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Class: US History Grade: Level 8 and 10
World War II Lessons 1-3: Causes of World War II and the Entry of the US in the War
South Carolina Social Studies Standards:
Standard USHC- 7: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the impact of World
War II on the United States and the nation’s subsequent role in the world.
Instructional Objectives: Students will be able to:
- Discuss and explain the Treaty of Versailles and how it contributed to Hitler's rise to power in Germany.
- Describe the Munich Conference and the historical negative connotation of appeasement.
- List and explain the importance of the given countries involved in the beginning of World War II.
- List and Explain reasons for the US entering the war.