Advanced Placement World History with Mr. Duez
Unit 6: The Most Recent Century
CHAPTER 22: World of Communism, 1917 - 1999
CHAPTER 23 Independence and Development in the Global South 1914–Present
Week at a Glance:MON: Quiz 22; CCOT prep
TUE: USSR & PRC Comparison; CCOT Prep
WED/THU: CCOT; Begin Ch. 23/24
FRI: African Independence & Democracy
Targets - Chapter 22 - "World Communism: Rise and Fall"
• To examine the nature of the Russian and Chinese revolutions and how the differences between those revolutions affected the introduction of communist regimes in those countries
• To consider how communist states developed, especially in the USSR and the People’s Republic of China
• To consider the benefits of a communist state
• To consider the harm caused by the two great communist states of the twentieth century
• To introduce students to the cold war and its major issues
• To explore the reasons why communism collapsed in the USSR and China
• To consider how we might assess the communist experience . . . and to inquire if historians should be asking such questions about moral judgment
Essential Questions - Chapter 22 - "World Communism: Rise and Fall"
* Analyze the impact of Communism in Russia from 1917-1991 in light of the changes and continuities that took place in THREE of the following: Government, Civil rights, Philosophy and religion, Economics
* Analyze the impact of Communism in China from 1949 - present in light of the changes and continuities that took place in THREE of the following: Government, Civil rights, Philosophy and religion, Economics
Monday, April 8, 2013
Quote: “A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death.” - John F. Kennedy, December 14, 1962.
1. Quiz - Chapter 22
2. Pick up the CCOT How-To Packet
3. Notes, Video, Discussion: Discuss Russian-American relations during the Cold War.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Quote: “The survivors (of a nuclear war) would envy the dead.” - Nikita Khrushchev, July 20, 1963
1. Do Now Question: Analyze the impact of Communism in China or Russsia in light of the changes and continuities that took place in THREE of the following: Government, Civil rights, Philosophy and religion, Economics
2. Notes, Discussion, Video: How to format the CCOT specifically for our Chapter 22 question. Preparation is key. You need to know both Russia and China. We'll determine the question by a flip of a coin each period. Heads = Mao (His head was so big, his 4head was actually and 8head. Tails=Russia (we kicked their tails in the Cold War).
Targets Chapter 23 Independence and Development in the Global South
To explore the breakup of imperial systems in the twentieth century
To consider, through the examples of India and South Africa, how the process of decolonization worked
To examine the challenges that faced developing nations in the second half of the twentieth century
To investigate the potential clash of tradition with modernity in the developing nations, especially considering the case of Islam in Turkey and Iran
1. In what ways did the colonial experience and the struggle for independence shape the agenda of developing countries in the second half of the twentieth century?
2. To what extent did the experience of the former colonies and developing countries in the twentieth century parallel that of the earlier “new nations” in the Americas in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries?
3. How would you compare the historical experience of India and China in the twentieth century?
4. From the viewpoint of the early twenty-first century, to what extent had the goals of nationalist or independence movements been achieved?
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 & Thursday, April 11, 2013
Quote: “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” - Carl Jung
1. CCOT Chapter 22 - First 35 minutes.
2. Do Now Question: What obstacles confronted the leaders of movements for independence?
3. Notes, Video, & Discussion: Chapter 23 - Independence & Development in the Global South
Friday, April 11, 2013
Quote: "For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others." - Nelson Mandela
1. Do Now Question:
2. Notes, Video, Discussion: South African Independence
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