Mr. Lodge World History Class 3/31/2009
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  • 1. March 31, 2009 Mexico is suffering through a serious outbreak of drug related violence. Much of it centers around marijuana. Some in Mexico say it is time to consider making marijuana legal as a way to cut the violence. Is this a reasonable alternative?
  • 2. Women’s history Month
    • Grace Hopper
    • December 9, 1906 – January 1, 1992
    • Admiral in the US Navy
    • Pioneer in computers
    • Develop a system of automatically translating computer languages
  • 3. Women’s History Month
    • Amelia Earhart
    • July 24, 1897 – missing July 2, 1937
    • First woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
    • The first woman to fly solo across the North American continent
  • 4. Interview
    • 20 – 25 questions
    • That ought to take up 2 pages
    • Due when we return from break
    • You may turn in a cassette
    • Extra credit if you submit a picture of your person
  • 5. Women’s History Month
    • Poster or paper
    • 2 page paper
    • Poster needs at least 3 pictures, no more than 5
    • It needs 5 to 7 facts
    • Pictures and facts must total 10
  • 6. Nationalism
    • Cultural unity
    • National symbols
    • National holidays
    • Ethnic unity
    • USA - USA - USA
    • “ We are number one!”
  • 7. China
    • Had been humiliated by the west for years
    • So, who needs an Emperor?
    • The Kuomintang overthrew the Emperor in 1911
  • 8. Nationalists V Communists
    • They fight it out for control of China
    • Jiang Jieshi leads the Nationalists
    • Mao Zedong leads the Communists
    • The Nationalists take an early lead
  • 9. Mao Zedong
    • Leader of the Communists
    • 26 December 1893 – 9 September 1976
    • Known as a great political thinker and strategist
    • We will hear more about him later
  • 10. The Long March
    • The retreat of the Communist forces
    • Legendary in China
    • Mao was the leader during the march
    • At this time the Communists were losing
  • 11. Japan invades China
    • 1937
    • Japan wants to dominate Asia
    • Mao and Jiang join forces
    • The US sides with China
    • Reason? Missionaries
  • 12. Class work
    • Is Mao Zedong a Hero or a Villain? Worksheet
    • Skillbuilder p. 885