HUSH January 2009

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Westward Expansion

an illustration

5  Prepare for Seminar

Review all materials

How Indian Removal and the Reservation system affected Native American culture

Treaties/Laws

Indian Wars

Indian Boarding Schools

How  Native Americans preserved their culture (Alexie etc)

 

 

 

 

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Take this quiz before class Friday

Socratic Seminar:

Considering the  Western European Tradition/ Heritage, goals/objectives of  westward expansion and state and federal  laws pertaining to Native Americans, was the American Ideals/promise ever an option for Native Americans? Is it now? What does Alexie reveal about Native American history and culture?

HW: Review for In class Essay Assessment -- all unit materials (seminar included)

 

Read:

I hated Tonto (still do) for seminar

 

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9    In Class Persuasive Essay -- with or without snow day (25 min seminar; 55 min essay)

You will not have a binder check - realized I collected all of the work I would have been checking for...

Project Due Tuesday see forward and afterward requirements/self assessment

 

smoke signals

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Projects Due (Share)

 

 

 

 

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Midterm Review 19

 

20

Mid term Review

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Mid term Review

22  Mid Terms 23 Mid Terms
  26    Mid Terms 27   Mid Terms 28

 

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View Smoke Signals

Viewing Assignment Post by Monday

HW: What new challenges did the country experience as it expanded and matured?

 

30 Semester II

Spreading the Word Internationally

EQ: Should American concept of democracy and individual rights  be the model for the world?

 

 

 

 

 

 

HUSH January 2008

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Westward Expansion

an illustration

 

  2

Begin Territorial Expansion and Slave Compromises

 

 

3

Territorial Expansion and the Slave Controversy: A Constitutional Crisis.

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Territorial Expansion and the Slave Controversy: A Constitutional Crisis.

Civil War and Reconstruction

Images of the Civil War

Map of the Union and Confederate States

Causes of the Civil War documents link

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Slavery

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Why did the South secede? Perception vs. Reality

  • Brainstorm:
  1. Why did the South Secede
  2. Who freed the slaves
  1. Read
  2. Discuss perception vs. reality

 

Introduce: Why did the United States fight  the Civil War?

Reading Primary Documents

HW:  Zinn chapter 9 pgs 167-192

Parts 1 and 2 Questions Due 1-15

 

 

 

 

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Mid Term Review Sheet

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Mid Term Essay Questions

Begin Reviewing in Class: How did the Enlightenment philosophers influence the origins of American Government? (see sept calendar)

Task:

  • Review the philosophers.
  • Know how they influenced the origins of Am. Gov.
  • Determine how they would advise the politicians running for President.
  • Write a letter to a candidate from the perspective of 1 of the philosophers studied.

 

Midterm Review 14

 

 HW:  Zinn chapter 9 pgs 167-192 due Tuesday

 

 

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Mid term Review

16

Mid term Review

17  Mid Terms 18 Mid Terms
  21 No School 22 Mid Terms 23 Mid Terms

 

24

Review Midterms

 

HW: Civil War

 

 

25

 View:  A Nation Divided

Examine how different people common soldiers and civilians, men and women, blacks and whites experienced and contributed to this volatile era in American history.

HW: Primary Doc Analysis

 

Justice for All?

Jim Crow

Jim Crow Image Collection

 

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Understanding Prejudice and Discrimination -- Survey

 

 

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  1. Discuss Survey: What did you learn about your own bias/prejudice?

HW: Facing History and Ourselves:

Visit the  Jim Crow Museum

 

View: Hateful Things and  Choose 4 objects and respond

 

 

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Discuss Jim Crow Museum

Reconstruction

  1. explore the political conflicts that arose during Reconstruction concerning the integration of former Confederate states back into the Union;

  2. compare the experiences of former slaves and white Southerners in the aftermath of the Civil War;

  3. examine the economic, social, and demographic changes that shaped the period of Reconstruction

HW: Reconstruction Power Point

Watch This  Jim Crow Museum Documentary

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View Reconstructing a Nation

 

HW:

Plessy v. Ferguson

  • Summarize the case
  • How did Brown interpret/apply the 14th Amendment
  • Where does Harlan foreshadow "separate but equal" in his rebuttal?

Images of Jim Crow Video - You Tube

Jim Crow

1

Reconstruction

Discuss:

  • Plessy v. Ferguson
  • Separate but Equal: Jim Crow Laws
  • Rise of Violence:  Lynching

Alabama Literacy Test: How did you do?

HW: Lynching Reading w/qs