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Unit One: Columbus and the New World / A Nation of Nations (Ch 2-4, American Odyssey)
ASSIGNMENTS: NEW: Starting 9/13, the LATEST information will be at the TOP of this column.
Thursday, October 3 - UNIT TEST, Chapters 2-4, Zinn readings, work done in class. Leave your BINDER in class. Check the RESOURCES page for a study guide. ADDED: Collaborative study guides: 1st period click here 3rd period click here
Tuesday, October 1 - Junior Retreat. In class: quiet study.
Thursday, September 26 DUE: American Odyssey Ch 4, section 3. (Launching the New Government) TAKE Reading Notes (bullet points OK, but writing each section in your own words will help you to really understand what happened and why.
KNOW: *Describe the Whiskey Rebellion and Hamilton's reaction to it. What did Jefferson think about the situation?
* What were the main conflicts between the Federalists and the Democratic-Republicans?
* John Marshall strengthened the Supreme Court's power by establishing the right of the Supreme Court to.... ( ?)
* When was the War of 1812? Who was in favor of the war? When did it end? What did it accomplish?
Tuesday, September 24 DUE: American Odyssey Ch 4, sections 1 & 2. (Articles of Confederation to Constitution) TAKE Reading Notes (bullet points OK, but writing each section in your own words will help you to really understand what happened and why. KNOW: *"The Meeting in Philadelphia" - what was its purpose? *Checks and Balances *The Great Compromise
American Odyssey Ch 4, sections 1 & 2. (Articles of Confederation to Constitution) TAKE Reading Notes (bullet points OK, but writing each section in your own words will help you to really understand what happened and why.
(Coming next: Section 3, American Odyssey)
Friday, September 20 DUE: Bring your textbook! We will be working on the Steps to Revolution. Also, check out Hippocampus lessons on this topic.
Wednesday, September 18 DUE: Zinn, Chapter 4 "Tyranny is Tyranny."
Mark your copy of Zinn! Prepare to cite page numbers as reference for the discussion topics!!
Bring your notes to class for your responses to the Guiding Questions:
Remember: You will leave your BINDER in class on Thursday!
Your ticket for class on Thursday: Reading Notes.
Prepare for a quiz.
Your ticket for class on Tuesday: Reading Notes.
August 27, 29
Tuesday, September 3
Thursday, September 5
Monday, September 9
Wednesday, September 11
Friday, September 13
Check out: MAP Lesson
Check out: Hippocampus
-Road to Revolution, 1763-1775
-The Townshend Duties
-Boston Tea Party
Textbook (American Odyssey) - reading in class, Chapter 2, Section 2 (excerpts) "Three Worlds Meet"
9/3 Your TEXTBOOK is available ONLINE - click here. It is the 2002 version of The American Odyssey.
There are also helpful study guides and other resources: click here.
there have been difficulties accessing the ebook. Ms Schaal is working to solve the problem.
We will continue reading the Zinn (A People's History) in class. We will be comparing the Zinn reading with the textbook's version of Columbus' visit to the Americas, and subsequent treatment of Native Americans.
9/5 Reading Due: *Chapter 2, Section 3 "Building Colonial America" in the textbook
and *"Review Book Excerpts, Ch 2" - go to the RESOURCES page to access this reading.
N.B. : There is no written work required for these readings. HOWEVER, there you will be taking a short quiz on the readings on Thursday.
Color your map! Go to the RESOURCES page and download the NORTH AMERICA map. Print it out! Then. click here for a direct link to the map lesson on Educreations.
(Another option is to LOG IN to educreations using your mercyhs address and password. Choose US HISTORY and then click on the map titled "European Settlement to about 1700."
9/9 Due today: Zinn, Chapter 2: "Drawing the Color Line." (Resources page) Make notes to prepare for discussion. The "handout" (your annotated pages) will be checked in class as "Preparation for discussion." Your contributions to the discussion will be assessed! To help prepare yourself -- Hint: check the questions at the end of the chapter. 3* Prepare for the quiz that you didn't take on Thursday
ALSO: Have your BINDER SET UP and ready for inspection! Binder setup
1* - your invitations to Collaborize Classroom have been sent (finally!) - please ACCEPT the invitation and add any remarks to your discussion board (US-1st period, Zinn Q2)
IF YOUR link to collaborize classroom has expired, do this: Go to msminer.collaborizeclassroom.com
and then "Register." I then will have to "approve" you.
9/11 Due today: Zinn, Chapter 3: "Persons of Mean and Vile Condition." This chapter describes Bacon's Rebellion. (See the Resources page for this chapter.)
Textbook: Read the Textbook's account of Bacon's Rebellion on pages 47-48 (Ch 2 Section 4)
PREPARE for class: Your notes about what is the same and what is different about the descriptions of "what happened." What is the same? Different? Bring these notes to class with you.
9/13 Due today: Textbook Ch 3, Sections 1 and 2. Prepare to take a QUIZ on these two sections.
Be able to explain by start of class on Friday: The Proclamation LIne of 1763; The Sugar Act; The Stamp Act; Internal Tax/External Tax; The Declaratory Acts; The Boston Massacre
MAP: Draw & color your map for your binder (due with binder check, TBA) Tip: Go to top of this page and click on US Physical Map to download your copy. Then, use the "Proclamation Line" MAP LESSON (link on left) for instructions.
If the "Map Lesson" link isn't working for you, go to Educreations and register using the CLASS CODE at the top of this page.