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Monday, May 22, 2017

Day 157 - Monday

U.S. History I - Periods 1, 2 & 7: 
Essential Questions:
-Were the forces of nationalism or sectionalism impacting the country the most from 1820-1860? 
-Does state or federal government have a greater impact in our lives?
-Was slavery a humane or evil institution?
-Does war cause national prosperity?

Themes: Solomon Northup, The Fugitive Slave Acts, State Rights vs. Federal Government, Clay's Compromise of 1850 (terms), Popular Sovereignty, Calhoun Goals/Webster's Goals, response to the compromise, Stephen Douglas and Millard Fillmore's views on slavery, expansion of slavery, Anti-Slavery Legislation, Bleeding Kansas, Unsung Heroes for Abolitionist, Causes of the American Civil War

1. You all should have downloaded the Antebellum South Slideshow last week, but I did not see it in many of the binders. Review it quickly and let me know if you have any questions or need clarification on any slides. 

2. Please list at least 4 causes of the American Civil War - Partners first and big white board next.

3. We will review your written responses to The Fugitive Slave Acts Background & Slave Perspective QUESTION PROMPT: 

"How did the passage of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 (part of the Compromise of 1850) reveal differences between the North and the South?  Explain how this act contributed to division in American culture."

4. We will have complete a jigsaw activity on the Primary Sources below for the FSA:

-Group 3 - Slaves and Court - A Supreme Court Case in 1842 - Prigg vs Pennsylvania 
-Group 5 Anthony Burns of Boston. '

5. Game Changing Moments leading up to the American Civil War:
-The Dred Scott we all don't know - Gilder video
-Harriet Beecher Stowe: Uncle Tom's Cabin - Gilder video

6. Causes of the American Civil War Packet - Let's review Pages 1 & 2.  Additionally, students should take out their outlines from last week on Chapter 10 - Section 2 and complete pages 6 & 7 in partners.
-Kansas-Nebraska Act - 1854 -
Primary Source Document #1 on the Kansas-Nebraska Act - Author? Who is the intended audience and what is it's purpose?
-Primary Source Document #2 on the Kansas-Nebraska Act - Author? Who is the intended audience and what is it's purpose?
-Comparing and Contrasting the political views of Two Illinois Politicians - Students will split into to groups.

1. YES, check Google Classroom!

U.S. HISTORY II - Period 3:
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?
-What is JFK's real legacy?
-How did JFK's assassination impact Johnson's presidency?
-Why was the Vietnam War so divisive? 

Themes: The Vietnam War beginning, President Kennedy's legacy and assassination

1.How were the updated sources JFK Assassination Reports and Records from History and the Mary Ferrell Foundation (All photographs) to conduct more research? 

2. We will finish our JFK Assassination DEBATE!
ALL students NEED Contentions, Evidence, and Analysis in order to be successfully completed. The debate question is "Was JFK assassinated by a single gunman?" 

3. LBJ get's sworn in Video

4. QUIZ TOMORROW on Chapter 28 - Section 1 and Section 2 - pages 876-889 on John F. Kennedy's Presidency AND the Cold War Era 1960's. Multiple Choice, Fill in the Blanks, DBQ on a visual.

5. John F. Kennedy Resources:
National Archives on JFK's Assassination Records
JFK Library - Life of Kennedy and a whole heck of lot more!
Historic Speeches by JFK - JFK Library
JFK Cabinet, Headlines, and more - Online database on Presidents
JFK at a glance and his Domestic and Foreign policies - The Miller Center - University of Virginia
JFK through photos - A photo walk of JFK through the Presidential Years

6. Lyndon B. Johnson's Foreign Policy
A. The - LBJ's Cold War FP
B. The Cold War Museum - LBJ's Cold War FP
 *We will discuss the contents of LBJ's foreign policy and the effectiveness of it

7. Cold War Resources:
1. Yes, check Google Classroom. 

International Studies - Period 4
Essential Questions:
1. Does the world need NATO? Why or why not?
2.  Does NATO have a new role in the order of international relations in Europe and the World in the 21st Century?
3. Was NATO just or unjust in participating and executing their mission in your post-Cold War scenario?
4. Why do states/countries follow the rules and principles of international law most of the time?
5. What does "hard power" and "soft power" capability and how does it impact foreign policy?

Themes: International Policy, NATO Missions

1. Today we will finish our presentations of your NATO project with NATO in Afghanistan, Counter Piracy Operation, Air Policing, and Operation Anchor Guard finishing up (Everyone get 8 minutes and only 8 minutes to present.

2. Remember our LAST CURRENT EVENT TOPIC will be going tomorrow when Kosta and Orlando present on Infectious Diseases. 
1. Yes, check Google Classroom

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