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US History Openers. 8/26/13. IN YOUR COMPOSITION BOOK!! Write the questions and answers!! 1. Who did you do your biocube on? 2. What is your favorite topic in US History? 3. What’s your favorite football team?. 8/28/13.

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8 26 13
8/26/13

  • IN YOUR COMPOSITION BOOK!!

  • Write the questions and answers!!

  • 1. Who did you do your biocube on?

  • 2. What is your favorite topic in US History?

  • 3. What’s your favorite football team?


8 28 13
8/28/13

  • Today is the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a Dream Speech”

  • 1. What is the dream he is talking about?

  • 2. Has it been accomplished?


9 4 13
9/4/13

  • Who founded Virginia?

  • Make 3 columns and title them God, gold, and glory…


9 6 13
9/6/13

  • Which colony was founded by John Smith?

  • Which Colony’s religion was Puritanism?

  • Which Colony was originally a Dutch colony?

  • Which colony was founded by Roger Williams?


9 12 13
9/12/13

  • What is the triangular trade route?

  • What commodities were traded?


9 16 13
9/16/13

  • What happened at the Battle of Bunker Hill?

  • Who wrote Common Sense?

  • What was Common Sense about?

    Use Chapter 2 in your book!!


9 18 13
9/18/13

  • What general did George Washington kick out of his meeting?

  • What group of soldiers didn’t they want to fight?


9 20 13
9/20/13

  • What made the Battle of Trenton successful?

  • What was one error the Hessians made?


9 24 13
9/24/13

  • What were the:

    • Intolerable Acts

    • Stamp Act

    • Tea Act


9 26 13
9/26/13

  • What happened at the Boston Tea Party?

  • Why did it happen?


9 30 13
9/30/13

  • Who was John Paul Jones?

  • List 5 facts from the Revolutionary War.

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    • -

    • -

    • -

    • -


10 2 13
10/2/13

  • Describe Valley Forge.

    • What conditions did the troops live in etc.


10 4 13
10/4/13

  • Who surrendered at Yorktown?

  • Study for a quiz/ Test!!


10 8 13
10/8/13

  • Who did the New Jersey plan favor?

  • Who did the Virginia plan favor?


10 14 13
10/14/13

  • Which political party did Jefferson belong to?

  • Hamilton?


10 16 13
10/16/13

  • What is the Monroe Doctrine? (look in chapter 3)

  • What is impressment?

  • Who did Jefferson beat in the election of 1800?

  • Turn In Openers 


10 24 13 new openers 2 nd quarter
10/24/13- New Openers 2nd quarter

  • Who ordered the Indian Removal Act?

  • What was the Trail of Tears?

  • Use Chapter 3 in your book

  • Write the questions and your answers


10 29 13
10/29/13

  • What was the golden rule for the settlers going west?

  • Why do you think this rule was in place?


10 31 13
10/31/13

  • What year did the Mormons settle the Great Salt Lake Valley?

  • When did Texas Join the Union?

  • Who said “Go West, Young Man!”


11 4 13
11/4/13

  • Who was Samuel F. B. Morse?

  • How did the railroad change america?


11 6 13
11/6/13

  • Name 1 transcendentalist.

  • Name 1 abolitionist

  • What is a utopian society?


11 8 13
11/8/13

  • 1> Where was the first major battle of the Civil War?

  • 2. Who was the President of the United States at the beginning of the civil War?


11 12 13
11/12/13

  • Describe the 2 Harriets that helped start the Civil War.


11 14 13
11/14/13

  • Pick up the document “Emancipation Proclamation” at the front of the room and read it.

  • Answer #1 and #2

  • Don’t write the questions today!!


11 18 13
11/18/13

  • Pick up the document “On the Burning of Columbia, SC”

  • Answer Questions 1-3

  • Don’t Write the questions but title your opener.


11 20 13
11/20/13

  • Test


11 22 13
11/22/13

  • Which side had:

    • More troops?

    • Better leaders?

    • Better infrastructure?


11 26 13
11/26/13

  • Who decides to lead the black troops?

  • What were some problems with the new troops?


12 3 13
12/3/13

  • Look at the chart on page 182

  • Answer both questions that go with the chart.

  • Write the answers only today!!

    Objective today: Discover the main elements of Reconstruction and describe the events and people involved.


12 5 13
12/5/13

  • Explain the Ten Percent Plan?

  • What was the Panic of 1873?


12 9 13
12/9/13

  • What do you think Edwin Drake would say about the EPA today?

  • Write 2-3 sentences from his viewpoint.


12 11 13
12/11/13

  • Why did New York almost lose the Statue of Liberty?

  • What invention made skyscrapers possible?


12 17 13
12/17/13

  • What is a Robber Baron?

