The Conquerors Discussion Questions

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Compare and contrast Tamerlane, the Mongol conqueror mentioned in McGinley's poem, to Hitler. Map out the areas of their conquests. Describe their tactics and their goals. What were the long-lasting effects of their assaults on other nations?

Collect war photographs from WWII and Vietnam and give a talk on the human factors behind the military actions. Focus on the atrocities of war on one side and the benefits, if any, on the other.

Write a rap poem (song) in the same meter and rhyming pattern as "The Conquerors." As your focus, use either the U.S. war on drugs or the war on poverty.

Look at the economic factors behind WWII. Explain why and how WWII helped the United States out of the Great Depression. Write a history of the bomb from its first use to modern developments of missiles and nuclear bombs.

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