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SSWH18:

The student will demonstrate an understanding of the global political, economic, and social impact of World War II.

​a.

Describe the major conflicts and outcomes; include Pearl Harbor, El-Alamein, Stalingrad, D-Day, Guadalcanal, the Philippines, and the end of the war in Europe and Asia.

​b.

Identify Nazi ideology, policies, and consequences that led to the Holocaust.

​c.

Explain the military and diplomatic negotiations between the leaders of Great Britain (Churchill), the Soviet Union (Stalin), and the United States (Roosevelt/Truman) from Teheran to Yalta and Potsdam and the impact on the nations of Eastern Europe.

​d.

Explain allied Post-World War II policies; include formation of the United Nations, the Marshall Plan for Europe, and MacArthur’s plan for Japan.

Recommended Viewing:

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Hitler's Hidden Holocaust - National Geographic Channel

Rarely seen images and evidence tell the story of when specialized units known as Einsatzgruppen terrified millions.

Nazi Megaweapons Series 1

Nazi Megaweapons Series 2

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