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.