Today we gathered some more historical context about American Westward Expansion (Key Concept 4.3) by completing a series of atlas based tasks then examined Doc 9.3 the Missouri Compromise of 1820 to better understand how that expansion led to tensions over slavery.
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.
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.
Today everyone got a day to catch up and complete the Ch8 Homework Guid. Many people also began the Ch9 Homework Guide which focuses on society, culture, and reform in the early 1800s.
Tomorrow we’ll hand back Unit 3 Exams, debrief the SAQ, and begin a writing assignment that will last the rest of the week.
Today we examined early American foreign policy by analyzing primary and secondary sources about the War of 1812, Monroe Doctrine, and Indian Removal Act of 1830.
I’ve also included the Ch 8 Homework Guide.
Today we examined a secondary source podcast to better understand the early policy debates around power in the Judicial Branch (Key Concept 4.1).
Listen to the podcast and complete the graphic organizer below:
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.
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
Today we completed the Unit 3 Exam. If you missed, please turn in your work asap and schedule a time to complete the test before the end of office hours on Wednesday, October 30th.
Below you will find the Ch7 Homework Guide.
-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
Today we examined specific historical examples of North American conflict stemming from migration or competition over resources in early America (Key Concept 3.3).
Complete APPARTS and the guiding questions in docs 6.5 & 6.7 below and review the video about the XYZ Affair.