HUSH 2008

 

 

The Constitution of the United States

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

Article. I. Section. 8.

The Congress shall have Power ... To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes

 

 

 

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
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The Native American "Problem"

16th-17th Century: Germ warfare - colonial warfare

18th Century: Significance of the French and Indian War

Early 19th Century: Louis and Clark: Enlightenment, Westward Expansion, the Ideal and the "other".

19th-20th century: Removal, War, Assimilation

21st Century: Reperations?

HW:

Mystic Massacre Response Questions

Pequot's Today

Current Connections: Indian Gaming and Indian Poverty

 

Project Due 12-22

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4 The Native American "Problem"

How will cultural misunderstanding impede our ability to successfully promote the American ideals domestically?

18th century:

  • The United States Government: Northwest Ordinance - US Constitution. (Finish for HW)

HW: Andrew Jackson's Native American Policy: Highlight Jackson's justifications for removal. Reflect: When considering the American Ideals, why was  the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation particularly tragic?

Include in your response:

  • Cherokee's ability to "Americanize"
  • John Marshall's ruling in their favor (removing them from their land was unconstitutional)

Samuel Cloud vs. Andrew Jackson

Current Connections: Indian Gaming and Indian Poverty

Indian Reservations in the US

 

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Sites for project ideas:

 

8   The  Policy of Indian Removal: The American Ideal?

 

9 10    Manifest Destiny

The  Policy of Indian Removal: The American Ideal?

Map Resources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Map for Microsoft Publisher if you would rather have a computer generated product

 

 

HW:  Close reading of the The Dawes Act

 

 

 

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12   Manifest Destiny and the The Native American "Problem"

Understand

Know:

Do: Map Activity Part II

 

HW: Indian Boarding Schools Activity

 

 

 

 

 

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   Indian Wars

 

HW:  Indian Boarding Schools Activity

Project research; Bring a copy of the Rubric to class!

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  1. Indian Boarding Schools Activity
  2. Indian Wars: 19th Century : Research each War  and identify key players (leaders - both political and religious) for each side - how, when and why the war started, result from both perspectives; casualty data and justifications (all of the above should be in the form of a detailed chart or annotated time line); contrast 19th century Indian Wars and Indian  policies  with the promise of the American Ideal (Individual response 1-2 page typed). You may work with a NEW partner! Due end of class Monday.

You must use at least 2 primary documents of first hand accounts for each war and one credible secondary source  -  MLA required

Helpful sites for primary docs:

HW Note: Project Proposal Please email to me in case we have a snow day(s)!

 

 

 

 

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Happy Hanukah! 

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Indian Wars Due by End of Class

 

Project Proposal Due

Rough Sketch/draft etc. of Project due upon return. 

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Email all past due work to me by January 5th

Merry Christmas!

Happy New Year!

 

 

 

 

 

 

HUSH 2007 - 08

 

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Spreading the Word: Westward Expansion 3 Review Test 4 Discuss Zinn: As long as Grass Grows and water Runs

FYI:

Indian Reservations in the US

Indian Gaming and Indian Poverty

HW:

The Native American "Problem": The  Policy of Indian Removal: The American Ideal?

Andrew Jackson's Native American Policy: Highlight Jackson's justifications for removal. Reflect: When considering the American Ideals, why was  the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation particularly tragic?

Include in your response:

  • Cherokee's ability to "Americanize"
  • John Marshall's ruling in their favor (removing them from their land was unconstitutional)

 

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Samuel Cloud vs. Andrew Jackson

 

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Indian Boarding Schools Activity

 

 

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Indian Boarding Schools Activity

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Indian Boarding Schools Activity

 

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The Real West:

  • Who went West?
  • Why?
  • Where did they start? How did they travel? How long did it take?
  • Obstacles faced?
  • Outcome?
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The Real West:

  • Who went West?
  • Why?
  • Where did they start? How did they travel? How long did it take?
  • Obstacles faced?
  • Outcome?

 

13 Snow Day 14

In Class:  Westward Expansion 1803-1867 Chart and Map

MAP: Identify/label: all states and territories in 1850 America; Native American Land Transfers; the overland trails West

Finish For HW

 

Writing Assignment Due 12-20: Before you write:  Read Soul Wound, Reservation Boarding Schools (read "When I get home I'm going to talk Indian" and the background info) and review what we learned in class.

 

 

 

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Begin Territorial Expansion and Slave Compromises

 

Territorial Expansion and the Slave Controversy: A Constitutional Crisis.

 

 

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Territorial Expansion and the Slave Controversy: A Constitutional Crisis.

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Territorial Expansion and the Slave Controversy: A Constitutional Crisis.

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Merry Christmas!

Happy New Year!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wishing you and your families a peaceful and joyous holiday - Merk