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    US HISTORY II, COURSE OF STUDY

    1st MARKING PERIOD 
     
     World War One
       A. Causes
       B. US Involvement
       C. Imperfect Peace- Treaty of Versailles
    II. The Roaring Twenties
       A. Boom and Bust
       B. Harlem Renaissance
       C. Red Scare and Civil Liberties
    III. Review and Final Exams

    Great Depression and New Deal

     - Causes of the Great Depression
     - Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Hundred Days
     - The New Deal 
     
    World War II
     
     -Totalitarianism
     -The War in Europe
     -The War in the Pacific
     -The Atom Bomb
     
    SECOND MARKING PERIOD
     
     Cold War, 1945-1970
     
     -The Marshall Plan
     -NATO and the Warsaw Pact
     -Cuban Missile Crisis
     -Vietnam
     
    The Turbulent Sixties
     
     - Civil Rights Movement
     - Student Protests and Vietnam
     
    THIRD MARKING PERIOD
     
    The Turbulent Sixties (con't)
     -Popular Culture
     -the Space Race
     
    Domestic Issues in Contemporary America
     -Watergate
     -Women's Rights
     
    FOURTH MARKING PERIOD
     
    Foreign Policy Issues
     -Oil
     -Terrorism
     -First and Second Gulf Wars
     -The Environment
     
    Review and Exams