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Welcome to my web page. I will be providing documents, links, and information for students in my classes on this page. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

The best way to contact me is via email at londonderry.org  My user name is bmarzik.

If you prefer, you can also call me at (603)432-6941 extension 2827 to leave me a voicemail.                                  

 

 My schedule for the 2013- 2014 academic year:

A:  (7:20 -8:05)

B: Civics, Room 621 (8:10 - 8:55)

C: World History, Room 621 (9:00 - 9:48)

D: World History, Room 621 (9:53 - 10:38)

E: (10:43 - 11:28)

F:  World History, Room 621 (11:33 - 12:18)

G: Cafeteria Duty (12:23 - 1:08)

H: World History, Room 621 (1:13 - 1:58)

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WORLD HISTORYSTUDENTS: Please sign on to the World History online textbook (use link) with access code

5573872DFAA064EA5B3C

 

World History online textbook: https://www.pearsonsuccessnet.com

 

X2 Codes: These are the X2 codes that will be used for my classes this year.

AB – Absent, counts as a zero

EX – Excused from the assignment, counts as no score

MI – Missing assignment, counts as zero

BG – Being graded, counts as no score

OP – Optional, counts as no score

PASS – Student has passed the competency assessment

FAIL – Student has failed the competency assessment

ANC – Assigned, but not collected / corrected

Students in these classes should be prepared for class with the following supplies:

  • Three-ring binder or folder and spiral notebook for class handouts and notes
  • Assignment notebook
  • Paper, pens, pencils, highlighter

ALL: China reading and Vocabulary due June 12

F PERIOD

DUE: June 4 - MidEast Vocabulary Sheet

June 6 -- Middle East Team Test

C, D, and H Periods:

DUE June 3 - Ch 20, Section 3 Vocabulary, Column 1

Due June 6 -- MidEast Vocabulary Sheet

Tuesday, June 10 --- Team Test: Middle East

May 27 - 30, 2014:

DUE MAY 27th:

Periods C and D: Assignment due May 27 : Skim Chapter 18 and define these terms completely.

Definitions for Chapter 18: Containment, Détente, Anti-ballistic missiles (ABMs), Nikita Khrushchev, Fidel Castro, 38th Parallel, Ho Chi Minh, Mikhail Gorbachev, Perestroika, Glasnost

Period H: Assignment due May 27: Chapter 17, Section 5 - Vocabulary / Define completely

Due MAY 28th: 

Period H: Skim Chapter 18 and define these terms completely.

Definitions for Chapter 18: Containment, Détente, Anti-ballistic missiles (ABMs), Nikita Khrushchev, Fidel Castro, 38th Parallel, Ho Chi Minh, Mikhail Gorbachev, Perestroika, Glasnost

Periods C & D: Read " The End of the Cold War" reading.

Period F: Chapter 20.3 - Read and define the terms on Page 692. Prepare for Map Quiz Thursday.

MAY 29th:

Periods C & D: Cold War Quiz and Make-up Competency

Period F: Israel and MidEast Map Quiz

May 30:

Period H: Cold War Quiz and Make-up Competency

 

 

 


JUNE 11: Quiz, Legislative Branch

                Use class notes, handouts, and the review sheet handed out in class no Monday

No Current Events June 13

June 6 -- Current Events

June 4, 5, or 6: Original Bill (See format on Documents tab)

MAY 12 to 16: NECAPs on Monday & Wednesday: no B period;

No Current Events

Map Quiz Make-ups by Friday, 5/6

MAY 5 to 9:

            Current Events (Option 3, News article) due Friday, May 9

            In Class: Judicial Review, Constitutional Court Cases, and Amendments 11 through 27 : M, T, W

            THURSDAY, MAY 8: Constitution Competency

 

APRIL 16 to 25

         iCivics reading questions - Finish for April 17

         Current Events for this week: Postponed to April 21 (Due Monday at Midnght!)

