Top Ten Villains Out Paper
The top ten list of villains comprised King George III (number one villain), John Wilkes
Booth, Benedict Arnold, John Calhoun, Aaron Burr, Roger Taney, Boss Tweed, Santa
Anna, Valeriano Butcher Weyler, and Sir Edmund Andros (num
In the class lesson on Roosevelt, students learned both of him and his role in history.
The historic site correlates to the class lesson on Roosevelt and imperialism.
I would recommend students visit the site in order to gain a more visual understanding o
A. Retaliate for Pearl Harbor
-Iwo Jima, Okinawa
-Hiroshima, Nagasaki- A bomb
victory in the pacific
B. Get Hitler (Atlantic Charter)
-condemned Hilter's evil acts from beginning
-Allies w/ Operation Torch, Avalanche, and Overlord (D-Day) weaken Axis pow
This led to the nullification crisis of 1832. Furthermore, in1832, Calhoun resigned the
vice presidency to become a senator, just because he believed he could serve the
interests of his state and the South better in the Senate. Calhoun fought for states r
John C Calhoun is best known for his ferocious support of southern rights.
Born on March 18, 1782 in South Carolina, he grew up to follow his father, Patrick
Calhoun, in politics.
Calhoun held numerous positions during his political career, including chai
Commitment to contain communism led to intervention in Europe, Asia, and Latin
Though Great Society didnt work, LBJ took important steps to help USA, especially
Foreign: stepped up Vietnam war (Operation
Edison Memorial Tower
The Edison Memorial Tower is a memorial commemorating Thomas Edison.
It is located in Menlo Park (where the Menlo Park laboratory used to be) in Edison, New
Built in 1937, this historical tower is 131 feet tall.
It was built
Brown vs. Board of Ed.
More African Americans in high positions Robert Weaver
Race Relations & Role of Women
Race Relations: (civil rights stuff - see #8)
Role of Women shifted away from housewife & more freedom
During the question and answer period, some classmates suggested some Confederate
military leaders and Talleyrand.
It is true that leaders such as Stonewall Jackson, Robert Lee, and William Tecumseh
Sherman, but we are still hesitant to add those people i
1. Asia 1945 to 1975 successful b/c prevented growth of communism
Korea 1950 to 1953 communism contained w/ status quo
Vietnam 1954 1975, S. Vietnam prevented from becoming communist (became
communist in 1975)
CIA used 1953 Philippines
Nixon 1972 went to
One reason why World War II is so highly esteemed is because it dispels many
long-standing myths about the war.
For example, after reading this book, I realized many of the things I thought I knew
about the war were wrong.
One instance of this is that I t
In the aftermath of World War I, Germany had to pay reparations for damage done to
One example of this is that the Great Powers demanded that Germany take the blame of
the war (which she did not start).
This injustice incensed the German
Their estimates would be slightly off- the entire Western Front was worth a shockingly
low 16.5 million man-months.
In fact, most of the action by the West was strategic bombing by airplane over Axis
However, to be fair, the West did draw
One thing history books always mention is something along the lines of the U.S military
industry simply produced more war goods than the Germans could handle and so won the
This certainly helps to put the economic costs of Germanys defeat in a simple
In 1228, the Sixth Crusade occurred, and Emperor Frederick II managed to obtain
Jerusalem for ten years through negotiation.
During the Seventh Crusade, Louis IX organized attack.
Louis attacked Egypt, and started winning against Egyptian forces.
The most frequent type of battles were sieges.
Castles and fortresses were built so that they could be easily defended when their
However, many times, the invading army just had to place a blockade on their enemys
fort, and wait until the
I. Objective view
Constantly criticized Western govts and the soviet union just as much as Nazi
Very surprising- most of the battles took place in the Soviet Union
Most of the western war effort was strategic bombing
Astonished by acts by the soviet union
It was a common scenario for an English knight to be defending a fortress against the
French during the Middle Ages in Europe.
There goes another tower and about a thousand lives you think as the French blow up part
of your lords castle with cannonballs.
A French peasant girl, Joan of Arc managed to convince the French to allow her to help
lift a siege by the English on the city of Orleans.
After this, the French army was inspired, and they continued the war with more effort.
By 1453, the French drove out
Even today Europe goes through an almost unprecedented era of harmony.
By contrasting the endgame strategies after the two World Wars, Davies shows that
cooperation among countries is the best way to keep wars from occurring.
As every historian knows, cha