Thursday, July 9, 2009

thursday 7/9 Day 15

HW Due Monday: p. 430 #1-9 and p. 462 #1-8

Extra Credit: Using the vocab words in Ch. 12 and Ch. 13 create a word web with good explanations and connections, use several sheets of paper to make it big and legible, tape or glue them together, or use a small poster board. Make it colorful and pretty.

Library research project:

Cold War:
Berlin Airlift
Nuclear Arms Race
Bomb shelters
McCarthy Hearings
Fear of Communism
julius and Ethel Rosenberg
Duck and Cover Drills
Korean War
Europe is Divided "Iron Curtain"

Life in the 1950's:
Baby Boom
Car Culture
Rock and Roll
Elvis Presley
1950's T.V.
Moving to the Sunbelt
Civil Rights i.e. Brown v. Board of Education
Martin Luther King
Women in the 50's

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Day 11- The Coming of World War II

Library Research project:

Joseph Stalin becomes the leader of the USSR
Mussolini becomes the leader of Italy
Spanish Civil War
Hitler becomes the chancellor of Germany
Japan invades Manchuria
Rape of Nanking
Hitler invades the Rhineland
Hitler completes the Anschluss
Munich Pact
Hitler invades poland
the "phony" war
Hitler invades france
Miracle of Dunkirk
U.S. passes the Neutrality Act (4)
Tripartite pact
FDR gives the 4 freedoms speech
America passes the Lend Lease Act
Atlantic charter is signed
Japan attacks pearl harbor
FDR asks congress to declare war
Womens Army Corps is founded
War Production Board is started
General MacArthur surrenders the Phillipines
Bataan Death March
Doolitle raid
Battle of Coral Sea

Monday, June 29, 2009

Day 9 - American involvement in WWI

Word List:
francis ferdinand
alliance system
zimmermann note
selective service act
conscientious objecotr
espionage act
great migration
schenck v. united states (1919)
john j. pershing
fourteen points
league of nations
henry cabot lodge
great influenze pandemic 1919
palmer raids
nicola sacco
bartolomeo vanzetti

reading questions:
answer the questions in your book on pg. 206 #1-9

Day 8 - American Imperialism continued

Finish the Americna Imperialism crossword that I gave you in class.

Day 7- American Imperialism

Read ch. 5 section 1 and 2 for HW

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Day 6- The Progressive Era

This is the HW for Tuesday 6/23 and is due tomorrow Wednesday 6/24.

Word List:
Upton Sinclair
"the Jungle"
Jacob Riis
Social Gospel
Hull House
Jane Adams
Settlement House
16th Amendment
17th Amendment
Direct Primary
Lincoln Steffens
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
Womens Suffrage
Margaret Sanger
Alice Paul
Carrie Chapman Catt
19th Amendment
Womens Christian Temperance Union
WEB DuBois
Booker T. Washington
Niagra Movement
Theodore Roosevelt
Square Deal
Bull Moose Party
Meat Inspection Act
Pure Food and Drug Act
Hepburn Act
National Reclamation Act
Woodrow Wilson
Clayton Antitrust Act
Federal Reserve Act
Federal Trade Commission

Reading Questions:

Answer Questions #1-10 on pg. 134 in your textbook.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Day 5- The Making of Industrial America

This is the HW for Monday 6/22. this HW is due at the beginning of class on Tuesday 6/23.

Non-Extra Credit HW:

Complete your Ch. 3 Books.

Extra Credit HW (worth one A+, on any test, except the final).

Word List:
Thomas Edison
Andrew Carnegie
John D. Rockefeller
Social Darwinism
"Gospel of Wealth"
Knights of Labor
Ellis Island
Angel Island
Dawes Act
George Custer
Battle of Little Bighorn
Transcontinental Railroad
Gilded Age
Pendleton Act
Populist Party
William J. Bryan
"Cross of Gold" Speech

Reading Questions:
1. What factors led to the industrialization of America, and what impact did industrialization have on society?
2. Why did immigrants come to the United States, and how did they impact society?
3. What impact did the railraod business have on the west in the United States?
4. What impact did the Dawes Act have on the Native American population?
5. What were some of the problems in America during the "Gilded Age"?
6. Why was the Pendleton Act passed?
7. What impact did the Populist have on society?

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Day 4 Manifest Destiny, Civil War, and Reconstruction

Homework Questions for Thursday 6/18. This homework is due at the beginning of school on Monday 6/22.

