Monday, April 18, 2011

7th and 8th Grade Homework: April 18th

Here are the questions for the 7th and 8th grade homework tonight (due tmrw, 4/19):

7SS - Chaper 16, Section 2: Life in the Army
1.Suppose you are a soldier in the Civil War. Would you want your brothers or father to enlist and join you on the battlefield? Why or why not? (3pts)
2.Why would some soldiers take clothing off of dead soldiers after a battle? (3pts)
3.Identify reasons that men volunteered for the army. (4pts)
4.Why was disease responsible for so many deaths during the war? (3pts)
5.Explain two ways that the Civil War differed from earlier wars. (4pts)

8SS - Chapter 29, Section 1: The Cold War Roots of Conflict
1.What was the Berlin Wall, and why was it an important symbol to people in the USA and in Europe? (4pts)
2.Why did such a strong tension develop over Cuba? (3pts)
3.What choices did JFK have? What was the final result of the Cuban Missile Crisis? (5pts)

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