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.