Activity #3: The U.S. Declaration of War against Germany, April 1917
Directions: in this exercise, you will read the following primary sources, then write a two paragraph essay answering this
question: Was Wilsons policy of neutrality impossible to mainta
Activity #1: The Difficulty of American Neutrality
Directions: Listen carefully as the following document is read aloud. Then answer the questions that follow the source.
Excerpts from President Wilson's Declaration of Neutrality (August 19, 1914):
The Debate in the United States over the League of Nations
Democratic presidential candidate James M. Cox. The supreme issue of the century is before us.The League of
Nations is in operation. I am in favor of going in.
Prevention of War
Isolation and Neutrality in the 1930s First Day on the Job
The time is late September 1939. In June you graduated from Harvey Mudd College, where you received a Ph.D. in
Political Science. Your father, a wealthy executive with McDonnell-Douglass (airplane
Foreign Policy in the 1920s
For several decades our history books have taught us that the United States evaded its responsibilities after World War I.
As evidence, authors stress that our repeated failures to join the League of nations and our consequent
This collection of resources will help cover the content for
The New Deal.
Directions: As you work your way through this Blendspace activity, answer the following
questions. Practice writing out answers as complex sentences in order to keep your LEQ skill
AP Writing Guide Periodization
Write the answers to the following in COMPLETE sentences.
Evaluate whether something was a turning point or a major marking period in history, noting what things were
like before and after that period. X = co
Activity #2: On the Brink of War, January-March, 1917
Directions: in this exercise, your group will create a political cartoon responding to two war-related crises from early 1917. The purpose of your cartoon is to
indicate whether or not the United State
The Great Depression: A Photographic Lesson
Directions: Step 1
1. Go to http:/www.calisphere.universityofcalifornia.edu/themed_collections/subtopic4a.html.
2. Read the Overview provided.
3. Open and analyze the pictures provided.
4. Answer the questions b