Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Chapter 3 MacArthur

This is for Second period Only..
Chapter 3.
--List three specific changes MacArthur implemented at West Point.
--Did MacArthur support the West Point Football team? explain how
--Did MacArthur support the West Point baseball Team? explain how
--Who were the DOGS and why did they have an opinion of General MacArthur? What was it? Why?
--When they had a bonfire in front of MacArthur's residence, what was MacArthur's reaction? Did he approve or disapprove? Why
--Why did General Pershing harbor resentment for General MacArthur? What fueled their animosity?
--Who was Henrietta Louise Cromwell Brooks? How did she fit into General MacArthur's life?
--What happened on Saint Valentine's Day 1922?
--Where did MacArthur get stationed at after his time as Superintendent of West Point?
--Why were the 1928 Olympics mentioned in this book?
--Who was Isabel Rosario Cooper ? Why is she mentioned in this book? Describe her interactions with Douglas MacArthur and his mother.
--How did MacArthur respond to the Bonus Expeditionary Force (BEF)??
--What was MacArthur's relationship with the CCC, Civilian Conservation Corps?
--After MacArthur's tour of duty as Army Chief of Staff, where did he get stationed? This is at the very end of Chapter 3.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Chapter 2 American Caesar book

1. How did MacArthur's "Anschauungsvermogen" help and/or hurt him?
2. How many times was MacArthur wounded during World War One? The Purple Heart medal is the medal awarded for being wounded.
3. The Medal of Honor is the highest award for heroism in combat that a military service member can win. How many Medals of Honor did MacArthur win in World War One/
4. The Silver Star is a medal awarded to military people for heroic action in combat. How many of these did MacArthur win during WW ONE?
5. What was Joseph C. Chase's impression of MacArthur?
6. What did MacArthur do when he was held up at gun point?
7. How would people who were with MacArthur during World War One describe MacArthur's conduct during World War One?

Thursday, March 23, 2017

For 2nd Period Only...hints about Chapter One quiz tomorrow
Rainbow Division
Vera Cruz: what did MacArthur do there? How many men did he kill?
USS Nebraska

What did Douglas MacArthur do in the Philippines…how many men did he kill there? What sickness did he get?

Monday, March 20, 2017

TEST for EVERYONE...Imperialism:...2nd Period : MacARthur BOOK.. Week of March 20-25

Test Tuesday: Imperialism.  See online textbook chapter 10 to study.
2nd period:  MacArthur book: FINISH CHAPTER One  pgs. 59-finish
homework AND Quiz 
5 Key people named, key dates and what happened, 5 examples of cause and effect, and one Thinking map that shows some aspect of those pages in visual form.

Friday, March 10, 2017

MacArthur Book

2nd PERIOD only... Next Quiz: Begin Chapter 1. Read up to and including page 59 only. 
March 17: 
5 Key people named, 5 key dates and what happened, 5 examples of cause and effect, and one Thinking map that shows some aspect of those pages in visual form.
Quiz on pages 39 to 59
Here are some vocabulary words that occur in these pages. Take time to look them up, because you should know them by quiz time: nimbus, Spartan, Valkyrie, piety, fastidiousness, caissons, indifferent, elocution, valedictorian, dossier, cloistered, filial, colloquy, pompadour, shako, high jinks, 
1. What high school did Douglas MacArthur attend? 
2.  What college did he attend
3. What was Douglas MacArthur's "favorite entertainment to the end of his life?"
4. What did Macarthur learn at Fort Sedan?
5. Why was Jefferson Davis' name mentioned?
6. What is the significance of the "wad of envelopes" that is mentioned? 
7. Why did "Pinky"  cite Robert E. Lee and MacArthur's father to Douglas as examples?
8. What did MacArthur overhear when he was 13? 
9. What sports did Macarthur play while at the West Texas Military Academy? 
10. WHy was MacArthur initially refused entry into West Point Military Academy? 
11. How did Dr. Franz Pfister fit into Douglas MacArthur's life?
12. What kind of competition did MacArthur win in Milwaukee? 
13. What was the "key to success and victory" according to MacArthur? 
14. Why was Craney's Hotel important?
15. What were plebes, yearlings, "wives" 
16. What were "Beast Barracks"
17. Who suffered a convulsion on page 51, and why?
18. Why did MacArthur appear before a Congressional Committee? 
19. Why was MacArthur called "Dauntless Doug?"
20. What did MacArthur wear until he was age 70? 
21. What event involved "Inchon and MacArthur?" Do research. 
22. What academy pranks involving "reveille gun(s)" did MacArthur participate? 
23. What was the incident involving the "goat sheet" all about?