4th 9 weeks project sheet

Fourth nine Weeks project-Due May 23     Name___________________

 complete  this sheet by April 15                                        Class____________________

Student will pick a topic from the following categories in the text book pp.840-969 can included: Cold War, Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam, Watergate, America in the 1980’s, American presidents from 1945- present day  MUST explain how it relates to the following SOL

The United States since World War II

USII.8     The student will demonstrate knowledge of the economic, social, and political transformation of the United States and the world between the end of World War II and the present by

a)   describing the rebuilding of Europe and Japan after World War II, the emergence of the United States as a superpower, and the establishment of the United Nations;

b)   describing the conversion from a wartime to a peacetime economy;

c)   identifying the role of America’s military and veterans in defending freedom during the Cold War, including the wars in Korea and Vietnam, the Cuban missile crisis, the collapse of communism in Europe, and the rise of new challenges;

d)   describing the changing patterns of society, including expanded educational and economic opportunities for military veterans, women, and minorities;

e)   describing how international trade and globalization have impacted American life.

USII.9     The student will demonstrate knowledge of the key domestic and international issues during the second half of the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries by

a)   examining the Civil Rights Movement and the changing role of women;

b)   describing the development of new technologies in communication, entertainment, and business and their impact on American life;

c)   identifying representative citizens from the time period who have influenced America scientifically, culturally, academically, and economically;

d)   examining American foreign policy, immigration, the global environment, and other emerging issues.


Complete this form and return by April 15

  1. Must state topic__________________________________________
  2. Standards of Learning covered____________________
  3. Must tell what you already know ________________________________________________________





  1. Must state exactly what you want to explore (find out or focus on) in your report









  1. Must have at least 4 sources (at least 2 books-can use magazines, internet, sited correctly)
  2.  Must have a 5 paragraph written report (correct sentence structure, grammar, etc.)and a visual

-a power point is not a report but can be a visual

Teacher’s approval of topic______________________________Date___________

PARENT SIGNATURE________________________date______

Student signature__________________________ date______

Turn this sheet in for Teacher approval of topic by April 15