How did World War I bring about the Great Depression?
What were the responses of the United States, Germany, and the Soviet Union to the Global Depression?
How did the aftermath of World War I contribute to World War II?
What were the causes and effects of World War II?
What were the causes and effects of new technologies in World War II?
What were the roles of the major leaders of World War II?
TEKS for Unit 15
11A- summarize the international, political, and economic causes of the global depression
11B- explain the responses of governments in the United States, Germany, and the Soviet Union to the global depression
12A- describe the emergence and characteristics of totalitarianism
12B- explain the roles of various world leaders, including Benito Mussolini, Adolf Hitler, Hideki Tojo, Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill, prior to and during World War II
12C- explain the major causes and events of World War II, including the German invasions of Poland and the Soviet Union, the Holocaust, Japanese imperialism, the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Normandy landings, and the dropping of the atomic bombs
18D-identify the historical origins and characteristics of fascism
20D-explain the significance of the League of Nations and the United Nations
22C-identify examples of politically motivated mass murders in..., the Soviet Union
22D-identify examples of genocide, including the Holocaust
28C- explain the effects of major new military technologies on...World War II, and the Cold War