         Constitution Principles Poster - begin in class on April 17, due April 24

         MAP of NEW HAMPSHIRE Quiz -- April 24th

Week of April 7 to 11:

             Due April 8: Community Profiles (Chart and essay) assignment

             Due April 10: NH Constitution Papers

             Due  April 11: Weekly Current Events Option 1 or 2

                                  (Names in the News Topics: Autism, Weather, Sports, Geography, Children)

Week of March 31 to April 4

             Due April 1: Finish Futures Wheel assignment started in class

             Due April 3 (or earlier): Town Website web quest and research on Woodmont

             No Current Events this week. Quarter ends on April 4. Please file all necessary appeals.

Week of March 24 through 28:

          Please finish your primary documents competency this week.

          Current Events due Friday: Choose from Options 1 and 2

WEEK of MARCH 17 through March 24

             Due Weds, 3/19: Worksheet on Alternatives to Public Education

             Due Fri, 3/ 21: Current Events  CARTOON OPTION ONLY

             MONDAY MARCH 24: SCHOOL DISTRICT UNIT TEST; Primary Documents Competency --Finish by March 24

Week of March 3 through 7:

             Current Events assignment for March 7: Option 1 or Option 2 (Names in the News Topics: Entertainment, Ukraine, Local politics, Economy, Health)

             March 6th: Primary Sources Competency

             March 10: Twenty-First Century Primer and Philosophy of Education Project

             ALL Guest Speaker forms are due the DAY AFTER the visit of our guest speaker. Upcoming Guest Speakers: Mr. Warren and Ms. Sullivan (3-7);

                   Mr. Parent (3-10); and Mr. Dutton (3-12)                         

Week 1 (Due January 31, 2014): you need to choose names in the following categories:

1 name from Londonderry (local)

1 name from New Hampshire (state) government

1 name from the Federal Government

1 free choice (any topic)

1 name from sports

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Civics- Semester 2, 2013 - 2014

Mrs. Marzik

 

Current Events Weekly Assignment
(due on Fridays)

 

Each week you will have a Current Events assignment due. You may choose among three main assignments.

 

1. NAMES IN THE NEWS:  This assignment will consist of five names (people, places or things) which are in the news during the week and their full definitions, including who, what, where, when, why, and how. This assignment must be handwritten and turned in on Friday at the beginning of class. There will be requirements given for the topics each week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Cartoon Interpretation: Find a current editorial cartoon from either a local or a national news source. Complete a form for interpretation of the cartoon, and turn this in with a copy of the cartoon neatly attached to a full-sized (9 x 11 inches) piece of paper. Be sure to follow instructions given in class. (Cagle. com has a large collection of these cartoons. Be sure to choose a recent one --no older than TWO weeks.)

 

3. NEWS STORY ANALYSIS:  From a print source, obtain a news story (not in sports or entertainment). Fill out the current events news story form and a copy of the article neatly attached to a full-sized (9 x 11 inches) piece of paper.

 

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You may choose one of these options each week, unless stated otherwise.
The assignment is due each Friday and is worth 10 points. No late assignments will be accepted unless you are absent on Friday.
This assignment will be accepted ONLY until Midnight on the date it is due (email submission – email a copy to yourself for verification)
The assignment is to be handwritten or emailed to me.


2014 WORLD HISTORY SEMESTER II FINAL EXAM REVIEW

Mrs. St Germain, Mrs. Marzik, Mrs. Mee, Mrs. Wakelin, Mr. Willis

 

NOTE: This is a review sheet of some facts which may be covered on your exam. IT DOES NOT include each and every possible question you will encounter on the exam.

 

IDEAS

  1. How are the ideas of Communism and Fascism different?
  2. What idea revolves around giving into an aggressor in order to keep the peace?
  3. What is the political ideology which believes in racial superiority?
  4. Who wrote about Communist theory in The Communist Manifesto?
  5. What is the belief in no god called?
  6. What was the American policy during the Cold War which was based on keeping Communism from spreading?
  7. What did the Black Hand want?
  8. What is Zionism?
  9. What is the economic system that is based on the public, rather than private individuals, owning the means of production?

