Thursday, January 18, 2018

The Indian Removal Act

Today in class we took a look at the Indian Removal Act.  You can see what we discussed below:

We are going to be working on our DBQ tomorrow!

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Indian Removal

Today in class we began setting the stage for our next DBQ.  Students will be learning more about how we treated the Native Americans during the middle of the 1800's.  Here is the link for the DBQ we will be working on.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The War of 1812

Today in class we took a very brief look at the War of 1812.  Since not much changes as a result of the war it is not very well known.  We watched a short video that jokes about how no one knows about the War of 1812.  You can see it below:

We also discussed the War of 1812.  You can see what we took a look at below:

We are going to start our next DBQ about the Native Americans tomorrow!

Friday, January 12, 2018

Reading Assignment on the War of 1812

Today we read an article about the War of 1812 and answered some PARCC-style questions and a writing response.  Here are all the materials needed:

War of 1812 Pink

War of 1812 Orange

War of 1812 Yellow

War of 1812 Blue

War of 1812 Green

Writing Question

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The Louisiana Purchase

Today in class we talked about the Louisiana Purchase and how we doubled the size of the United States in the early 1800's.  You can see what we discussed below:

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Westward Expansion

Today we worked on a map showing how America looked during the time of the Louisiana Purchase.  All materials needed for the map are in Google Classroom!

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Today in class we discussed the fragile nature of the U.S. as it developed as well as the purpose of political parties.  You can see what we discussed below:

Students have a reading assignment tonight and two questions to answer based on their reading that are due tomorrow night!