Students will examine the issues leading up to World War II, the attack on Pearl Harbor, the war effort at home, as well as the difficult realities of Japanese relocations, and the Holocaust.
Students will also investigate the state specific challenges associated with desegregating education and the crisis at Little Rock Central High School.
Students shall examine the effects of WWII, Civil Rights Movement and other events upon the modernization of Arkansas.
Identify contributions of Arkansans during World War II: military, wartime industry, domestic food production to feed the military.
Describe the social and economic effects of World War II on Arkansans.
Research Japanese relocation camps and prisoner of war camps in Arkansas using available technology.
Examine the civil rights movement in Arkansas using primary and secondary sources.
Identify political leaders and their major contributions after World War II.
Examine the economic development of Arkansas after World War II.
Investigate state specific Civil Rights history.