Chapter 30: The Second World War
Consider the following questions as a framework to begin your study of Chapter 30:
- Describe the major military strategies in both the European and Pacific Theaters.
- Explain the problems relating to mobilization for, and finance of, the war.
- Evaluate the impact of the war on the economy.
- Assess the impact of the war on women, African Americans, Native Americans, Japanese Americans, and the West.
- Understand the decisions made at the Yalta Conference.
- Account for the decision to use the atomic bomb and discuss its consequences.
- Read this chapter in your textbook or the eBook.
- Print-out the chapter outline and check items that your instructor covered in class. Then read the text closely to better understand the topic.
- Access the iMaps for this chapter. Use the menus to view only the information you want to see as you study the geography and historical events represented on each map.
After reviewing the map, click the GeoQuiz link!
- Take the Multiple Choice and True / False quizzes. You can mail the results to your instructor’s Gradebook and keep track of your progress in your student Gradebook.
- Master the key events and terms for this chapter by working through the deck of FlashCards. You can even shuffle cards from earlier chapters if you’re trying to study for a test.
- Click the Chrono-Sequencer and match the dates and events.
- Printout the Map Worksheets for this chapter and reconnect the labels offline.
- Generate a Progress Report and fill out the items that you have completed thus far. This report can also be sent to your Gradebook or to your instructor.
Connect - Topics for Research
Access these Digital History materials and select a subject for further study, extra credit, or for a project requirement.
Every item is accompanied by a Media Analysis Worksheet. Worksheets are designed to be filled-out online as you examine the multimedia resources. Email your observations, expressions, and connections to your instructor, or save a copy in your own course portfolio.
Instructors now have an easy way to collect students’ online quizzes with the Norton Gradebook without flooding their inboxes with e-mails.
Students can track their online quiz scores by setting up their own Student Gradebook.