Saturday, February 5, 2011

Democratizing Twentieth Century Homework

1.Read and take notes on the following link. When you are finished, create a timeline in your notebook titled "WWII: Major Events"

Your timeline should demonstrate an understanding of the reading.

2. Identify the following terms, people or places from the reading:

-U. S. relationship with Britain, 1939
-Battle of Britain
-Ribbentrop Pact
-Winston Churchill
-Charles de Gaulle
-Operation Barbarossa
-VE Day
-War in the Pacific
-Hiroshima, Nagasaki

3. (DUE TUESDAY) Read Zinn chapter sixteen "A People's War?" pgs 405-415
Answer the following questions:
a) What was the point of the Communist party sketch about the war?
b) List numeric data regarding public participation in the war.
c) Zinn seems to suggest that there was a degree of hypocrisy in the U. S.'s opposition to Germany during the 1930s. Provide two quotes that show evidence of this. Explain.
d) Discuss the pre-WWII relationship between Japan and the United States.

Identify: Atlantic Charter, Open Door Policy


Allies- (Major Countries) Britain, France, Soviet Union, United States

Axis- (Major Countries) Germany/Austria, Italy, Japan

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