 

Location, Location, Location

  1. Name two of the first three locations to witness the use of the atomic bomb.
  2. Where was the Allied invasion on D-Day, 1944?
  3. Where was the conference held in which the Big Three decided to divide Germany among the Allied powers after WW2?
  4. Where did Hitler get permission to take Czechoslovakia? Who else was there?
  5. Where was Franz Ferdinand assassinated?
  6. What city did the Germans “blitz” in 1941?
  7. Which city was walled off from the rest of the world from 1961 to 1989?
  8. What city was divided into four zones of occupation after the Second World War?
  9. What are the two occupied territories which the Palestinians call home?

 

WAR AND WAR MAKING

  1. What types of weapons were used in the bombardments that preceded an “Over the Top” order in World War I?
  2. What was the defense used by the Russians when their nation was invaded by Hitler and by Napoleon?
  3. What battles was the turning point in the WW2 Pacific Theater? In the African Theater? In the European Theater? What is a turning point?
  4. Name three weapons that were used on the Western Front in World War I.
  5. What was the top secret program which aided the United States in developing the A-Bomb?
  6. What is the Palestinian uprising against military occupation called?
  7. Which two nations signed a non-aggression pact in 1939? Why?
  8. What two countries did Mussolini invade before World War II?
  9. Where did Hitler invade prior to the start of World War 2?
  10. Name two specific reasons for the entrance of the United States into World War I.
  11. What two European nations were involved in a serious naval rivalry prior to World War I?
  12. Who was the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe during World War 2?
  13. The invasion of which nation caused Britain and France to declare war in 1914? In 1939?
  14. Who were the Allied Powers in WW1?
  15. What was the period of time after WW2, marked by tense relations between the US and USSR known as?
  16. Which countries participated in NATO?
  17. Which countries were in the Warsaw Pact?
  18. What were three years during which the Arabs and the Israelis waged war on each other?
  19. Why did the USA enter World War I?
  20. Who took control of Russia in the second Russian Revolution in 1917?
  21. What did the Zimmermann Note promise Mexico?
  22. Why did the US get involved in the [Persian] Gulf War in 1991?
  23. What has been the most common reason for US and world interest in the Middle Eastern region of the world?
  24. Who were the Central Powers in WW1?
  25. What are collectives?
  26. Who were the Axis Powers? The Allies in WW2?
  27. What was in the Versailles Treaty that punished Germany?
  28. What was the (von) Schlieffen Plan?
  29. Who are Hamas and Fatah?
  30. What is the Intifada?
  31. What position did the USA take at the beginning of both WW1 and WW2?
  32. What was Lend lease?
  33.  Who did the Chinese Communists fight against to gain control of China?

 

PEACE AND PEACE-MAKING

  1. What was the purpose of the Fourteen Points? Who wrote them?
  2. What is the purpose of the United Nations?
  3. Which Arab leader of which country was the first to achieve lasting peace with Israel?
  4. What did the Congress of Vienna hope to achieve? How?
  5. What happened at Camp David in 1978?
  6. What is the Oslo Peace process?
  7. How did the Munich Conference preserve peace?
  8. What are some reasons for the failure of the League of Nations?
  9. How did the Versailles Treaty deal with Germany?
  10. How is appeasement an effective/ ineffective way to keep peace? Give an example.
  11. Which nations are in the General Assembly?
  12. Which nations are permanent members of the Security Council of the United Nations? What power do these nations have?
  13. Why is the UN more successful than the League of Nations was?
  14. Which Israeli Prime Minister was a co-creator of the Oslo Accords?

