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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Day 16 - Tuesday

U.S. History II  - Period 1: 
Essential Questions:

-How do we think like an Historian?
-Has the West been romanticized?
-Does racial equality depend on government action?
-Can the "white man's conquest" of Native Americans be justified?

1. What challenges did farmers faced on the Great Plains?
Timeline of Agricultural Inventions
Challenges and adversity with Farming the West
William Jennings Bryan Speech at the DNC
2. We will quickly review The Gold vs. Silver Debate - Use textbook pages 427-428 and my DBQ on Gold vs. Silver Debate (This is a resource, but we will NOT complete the student activity) to help you understand why was their a gold versus silver issue in 1896 in America.

3. Who were the "WINNERS" and the "LOSERS" of the West?

1. Read Chapter 14 - Section 1 - "The Expansion of Industry" - pages 436-439.
After completing this reading, please create a T-chart and on the left-hand column give me the resource, development or invention that affected the industrial boom in the 19th century.  In the second column (right side) note how each item impacted industrialization.

2. Which invention or development in "The Expansion of Industry" had the greatest impact on society?  Provide support to justify your argument.


U.S. HISTORY I - Periods 4, 5, and 6:
Essential Questions:

-How do you think like an Historian?
-How was the first permanent English settlement in North America established in 1607? 
-What influence did geography play in the settlement?

Themes: Mercantilism, Colony-building, economic relationships

1. I will collect the U.S. History I - Honor's Level Test.  We will review the DBQ section of test and what the expectations should look like. 

2. We will begin to review the Causes of the American Revolution slideshow
A Timeline and Key Terms - Great Resource for students!

3. The Boston Massacre - SOAPS Activity

4.Stamp Act Original Documents

1. Please read the Stamp Act: Document C and complete questions 1-4.

2. Please read pages 100-108 in your textbook and create a graphic organizer, political cartoon, OR propaganda poster that illustrates what are the main themes, ideas or reasons for the American Revolution.  Due on Thursday.
International Studies - Period 4 
Essential Questions:
1. Is peace sustainable?

2. Can the world create a movement that is everlasting?
3. Can you make a difference at BHS?

Themes: Peace Day, Global Awareness, Leadership

1. Everyone will engage us with their Peace Day at BHS Presentations. You need to review the Ambassador Rubric to ensure you understand how you will be graded.

1. What did Jeremy Gilley engage in on Peace Day?  Do you think he was successful? Why or why not?

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