Students will evaluate how the Great Depression, New Deal policies and World War II transformed America socially and politically at home (e.g., stock market crash, relief, recovery, reform initiatives, increased role of government in business, influx of women into the workforce, rationing) and reshaped its role in world affairs (e.g., emergence of the U.S. as an economic and political superpower).
I can analyze the military strategies the United States & its allies pursued during World War II.
- Background Question: What event prompted the United States to enter World War II in 1941?
- Video: The Story of Us - World War II
- Reflection Question: How did World War II change American society?