 

KINGS AND QUEENS & other Conservatives

  1. Who was the last Russian Czar?
  2. What is conservatism? On what side of the political spectrum is it found?
  3. How many Empires were dismantled by World War 1? Which ones?
  4. What Austrian heir was assassinated at the beginning of WWI?
  5. Where is fascism on the political spectrum? Why?
  6. Who was the dictator of Iraq who invaded Kuwait in 1990 and sparked the Gulf War?
  7. Which Iranian leader established a conservative Islamic government in that nation?
  8. Who were the fascist leaders of Italy, Japan, Germany, and Spain who came to power in the 1920s and 1930s?
  9. Who was the architect of German unification?

10.  What country did Kaiser Wilhelm lead into World War I?

 

REVOLUTIONARIES

  1. Which revolutionary began led the Bolsheviks to victory in Russia?
  2. On which side of the political spectrum is a revolutionary? Why?
  3. The Industrial Revolution began in which industry?
  4. Who are the proletariat?
  5. Who founded the PLO?
  6. Who was the Iranian Prime Minister who nationalized the Iranian oil industry, angering the US, in 1951?
  7. Who was China’s leader from 1949 to 1976?

 

ODDS AND ENDS

  1. Which two European countries became countries in the 19th century?
  2. Which two countries did the Truman Doctrine intend to save from Communism?
  3. Which economic theory appeals to the international working classes?
  4. How are Communism and Fascism as they were practiced in the 20th Century similar to each other?
  5. What series of edicts by the Nazis denied Jews of basic civili rights?
  6. Is totalitarianism left-wing or right-wing? Why?
  7. What kind of economic system is characterized by a central authority, rather than consumers,  making economic decisions?

 

VOCABULARY

  1. What is it called when fighting stops so a treaty can be drawn up?
  2. What is one-sided information designed to convince people to believe a certain way?
  3. What is the final demand, which will result in war if not met?
  4. What is it called when a country adds on to its holdings?
  5. What is a government of church leaders?
  6. What is the government called which has total control of the people’s lives?
  7. What is it called when a leader steps down?
  8. What is an army of civilian soldiers called?
  9. What do we call it when neither side is taken in a war?
  10. What do we call the right to vote?
  11. Who were the Japanese suicide pilots?
  12. What is it called when neither side in a contest can break the deadlock?

 

VOCABULARY

KEY TERMS for UNIT SEVEN: The Nineteenth Century and Prelude to WW I

Capital

Entrepreneur

Cottage Industry

Urbanization

Tenement

Congress of Vienna

 

Utilitarianism

Socialism

Proletariat

Bourgeoisie

Communism

 

Karl Marx

Means of Production

Ideology

Labor Union

Realpolitik

Kaiser

Chancellor

Annex

Reich

Otto von Bismarck

 

 

KEY TERMS for UNIT EIGHT:  World War I and the Russian Revolution              

Entente

Militarism

Alsace and Lorraine

Ultimatum

Mobilize

neutrality

Stalemate

Zeppelin

U-boat

Convoy

Dardanelles

T. E. Lawrence

Total war

Conscription

Contraband

Lusitania

Propaganda

Atrocity

Fourteen Points

Self-determination

armistice

Pandemic

Reparations

Collective security

Mandate

Proletariat

Soviet

Cheka

commissar

 

KEY TERMS for UNIT NINE:  The Rise of Totalitarianism

 

Benito Mussolini

Black Shirts

March on Rome

Totalitarian state

Fascism

Command economy

Collectives

Kulaks

Gulag

Socialist realism

Russification

Atheism

Comintern

Chancellor

Ruhr Valley

Third Reich

Gestapo

Nuremberg Laws

Hirohito

Ultranationalist

Manchuria

 

 

 

 

 

 

KEY TERMS for UNIT TEN: World War II and the Beginnings of the Cold War

Appeasement

Pacifism

Neutrality Acts

Axis powers

Francisco Franco

Anschluss

Sudetenland

Nazi-Soviet Pact

Blitzkrieg

Luftwaffe

Dunkirk

Vichy

General Erwin Rommel

Concentration Camps

Holocaust

Lend-Lease

Rosie the Riveter

Aircraft Carrier

General Dwight Eisenhower

Stalingrad

D-Day

Yalta Conference

V-E Day

Bataan Death March

Gen. Douglas MacArthur

Island-hopping

Kamikaze

Manhattan Project

Hiroshima

Nagasaki

 

