Summer Reading Assignments



September 2021 Sophomore Honors Classes

For ALL Social Studies AP classes:

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Summer Reading Assignment Global History II Honors

Students are required to read the book  Haven written by Ruth Gruber and the following articles.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/30/world/europe/30swiss.html?_r=0

http://vancouversun.com/opinion/columnists/analysis-many-syrian-refugees-still-struggling-after-12-full-months-in-canada

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/nov/16/france-racism-immigration-sarkozy

https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-27373131

https://www.history.com/news/when-america-despised-the-irish-the-19th-centurys-refugee-crisis 

https://www.history.com/news/the-grisly-story-of-americas-largest-lynching 

https://www.history.com/news/gi-bill-black-wwii-veterans-benefits

In a well-organized five page report answer the following questions:

Could the United States have done more to stop the Holocaust and how did it lead to the establishment of Israel.  Also, does the world need to be more responsible for refugees? Give positive/negative examples of nations sponsoring immigrants.

Haven by Ruth Graber on Amazon