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Wwii-1.mp4
WWII.mov

Creator:

Baxley, Skylar, and Zachary


School/Organization:

Morgan County, Eva School

Overview:

This podcast gives an overview of events and leaders during World War II using pictures and video from the National archive and archive.org. It includes the speech that President Roosevelt gave the day after Pearl Harbor.


Length: 05:04

Content Areas: Social Studies

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

SS2010 (6) United States Studies: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
6. Identify causes and consequences of World War II and reasons for the United States' entry into the war.
  • Locating on a map Allied countries and Axis Powers
  • Locating on a map key engagements of World War II, including Pearl Harbor; the battles of Normandy, Stalingrad, and Midway; and the Battle of the Bulge
  • Identifying key figures of World War II, including Franklin D. Roosevelt, Sir Winston Churchill, Harry S. Truman, Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Michinomiya Hirohito, and Hideki Tōjō
  • Describing the development of and the decision to use the atomic bomb
  • Describing human costs associated with World War II
  • Examples: the Holocaust, civilian and military casualties
  • Explaining the importance of the surrender of the Axis Powers ending World War II
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