-Has rapid industrial development been a blessing or a curse for Americans?
-Did America fulfill the dreams of immigrants?
-Can reform movements improve American society and politics?
1. Reflection on David Sakura and the 1 hour discussion on the Japanese-American Internment Camps + Google Doc resources.
2. We will finalize our study of the Progressive Study and utilize the resources below and textbook pages 523-531 on Theodore Roosevelt's Square Deal.
3. Muckraker Resources:
Influential Muckrakers Video
New Work and Home Improvements during the Progressive Era
Triangular Shirtwaist Fire - PBS Special
Jacob Riis and Immigrants and answer the 5 questions + 2 photographs +More Jacob Riis Photography
Jacob Riis Photo comparison
Jacob Riis Biography and AWESOME VIDEO
Lewis Hine + Child Labor Video
Lewis Hine "Against Child Labour" - A BBC Special
Lewis Hine's Slideshow of Photos
Ida Tarbell's "No Man More Dangerous"
Excerpts from "The Jungle" - A History Teacher video
4. Teddy Roosevelt Resources:
Teddy Roosevelt Association - Lots of pictures and stories of keeping his legacy alive.
Teddy Roosevelt's Broad Powers - A pretty darn good essay
Whitehouse.org - Theodore Roosevelt Number 26
Theodore Roosevelt: Progressive Crusader - The Heritage Foundation of American Leadership
1. Please watch the Progressive Presidents: Crash Course with John Green and begin studying Chapter 17 - The Progressive Era for your Test on Tuesday. You may use a 5x8 inch notecared/cheat sheet for the test. Here is your STUDY GUIDE for Tuesday's Test.
U.S. HISTORY I - Periods 4, 5, and 6:
-Does state or federal government have a greater impact in our lives?
-Does the system of checks and balances provide us with an effective and efficient government?
-Is a strong federal system the most effective government for the United States? Which level of government, federal or state, can best solve our nation's problems?
Themes: U.S. Constitution, State Rights vs. Federal Rights, Bill or Rights, Checks and Balances, Amendments 11-27
1. Projects will continue today on the U.S. Constitution and your DIGITAL STORY topic using the Digital Storytelling Project. Projects will be presented, no more than 10 minutes in length in the following order today and tomorrow!
a. Article I - Done
b. Article II - Done
c. Article III - Period 4 - 6 still need to finish
d. Articles IV-VII - Period 5 needs to finish
e. Amendments 1-4
f. Amendments 5-10
g. Amendments 11-19
h. Amendments 20-27
2. U.S. Constitution Resources:
Anti-federalist vs. Federalist Chart
United States Government Brief Slideshow
Current U.S. Government Slideshow
1. Just make sure you have your packet completely done for the test next week on the U.S. Constitution. We need to finish the projects so if you have not yet gone then just make sure your digital story is all set.
International Studies - Period 3
1. How do we think about POWER in the 21st Century?
2. How do we define our interest as a country?
3. What is "hard power" and "soft power" capability and how does it impact foreign policy?
4. How is power distributed?
1. Student Debate Question: Should we use hard or soft power to control the Taliban in the Middle East?
2. Day 2 of your Debate will take place today as seen below in GREEN:
|Topic Introduction/Open Statements||Student(s) Participating||Timing:|
|Opening Statement- Soft Power||Kayla Clarke||2 minutes|
|Opening Statement - Hard Power||Allie Minghella||2 minutes|
|Hard Power Argument #1 - Past Relations with the US||Past Relations with the US|
|Team A - Hard Power team - argues FOR argument #1||Nicole Tsatsarones and Valentina Lopez||3 minutes|
|Team B - Soft Power Team - argues AGAINST argument #1||Thomas Lyons and Mohamed Khalifa||3 minutes|
|Cross-Fire for Hard Power Argument #1||3-5 minutes|
|Soft Power Argument #1 - Stability of the Country||How the hard power effects the Middle East today|
|Team C - Soft Power Team - argues FOR argument #1||Kayla Clarke and Matt Frasier||3 minutes|
|Team D - Hard Power Team - argues AGAINST argument #1||Valentina Lopez and Meghan Winters||3 minutes|
|Cross-Fire for Soft Power Argument #1||Kayla Clarke and Matt Frasier||3-5 minutes|
|Round 3: Hard Power Argument # 2 - The ideological differences between the US and the Taliban make hard power necessary.||The ideological differences between the US and the Taliban make hard power necessary.|
|Team A - Hard Power Team - argues FOR argument #2||Rachel Murgo and Nicole Tsatsarones||3 minutes|
|Team B - Soft Power Team - argues AGAINST argument #2||Thomas Lyons and Mohamed Khalifa||3 minutes|
|Cross-Fire - ALL students, but with respect to listening and letting people finish their statements/arguments/evidence||3-5 minutes|
|Round 4: Soft Power Argument #2 - Death and Casualties||Military interference by the US and the Middle East is affecting civilians, and troops|
|Team C - Soft Power argues FOR argument #2||Mike Garcia and Matt Frasier||3 minutes|
|Team D - Hard Power argues AGAINST argument #2||Allie Minghella and Meghan Winters||3 minutes|
|GRAND CROSSFIRE - Your last chance to participate in this debate!||3-5 minutes|
|Soft Power Closing - You may use counter arguments from the debate||Michael Garcia||2 minutes|
|Hard Power Closing - You may use counter arguments from the debate||Rachel Murgo||2 minutes|
3. Remember your case-study was DUE yesterday. Your grade will be based on your research, development of an argument, evidence to support your claims/arguments, analysis of content and the ability to make critical connections. Your case-study will count as 50% of your grade as you need to create a Google doc that represents research, hard power or soft power approach/connections, and your ability to support the debate question. Please be sure to examine and review the Case Study Rubric. If you have any questions, then please email or ask me immediately!
4. Debate Format - Please double-check that you all have successfully completed the Google Spreadsheet on WHO is responsible for what part of the debate so that everyone has a very clear idea of what responsibilities are their own in this debate.
5. Hard Power and Soft Power Readings and Resources:
- Strategic Studies Institute article "Hard Power and Soft Power: The utility of Military Force..."
- The American Academy of Political and Social Sciences article "Hard Power, Soft Power, and Smart Power"
- Robert Cooper's "Hard Power, Soft Power and the Goals of Diplomacy"
- Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS) "Being Hard on Soft Power"
- An insightful College Paper written by Tim Quirk that gives good perspective on Hard Power vs. Soft Power.
- Soft Power and China in the 21st Century
- Hillary Clinton and the Art of Smart Power
- Harvard Kennedy School and Joseph Nye article "Lesson's Learned Since 9/11: Narratives Matter"
Homework:1. Make sure you spend tonight putting the final touches on day 3 to finalize your dabate if we do not finish the Taliban Debate today in class. Your case-study will count as 50% of your FINAL GRADE and your debate presence and skills count for 50% of your Project Grade for this Taliban Debate Project. Please be sure to examine and review the Case Study Rubric. If you have any questions, then please email or ask me immediately!