Monday, January 26, 2015

1.27.15 War of 1812

  • Historians of 2019 will (1) describe the causes of the War of 1812; (2) identify key events in the war

Task 1:Events leading up to the War of 1812. Respond the questions below: Should the United States declare war on Britain in 1812? 

Task 2: War of 1812 (video clip)

Task 3: Use this reading on the War of 1812 to help you complete your classwork. 

***Additional War of 1812 resources***
Cast your vote! Should the U.S. go to war? 
Why the War of 1812 matters today? 
PBS - War of 1812
Fort McHenry - War of 1812
Library of Congress - War of 1812

Thursday, January 22, 2015

1.23.15 Adams to Jefferson

  • Historians of 2019 will evaluate the foreign policy decisions of John Adams during the XYZ affair
  • Historians of 2019 will analyze the results of the Election of 1800

Task 1: 
North American Territorial Claims in 1796


Task 2: Today's Reading

  • Create a copy and rename
  • Read and annotate each paragraph 

John Adam's Foreign Policy (XYZ Affair) 

Task 3: Election of 1800 (The Revolution of 1800)

Thursday, January 15, 2015

1.16.15 Political Parties

Political Parties (videos) 


1.15.15 Washington's Farewell Address

Task 1: Read about President Washington's accomplishments on this website and complete the corresponding page of your classwork.

Task 2: What message did President Washington send the nation in his farewell address? Read about it here and complete your classwork.

Additional Resources:

Study the Quizlet flashcards  - The Young Republic

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

1.14.15 Thomas Jefferson

Objective: Historians of 2019 will describe the political and economic view of Thomas Jefferson

Task 1: Today's Reading

Additional Resources:

Sunday, January 11, 2015

1.12.15 Washington and the Whiskey Rebellion

Objective: Historians of 2019 will describe the challenges facing the United States under Washington's presidency and explain how Washington helped to resolve these challenges

Task 1: Today's Reading

Additional Resources:

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

1.7.15 Online speech

Focus Question: Should schools be allowed to limit students' online speech? 

1) Create a copy of the Essay Template
2) Rename it: first.last.onlinespeech