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The Cold War: Lesson 6 'Why did the US army lose to the Vietcong?'

The Cold War: Lesson 6 'Why did the US army lose to the Vietcong?'

This lesson looks at the key factors that enabled the Vietcong to succeed against the US army. Students work through a range of activities, such as categorising and prioritising evidence through a card sort, before creating a newspaper article that outlines the reasons for the USA's withdrawal from Vietnam. Differentiated resources and literacy support included as well as clear step by step instructions.
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History of Race Riots in the United States - Document Based Question

History of Race Riots in the United States - Document Based Question

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In other words, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Document A- November 1898- Wilmington, North Carolina Document B- Sept 22-24, 1906 Atlanta Georgia Document C- 1917 East St. Louis Document D- 1919 The Red Summer (Chicago) Document E- 1921: Tulsa, Oklahoma Document F: Detroit, Michigan 1943 Document G: 1964 Harlem New York (NYC) Race Riot Document H: 1965- Los Angeles, Watts Riot Document I: 1967 Newark, New Jersey Document J: 1968 Baltimore, MD/ Chicago 1968 (King Assassination Riots) Document K: 1991 Crown Heights, New York Document L: 1992, Los Angeles, CA (Rodney King Riots) Document M: 2014 Ferguson, Missouri (Michael Brown) Document N: 2015 Baltimore, MD
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Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1906 Atlanta Georgia

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1906 Atlanta Georgia

Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In otherwords, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Background Who is President. What was his role? What National Event is occurring / occurred Description of City Causes Who is targeted Why? Key People and their Role What Sparked the riot? What group did the harm? Explain Riot Specifics Describe the Riot in details Role of Police? Role of Federal Government? Including President How many people were killed? By Whom? Why? Aftermath Restoration of order? How did the city gain control? What effect has this had on society?
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Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1992 Rodney King, LA Riots

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1992 Rodney King, LA Riots

Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In otherwords, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Background Who is President. What was his role? What National Event is occurring / occurred Description of City Causes Who is targeted Why? Key People and their Role What Sparked the riot? What group did the harm? Explain Riot Specifics Describe the Riot in details Role of Police? Role of Federal Government? Including President How many people were killed? By Whom? Why? Aftermath Restoration of order? How did the city gain control? What effect has this had on society?
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Since Kaepernick’s Kneeling:  In Response to Kaepernick- Protests in Sports Document Based Question

Since Kaepernick’s Kneeling: In Response to Kaepernick- Protests in Sports Document Based Question

Document # 1Aug. 12, 2017 - Marshawn Lynch kneels after coming out of retirement Document # 2 Aug. 13, 2017 - Michael Bennett remains seated during the national anthem Document # 3 Aug. 14 and Aug. 20 — Kaepernick goes unnoticed while sitting during the anthem Document # 4 Aug. 26 — Kaepernick gains attention for his protest Document # 5 Aug. 28 — Kaepernick expands on his reasoning for the protest Document 6: Former Texas Longhorn Nate Boyer weighs in on Colin Kaepernick controversy Document 7: Sept. 1 — Jeremy Lane of the Seattle Seahawks sits during the national anthem Document 8 Sept. 4 — Megan Rapinoe kneels during the national anthem in support of Colin Kaepernick Document 9 Sept. 9 — Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall takes a knee during the national anthem at the NFL regular season opener Document 10 Sept. 11 — Seahawks, Dolphins, Chiefs and Patriots players demonstrate during nation anthem Document 11: Twitter Ads info and privacy Prior to Sunday Night Football, Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett and safety Devin McCourty also raised their fists after the national anthem. Document 12: Sept. 12 — Eric Reid kneels alongside Colin Kaepernick. 49ers teammates and Rams players raise their fists Document 13: The 49ers players were joined by their opponents. Rams defensive end Robert Quinn (No. 94) and wide receiver Kenny Britt (No. 18) also stood with their fists in the air Document 14: Sept. 16 — All of Garfield High School's football players and coaches kneel during the national anthem Document 15: Sept. 16 — Twelve high school football players in Sacramento take a knee during the national anthem Document 16: Sept. 17 — Howard University cheerleaders kneel during the national anthem Document 17: Sept. 18 — More 49ers join Kaepernick, Dolphins continue protest Document 18: Sept. 19 — Four Eagles raise their fists during the anthem Document 19: Sept. 20 — Honor Band kneels while playing the national anthem before A's game Document 20: Sept. 20 — Marshawn Lynch expresses support for Colin Kaepernick Document 21: President Trump called on NFL owners to fire players who kneel during the national anthem, during a speech in Alabama Sept. 22. Document 22: Sept. 21 — Iman Shumpert announces he will raise money for families impacted by police fatalities Document 23:Sept. 21 — Entire Indiana Fever team and two Phoenix Mercury players kneel during the national anthem Document 24: Sept. 22 — Colin Kaepernick is featured on the cover of Time magazine Document 25: Donald Trump says Warriors not welcome at White House- Sept 24, 2017 Document 26: Sept. 22 — Houston's Duane Brown raises a fist while standing during the national anthem - goes up to 32 documents
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