Students will finish the study of the War of 1812 and begin discussions on the
American sense of self-reliance and the beginnings of the early Industrial Revolution.
Classes will take a quiz on Wednesday, Dec. 18 covering: Major battles of the War of 1812, main characters, opposition to the war, the Treaty of Ghent, and section (1) of Chapter11. An extra credit worksheet will be offered for students to complete during the winter recess.
Students will continue the study of Jefferson’s administration with focus on events of his second term. Topics to cover are: Th Embargo Act, impressment, the election of 1808, the Indian Confederation, and the Warhawks. Sections 3 &4 chapter 10.
Students will begin the study of Washington’s administration focusing on the Presidential Cabinet, the Judiciary Act, and the role of the federal government during the Whiskey Rebellion.
Students will finish their study of the Bill of Rights by creating a booklet
of the first 10 amendments. Booklet will be a summative grade replacing a quiz
and based on accuracy, effort, and neatness.
Students will begin the study of the Bill of Rights. Week’s lesson will
culminate in students’ creation of a booklet showing the 1st. ten amendments.
Booklet will be counted as a summative assignment and replace a quiz.
Students will begin the study of the three branches of government.
Quiz Friday 10/18: Responsibilities of ea. branch and the requirements and terms of each.
Students will continue the study of the 1787 Constitutional Convention and the powers
of the government under the new constitution. Quiz Thursday : Study guide:
Land Ordinance of 1785, Northwest Ordinance, Event known as Shay’s Rebellion, Purpose of the Constitutional Convention, Branches of the government and their powers, Convention compromises, Ratification.
Students will continue the study of the 1787 Constitutional Convention.
Quiz Friday including vocabulary.
Students will discuss the causes of the American Revolution, the meaning of the Declaration of Independence, and the reason for the Articles of Confederation.
Classes will watch a short video on the Bill of Rights for observance of Constitution Day on 9/17.
Class will re-exam Chapter 17, Beginnings of the American Civil War.