Quarter 3 - Week 1 - 01/03/22-01/07/22 Weekly Theme: Emergence of Authoritarian States What is an Authoritarian State? PowerPoint Emergence of Authoritarian States Reading Answer the following questions in at least 2 complete sentences: 1. What was the effect of the First World War in the development of authoritarian regimes? 2. How did the economic situation in the inter-war years contribute to the development of authoritarian regimes? 3. Which countries became dictatorships in the inter-war years? 4. What effect did the Second World War have on the acceptance of authoritarianism? 5. Why did dictatorships flourish in the twentieth century? Preliminary Research Assignment
Quarter 3 - Week 8 - 02/21/22-02/25/22 Weekly Theme: Causes of the Cold War Why was the Grand Alliance Formed? PowerPoint Atlantic Charter - Explain each of the 8 points in your own words. Breakdown of the Grand Alliance PowerPoint Kennan Long Telegram - Answer the questions below, each being at least one paragraph in length. 1. What is the tone of language used in this telegram? 2. What does this reveal about Kennan's views? 3. Why do you think historians have seen the Long Telegram as significant in the origins of the Cold War? ____ How Did Confrontation Lead to Containment? PowerPoint Clifford-Elsey Report 1. How does the report describe Soviet foreign policy aims? 2. According to the report, how has the US attempted to reach agreement with the USSR? 3. How has the USSR violated agreements? 4. Why was reparations an issue? 5. What aggressive Soviet activities does the report describe? 6. What should be American policy towards the Soviet Union? 7. How would a Soviet diplomat criticize this report? Is it unfair or biased in any particular way? Consider each term separately. Truman Doctrine 1. What problems does Greece and Turkey face? 2. What justification does Truman give for his doctrine? 3. What support will the US provide Greece & Turkey? 4. Identify the key words that Truman uses to describe the West and key words he uses to describe countries under Soviet control. Why do you think he uses this type of language? 5. Why do you think this speech marked such a turning point in American foreign policy? Marshall Plan Speech 1. What economic problems does Europe face? 2. What is the purpose of US policy? 3. What should European nations do to help? 4. Investigate the Soviet response to Marshall Aid. Why were the Soviets so opposed to the Plan? Write a paragraph summarizing the Soviet response. Did the Berlin Crisis Trigger the Cold War? PowerPoint Soviet Statement 1. Who does the source blame for the breakdown in relations between the four occupying powers? When did this occur? 2. To what extent do you agree with the assertion that the allies are 'destroying' the Allied Controlled Council? Confidential U.S. Report 1. What is the fundamental issue causing the crisis? 2. Why did the US view the Soviet position as unacceptable? 3. What was the real Soviet purpose for causing the crisis?