Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts International Cooperation Towards Peace: The Geneva Conventions and the Kellogg Briand Pact

International Cooperation Towards Peace: The Geneva Conventions and the Kellogg Briand Pact

National Standards:
9. GLOBAL CONNECTIONS
– Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of global connections and interdependence.

Students are able to think systematically about personal, national, and global decisions, and to analyze policies and actions, and their consequences. They also develop skills in addressing and evaluating critical issues such as peace, conflict, poverty, disease, human rights, trade, and global ecology.

1. Introduction – Video
2. Power Point – Lecture and Discussion
3. Quiz
4. Modifications- DBQ
5. Enduring Understanding- Impact on Today
6. Extension- Video and Essay

Read the 1st Protocol: https://deoxy.org/wc/wc-proto.htm
Either provide written answers or possible class discussion topics

1. In your opinion what is the most important article ? Why?

2. In your opinion what article might be the cause of the US failure to ratify the agreement ? Why?

3. Are there any items in the protocol that trouble you?

Game Theory
Use only 2:59- 7:18
(Please watch before showing it to your class. There are some items that might be considered inappropriate.)

Essay Question – Do you think that video games like Call of Duty should force players to adhere to the Geneva Conventions for war? Why or why not?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v
=DcckHAYCxGk

https://www.ppu.org.uk/learn/texts/doc_geneva_con.html

Author
  • James Feldman
  • Lake Shore High School
Related History Institute
Grade Level
  • High School: 9, 10, 11, 12

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