• September 4 

    We Didn't Start The Fire Lyrics

    September 6

    Southern States Map  Fill in the map with the southern states

     

    Lincoln's 1st and 2nd Inaugural Address Read the documents and answer the questions on page and the questions  below.

    1. According to the text, how did Lincoln want to treat the South?
    2. Underline words that Lincoln uses to show how he wants to bring the country back together. 
    3. Making and inference: Why doesn't Lincoln brag at winning the war? 
     
    Interactive Quiz Practice. https://online.seterra.com/en/vgp/3140 
     
    Lincoln's Assassination Video
     
     

     
     September 17/18 Reconstruction Plans Read and highlight the article and fill in the chart on the back page. 
     
    Presidential Reconstruction Read the quotations and answer the questions. 
     
    September 20-23 Douglas and Johnson Read, highlight and answer the questions.  
     
     
    September 24 Quizzezzzzzzzzzz practice. 
     
     
    Radical Reconstruction Using the map answer the questions below. 
    1. Which district was the largest?
    2. Which has only 1 stste? 
    3. Which state was out the longest? 
    4. Which state was not in a district? Inference: Why not?
     
     
     
    September 26 Quizizz practice!
     
     
    October 2
    The Impeachment Process Read the chart carefully and answer the questions below
     
    October 3rd
     
    October 4th
     
     
     
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    October 6th

     

        

     

    October 10 Jim Crow Laws Read and highlight then answer the questions attached. 

     

        

    October 11 Plessy V Ferguson Read, highlight and answer the questions. 

    PLUS: Reconstruction Review sheet....Reconstruction Review Sheet  AND,

    More Reconstruction review help from Mr. Betts! 

        

     

    October 21 Before the Transcontinental Railroad Read, highlight and answer the questionbs in detail. 

    October 28 The Ford Motor Company Read, highlight and answer the questions. 

    October 29 Robber Barons Read, highlight and do the excersise on the last page. Read the directions carefully.

    October 31 Inventions Using textbook chapter starting at pg 588, or a computer. Fill in the chart. 

    November 6 The Changing Labor Force Read, highlight and asnwer the questions based on the graph. 

    November 7 Early Labor Unions Reasearch the following unions and fill in the chart. 

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    September  

    Presidential ReconstructionQuestions Read the article and answer the attached questions.

    September  

    Presidential Reconstruction Read the quotations and answer the questions attached.

    September 

    The Union as it was Look at the 4 images and describe what you see. Then look at the cartoon as a whole and come up with a conclusion about what the south looked like during Presidnetial Reconstruction.

    September 

    Thadeus Stevens, Radical Read the document and answer the questions below.

    1. According to the document, what does Stevens' believe the U.S. government owes the freedmen? List specific examples.

    2. Describe one "radical" part pf Stevens' speech. 

    3. How do you think President Johnson viewed Stevens? Use evidence and background knowledge to support your response. 

    September 

    The Freedman's Bureau read the document highlight the document answer the 3 questions.

    Andrew Johnson and the Veto

    September 

    The 15 Amendment Read the article and answer the questions below. DO NOT ANSWER THE QUESTIONS ON THE READING!

    1. What was the goal of the 15 Amerndment? What was wrong with it?

    2. How did Southern states get around the amendment?

    3. Why were some Southerners unhappy by what was happening up North at this time?

    4. Underline the most interesting sentence.

    October 1

    Andrew Johnson, guilty or not? Read and highlight the 2 arguments and answer the questions below.

    1. Describe 2 reasons Johnson should be found not guilty. 

    2. Describe 2 reasons Johnson should be found guilty. 

    3. Make a claim, guilty or not guilty. Use evidence from the reading to support your claim. 

     

    October 2

       

    October 4

    Literacy TestLiteracy Test Key

     

     

    October 5

    The Compromise of 1877

    October 9

    Plessy v Ferguson  Read and highlight only the first page of this reading and answer the questions below.

