You must complete ALL of the essays completely.Be brief but be specific. Do NOT recite directly from the text. Present your answers from the readings, and do so in your own words. Please be clear, organized, and write properly, with correct grammar and spelling.
Grades will be determined on the following criteria:1. Questions: How well did you answer the questions?2. Reading: Did you use the readings? Did you recite the readings or did you explain them in your own words?3. Writing: Was your writing clear, organized, and error-free?
(Part 1) Nazi Germany and WWII (30 points) ANSWER ALL!**This should be a more general discussion using past readings/discussions/quizzes/papers:1. Discuss how Hitler managed to increase the size of the German Army by 1938. Why was Hitler allowed to rearm? How does the Munich Agreement factor into this? Why was the German army so unbeatable? 2. Discuss the German invasion of the Soviet Union? How did the Winter War (1939-1940) impact the German invasion of the Soviet Union? Why was Germany’s initial invasion so successful? What slowed them down? What are the 3 Myths (Cherniavsky article, WWII discussion forum) surrounding the Russo-German and why are they inaccurate? What enabled the Soviet Union to win the war against Germany?
(Part 2) Collapse of Japan: (20 points)ANSWER ALL!1. Please discuss Japan’s defeat in WWII utilizing Chapter 25 to address the following terms/ideas in your response:oIwo JimaoOkinawaoBombings of JapanoSoviet influenceoThe Bomb How did the previous contribute to Japan’s ultimate collapse?
(Part 3) Aftermath: (20 points)ANSWER ALL!1. Please discuss the aftermath of WWII utilizing the final chapter in your textbook to address the following terms/ideas in your response:2. What happened in Berlin in 1948? How did this impact the Cold War? oWho suffered most?o“War criminals” (criticism?)oSoviets and Cold WarTruman DoctrineMarshall PlanBerlin
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