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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Day 88 - Wednesday

U.S. History I - Periods 1, 2 & 7: 
Essential Questions:
-To what extend did Thomas Jefferson live up to his ideals and beliefs?
-Was the War of 1812 a "second American Revolution"?

Themes: James Madison's Presidency, Legacy of the War of 1812

1. Please make sure that you can complete the James Madison Packet  and remember the 23 video questions are at the end of the packet.  Please watch the 10 segments for the History Channel's The War of 1812: First Invasion to answer all of the questions. Whatever you do not finish in class, should be done for homework.  This is an INDIVIDUAL assignment!

2. War of 1812 Resources:
War of 1812 - PBS - American Perspective
British Perspective
Classroom version of War of 1812
War of 1812 Primary Sources - National Archives


1. YES, check Google Classroom. 

U.S. HISTORY II - Period 3:
Essential Questions:
-Did the United States foreign policy during the 1930's help promote World War II? 
-Could the United States have prevented the outbreak of World War II?
-Should the United States sell arms to other nations?
-Should the United States have aided the Allies against the Axis Powers?
-Does the American security depend upon the survival of its Allies?
-Was war between the United States and Japan inevitable in World War II?

Themes: Evaluation of the New Deal, Causes of WWII, Major Participants of WWII

1. Please make sure you have posted your responses to the following question on Google Classroom:
a. What were the major causes of World War II?  
b. How did America respond in the early 1930's-mid-1930's? Meaning, what was our foreign policy plan in the 1930's to what Germans and the Japanese were during in Europe and Asia?

2. Your job is to do your research on finding political cartoons and picking ONE political cartoon that depicts the causes of World War II or the spirit of American's foreign policy in the 1930's and everyone will walk the gallery and analyze the different pieces of cartoons.  Check out Google Classroom for the specific details and links I have provided you with.

3. Be ready to share it with your classmates and me tonight and tomorrow you must have a printed up hard copy! Everyone must have a HARD COPY of their political cartoon!
Things to look for:
Caption messages/ A Hook?
Why was the document created?
Questions raised?
Whose perspective is NOT shown?

4. WWII artwork from the Spanish Civil War

1. YES, please check Google Classroom.

International Studies - Period 4
Essential Questions:
1. What does international studies mean and how do we define Internationalism?
2. How do we form and shape our identities?
3. Is mankind inherently good or evil? How do different cultures shape the definitions of good and evil?
4. Have the forces of good and evil changed overtime, and if so, how and why?

Themes: PEGS, International Studies, Global Awareness

1. Reminder about printing up and completing the Quote Activity FOR TOMORROW/Thursday's class period. Please do NOT forget this!!

2. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie author of Americanah, one of the New York Times 10 best sellers of 2013. How is your perception influenced by the world around you? 

1. YES, please check Google Classroom.

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