History of the usa II. (the 20th and 21st centuries) teacher´s sheet



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HISTORY OF THE USA II.

(the 20th and 21st centuries)

TEACHER´S SHEET

Background information:

Plot:

  • Period before the WW I. - growing of industry, economy (Theodor Roosevelt, W.Wilson)

  • The WW I. (1917 - 1918)

  • Period between two wars

20s - prosperity, Jazz Age, prohibition

30s - Great Depression, The New Deals (Franklin D. Roosevelt)

  • The WW II. (1941 - 1945)

  • Post-war development

50s 60s - Korean War, McCarthy

60s - social and economic problems, JF Kennedy, Cuban crisis, Vietnam War (1961 - 1973)

70s - the Watergate Affair, pres. Nixon

80s - R.Reagan x M. Gorbatchev

90s - Kuwait, Iraq, Bill Clinton

  • 21st century

9/11/2001 - war with terrorism, military conflicts, Afghanistan, financial and economic crisis


Task:

Print the handout and cut it into cards. Give a pile of shuffled cards to a pair of students and have them match all three parts to make a sentence. The sentences should be displayed on the students´ desk in the chronological order. The quickest pair of students may be the winners of the competition.



Follow-up:c:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\3sj4p38t\mc900340338[1].wmf

Go through the events with the whole class and add any more information.




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Woodrow Wilsonc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\3sj4p38t\mc900239969[1].wmf

was President of the USAc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\fgvzjf64\mc900349411[1].wmf

at the beginning of the 20th century.c:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\gczr372g\mm900219099[1].gif

The USAc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\3sj4p38t\mc900239969[1].wmf

declared neutrality c:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\fgvzjf64\mc900349411[1].wmf

at the beginning of the WW I. as well as WW II.c:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\gczr372g\mm900219099[1].gif

The USAc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\3sj4p38t\mc900239969[1].wmf

joined the Alliesc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\fgvzjf64\mc900349411[1].wmf

in 1917 as well as in 1941.c:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\gczr372g\mm900219099[1].gif

The Jazz Agec:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\3sj4p38t\mc900239969[1].wmf

was also calledc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\fgvzjf64\mc900349411[1].wmf

Roaring Twenties.c:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\gczr372g\mm900219099[1].gif

Prohibition of alcoholc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\3sj4p38t\mc900239969[1].wmf

led to the growth of organized crime

in the 1920s.c:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\gczr372g\mm900219099[1].gif

The Great Depressionc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\3sj4p38t\mc900239969[1].wmf

brought enormous unemployment and migrationc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\fgvzjf64\mc900349411[1].wmf

at the beginning of 1930s.c:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\gczr372g\mm900219099[1].gif

The New Dealc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\3sj4p38t\mc900239969[1].wmf

was a complex of social and economic programmes to help the economy recoverc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\fgvzjf64\mc900349411[1].wmf

and started in 1933.c:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\gczr372g\mm900219099[1].gif

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Franklin Delano Rooseveltc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\3sj4p38t\mc900239969[1].wmf

was elected American President four timesc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\fgvzjf64\mc900349411[1].wmf

in the 1930s and in 1944.c:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\gczr372g\mm900219099[1].gif

The USAc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\3sj4p38t\mc900239969[1].wmf

were attacked by the Japanese army in Pearl Harbourc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\fgvzjf64\mc900349411[1].wmf

in 1941.c:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\gczr372g\mm900219099[1].gif

Along with the European frontc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\3sj4p38t\mc900239969[1].wmf

there was also a front in the Pacificc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\fgvzjf64\mc900349411[1].wmf

in the WW II.c:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\gczr372g\mm900219099[1].gif

The USAc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\3sj4p38t\mc900239969[1].wmf

dropped two atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki c:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\fgvzjf64\mc900349411[1].wmf

in August 1945.c:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\gczr372g\mm900219099[1].gif

There was c:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\3sj4p38t\mc900239969[1].wmf

a big economic prosperity in the USAc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\fgvzjf64\mc900349411[1].wmf

in the 1950s.c:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\gczr372g\mm900219099[1].gif

The Vietnam Warc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\3sj4p38t\mc900239969[1].wmf

was a long lasting military conflict, which traumatized the American societyc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\fgvzjf64\mc900349411[1].wmf

from 1961 to 1973c:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\gczr372g\mm900219099[1].gif

The war with terrorism c:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\3sj4p38t\mc900239969[1].wmf

was declared by President G W. Bushc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\fgvzjf64\mc900349411[1].wmf

after the attacksc:\users\evicka\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\gczr372g\mm900219099[1].gif

on 9/11/2001




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