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Please do not talk at this timeMarch 27 Classifying History- History is big. And there is a LOT of stuff in it. In order to make it meaningful, scholars often look at only a piece of history, as if looking through a telescope at a particular set of stars instead of the whole universe. We call this viewing history through a Lens. Three very useful lenses to help us focus on history are to look at the Political, Economic and Social aspects of history individually. What do you think would fall into each category? Write your answer at the top of pg. 15A HW: Review Imperialism in China: Complete Handout Side 1 Due Mon. Side 2 Due Tues
Categorizing Events in History! Copy this chart onto the bottom pg. 16A Of your notebook. Social People Political Government Economic Money
Categorizing Events in History! Social People Political Government Economic Money I will give you a list of events from the Cold War. You tell me what box they go in!
Cold War Events Marshall Plan Korean War Propaganda Molotov Plan Truman Doctrine Building schools in Turkey Electing Kennedy to the presidency
Modern China Why would it be important for American students to study about China? Get the handout- BBC: Country profile: China Read this handout and use your new filters (Social, Economic, and Political) to organize the key information from this reading. Record key information for each category in each of the three boxes on page 16A in your notebook.
Please review your notes from Friday Why would it be important for American students to study about China? Persons sitting at A desks: Answer this question from a Political point of view. Persons sitting at B desks: Answer this question from an Economic point of view. Persons sitting at C desks: Answer this question from a Social point of view. Please do not talk at this timeMarch 30 HW: Chapter 17.2: Complete Handout Side 2 Due Tues Chapter Homework Options: Cornell Notes, Section Ques. or Handout. Due Thurs
Please consider your homework… On Pg. 17A of your notebook: Based on what you read, what do the Chinese people want? Choose the top 5 issues and rank your answer from Most important to Least important to the Chinese People. Make sure you can explain your choices.
Draw a line under your ranking… Watch the video on China before the revolution. Take notes on the problems the people of China face in the space below your ranking. American Marines in Shanghai Canton- 1900
Did the video confirm or change your previous ranking? Make changes as needed before we share out…
Vocabulary: Please do a vocab word map on page 18A for each of the following words: Civil War A war between political factions or regions within the same country. Communes Collective farms where people work and live together. Land Reform The redistribution of farmland by breaking up large estates and giving the smaller farms to peasants. Rural Pertaining to the countryside.
Civil War 10 year war in Nicaragua, Iraq conflict, American civil war, total war, civilians fighting, within a country Communists Vs Capitalists CommunesFarming, collective, starvation, Hippies, artists, everyone working together, communism Land Reform Land for the poor, Russian Revolution, Rural Countryside, NOT the city, poor, farming Word Examples and related wordsPicture Land Thanks!
Please find one partner to become a pair. This will be your partner for this unit so choose wisely. Sit with your partner. 1. Get a stack of timeline cards. 2. Using your homework, your book and the dates in the cards, put these seven periods in Chinese history in chronological order. 3. Read each event carefully when you are done. Please do not talk at this timeMarch 31 HW: Chapter Homework Options: Cornell Notes, Section Ques. or Handout. Due Thurs
Set up page 19A in your notebook like this: Then, put the seven period of Chinese history on the timeline in chronological order. Use the BOLD title for each event, include the dates and write a 1 sentence summary of the event. Timeline of Modern China
Does yours look like this: Timeline of Modern China Fall of Dynastic China 1927 – 1949 – Communist Revolution 1949 – Influenced by Soviet Socialism 1958 – Great Leap Forward 1966 – 1976 – Cultural Revolution 1979 – Economic reforms of Deng Xiaoping 1989 – Protests for Democracy at Tiananmen Square
The Essay Test! April 10th The test for this unit will be an In Class Essay Test. You will evaluate how successful the two great leaders of Communist China, Mao and Deng, were at giving the Chinese peasants what they wanted. We will be investigating the major events that occurred under the rule of these men and filling out a set of charts about their successes and failures. You may use these charts on the test. The more specific information you have, the better you will do on this test. Look for details, statistics, and other specific information.
What you will be looking for… Political Philosophy- Were they a pure communist, socialist, capitalist? Did they support democracy or dictatorship? What does their government look like? Who makes the laws? Who makes the rules? Actions taken to improve the lives of Peasants Successful Policies Failed policies Now have your pair find another pair to work with and get a packet!
Packets with all the information on Mao and Deng can be found on line in the file called Mao Deng Info