Chapter 13: 1945-1960 Inquiry Organizer
|📝||Inquiry Organizer||Summary of chapter objectives and resources|
|📖||Chapter Introductory Essay||In-depth overview of significant events in the time period|
|🔎||Narratives||Shorter essays on a dramatic story or individual|
|📝||Decision Points||Narratives that describe a pivotal decision in history|
|💬||Point-Counterpoints||Differing sides of an argument presented by scholars or historical figures|
|✒️||Primary Sources||Firsthand accounts from the time period|
|📝||Lessons||Instructions and handouts to engage students in the classroom|
|✏️||Unit Essay Activity||Culminating essay based on AP LEQs to assess chapter objectives|
|Unit 7: Chapter 13 (1945-1960)|
|Compelling Question: How did anti-communist foreign policy, the liberal welfare state, and American cultural values shape the postwar world from 1945 to 1960?|
|Supporting Question 1: What were the causes and effects of the Cold War and U.S. internationalist foreign policy?||Resources:
|Supporting Question 2: How did the civil rights movement gain momentum after World War II?||Resources:
|Supporting Question 3: What were the economic, demographic, technological, cultural, and social changes taking place in the postwar United States?||Resources:
|Unit 7 Essay Activity:
How did anti-communist foreign policy, the liberal welfare state, and American cultural values shape the postwar world from 1945 to 1960?
Option A: Explain the causes and effects of the Red Scare after World War II.
Through this inquiry, students will evaluate primary and secondary sources to explain the causes and effects of the Red Scare after World War II. Ultimately, students will use the primary and secondary sources in this chapter to practice constructing an essay, in AP Long Essay Question format, demonstrating their skills in explaining historical causation. Students should be evaluated using the AP Rubric. Assess students’ progress in understanding the compelling question for this chapter by assigning the Unit 7 Essay Activity.
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