11/6 Begin Changing Nature of Work Activity, Debrief Unit 3 Exam SAQ

Today we began investigating the changing nature of work in early industrial America (Key Concept 4.2) by introducing writing skills and documents related to the DBQ (Document Based Question).  We will work on the packet all week in class.  It is due by the end of Friday.

Changing Nature of Work in Early America Student Handout

Also, Unit 3 Exam Test corrections are now open.  They are due by the end of Friday.  You must complete them in class to receive credit.


10/29 Expansion and Foreign Policy in Early America: Lewis & Clark Expedition

Today we investigated how expansion influenced early America’s foreign policy (Key Concept 4.3) by examining primary source docs about the relationship between Lewis & Clark and the Natives they encountered on their expedition of the Louisiana Purchase.

Choose one of the points of view at the end of the packet and use at least 4 documents to gather evidence and answer guiding questions.

Lewis and Clark Expedition

10/28 Unit 4 Vocab and Context

Today we gathered some context and important vocabulary for Unit 4: 1800-1848.

Unit 4 will see the United States more than double in size, have an economic explosion, wrestle with very difficult cultural ideas, and reach the doorstep of Civil War.

Use the secondary source documents to answer the guiding questions and the following words for vocab:

-Market Revolution, Monroe Doctrine, Missouri Compromise, Manifest Destiny, Suffrage

Unit 4 Vocab and Context

10/24: 3.3 Guided Notes, Study for the Unit 3 Exam Tomorrow!

3.3 Notes

3.3 Notes

What’s due?

-Ch4/5/6 Homework Guides, Context/Vocab, Declaration of Independence, Argumentation: French & Indian War, Course of the Revolution Timeline, Slavery in the Constitution, Federalists vs Anti Feds, Docs 6.5 & 6.7

What to study?

-French & Indian War (7 Years War) as a cause of the Revolution

-Taxes, tariffs, and British laws placed on the Colonies (taxation without representation)

-Colonial Responses/escalations to taxation without representation

-Patriots vs loyalists, Colonists vs British during Revolution

-Revolutionary Ideals, their origins, significant documents (ex: Common Sense, Declaration of Independence)

-Articles of Confederation vs Constitution, compromises made to create Constitution, federalism

-Post-Revolution society: Slavery, Native relationships, ‘republican motherhood’

-Early political parties, Washington’s Farewell Address

-Early foreign policy events/issues