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All Quiet on the Western Front

March 23, 2011 Leave a comment

As part of our WWI Unit, students are reading All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque. After we finish reading the novel the students will see the film ( the remake, not the 1930 original) and have learning activities.

All Quiet on the Western Front can be read for free, any time, online at Questia.com with a free trial.

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NEW UNIT VOCABULARY

March 23, 2011 Leave a comment

World War I:

Alliance System     Balance of Power     Triple Alliance    Triple Entente

Central Powers    The Allies    Mobilization    Conscription    Propaganda

Trench Warfare    Western Front    Kaiser    Sarajevo    Offensive   

Neutrality   Unrestricted Submarine Warfare    The Lusitania 

Armistice   Rape of Belgium    14 Points    Zimmerman Telegram

Ratification   Peace Without Victory     Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

Treaty of Versailles   National Self-Determination    Reparations

Shell Shock    AEF   Changes in Warfare/Generation War Theory

Russian Revolution   Assassination of Franz Ferdinand   Tsar    Bolshevik

Lost Generation   The Big Four    All Quiet on the Western Front   

Sussex Pledge   Committee of Public Information    Schlieffen Plan

 Plan XVII   No-man’s Land”     League of Nations    Collective Security

 PEOPLE:

Woodrow Wilson    General John Pershing   Marshal Ferdinand Foch

Kaiser Wilhelm II    Tsar Nicholas II    Erich Maria Remarque    Rasputin

Gavrillo Princip    Vladimir Lenin    Field Marshal von Hindenburg

Unit Test Study Guide for the Gilded Age/Age of Imperialism

March 3, 2011 Leave a comment

Unit test will be Wednesday the 9th.

Study Guides were issue last Friday the 25th

Study Guide for Unit Test: Gilded Age/Age of Imperialism

Economic/Industrial Revolution/Gilded Age Section:

 

Economics (inc. Micro-and Macro-) __________________________________________________

Agricultural, Industrial & Information Revolutions_______________________________________

Mercantilism____________________________________________________________________

Laissez-Faire”__________________________________________________________________

Free Market Capitalism___________________________________________________________

Law of Supply___________________________________________________________________

Law of Demand__________________________________________________________________

Equilibrium Price_________________________________________________________________

Sole Proprietorship_______________________________________________________________

Corporation_____________________________________________________________________

Stock__________________________________________________________________________

Limited Liability__________________________________________________________________

Oligopoly_______________________________________________________________________

Monopoloy______________________________________________________________________

Trust___________________________________________________________________________

The Gilded Age__________________________________________________________________

Robber Barons/Captains of Industry__________________________________________________

Muckrakers______________________________________________________________________

John D. Rockefeller_______________________________________________________________

Adam Smith & The Wealth of Nations_________________________________________________

 

Age of Imperialism Section

Imperialism ( Traditional & New)______________________________________________________

Empire__________________________________________________________________________

Hegemony_______________________________________________________________________

Nationalism ______________________________________________________________________

Militarism_________________________________________________________________________

Protectionism______________________________________________________________________

Nation-State_______________________________________________________________________

Free Trade________________________________________________________________________

Sphere of Influence_________________________________________________________________

Protectorate_______________________________________________________________________

Colony___________________________________________________________________________

Native__________________________________________________________________

Justifications for Imperialism__________________________________________________________

Open Door Policy___________________________________________________________________

The Big Stick______________________________________________________________________

Dollar Diplomacy___________________________________________________________________

Strategy__________________________________________________________________________

Unequal Treaty____________________________________________________________________

Missionary Society__________________________________________________________________

Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine______________________________________________

Yellow Journalism__________________________________________________________________

Spanish-American War______________________________________________________________

Annexation of Hawaii_______________________________________________________________

Panama Canal_____________________________________________________________________

Rough Riders______________________________________________________________________

Theodore Roosevelt________________________________________________________________

Frederick Jackson Turner____________________________________________________________

Alfred T. Mahan & The Influence of Sea Power in History__________________________________