4.A popular tune in the "Jump Blues" genre was "The Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B" performed by the Andrews Sisters. Click here to access the lyrics of this iconic song. In your post, summarize the story that the song tells and provide an explanation for the popularity of the tune.
J:Why were the war-time conferences so important in the execution of both the war and the post-war period for the Allies? Cite evidence from your reading and/or the lesson videos.
5J: Explain why the US decided to use nuclear weapons on Japan and how the specific sites chosen. Did the United States make the right choice in deciding to use nuclear weapons? Use at least two pieces of evidence to support your argument. Also, be sure to raise at least one counterclaim and offer an evidence-based rebuttal.
6.J-Was the "Cold War" unavoidable? Explain your response.
1.Throughout this lesson, you have learned about the struggles many members of the Greatest Generation experienced during their childhoods. In two well-developed paragraphs (at least five sentences each), explain the impact you believe the Great Depression had on this generation.
J:Of all the personal stories in The Greatest Generation you've read thus far, which did you find most compelling? Why?
2.or this assignment, discuss the questions below. You must answer each question in paragraph form (three complete sentences), giving specific details and examples.
- Do you think the significant war efforts made during World War II would be made today if need be? In other words, to what degree would the American people today be willing to help?
- What obstacles might stand in the way of American unity should a home front war effort be necessary?
J:Of all of the efforts made on the Home Front during World War II, what, do you feel, was the most trying or difficult to accomplish?
3.The topic of World War II is so broad and complex that it could take one years to study it. In your opinion, what battle, do you feel, was the most significant during the war? In two full paragraphs (at least five well-developed sentences each), defend your responses, giving specific facts, details, and examples.
J:Many of the veterans in Tom Brokaw's book The Greatest Generation admit that they were/are very reluctant to share details about their experiences during the war. Why do you think this is so?
5.One of the most controversial aspects of World War II was the use of the atomic bomb at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, where over 250,000 innocent Japanese horrifically lost their lives. However, President Truman defended his decision to use the bombs, arguing that it would end the war quickly and save American lives. Do you agree with President Truman? Why or why not? Write at least one full paragraph (5 well-developed sentences) defending your response. In addition, comment on at least one other classmate's post.
J:What are your thoughts on America's mistreatment of Japanese Americans, Native Americans, and African Americans during World War II? Are you shocked by the facts you have learned in this lesson? Explain.