Friday, February 24, 2017

Daily Agenda...24 February 2017

Advanced US...

  • Asia Map Quiz
  • Begin working on the Myths and Realities...green pages in the back of your booklet.
  • Read Years of Escalation (yellow pages)



Government...

  • CNN10...Quiz today!
  • WS #5 due today
  • The Illinois Executive Branch!
  • No WS for Monday.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Today's Podcast

I published my new episode HISTORY EDITION FEBRUARY 23, 2017 16:49, please check it out. http://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-yfev4-680485

Daily Agenda...23 February 2017

Adv US...
  • Read The Burning Monk...
  • Asia Map Quiz Friday...
  • Why did we get involved in Vietnam in the first place?
  • Who was Ho Chi Minh?
  • Mao's Three stages of guerrilla warfare...
  • Geneva Accords...what was our role?  What were the outcomes?
  • Who is Ngo Dinh Diem?  Why him?  Elections?
  • Vietcong?  Who are they? Where are they from? What are they fighting for?
  • Policies of Ngo Dinh Diem...
  • C5 Exit Ngo Dinh Diem...
  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
  • For tomorrow read "US Involvement and Escalation"...last three pages in the book.

Government...
  • CNN10...Quiz tomorrow!
  • The General Assembly
  • WS #4 due today
  • WS #5 for tomorrow.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Today's Podcast

I published my new episode HISTORY EDITION FEBRUARY 22, 2017 16:43, please check it out. http://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-sbxfq-67fb3c

Daily Agenda...22 February 2017

Advanced US History...
  • Why did we get involved in Vietnam in the first place?
  • Who was Ho Chi Minh?
  • C2 Communism, Guerrillas, Inkblots, and Falling Dominoes...
    • Mao's Three stages of guerrilla warfare...
    • Ho Chi Minh and France ask for our help...Truman has a decision to make!
      • why can't Truman afford to look soft on Communism?
      • are all communists equal?
    • Domino Theory...
    • What is an inkblot?
    • Where is Dien Bien Phu? and how did this lead to our involvement in Vietnam?
  • For Thursday...C3 - "Sink or Swim, with Ngo Dinh Diem"...Student Exercises...answer questions #1 and 2 
  • Read for Thursday...C4 - The Strategic Hamlet Program


Government...

  • CNN10...quiz on Friday
  • IL CON WS #3 due today...Powers of the States and Suffrage & Elections!
  • IL CON WS #4 for tomorrow...The Legislative Branch!

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Today's Podcast

I published my new episode HISTORY EDITION FEBRUARY 21, 2017 16:18, please check it out. http://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-7sugh-67f1d1

Daily Agenda...21 February 2017

Advanced US History...
  • Asia Map Quiz on Friday
  • Read Moving Toward Conflict (first page in booklet)
  • Vietnam War...America's Longest "war".
  • Read C1 - French in Indochina (beginning of white pages) then complete the graphic organizer
  • For Wednesday...Read C2 - Communism, Guerrillas, Inkblots, and Falling Dominoes
    • Complete the three parts of the first question.
  • Also for Wednesday...read The Vietnam War and Early Involvement (yellow pages)

Government...

  • CNN10...Quiz on Friday
  • IL CON WS #2 due today
  • IL CON WS #3 due Wednesday