• The Cuban Missile Crisis

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      *  Please read the article below. Click on each image within
         the article to find the answers to the questions below:
     
    When was  the Cuban Missile Crisis?
     Who were the government leaders involved in the situation? 
     What events led up to the missile crisis? 
     How is our foreign policy today similar to that of the Kennedy policy?
     
     
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  • The Seven Phases of the Cold War

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      *  Please list and describe the seven phases of the Cold War.
      
     
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  • Kennedy's Foreign Policy

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      *  Please read the article below, about Kennedy's Foreign Policy 
         and then answer these questions:
      
    Who is Ngo Dinh Diem?
    What was the purpose of the Bay of Pigs?
    What occurred and were we successful in our efforts?
    Who was Khrushchev?
    What was significant about Berlin?
      
     
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  • The Timeline of the Genocide in Rwanda

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      *  Please copy the timeline of the genocide of Rwanda.
      
    Using your knowledge of world events, please fill in the
    timeline with the dates of World War I, World War II,
    and the Vietnam and the Korean War. 
      
      *  Please ask one of your parents, teachers or neighbors 
    (or any adult over the age of 30) to describe how they
    heard about the genocide in Rwanda in 1994.
     
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  • Contributing Causes of the Genocide in Rwanda

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      *  Please read the article below and answer the following questions:
     
     
     
    - How did the newspapers contribute to the genocide in Rwanda?
    - What does inyenzi mean? How did this work contribute to the genocide? 
    - Who are the RPF, and what role did they play in the genocide? 
    - Why do you think the world failed to uphold the UN resolution that
        genocide would not happen again? 
      
    ** EXTRA CREDIT: ILLUSTRATE AN IMAGE TO GO ALONG WITH THIS TOPIC 
     
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  • The Genocide in Rwanda

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      *  In 1994, a genocide took place that killed 800,000+ Rwandans over the course
          of over 100 days. 
    Please read the following article and answer the questions:
     
      ~  Who are the Tutsis and Hutus?
     
      ~ What event sparked the genocide of Rwanda? 
      
     Define these terms:
     
      -  propaganda 
      -  extremists 
      -  moderates
      -  ethnicity
      -  retribution
      -  genocide
     
      *  After reading about the ethnic conflict between the Tutsis and Hutus, please
          give an example of a similar situation that has happened in either Turkey,
          Cambodia, or Bosnia.
     
     
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  • APE MAN

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  • Important US History Dates for the TAKS test!

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