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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Day 124 - Thursday

So the sudden case of a stomach virus has knocked me out for the count today everyone.  This was unexpected and your assignments are below. 

U.S. History I - Periods 1, 5, and 6: 

Essential Questions:
-Does state or federal government have a greater impact in our lives?
-Does the United States have a mission to expand democracy and freedom?
-What might 19th century Native Americans have said about Manifest Destiny? 
-How might the country have developed differently if no gold or other precious minerals had been discovered in the West?
-Does war cause national prosperity?
-Is economic, social, or physical coercion an effective method of achieving our national interest in domestic affairs

Themes: State Rights vs. Federal Government, Reform Movements of the 19th Century, Prison Reform, Education Reform, Women's Rights, and Abolitionism

1. Please use all the resources below and your textbook to review and student for your QUIZ TOMORROW ON the different Reform Movements of the mid-19th century using The Land of Reform (Chapter 8 in your textbook - pages 240-258), the Antebellum [before the American Civil War] Reformers, and Educational Portal - Reform Movements.

2. Reform Movements of the 19th Century
First Age of Reform - Lots of Primary sources
Pre-Civil War Reform - Scroll down to this section on our online textbook and read the summary and click on the links to help you understand more specific reform movements

3. Crash Course on Reform Movements with John Green

4. Please watch Women during the 19th Century Reform Movement before the American Civil War video:

1. Study for your Reformers Quiz on Chapter 8 - pages 238-258, the videos above, links above and slideshow. 

2. I will still check BINDERS for Quarter 3 tomorrow!
U.S. HISTORY II - Period 4:

Essential Questions:
- Who is responsible for starting the Cold War?
-Why didn't the Cold War ever turn "hot"?
-How did the Cold War challenge American values, at home and abroad?
-Is the Cold War still going on? How?
-Should Americans and the U.S. government have feared an internal Communist subversion in the 1950's?

Themes: Containment, Domino Theory, The Domestic Cold War, House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC), Joseph McCarthy, Blacklist, Alger Hiss, The Rosenbergs

1. Please answer the 4 questions for every Visual DBQ's on the Red Scare - The partner groups will present tomorrow when I get back!

2. Please USE TODAY TO FINISH YOUR work (annotations and questions) on your Joseph MacArthur DBQ (I have posted to Google Classroom!!!!) and be able to articulate clear awareness and perspective on Joseph MacArthur's actions during the early Cold War Era on the American home front. Your silent conversation will still happen tomorrow so please review the Silent Conversation/Debate Question at the top of the DBQ

3. Cold War Slideshow #1 1945-1960 - We will explore the concepts and events surround the The Cold War at Home in America from 1947-1951.

4. Red Scare/HUAC/Hollywood Ten Movies below:

- Please watch The Hollywood Ten movie below:

1. Using the Joseph McCarthy DBQ please review all 11 documents, the visual documents we did in partners, your textbook and any movie clips that may help you answer the Silent Conversation/Debate Question at the top of the DBQ.  What this means is that you should have read, evaluated, annotated, the DBQ's.  On Friday you will complete your assessment activity which will be a silent Big Paper Conversation/Debate with a partner.
Modern America Class - Period 7
Essential Questions:
1. How much do popular trends reflect and/or shape American values and traditions?
2. Does our entertainment reflect society, or does our entertainment shape our society?
3. What is Pop Culture?
4. How do we know if something is Popular Culture?

Themes: Pop Culture, Top Charts, American Exceptionalism, 1980's Decade, 1980's TV, 1980's Major Events in Politics, Culture, Sports, Science.

1. We will watch scenes from The Breakfast Club and you guys will be filling out the Movie Response Forms while watching. 

2. 1980's Links to get you started:
-What happened in the 1980's - - Toys, Sports, Furniture, Events, Fashion, Appliances, and Music are all categories you can investigate.
-History Channel - The 1980's - Cars, The Politics, Cold War and Pop Culture
-The 1980's Playlist - Popular Music from the 1980's
-Ronald Reagan and Reaganism

1. Please make sure you have POSTED your completed the Music Assignments - Music in the 1980's and homework on Google Classroom.  Furthermore, please share your Interview Podcast Permission Forms and Phase I Questions and Introduction of your Interviewee for Mr. Parkin Google Folder that he shared with you all last week.  You will see it in your shared Google Folder as "Podcast Interview Project on the 1980's" so that I can approve before class on Friday (Tomorrow!). 

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