 

KEY TERMS for UNIT ELEVEN:  Cold War Topics   

Superpowers

Anti-ballistic missiles

Détente

Fidel Castro

John F. Kennedy

 

Ideology

Nikita Khrushchev

Leonid Brezhnev

containment

 

 

KEY TERMS for UNIT THIRTEEN: New Nations Emerge: The Middle East

Kibbutz

Secular

hejab

Suez Canal

Gamal Abdel Nasser

Anwar Sadat

Mohammad`Mosaddeq

Ruhollah Khomeini

theocracy

 

Occupied territories

Yasir Arafat

Intifada

Yitzhak Rabin

Jerusalem

Militia

Saddam Hussein

No-fly zone

Weapons of mass destruction (WMDs)

insurgent

 

KEY TERMS for UNIT FOURTEEN: New Nations Emerge: CHINA

Mao Zedong

Great Leap Forward

Cultural Revolution

Deng Xiaoping

One-child policy

Tiananmen Square

 

 

 

 

 

 

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS: WORLD HISTORY, SEMESTER 2

 

NINETEENTH CENTURY

1. What rising tensions of the nineteenth century led to the outbreak of World War I?

2. What were the effects of European         Imperialism in Africa and Asia?

3. What was the global impact of the development of nationalism, industrialization, and militarism in the nineteenth century?

 

WORLD WAR I and THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION

1. What caused World War I and the Russian Revolution and what effect did they have on world events?

2. How did the new military technology change the way wars were fought?

3. How did the Treaty of Versailles contribute to the start of World War II?

 

THE RISE OF THE TOTALITARIANS

1. What political, economic, and social challenges did the world face in the 1920’s and the 1930’s?

2. How did countries like Italy, the Soviet Union, Germany, Spain, and Japan react to meet these challenges?

WORLD WAR II and THE START OF THE COLD WAR

1. How did worldwide aggression emerge to start World War II?

2. What attempts were made to halt pre-war aggression?

3. How were the Allies able to defeat the Axis?

4. What factors in the 1940’s contributed to the outbreak of the Cold War?

THE COLD WAR

1. How did the United States and the Soviet Union emerge as Superpowers during the Cold War?

2. How did events in the Cold War demonstrate the polarization of the Superpowers?

NATION-BUILDING: THE MIDDLE EAST and CHINA

1. How did nationalism and desire for change shape world
    events during the 20th century?

2. Why have deadly conflicts plagued certain areas of the world?

 

 

 


WORLD HISTORY Semester 2 Exam

MAP REVIEW: Be able to locate these ITEMS on a world map

 

MODERN EUROPE

Albania

Italy

Adriatic Sea

Austria

Netherlands

Aegean Sea

Bosnia Herzegovina

Norway

Baltic Sea

Bulgaria

Poland

Black Sea

Czech Republic

Portugal

Caspian Sea

Denmark

Russia

Mediterranean Sea

England

Serbia

North Sea

Finland

Slovakia

 

France

Spain

 

Germany

Sweden

 

Greece

Switzerland

 

Hungary

Turkey

 

Ireland

Ukraine

 

 

MIDDLE EAST (Western Asia)

Afghanistan

Lebanon

Arabian Sea

Egypt

Pakistan

Caspian Sea

Gaza

Saudi Arabia

Euphrates River

Iran

Syria

Mediterranean Sea

Iraq

Turkey

Nile River

Israel

West Bank

Persian Gulf

Jordan

 

Red Sea

 

 

Tigris River

 

ASIA

Bhutan

Myanmar

Gulf of Tonkin

Cambodia

Nepal

Pacific Ocean

China

North Korea

Sea of Japan

India

Philippines

South China Sea

Indonesia

South Korea

 

Laos

Thailand

 

Japan

Vietnam