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Note: if we have a snow day on Monday, March 2nd, then the calendar will be pushed back one day.

OK -- now everything has changed.  Please be sure to reprint the new calendar.

 

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music – Ralph Vaughan Williams, George Gershwin

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Essay One is Due

ESSAY 2: Due on Tuesday, March 17

video – The Songcatcher

 

 

Essay One is due if we have a snow day on 3/3/09

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finish the video

implications tree with WW I as the root

 

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Test Two

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

early jazz

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READ: Danzer, Chapters 12 & 13 (pages 410 – 461)

TEST 3 : Wednesday. March 18th

 

Russian Revolution – the political spectrum (the train analogy)

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

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

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

 

Japan in evolution (lecture)

 

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

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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

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video – “America in the Twenties

Lab – inflation index and Unit Three Readings

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Essay Two is Due

finish video – “America in the Twenties

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Test Three

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READ: Danzer, Chapters 14, 15 & 16 (pages 462 – 535)

TEST 4 on Tuesday, March 31st

Essay 3 due on Tuesday, April 7

discussion of Essay Three

 

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

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

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video – the Milgram experiment

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video – “Hangman”

“Winds of War”

 

 

 

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music

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

Samuel Barber, “Adagio for Strings”

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video -- Beginning of "Triumph of the Will"

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

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Test Four

 

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

 

TEST 5 on Tuesday, April 7th

discussion of research essay (topic choice)