Topic: Secession DBQ
In class, we completed a HistoryLab chart using primary source documents to answer the question:
STEP 2: The next step will be to create an outline to plan your DBQ essay, using the guide below. Your essay should be supported by BOTH the documents (about 4-5) and outside knowledge. Use your "Union in Peril" notes and Chapter 15 in the textbook. This should be completed by:
STEP 3: Then, you will use your outline to craft an essay in response to the question. The essay, which is a summative grade, will be due on:
Use the resources on the Unit Files page: Unit 4 Civil War & Reconstruction
If you were absent, you must make up the Antebellum Era quiz.
Please refer to the "Union in Peril" PowerPoint to finish the guided notes. You will refer to these notes for the DBQ essay that is coming up.
Topic: Union in Peril (Events Leading to the Civil War)
If you were absent, we completed the first 3 pages of the guided notes document posted below. Please use the PowerPoint to catch up with the guided notes.
Reminder - Antebellum Quiz Next Class (11/14 B, 11/15 A)
Topic: Westward Expansion and Compromise
District Benchmark - If you were absent, you must make this up when you return to class.
Classwork/Homework if not finished in class - Due 11/12 (B), 11/13 (A)
On your own sheet of paper, please complete the map analysis worksheet using the maps posted below.
Topic: Mexican-American War
Mon/ Tue in class:
Wed/Thu with the sub in class:
The follow-up to the Mexican War lesson is the article "We Taking Nothing by Conquest, Thank God" by Howard Zinn. If you were absent or did not finish in class, please read the article and complete the accompanying questions (Parts A-C).
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).