    1. What was the "Separate Car Act?" What was the penalty for breaking this law?

    2. Who was Homer Plessy? Describe him. 

    3. What was the argument against the law?

    4. What did the Court decide? So what?

     

    October 10

       

    Reconstruction Review Sheet

    October 15

    Before and After the Transcontinental Railroad Read and highlight. Answer all the questions.

    October 16

    Inventions Print and bring to class tomorow. 

    October 22

    Henry Ford and The Ford Motor Company

    October 23

    Henry Ford Read and highlight the article then complete the following task. 

    Claim #1 "Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration."

    Claim #2 Henry Ford touched the lives of almost every American in his lifetime, and continues to do so today. 

    Use eveidence in the reading to support one of the claims. 

    October 24

    Read and highlight the 2 biographies then fill in the Venn Diagram. Rockefeller and Carnegie Venn Diagram

    October 30

    The Unions Act Using text book pages 605-606 fill in the information on the chart.

    October 31

    The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Read and highlight the document and answer the following questions.

    1. According to the text, how did Pauline feel about her job. Evidence.

    2. What dangerous conditions existed in the factory?

    3. What specific changes could be made to prevent this from happening again?

    November 1

    Triangle Fire Images Study the images and answer the 2 questions below.

    1. Explain the historical circumstances that led to the historical development in document 1. (The police officer.)

    2. Based on document 2 explain the cartoonist's point of view concerning the Triangle Factory Fire.

    Watch video from 16:54 to 20:21 

        

    November 7 

    TR and The Square Deal Read the quotations and answer the questions below. 

    1. Describe the historical circumstances that led to the historical development in prargraph 1. 

    2. Who is TR referring to when he say, "the fools on Wall Street?"

    3. Why does TR use the image of a square in his speech? 

    November 8 

        

    11/13 MuckrakersMuckraker ChartThomas Nast Read and highlight the two articles. Answer the questions on the Nast reading. Fill in the chart, only Thomas Nast. 

     11/15 The Jungle  Read the book excerpt and answer the questions below. 

    1.  Make a claim abouth conditions of food production. Use evidence. 

    2. Why did the Jugle upset so may people? 

    3. Underline the most interesting/disturbing sentence. 

    11/16 

    The Jungle Activity

    11/20

    The Trial of Susan B. Anthony  REad and highlight the artiicle and answer the questions below. 

    1. Acoording to the text, why does Anthony refuse to follow the law? 

    2. Using the text, support the claim, That "some laws are made to be broken."

    3. How does Anthony react to the fine imposed? 
    4. Underline the most interesting sentence.

    11/26

    Prohibition Read the article and answer the questions below. 

    1. According to the document, what are some of the negative impacts of alcohol?

    2. How does the author try to convince the reader that alcohol is bad? 

    3. What is at stake in the battle against alcohol? 

    11/27

    Jane Addams

    11/28 

    Booker T and WEBReading Questions

    12/6/

    Imperialism Map and Questions Lable the map according to the 3 boxes at the top of the first page.

    12/10

    The Debate Over Hawaii Read and highlight the documents and answer the questions below. 

    1. Acoording to the document, describe 2 arguments for annexation of Hawaii. 

    2. Describe 2 arguments against annexation of Hawaii. 

    3. Make a claim for or against annexation. 

    12/12

    Spanish/American War Introduction Read, highlight and answer the questions. 

    12/13

    Yellow Journalism look at the 2 images and complete the following task. 

    1. Circle or highlight any negative images of spain. 

    2. How many times is $50.000 shown on the newspaper cover? 

    3. Infer: based on the newspaper who sank the Maine?

    4. What emotion is the artist/editor trying to bring out in us? 

    12/18 United States and Asia Read, highlight and answer the 3 questions

    12/19 WW1 Map Using page 707 in your textbook, fill in the map. Be sure to color the 2 alliances and neutral nations with different colors like the map in the textbook. 