    • Name 2

  • Who is Mary Harris Jones?


12 19 13
12/19/13

What invention couldn’t you live without?

Why?


January 2 2014
January 2, 2014

  • Read “One American’s Story” on page 254

  • Was Fong See successful?

    • Give examples of his success or lack of.


January 13 2014
January 13, 2014

  • Have you found your first generation immigrant yet? If so who is it?

  • What was the main goal of the Americanization movement?

  • What did the Chinese Exclusion Act do?


January 22 2014
January 22, 2014

  • What were the economic roots of U.S. Imperialism?

  • Who was the last Queen of Hawaii?

  • Your packet is due Friday– Test Day!!


January 24 2014
January 24, 2014

  • Why did the Boxer Rebellion come to pass?

    • Who was involved and why did they revolt?

    • Were they justified in their actions?


Essential question
Essential Question…

  • What were some of the arguments for and against American Imperialism?

    • In groups read each document.

    • Record 2 observations about your document. Your observation should aim toward answering the essential question.

    • Add onto others observations– DO NOT REPEAT WHAT OTHERS HAVE RECORDED.


Us history openers


January 15 2014
January 15, 2014

  • Who was the first real Progressive President in US History?

    • Hint: check chapter 9

    • Hint #2 (progressive means bringing about radical social change through the government)


1 28 14
1/28/14

  • TEST TODAY!!!

  • STUDY.


1 30 14
1/30/14

  • Who are you?


February 3 2014
February 3, 2014

  • Who’s assassination led to the beginning of World War I?

  • Why did every country join in the war?


2 7 14
2/7/14

  • What were Wilson’s Fourteen Points aimed at?

  • What were some of the Agencies created during WWI?


2 7 today s assignment
2/7 Today’s assignment

  • Do all vocab for Chapter 11

  • Do the assessments on pages 387, 395 and 403

  • Do #’s 2-5


2 11 14
2/11/14

  • In 1914 this Alliance consisted of France, Great Britain and Russia.

  • In 1914 this Alliance consisted of Germany. Austria-Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire.

  • This long term cause of the war involved the build up of armies to use as diplomacy.


2 13 14
2/13/14

  • This contained a suggestion of an alliance between Mexico and Germany that angered the American people.

  • This British Liner was sunk by a German U-boat.

  • His assassination sparked WWI.

  • HFJKLFDSAREWQOPMNBXZ456712345UTIROE


2 20 14
2/20/14

  • What was the War Industries Board and who was in charge of it?

  • Why did they use convoys on the sea?

  • Who was the commander of the AEF?


2 26 14
2/26/14

  • Why did Al Capone finally get arrested?

  • When did he get involved in crime?


2 28 14
2/28/14

  • Who were Sacco and Vanzetti?


Assignment
Assignment

  • Summarize your sections assigned

  • Use pictures

  • Definitions

  • Bullet points

  • Graphs

  • Important people

  • Laws

  • Etc.

  • You will be teaching the class your section!!!!


Us history openers


March 24 th
March 24 differences for each country and five commonalities.th

  • Name at least 3 countries that the US was trying to keep from becoming Communist in the 1940’s.

  • What major differences separated the US and USSR?

  • Who were the leaders of the US and USSR?


March 28 th
March 28 differences for each country and five commonalities.th.

  • What kind of primary source document does your group have?

  • What do you like about p.s. documents?

  • What is something new you learned from it?


March 30 th
March 30 differences for each country and five commonalities.th

  • Explain the policy of Brinkmanship.

  • What is the H-bomb and who developed it first?


10 8 131
10/8/13 differences for each country and five commonalities.

  • Who did the New jersey Plan favor?

  • Who did the Virginia plan favor?


April 1st
April 1st differences for each country and five commonalities.

  • What do you know about the 50’s?

  • What do you want to know?

  • Name 3 people who lived during the 50’s.


4 5 11
4/5/11 differences for each country and five commonalities.

  • How did major cities change during the 1950’s?

  • What strategies did radio stations use to counteract the mass popularity of television?

  • What’s a baby boomer?


4 14 11
4/14/11 differences for each country and five commonalities.

  • What successes did the Soviets have in space?

  • What is the Great Society?

  • What’s medicaid and medicare and who proposed them?


4 18 2011
4/18/2011 differences for each country and five commonalities.

  • Who is Ruby Bridges?

  • Who were the Little Rock 9?


Us history openers
4/20 differences for each country and five commonalities.

  • Create a venn diagram and put Martin Luther King Jr. on one side and Malcom X on the other. Fill in their similarities and differences.


May the 4 th be with you
May the 4 differences for each country and five commonalities.th be with You

  • Who is Richard Nixon?

  • Name the last 3 presidents.