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1

video – The Songcatcher

 

 

2

Essay One is Due

video – The Songcatcher

3

finish the video

implications tree with WW I as the root

6th

Test Two

After the exam we will begin a discussion of next essay and existentialism

 

7th

READ: Danzer, Chapters 12 & 13 (pages 428 – 478)

ESSAY 2: Due on Friday, October 17th 

TEST 3: Monday, October 20

early jazz

8th

Russian Revolution – the political spectrum (the train analogy)

 

 

9

Yom Kippur

NO SCHOOL

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10

work in groups using a political spectrum (BRING YOUR BOOK)

InFocus classroom – on the web, viewing the Roaring Twenties et.al.

13

Columbus Day

 

NO SCHOOL

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14

video – “China in Revolution” through Shanghai “incident”

 

Japan in evolution (lecture)

15th

Capitalist economics (supply and demand)

interrelationships between supply, demand, and price

the stock market as barometer of the economy

recession, depression, inflation and indexing through history

BRING YOUR BOOKS to work in groups creating a timeline of American presidents through Harding

 

16th

video – “America in the Twenties

17th

Essay Two is Due

Lab – inflation index and using the web activity

 

20th

Test Three

21st

READ: Danzer, Chapters 14, 15 & 16 (pages 480 – 566)

TEST 4: Thursday, October 30

ESSAY 3: Due on Thursday, November 13

discussion of Essay Three

In Focus: a youtube series that is awesome using Depression era movies

 

22th

comparison on a political spectrum of the New Deal, Fascism, Nazism, Theoretical Marxism, Stalin's Soviet Marxism (BRING YOUR BOOK)

Lab – Unit Four Readings

23th

InFocus classroom – on the web, viewing pictures from the Great Depression

24th

video – “The Good Fight”, the Spanish Civil War

27th

video – “Hangman”

“Winds of War”

“The Wave”

 

28th

video – the Milgram experiment

 

29

music

Aaron Copeland, “Fanfare for the Common Man”, “Appalachian Spring”, “Rodeo”

Samuel Barber, “Adagio for Strings”

video -- Beginning of "Triumph of the Will"

30th

 Test Four

 

video -- continue film

31st

READ: Danzer Chapter 16 & 17 (pages 536 – 602)

TEST 5 on Monday, November 10

discussion of research essay (topic choice)

In Focus: Listen to speech by Neville Chamberlain in which he praises the Munich agreement