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UNIT THREE - The Roots of a Modern Nation
Chapter 7 - New Frontiers
In Class Wednesday: Work on Chapter 7 Section 1 (Notes)
Week of January 9
Week of January 16
Week of January 23
DUE 1/25-26: Ch 7, section 3
DUE 1/27, 1/30: Ch 7 Section 4
Week of January 30
Week of February 6
Week of February 13
Start - Chinese Exclusionary Act (in class work)
Tuesday, Wednesday 1/10 - 1/11
In class Tuesday and Wednesday
1. finish Chinese Exclusionary Act, hand in. Note instructions on front board for writing the mini-essay.
2. read and take notes, Chapter 7, Section
3. (QUIZ for section 1 postponed to Thursday
Due Thursday, Friday 1/12- Chapter 7 Section 2
(Battle of Little Bighorn)
Monday: MLK Birthday observance.
Tuesday, Wednesday: Lecture/Discussion - The Business of the Gilded Age.
Thursday, Friday: The Homestead Strike (video)
The Gilded Age and Responses to the Gilded Age, lecture/discussion. Quiz on Ch 7 Section 2.
Ch 7, Section 3 "Populism and Protest"
Quiz on section.
Ch 7, section 4 "Reaching for Empire"
Hawaii - "Hawaii's Last Queen" video.
Tuesday, Wednesday: (In class)
The Spanish-American War: Opener - headlines (quick write); lecture/discussion; collaborative work.
HOMEWORK due THURSDAY/FRIDAY:
Formal written response: Which Account is More Believable (of the two newspaper articles.)
First section: Compare the evidence used by both papers to support thier claims that the Maine was blown up by attack or by unknown causes. Which uses stronger evidence? Use at least three spefic examples/phrases/words from the articles to support your position.
Second section: Does this difference in accounts matter? Why or why not?
In class: Work on the Choices package - Spanish-American War and the Culture of Heroic Virility
Your completed reading guide for the Choices version of the Spanish American War.
Wednesday/Thursday in class: Prepare your Option!! Annex the Philippines? Let them be independent? Establish trade and protect US "Interests"?
Friday/Monday in class: TOWNSPEOPLE DEBATE!
DUE TUESDAY/ WEDNESDAY: (2/13-14)
Chapter 10, section 1 Reading notes; quiz in class.