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1 Bellringers Jan 21 – Feb 8, 2013

2 Bellringer 1/23/2013 Place the following events in chronological order: 1)Allied Forces launch D-Day invasion of France 2)Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 3)U.S. drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima 4)V.P. Harry Truman becomes President after Franklin Roosevelt’s sudden death.

3 Bellringer 1/28/2013 Define ‘Cold War’ – pg. 968 in textbook

4 Bellringer 1/29/2013 “To the Victor Belong the Spoils” Brainstorm and write down possible meanings for this quote in general, and in relation to the end of World War II. BTW: no notes today. Bellringer & Timeline

5 Bellringer 1/30/2013 Define ‘Containment’ U.S. foreign policy, regarding the Soviet Union, aimed at stopping the spread of Communism and keeping it isolated, otherwise the ‘domino effect’ would occur, where one nation became Communist, the surrounding one would follow.

6 Bellringer 1/31/2013 Define the following: – Berlin Airlift – Truman Doctrine – Marshall Plan

7 Bellringer 2/4/2013 Name the two highly publicized spy (espionage) cases from the 1950s. Who were they working for?

8 “We can’t expect the American people to jump from Capitalism to Communism, but we can assist their elected leaders in giving them small doses of Socialism, until they awaken one day to find that they have communism.” Bellringer: 2/5/13 Nikita Khrushchev Premier of the Soviet Union ( ) Fifty years have passed since Soviet leader Khrushchev said these words. Has any of what he said come to pass? Write your comments.

9 Bellringer 2/6/13 “The War is Over!” What was the significance of this headline? What was the significance of this headline? How would you respond if you were living at that time? How would you respond if you were living at that time? What do you expect some results of this headline would be? What do you expect some results of this headline would be?

10 Bellringer 2/6/13 “The War is Over!” HOLIDAY TRAFFIC NEAR 1941 LEVEL; “GAS” IS PLENTIFUL What was the significance of this headline? What was the significance of this headline? Why was this front page news? Why was this front page news? Reminder: Chapter 22 Worksheet is due today!!!

11 Bellringer 2/8/2013 What is the historical significance of the motto, “In God We Trust”


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