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Monday, February 6, 2017

Day 96 - Monday

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Super Bowl Champs AND the GREATEST comeback in SB History!!!

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?
-How revolutionary was the Market Revolution in the early 19th Century in American History?
-Why was Industrialization so complex and yet dynamic?

Themes: James Monroe's Presidency, John Quincy Adam's Legacy - Cheater or Victim?, Market Revolution, Industrialization

1. 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
-Population Density (Look at 1700 vs. 1950) What patterns do you see? What argument can these data charts provide us?

2. Please read this article on "The Market Revolution" IN-CLASS and review the images to give you visual support in your understanding of this revolutionary industrial era in American History.

3. Please watch the John Green video on "Market Revolution" and answer the questions on Google Classroom:
A. What are the factors that contributed to the Market Revolution?

B. How did the Market Revolution of the 19th Century radically shift commerce (trade) and a way of life for millions of Americans?

4. The Agricultural Revolution Slideshow

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: American Isolationism, WWII Propaganda, Pearl Harbor

1. The LAST GROUP ON Section 4 - America Moves Toward War - (pages 756-763) - Gati, Heather, Madison, Divyanshi, and Jessica - will give a quick presentation on their 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 - DONE

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

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

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 45 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. 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?

2. Definitions of Terrorism - What is Terrorism? Do all of these definitions say the same thing? If so or if not, then why?

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

3. Terrorism Resources:
Visuals on the History of Terrorism
-Read American Public Radio's article "Why Are They So Angry with Us?"  - We will do on Tuesday (Please create a Two- Column Note illustrating the Main Ideas/Arguments and those details/development that support them).
-The Middle East and the West, National Public Radio, 5-part series, December 2015

1. Yes, check Google Classroom!

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