HISTORY 12

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UNIT 1: The World of 1914-1919

- Notes: What is Power / WW1 /
- VIDEO: End of the War and Treaty of Versailles
- Notes: Definition of Marxism
- VIDEO: The Russian Revolution
- Perspectives on Versailles (Extra Copy)
- Russian Revolution Timeline - Details / Instructions
- Russian Revolution - Text for Timeline (cut/paste)
- Russian Timeline - Rubric for Marking

Alternate Topic: Philosophy and Worldview

INSTRUCTIONS | PDF VERSION

Book Excerpt: The Communist Manifesto (PDF)
Book Excerpt: The Prince (PDF)






UNIT 2: Promise and Collapse 1919-1933

- Notes: Totalitarian States
- VIDEO: The Rise of Nazism (Part One)
- VIDEO: The Rise of Nazism (Part Two)
- Notes: The USA up to 1941
- Children's Book Financial Crisis Assignment - Details

Alternate Topic: American Public Information and "Control"

INSTRUCTIONS | PDF VERSION

Video/Audio: FDR's Fireside Chats
- The Banking Crisis
- The War with Japan and Germany
- The Social Security Act
- Farmers and Labourers in times of Famine/Drought

- Court "Packing" of the Supreme Court


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Alternate Topic: German Propaganda

INSTRUCTIONS | PDF VERSION

Signal: Hitler's Wartime Magazine (PDF)

 

 






UNIT 3: Turmoil and Tragedy 1933-1945

- Notes: The Spanish Civil War
- Notes: Causes of War in the Pacific
- VIDEO: The Rape of Nanking
- Webquest: Appeasement
- Webquest: The Holocaust
- VIDEO: Downfall (Part One)
- VIDEO: Downfall (Part Two)
- VIDEO: Attack on Pearl Harbor
- Notes: Technology and Conferences of WW2
- Pearl Harbor: Mini Webquest sheet
- Test 3 - Review Sheet

- Cell WW2 Unit - Key Videos / Reading:

Africa | Battle of Britain | Cartoons | DDay
Kamikaze | Battle of Kursk | German Blitzkrieg

SOLDAT sections (Word Doc / Adobe PDF)

Alternate Topic: The Spanish Civil War in Film

INSTRUCTIONS | PDF VERSION

VIDEO: There Be Dragons (1:40:43)


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Alternate Topic: British Special Forces in the Gulf War

INSTRUCTIONS | PDF VERSION

Digital Book: Bravo Two Zero (EPub | PDF | Kindle .Mobi)
(Some language and accounts of torture)

 

 






UNIT 4: The Cold War 1945-1963

- Notes: The Cold War Begins
- Notes: The New Nationalism and Imperialsm
- Notes: USA and Russian Responses to the Cold War
- Notes: Context to Korea and beyond
- VIDEO: The Korean War
- VIDEO: Inside North Korea Today: Vice Tour
- Notes: Soviet Peace?
- Notes: Cuban Missile Crisis
- VIDEO: The Cuban Missile Crisis | Film Notes Only (PDF)
- MAP: The World of the Cold War - Alliances
- VIDEO: Berlin Wall Escapes
- Review guide for unit test

Alternate Topic: Rwanda and the Failure of the West

INSTRUCTIONS | PDF VERSION

Video: Rwanda Genocide (56:00)
(Some language and graphic imagery)


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Alternate Topic: North Korean Defectors and the Prison State

INSTRUCTIONS | PDF VERSION

Video: Kimjongilia: The Flower of Kim Jong Il (1:10:00)






UNIT 5: Progress and Uncertainty (Part 1) 1963-1991

- Notes: Vietnam
- Vietnam Template
- Notes: Indochina, Cambodia, Israel
- VIDEO: Cambodia (Part One)
- VIDEO: Cambodia (Part Two)
- VIDEO: Ghandi and India's Freedom | Film Notes Only
- NOTES: Israel and the 1948 War
- WEBQUEST: The Six-Day War
- VIDEO: The Yom Kippur War
- Digital Mindmap - 1948 Israeli War
- Digital Mindmap - 1967 Israeli War
- Digital Mindmap - 1973 Israeli War

Units 5 and 6 are not tested during the term, but feature more heavily in the final exam. As such, there are no alternates for these two units.





UNIT 6: Progress and Uncertainty (Part 2) 1963-1991

- Notes: Iranian Revolution / War | Soviets in Afghanistan
- Notes: The Collapse of the USSR
- VIDEO: The Gulf War | Film Notes Only
- Gulf War - Marking Sheet

 




FINAL EXAM

- Final exam review sheet

 

 

 

 
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