Materials for World War II Infographic

In order to complete your infographic on World War II, you will need to identify and explain (through words, symbols, graphs, charts, or images) the following:

  • Long-Term and Short-Term Causes of the War (GLOBAL)
  • Major Events of the War (GLOBAL)
  • Long-Term and Short-Term Consequences of the War (GLOBAL)

Your infographic should SPECIFICALLY mention the following concepts, events, and movements:

  • The Mukden Incident
  • “Rape of Nanking”
  • Fascism
  • Militarism
  • Appeasement
  • Lebensraum
  • Blitzkrieg
  • Battle of Britain
  • “Island Hopping”
  • Final Solution
  • D-Day
  • Manhattan Project
  • Holocaust (Shoah)
  • Atlantic Charter
  • Pact of Steel
  • Stalingrad

You will need to review the material on the following PowerPoints in order to complete this assignment:

Start of World War II and World War II

You should also use your textbooks to help you find information on these subjects:

  • World Civilizations (Stearns) — pgs. 706 to 729
  • The World History (Spodek) — pgs. 608 to 622
  • Essential Coursebook (Woods)– pgs. 492 to 497
  • Atlas of World History— pgs. 112 – 155



Classwork: China, Imperialism, and Opium!

As I  know we’ve been doing a lot of lecture recently, I’m going to ask you guys to do some information gathering (in order to save both my voice and your sanity).  Please use your textbooks, notes, and the following PowerPoint to help you complete the Imperialism in East Asia Cause and Effect Chart analyzing the effects of Western imperialism in China from 1750 to 1900 CE:

Imperialism, Opium, and China

You will find information on East Asian imperialism in the following texts in the back of the classroom:

  • An Essential Coursebook (Woods), pgs. 411 – 416
  • The World’s History (Spodek), pgs. 544 – 549
  • World Civilizations (Stearns), pgs. 604 – 612
  • Atlas of World History, pgs. 104 – 107

You will have the first half hour of class tomorrow to complete this assignment, so you do NOT need to finish this assignment for homework.