frontier and the Great Society

    Essential Questions What effect do you think the televised debate would have on American politics?

    Why did Kennedy have difficulty achieving many of his New Frontier goals?

    How did the Warren Commissions findings differ from other theories?

    Why di

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