by Howard Chandler Christy

This painting hangs in the east stairway in the House wing of the United States Capitol.

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HUSH 2008

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
 

 

 

 

 

 

A    

Comparative Politics Debrief

Electoral College               

HW:

  1. Self Asses each of your  wiki responses  using the posted rubric. Write a justification for the grade you assign yourself. Due Wednesday.
  2. Prepare for seminar.
  3. Check Power School - many of you did not hand HW assignments posted.   assignments

Begin Unit Reflection - this will help with your seminar and assessment.

 

4           Vote! 5 A

Socratic Seminar:

Defend AND Oppose the following statement with evidence from the unit.

Rather than be the basis for the United States Constitution, the American ideals are standards that have been indiscriminately interpreted and enforced over time.

Review the preamble and support the above statement with historical and current evidence/examples.

Intro Essay II

 

HW: Finish Unit Reflection

6 7 A

Unit Test: Was the American Revolution Justified?

 

 

 

  10 11 12 13 A

Toward Economic Recovery?  Read all sections for Friday (ABC-Clio  Password: user name: mercurio; password: merklhs)

Answer Discussions Questions Discussions Questions

Finish For Homework

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  17A

Seminar: Should the Federal Government bail out the failing banks? The auto industry?

 

HW:

Zinn Chapter 7: As long as Grass Grows and water Runs

Zinn Questions Due Friday

18 19A Merk's B-day!

I will be at a History Department Workshop today.

US Theme II: Promoting the American Ideal

Westward Expansion Essential Question: How will cultural misunderstanding impede the promotion of the American ideals?

bulletThe Narcirema: Highlight cultural differences that could conflict with the Americans who encounter the Nacirema. We will discuss Friday
bullet Lewis and Clark Expedition Map
bullet The Corps
bullet Interactive
bulletGame (for little kids but still cool)

 

Zinn Chapter 7: As long as Grass Grows and water Runs

Zinn Questions Due Tuesday

 

20 21A

The Narcirema: How will cultural misunderstanding impede the promotion of the American ideals?

 

 

24 25A

Socratic Seminar:

Can we memorialize Native American History without reconciling the federal  government's role in decision to commit and or condone  genocide?

How do former persecutors mourn their victims?

Why are Native Americans both vilified and romanticized  throughout American History?

HW: Read the attached overview and create an annotated timeline of events in your notes. Write three questions for discussion to be shared Tuesday.

Also read Native American History at ABC-Clio -- both due Tuesday

Login: kcrowe Password: cowboys

26 27/28   Thanks Giving Break

 

HUSH 2007

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
        1 2 Constitution Activity Due

 

5

Film: The United States Constitution

HW:  Read and print out for class tomorrow:

bulletEstablishing the Ideal: The Preamble to the Constitution

HW: Read and Print out for Class -- What is the purpose of the Preamble? Brainstorm real life examples of how our government upholds the promise of the preamble.

 

 

 

 

 

6

Preamble Web Activity

 

7

 Preamble Web Activity

Case Summaries:

Harper v. VA Board of Elections: Summary

Burson v. Freeman: Summary

Wisconsin v. Yoder Summary

8

Preamble Web Activity

Case Summaries:

Harper v. VA Board of Elections: Summary

Burson v. Freeman: Summary

Wisconsin v. Yoder Summary

9

Discuss the meaning and significance of the preamble to the US Constitution

 

HW:

The Bill of Rights:

Most important/least important? Explain.

 

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The Bill of Rights:

Most important/least important? Explain.

Bill of Rights Activity: Supreme Court case analysis.

case summaries

 

 

 

13

 Bill of Rights Activity: Supreme Court case analysis.

 

 

 

 

 

14

Discuss B of I Activity

 

HW: The Patriot Act

15

What Is the Proper Balance Between National Security and Individual Rights?

 

Activity: National Security and Freedom

16

National Security and Freedom

 

 

19 Merk's B-Day!

Unit Reflection

20 21 

No School

 

22

No School

23

No School

 

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Test

 

27

Test Part II

28

 

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Begin Westward Expansion: How will cultural misunderstanding impede the promotion of the American ideals?

 

bullet Lewis and Clark Expedition Map
bullet The Corps
bullet Interactive
bulletGame (for little kids but still cool)

 

 

HW: The Narcirema: Highlight cultural differences that could conflict with the Americans who encounter the Nacirema.

Zinn Chapter 7: As long as Grass Grows and water Runs

Zinn Questions due Monday

30
bulletLouisiana Purchase
bulletLewis and Clark
bulletJefferson and Native Americans

HW: Zinn

 

 

CPUSH November Calendar 2006

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Chapter 5: 122-132 30 31 Quiz

HW: Read The Articles of Confederation and answer qs/IDs

1 2  Discuss the strengths/weakness of the Articles of Confederation 3

View: Founding Fathers

Film Response Qs

Chapter 5

132-139

6
bulletDiscuss Founding Fathers:
bulletFilm Response Qs
bullet Establishing the Ideal: The Preamble to the Constitution
bulletDiscuss the Purpose of the Preamble
bulletTranslate and brainstorm examples

HW: Notes on section 2 and 3

 

7

 

 

8 Early Dismissal

Preamble Web Activity

9 No School 10 No School
Chapter 5

139-147

13

Preamble Web Activity

 

14

Preamble Web Activity

Case Summaries:

Harper v. VA Board of Elections: Summary

Burson v. Freeman: Summary

Wisconsin v. Yoder Summary

 

 

15 16

Preamble Web Activity Due 

 The United States Constitution

bullet The Articles vs the Constitution

 

 

17

The United States Constitution

bullet The Articles vs the Constitution

Popular names of sections and clauses in the Constitution

HW: Finish Chart and qs

 

 

Chapter 5

139-147

 

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  1. Review Preamble and Constitution Activies
  2. The Bill of Rights:

Most important/least important? Explain.

Bill of Rights Activity: Supreme Court case analysis.

case summaries

21 22  No School

 

23 No School 24 No School

 

 

 

27 Day 1

Review Constitution Chart

Complete Bill of Rights Activity

28 Day 2

DUE Today: Bill of Rights Activity: Supreme Court case analysis.

Review for Test

29 Day 3

Unit Reflection

30 1 Test