Topic: Slavery and Abolitionism
The videos seen in class are all found here: www.tolerance.org/frameworks/teaching-hard-history/american-slavery/key-concept-videos . We watched Key Concepts 4, 5, 6, and 9.
HOMEWORK Due 11/6 8:45 a.m. on TurnItIn (B Day), and 11/7 8:45 a.m. on TurnItIn (A Day).
Letter to the Publisher – Black Abolitionists
Black abolitionists were central to the abolition movement and the ending of slavery, yet many of them remain unnamed and unrecognized when we learn about the history of the movement.
Go to this website and choose two Black abolitionists to read about: https://www.zinnedproject.org/materials/black-abolitionists/
The website above provides brief biographies, but also has links to more information. Click through the links for the two people you have chosen to learn more. Take notes as you go along.
Then, write a letter to your textbook publisher, Pearson Education Inc., explaining why these two individuals should be featured in one of their textbook publications. To argue your point:
Topic: Antebellum Reform Movements
If you were absent on October 22 or October 23, please see me to make up the midterm exam.
Overall, scores look good! I can see that you all used the extra time to prepare and that you referred to the study guide.
10/18 - 10/ 21 - War of 1812
If you were absent, please refer to the PowerPoint below for notes and the document analysis chart (classwork).
10/24 - 10/25 - Political Trends in the Early Republic
In class we will be finishing the War of 1812 charts and reviewing the causes and effects.
If you are absent, please see the PowerPoint below for notes.
HOMEWORK Assignment - Due 10/28 (A day), 10/29 (B day)
Please complete the Chapter 11 reading and questions using the textbook (Out of Many).
B Day - You are working on the midterm study guide provided in class by the substitute. Please use the resources in your class binder and the "Unit Files" section to answer the study guide questions.
A Day - I posted the study guide B Day is seeing today below. If you are preparing for the midterm at home, take note that it will cover Units 2 and 3 (we will not finish Unit 3 - ignore any questions relating to Andrew Jackson).
Please send me a message via Remind (I'll make sure notifications are on this time) if you have any questions about the midterm or research project (if you're still working on it).
Reminder - Midterm dates: 10/18 (A Day), 10/21 (B Day).
Topic: Adams and Jefferson
Please see me before then if you have any questions about the requirements, formatting, or how to upload it on TurnItIn.
Topic: Washington's Presidency and the Rise of Political Parties
In class we:
Finish the Political Parties document-based questions worksheet, if not completed during class.
Also, work on the Research Report due 10/10 at 8:45 am.
Topic: The Constitution and the Federalist vs. Anti-Federalist Debate
If you were absent please see:
- the PowerPoint posted below
- the Constitutional Compromises chart
CLASSWORK/ HOMEWORK (if not completed in class) Due 10/3 (B), 10/4 (A)
Read the two primary sources representing a Federalist argument (John Jay) and an Anti-Federalist argument (Ellbridge Gerry).
Answer the following in 1-2 paragraphs.
Imagine you are a Federalist/Anti-Federalist delegate to the Constitutional Convention. Write an editorial to be published in a local newspaper arguing your point of view.
-Acknowledge why the Articles of Confederation need to be replaced
-Demonstrate an understanding of both arguments with a counterclaim and rebuttal