HUSH 2008

Was Revolution Justified?

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Was Revolution Justified?

HW: The Declaration  of Independence: Purpose, audience and bias

a.  Evidence of Locke and Paine?

b.  References to acts/taxes from Road to Revolution Chart?

What would have happened to the signers of the Declaration of Independence if the colonists lost the war?Read In our own Words and respond to the attached quotes

Would you sign?

Wiki Post

 

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Founding Brothers

 

HW:  Constitution Worksheet

 

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Founding Brothers

HW:  Constitution Worksheet

 

Reference:

Review the Constitution (over view)

The Constitution

 

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Was Revolution Justified?

Discus  Founding Brothers

 

Hamilton vs. Jefferson:

        What was the Federalist/Anti Federalist argument? Who were the key leaders?

        Why did the Anti-Federalists reject the Constitution?

        What is the purpose of the Bill of Rights?

        How are the ideals interpreted and enforced over time?   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13 No School 14 No School

 

 

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Was Revolution Justified? HOW? Who benefited from independence? Why so few? How does the Constitution compensate for this? Founding Foresight?

1 The Preamble: Establishing the American Ideal

2. Hamilton vs. Jefferson:

        What was the Federalist/Anti Federalist argument? Who were the key leaders?

        Why did the Anti-Federalists reject the Constitution?

        What is the purpose of the Bill of Rights?

3. The Bill of Rights:

Most important/least important? Explain.

HW: Bill of Rights Activity: Supreme Court case analysis.

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Was Revolution Justified? HOW? Who benefited from independence? Why so few? How does the Constitution  compensate for this? Founding Foresight?

HW: The Patriot Act

 

 

 

 

 

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Was Revolution Justified? HOW? Who benefited from independence? Why so few? How does the Constitution  compensate for this? Founding Foresight?

  1. Discuss the Constitution, Bill of Rights and Case Studies
  2. Socratic Seminar: Civil Liberties

 

Begin A More Perfect Constitution

 

 

 

 

23 24 SALEM TRIP

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TASK Comparative Politics

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Password: civics08

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Comparative Politics

 
Vote by 10/30 @ 5:00

National Youth Election

Directions for Voting

 

 

31 Political Party Origins: Watch movie and take quiz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October  2007

HUSH

The Big Idea: The American ideal, established and fostered by revolutionary events and key leaders, were based on Enlightenment philosophy and continue to be revisited, challenged and debated.

 ESSENTIAL QUESTION:   What are the American ideals?  

 

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Colonial House

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Writing Work Shop

 

See Exemplar

Rewrites due Friday

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Colonial House

Native American vs. Colonial Perspective

  • What did you learn about the  Thanksgiving Feast?
  • Reflect on the Native American Perspective of the Colony: How do they feel about the settlement? Discuss how this encounter changes the experience for the white participants.

 

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Establishing the American Ideal

1.  Describe a time when you rebelled against or protested something or someone.

2.  What were your reasons?

3.  What were the results of your protest?

4.  Was it worth it?  Why or why not?

Read Locke Excerpt

1.  Define any words you do not know.

2.  What is the role of government?

3.  What is the role of citizens?

 

Discuss Locke

Introduce Road to Revolution Activity

 

 

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Road to Revolution

 

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No School

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No School

 

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Road to Revolution Prep

 

 

See power point for overview of events:

 

Road to Revolution

 

 

 

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Road to Revolution Presentations

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Road to Revolution Presentations

 

 

 

 

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Road to Revolution Presentations

 

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Read and high light Thomas Paine's Common Sense answer qs 1-4

James Chalmers' Plain Truth : What was the loyalist vision of colonial America? What if the British had won the war?

Finish Chalmers' for HW

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  • Discuss Thomas Paine's Common Sense and James Chalmers' Plain Truth : What was the loyalist vision of colonial America? What if the British had won the war?

HW:

The Declaration  of Independence

a.  Evidence of Locke and Paine?

b.  References to acts/taxes from Road to Revolution Chart?

 

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Compare the original to the final draft of the Declaration of Independence: Major revisions? Why do you think these changes were made?

Finish for HW

 

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  • Discuss D of I
  • Writing Tutorial

 

HW: Read In our own Words and respond to the attached quotes

 

 

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Discuss in our Own Words

Quiz Review

 

 

 

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Quiz:

 

Mercantilism and Salutary Neglect

Road to Revolution (All Acts/Events)

John Locke: Political Theory against Royal Absolutism

Thomas Paine: Common Sense

James Chalmers: Plain Truth

Thomas Jefferson: Declaration of Independence

In Our Own Words

 

 

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In Class: Articles of Confederation

 

 

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   Salem Trip

 

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Discuss

The Articles vs. The Constitution

Lecture:

  • Articles
  • Constitution
  • Federalist vs Anti Federalists

Lecture Notes

HW:

Remember the Ladies

Jefferson vs. Hamilton: Great Debate (17911801)

 

 

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"The American History Quiz" What did you learn?

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The Early Republic Qs for HW

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Constitution Worksheet

Copy and paste the above activity (from Ms Pojer) into a word program  and complete with a partner by end of Class Friday.

Review the Constitution (over view)

The Constitution

 

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Constitution Worksheet

 

 

 

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