Word List:
Male Suffrage
Second Great Awakening
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Missouri Compromise
Fredrick Douglas
Underground Railroad
Manifest Destiny
Wilmot Proviso
Compromise of 1850
Popular Sovereignty
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Dred Scott v. Stanford
Abraham Lincoln
Republican Party
Election of 1860
John Brown
Harpers Ferry
Southern Secession
Stephen A. Douglas
Fort Sumter
Civil War
Robert E. Lee
Anaconda Plan
Emancipation Proclamation
Habeas Corpus
Ulysses S. Grant
Battle of Gettysburg
Gettysburg Address
William Sherman
Appomattox Court House
Lee Harvey Oswald
Freedmens Bureau
Andrew Johnson
13th Amendment
14th Amendment
15th Amendment
Ku Klux Klan
De Jure Segregation

Reading Questions:
1. Why did California's application for statehood cause so many problems?
2. How did the Underground Railroad operate?
3. Explain what popular sovereignty is. And why was it so controversial.
4. How did the Supreme Court use the Dred Scott decision to make slavery legal?
5. Choose 4 events that led America to Civil War, and explain them on a timeline.


6. What effects did the Civil War have on Women and African Americans?
7. Create a chart titled: Consequences of the Civil War. Fill it in with the Political, Economic, Technological, and Social consequences of the Civil War.


Thursday, May 21, 2009

Day 3 - Washington to Polk

Homework Questions for Wednesday 6/17. This homework is due at the beginning of school on Thursday 6/18.

Vocab Word web:
George Washington
Judiciary Act of 1789
Whiskey Rebellion
political parties
Jay's Treaty
Pinckney's Treaty
John Adams
Quasi War
XYZ Affair
Alien and Sedition Act
Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
"Midnight Judges"
Marbury v. Madison
Election of 1800
12th Amendment
Thomas Jefferson
Louisiana Purchase
Lewis and Clark
judicial review
James Madison
war hawks
War of 1812
Treaty of Ghent
Star Spangled Banner
Battle of New Orleans
General Andrew Jackson
James Monroe
Monroe Doctrine
Adams-Onis Treaty
Missouri Compromise
Oregon territory
John Quincy Adams
Election of 1824
corrupt bargain
Henry Clay
American System
Andrew Jackson
spoils system
Revolution of 1828
Second Bank of the United States
Tariff of Abominations
The Force Bill
Indian Removal Act
Trail of Tears
Cherokee Nation v. Georgia (1831)
Panic of 1837
Martin VanBuren
William Henry Harrison
John Tyler
Tippecanoe and Tyler too
James K. Polk
manifest destiny
Mexican American War
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Mormon migration
Remember the Alamo
Texas War for Independence
California Gold Rush

Reading Questions

Complete the presidential charts given in class.

Day 2 - American Revolution and the Early Republic

Homework Questions for Tuesday 6/16. This homework is due at the beginning of school on Wednesday 6/17.

Vocab Web words:

Sugar Act
Stamp Act
Townshend Acts
Samuel Adams
Boston Massacre
Sons of Liberty
Boston Tea Party
Lexington and Concord
Bunker Hill
King George III
"Common Sense"
Thomas Paine
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
Benedict Arnold
Marquis de Lafayette
Charles Cornwallis
Treaty of Paris 1783
Articles of Confederation
Shays' Rebellion
The Great Compromise
checks and balances
Bill of Rights

Reading Questions:

1.What were the causes of tension between Britain and the Colonists?
2. Choose one of the tax acts imposed by the British and explain the colonists' reaction to it.
3. How did the ideas of the Enlightenment influence the American Revolution?
4. What risks did declaring independence pose for the colonists?
5. Create a chart that shows the advantages and disadvantages of the colonists during the American Revolution.
6. What role did France play in the colonists' victory in the American Revolution?
7. What were the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation?
8. Create a chart that compares and contrasts the arguments of the Federalists and the Antifederalists.
9. What were the key issues of debate during the Constitutional Convention?
10. What rights are guaranteed to citizens in the First Amendment?

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Day 1 US History June 15

Homework Questions for Monday 6/15. This homework is due at the beginning of school on Tuesday 6/16.

Vocabulary Map Vocab:
Middle Passage
Christopher Columbus
Bering Strait
Columbian Exchange
Juan Ponce de Leon
Hernando Cortez
Francisco Coronado
House of Burgesses
Mayflower Compact
Magna Carta
English Bill of Rights
Great Awakening
Thomas Jefferson
George Washington
Puritans and Pilgrims
John Smith
Chief Powhatan
John Rolfe
William Penn
Rhode Island
Roger Williams
Anne Hutchinson
John Locke
Baron de Montesquieu
French and Indian War
Jonthan Edwards
"Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"

Review Questions:
1. In what ways does the United States earliest human history support the idea that we are a nation of immigrants?
2. How did geography influence the American Indians way of life?
3. What did the Europenas hope to gain by finding a sea route to India?
4. How did Europens explorations affect life in the Americas, Africa, and Europe?
5. What were the ideas of John Locke and the Enlightenment?
6. How do the ideas of the Enlightenment relate to the founding of the United States?
7. Describe the relationship between the early colonists and the American Indians?
8. Create a chart comparing and contrasting the colonies of Massachusetts, Pennslyvania, and Rhode Island. Address who founded them and why.
9. Discuss the relationship between agriculture in the southern colonies and the need for African slaves?
10. Create a chart comparing and contrasting the economies of the Nothern colonies and the Southern colonies.