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Title: BELLWORK: Wars in the 20th Century


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BELLWORK Wars in the 20th Century
  1. How did the nature of warfare change during the
    20th century? What led to these changes?
  2. In 7 words or less, describe Total War.
  3. What is a Limited War? Examples?
  4. List three reasons why Guerilla Warfare became
    common in the 20th century.
  5. How are causes/effects of wars categorized?
  6. THINKER How will the start of WWII impact the
    Great Depression in the Americas?

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Intro to 20th Century Warfare
  • Units 5-7 focus on IB HOA Topic 1 Causes,
    Practices, and Effects of War, Topic 5 The Cold
    War Prescribed Subject 1 Communism in Crisis
  • Major themes include
  • Different types of 20th century warfare (civil,
    guerilla, limited, total)
  • Origins and causes of war (long-term, short-term,
    S.P.E.R.M)
  • Nature of 20th century wars (technological
    advances, tactics, strategies, home front,
    resistance)
  • Effects and results of war (Peace settlements,
    attempts at collective security, territory
    changes, post-war problems, S.P.E.R.M.)
  • These units use a case study approach and
    examines the above themes for WWII, Algerian War,
    Falklands War, Chinese Civil War, Gulf War, and
    Korean War

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Timeline
  • The IB topic of 20th century warfare will be
    broken into three major sections
  • Today December 18th The Failure of Collective
    Security and WWII (Unit 5)
  • January February Case studies of 20th century
    warfare limited vs. civil vs. guerilla (Unit 6)
  • March May Cold War and Communism in Crisis
    (Papers 1 2 Unit 7)
  • We will be using handouts from the IB textbook
    20th Century Warfare

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Collective Security Post-WWI
  • For homework, you will look at the failure of
    collective security in preventing the outbreak of
    war, along with the impact of the Great
    Depression in Europe in the 1930s.
  • As you read, take notes on
  • How the League worked (decisions made, settlement
    of disputes)
  • Problems for the League of Nations in the 1920s
  • Successes/Failures of the League in the 1920s
  • STOP reading at Ruhr Crisis, we will pick up
    there next class!
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