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Friday, February 3, 2017

Day 95 - Friday.....GO PATS!!!!!!!!!!!!

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U.S. History I - Periods 1, 2 & 7: 
Essential Questions:
-Was the Monroe Doctrine a policy of expansion or self-defense? 
-Was the Monroe Doctrine a disguise for American Imperialism?
-Was John Quincy Adams deserving of his presidency?

Themes: James Monroe's Presidency, The American System, Monroe Doctrine, Industrialization, Manifest Destiny, The Missouri Compromise

1. Quiz today on War of 1812 to John Quincy Adams Presidency.

2. Industrialization Resources:
Cotton Production 1820 versus 1860
Map of USA expanding infrastructure - Roads and Canals
Maps of American Railroads expansion from East Coast to the West
American population growth from 1820 to 1860

3. James Monroe and John Quincy Adams Presidential Videos:

1. NO, enjoy the SUPER BOWL and GO PATS!

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: American Isolationism, WWII Propaganda, Pearl Harbor

1. A quick presentation on your comprehensive TOP-DOWN Web brief summary (3-5 sentences) that describe the key takeaways or cause-effect events that helped trigger World War II, and your 3 visuals that help capture the moment of what was happening in your section.

Group Assignments: 
Group A - Section 2 - War in Europe (pages 742-747) - Amy, Kyle, Julia, Sydney, and Patrick

Group B - Section 3 - The Holocaust (pages 748-755) - Joe, Hailey, Brendan, Sydney, Ryan, and Neil

Group C - Section 4 - America Moves Toward War - (pages 756-763) - Gati, Heather, Madison, Divyanshi, and Jessica

2. Changed to Monday if time permits!  You will have a QUIZ on World War II - Dictators, Aggressors (Axis Powers), Defenders (Allied Powers), American Foreign Policy, The Holocaust, and the world moving toward war.

3. On Tuesday - How does America react to Pearl Harbor
Headline News
Eye Witness Accounts of People's Reactions
Reactions/Headlines/Internment of Japanese-Americans

4. On Tuesday - Please watch the Pearl Harbor documentary in color (You should get AT LEAST the first 25 minute done) Then write a reaction to the following questions in the form of an 1 paragraph essay (10 sentences minimum and post in Google Classroom so that everyone can see your response - SO PROOFREAD IT PLEASE!): 

A. What is the most shocking thing you saw on this documentary?  
B. Who do you think is most responsible for what went wrong in the Pearl Harbor attacks?

5. World War II Resources:
Causes of World War II - already covered on Friday
-Early Phases of the War - Europeans, Americans, and 1939-1941.
-World War II Leaders - The basics
-WWII Leaders - Aggressors, Defenders, Victims, etc - A MUST SEE!!!
-Fascism versue Communism
-Maps of World War II
America in World War II Slideshare
The Atlantic Charter
American Army in World War II - A US Military Army collective and brief history 
U.S. Home-front During World War II
The National WWII museum - lots of images, primary sources, outline of WWII, and WWII by the numbers!
Library of Congress - World War II Primary Sources
American Women in World War II
America's WWII in Color - PBS special
Summary of WWII

1. Yes, 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, Current Events and finding News. 

1. Based off watching Simon Anholt's "Which country does the most good for the world?" TedTalk yesterday, we will explore essential questions 2, 3, and 4:

2. Elizabeth Abrevaya will present her online current event on Water Rights in the World.

3. Please Watch the Human Rights video and then make sure you can answer:
A. What are Human Rights?
B. Have the forces of good and evil changed overtime, and if so, how and why?

4. The Evolution of Terrorism - Choice Program from Brown University. We will start here as a way to introduce our Terrorism unit.

5. Terrorism Resources:
Visuals on the History of Terrorism

1. Yes, check Google Classroom!

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