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Welcome to 8 th Grade U.S. History. Mr. Hughes. Monday, 10 September 2012. 1. Current Events (Set 2) 2. Personal Timeline 3. History Quotes 4. Conflict-Growth-Change. Planner page: 30. conflict. change. growth. Today ’ s History Standards is 8.0. Tuesday, 11 September 2012.

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Welcome to

8th Grade

U.S. History

Mr. Hughes

monday 10 september 2012
Monday, 10 September 2012

1. Current Events (Set 2)

2. Personal Timeline

3. History Quotes

4. Conflict-Growth-Change

Planner page: 30

conflict

change

growth

Today’s History Standards is 8.0

tuesday 11 september 2012
Tuesday, 11 September 2012

1. Current Event #2

2. Textbook scavenger hunt

3. Exploration Input Chart

4. Conflict-Growth-Change HW

Planner page: 30

conflict

growth

change

Today’s History Standards is 8.0

wednesday 12 september 2012
Wednesday, 12 September 2012

1. Current Event #3

2. Conflict-Growth-Change (HW)

3. Exploration Input Chart

Take out your planner: page 30

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Today’s History Standards are 7.11 & 8.1

thursday 13 september 2012
Thursday, 13 September 2012

1. Current Event #4

2. Ch. 1 Vocabulary

3. Early America

4. Section 1 Outline

5. Native America Map

6. Collect late HW

Planner page: 30

Today’s History Standard is 8.1

friday 14 september 2012
Friday, 14 September 2012

1. Current Event #5

2. Native America Map

3. Ch. 1 Vocabulary

4. Age of Exploration

5. Sect. 2 Outline

Planner page: 30

Today’s History Standard is 8.1

current events set 2
Current Events (Set 2)

1. “Easter Island Mystery Solved? New Theory Proposes that Moai Statues were Rocked into Place.”

Scientists believe that the 5-80 ton monolithic stones (compressed ash) were not moved by sled or rolling.

There were 887 total statues; each represents a deified Polynesian chief or ancestor

current event 2
Current Event #2

2. “Prayers, Ceremonies and Tributes, Commemorate 11th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks on Patriot Day.”

Never forget: the nation remembers victims, as names are read aloud in New York, DC, and Pennsylvania.

1776’

Freedom

Tower

2,977 people died at the Pentagon, Ground Zero New York, and FLT 93 Pennsylvania

Ground Zero is now The World Trade Center and the National September 11th Memorial and Museum.

current event 3
Current Event #3

3. “Protesters Attack U.S. Diplomatic Compounds in Egypt & Libya; Ambassador & 3 Americans Killed.”

Consulate rocket attack and Embassy flag removed over alleged blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad.

Al Qaeda link? Several militant extremist groups have claimed responsibility for protests

President Obama: “Justice will be served.”

current events 4
Current Events #4

4. “Lakota Sioux Tribe Travels East to Hold Naming Ceremony for Rare White (non-albino) Buffalo.”

Bison calf, “Yellow Medicine Dancing Boy,” born on a Connecticut farm, is an omen hope & unity.

A white buffalo is a sign of rebirth, the odds are 1:10,000,000 (1 in 10 million)

current events 5
Current Events #5

5. “Freedom of Choice? New York City Passes Controversial Ban on Supersized Sugary Drinks.”

Fighting obesity: Board of Health outlaws drinks larger than 16 oz. at fast food restaurants & theaters.

NYC is first to adopt ban, but it does not apply to convenience stores like 7-11

u s history universal themes conflict growth change
U.S. History: Universal ThemesConflict – Growth - Change

1. Conflict…

Internal: rebellion, religion, culture, race

External: countries, wars, revolutions

Examples: Native Americans, American Revolution, slavery

2. Growth….

Types: economic (trade), power, land, population

Examples: Louisiana Purchase, pioneers, immigration

3. Change…

Physical: Government (political), industrialization, climate, environment

Intellectual: Ideas, beliefs, technology, liberty/rights

Examples: democracy, urbanization (cities), inventions

chapter 1 early exploration settlement
Chapter 1: Early Exploration & Settlement

Who? Paleo-Indians

Why? Hunter-gatherers

How? Land Bridge

Where? Asia to America

When? 38,000 – 10,000 BC

Adaptation: Plants & animals domesticated

Who? Maya

Where? Yucatan Peninsula

When? 250 – 900 AD

Who? Aztec

Where? Tenotchtitlan

When? 1200–1521 AD

Who? Inca

Where? Peru / Andes

When? 1438 – 1537AD

Section 1: The Earliest Americans

Migration to the Americas

Cultures in North America

Mesoamerican Societies

  • Who? Native Americans
  • Where: Arctic, North Americaand MesoAmerica
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Chapter 1: Early Exploration & Settlement

1. Wealth = power

2. Capital = money

3. Merchant families

4. Joint-stock companies

1. Overland = Silk Road

2. Sea= new trade routes

3. Marco Polo’s travels

4. Navigationtechnology

5. Sailing around the capes

Section 2: The Age of Exploration

Economic Change in Europe

Exploring America

Trade with Asia & Africa

  • 1. Columbus (1492) West Indies
  • 2. Magellan (1519)
    • Circumnavigates globe
  • 3. Columbian Exchange
  • 4. TriangleTrade
  • (slavery)

Columbus (1492) West Indies

Vasco da Gama (1497) Cape of Good Hope (Africa)

Amerigo Vespucci (1501) South America

Vasco de Balboa (1513) Views Pacific

Jacque Cartier (1534) Canada

Standards 7.11 & 8.1