UNIT 8

Period 8 (1945-1980) & Period 9 (1980-Present)


Thursday, March 9 (A-Day) + Friday, March 10 (B-Day)

*Unit 7 Exam completed. Huzzah! We’re almost there!

  1. Information & Assignment Materials for Unit 8:
    1. Unit 8 Calendar
    2. Unit 8 Reading Guide Packet
    3. Unit 8 Identification Terms by Chapter
    4. Presidents Chart #1-45
    5. Cold War Presidents Chart (a helpful tool, not an assignment!)

Monday, March 13 (A-Day) + Tuesday, March 14 (B-Day)

**PRESIDENTS QUIZ #1-33**

  1. Do not forget about the Extra Credit opportunity that is due soon!
    1. Visit the “How We Work” Exhibit at the Union Square Exhibit in Ogden
      1. Due: March 21st, 2017

Wednesday, March 15 (A-Day) + Thursday, March 16 (B-Day)

  1. Chapter 35 Reading Quiz
  2. Went through the following information while going over the power point posted below:
    1. Intro to the Cold War and The Arms Race Information
    2. The Cold War Intro and Arms Race POWER POINT

Friday, March 17 (A-Day) + Monday, March 20 (B-Day)

  1. Chapter 36 Reading Quiz
  2. Went through the following information while going over the power point posted below:
    1. The Red Scare and The Berlin Airlift Information
    2. The Cold War: The Red Scare and The Berlin Airlift POWER POINT

Tuesday, March 21 (A-Day) + Wednesday, March 22 (B-Day)

  1. Chapter 37 Reading Quiz
  2. Went through the following information while going over the power point posted below:
    1. The Fall of China and The Korean War Information
    2. The Korean War Part 1 POWER POINT
    3. The Korean War Part 2 POWER POINT

Thursday, March 23 (A-Day) + Friday, March 24 (B-Day)

  1. No Reading Quiz Today 🙂
  2. Went through the following power points posted below:
    1. 1960 Election and the Space Race
    2. The Cuban Missile Crisis
  3. Went through the following documents to record the EXCOM members’ opinions on how to approach the Cuban Missile Crisis and how to remove the USSR nuclear missiles from Cuba
    1. **NOTE: Each person only took one person and then shared what they found with the class
    2. Cuban Missile Crisis Days of Decision TEXT SET
    3. Cuban Missile Crisis Days of Decision Graphic Organizer
  4. Passed out the Following EXTRA CREDIT:
    1. **DUE: Day we get back from Spring Break!
      1. A-Day: Monday, April 10th
      2. B-Day: Tuesday, April 11th
    2. The 1960’s Through Music Graphic Organizer
    3. The 1960’s Through Music Song Lyrics

Monday, March 27th — Teacher Preparation Day

NO SCHOOL


Tuesday, March 28th (A-Day) + Wednesday, March 29th (B-Day)

  1. No Reading Quiz Today 🙂
  2. Finished the Cuban Missile Crisis discussion and to discover what Kennedy’s decision was on how to respond to the missiles
    1. Discussed Impacts and Significance of the Event
  3. Went over the following power point posted below:
    1. Lyndon B. Johnson’s The Great Society

Thursday, March 30th (A-Day) + Friday, March 31st (B-Day)

  1. Chapter 38 Reading Quiz
  2. Went over the following power points posted below:
    1. Vietnam War Part 1
    2. Vietnam War Part 2
  3. DON’T FORGET:
    1. Chapter 39 Reading Quiz the day you get back from Spring Break
    2. 1960’s Music Extra Credit due the day you get back from Spring Break

Monday, April 3rd — Friday, April 7th — NO SCHOOL

Spring Break Banner


Monday, April 10th (A-Day) + Tuesday, April 11th (B-Day)

Chapter 39 Reading Quiz –> CANCELED (Due to Student Government Elections)

Passed out Term 4 Late Work Passes

1960’s Music Extra Credit Due Today

Passed out the UNIT 8 EXAM STUDY GUIDE

LESSON OUTLINE:

  1. Finished going over the Vietnam War:
    1. Vietnam War Part 2
  2. Went over the following Power Point to overview the Counterculture of the 1960s
    1. The Counterculture Information
    2. The Counterculture POWER POINT
  3. Split the class up into groups to work on the following assignment. The graphic organizer will be filled out as we finish presenting our topics next time!
    1. Activist Era Graphic Organizer
    2. Activist Era Project Assignment

 

**Handed out the following REVIEW MATERIALS for our Review Unit (UNIT 9)**

  1. Unit 9 Review Calendar
  2. AFTER SHOOL Review Calendar
    1. *Not required to attend all of these reviews but will receive extra credit if you attend at least three of them 🙂
  3. Unit 9 Review Assignment Packet
  4. Unit 9 Review Study Aid Packet
    1. **This is not available electronically and will need to be picked up in Ms. Whiting’s room in the APUSH filing bin

Wednesday, April 12th (A-Day) + Thursday, April 13th (B-Day)

  1. Chapter 40 Reading Quiz –> CANCELED (Due to Student Government Elections)
  2. **UNIT 8 ID QUIZ**
  3. Split the class up into groups and finished working on the their Activist Era Presentations. The graphic organizer will be filled out as we finish presenting our topics next time!
    1. Activist Era Graphic Organizer
    2. Activist Era Project Assignment

 

 

 

 

 

**Do to time constraints, we never got to the following materials for the Unit 8 Exam. Below is an outline of materials that might be useful to you for your study. If it is a Power Point, look to the Power Point NOTES where additional clarifications may be present. 🙂 I strongly recommend at least watching The Century New World Video that covers major concepts and ideas from the 1980s that would be helpful to you:

  1. 1970’s: Energy Crisis and Watergate Power Point
  2. 1970’s: Pres. Carter and the Iranian Hostage Crisis Power Point
  3. 1980’s: Reagan, ‘Reaganomics’, Conservatism, Cold War Ends Power Point
    1. The Century New World Video
      1. Video Questions to help focus on what is most important in the video:
        1. The Century New World Video Questions
  4. 1990’s: Pres. George H.W. Bush, Persian Gulf War, & Pres. Clinton
    1. Overview reading of the Persian Gulf War
    2. Overview reading of Pres. Clinton’s Presidency
  5. The 2000’s: Pres. George W. Bush and Pres. Obama
    1. Overview of the Second Gulf War: The War in Iraq

Friday, April 14th (A-Day) + Monday, April 17th (B-Day)

**UNIT 8 EXAM**


**FOR UPCOMING UNIT 9 MATERIALS: Click the following link OR go back to the APUSH menu and click “UNIT 9: Review Unit”

Unit 9: Review Unit for AP Exam