     1/2 Causes of WW1 Read and highlight the article and answer the questions below. DO NOT ANSWER THE MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIOSN ATTACHED. 

    1. What was the immediate cause of WW1? 

    2. What were the underlying causes of WW1?

    3. Why was Europe called a powder Keg? 

    4. Was this war inevitable?  

     1/3 WW 1 Vocabulary Using the text book define the words on a separate sheet of paper. 

    1/4 The Assassination of Franz Ferdinand Read, highlight, complete all activities in the packet. 

    1/7 Eye witness to Assassination Read the text and answer the questions below.

    1. How does the author discover thet Sophie was also hit?

    2. What evidence is there that the Rchduke was an unselfish man? 

    3. What evidence is there that the Archduke was brave? 

     

      

     1/9

    Life in The Trenches Read the article and answer the 4 questions on the back. 

     

      

     

       

    1/10 Life in the Trenches Some eyewitness accounts of life in WW1 trenches. 

    Also, Woodrow Wilson on the Great War Read the quotation and answer the questions below. 

    1. What is the main idea of wilson's statement? 

    2. What words or phrases does he use to get his message accross?

    3. Inference: Why did Wilson take this approach to the Great War? 

    Also, watch until 16:44.

    1/11 Woodrow Wilson School Teacher President Read, highlight and answer all the questions completly. 

    1/17 Lusitania Reading Read and highlight and answer the 2 questions. 

     

      

    1/22 Germany Responds to American Outrage Over The Lusitania Read and highlight the letter and answer the questions below. 

    1. Describe what the German Government is doing in lines 1-4. 

    2. List at least 3 reasons the Germans gave for sinling the ship. 

    3. Was Germany justified in the sinking Lusitania? Why or why not? 

    4. Underline the most interesting sentence. 

    1/23 Causes of US entry into WW1 Read, highlight and answer the questions attached. 

    Watch to 44:28

       

    1/24 Weapons of WW 1 Read, highlight and answer the questions below. 

    1. Cite eveidence from the text that new weapons were very destructive. 

    2. Why did both sides use artillary?

    3. When might soldiers use bayonets? 

    4. Which weapon do you think was most destructive? Why? 

    Also, see below. 2 videos on weapons. 

    Watch until 20:25 

      

     ALSO WATCH, 

       

    1/25 Over There. Read the song lyrics and answer the question below. 

    1. How does the song attempt to motivate men to go and fight in the Great war?

    1/28 Watch until 41:19

       

    1/29 Wilson's 14 Points Read the article and answer the following questions. 

    1. What was Wilson's overall hope for the peace process?

    2. What was his 14 Point? 

    3. How did Wilson feel Germany should be treated? 

    ALSO Read the following terms in the treaty and fill in the chart. 

    Treaty of Versailles Chart Compare Wilson's ideas for peace with the actual treaty Germany was forced to sign. 

    1/30 The War to End All Wars? Read the directions carefully. Answer the questions and fill in the chart.

    ALSO: Watch to the end. 

         

    1/31 Why Didn't the U.S. sign the Treaty of Versailles? Read and highlight and answer the questions below. 

    1. According to the document, what was the goal of world leaders at the end of WW1?

    2. What were the reasons the Senate rejected the treaty? 

    3. What was the vote in the Senate? 

    4. How did the public feel about the treaty? 

    2/1 Schenck vs The United States

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    2/7 Stop at 3:38

       

    2/11 Prohibition, Where's the Party Read and highlight, then answer all questions attached. 

        

    2/13-14 The Trial of Sacco and Vanzetti Read the play. 

    2/26  The Scopes Monkey Trial Read and highlight and answer the questions attached. How did the Judges actions at thye trial bias the jury? 

    Watch until 26:33

       

    2/27 All That Jazz Read and highlight the article and answer all the questions attached.

    ALSO.....the biggest movie star of the 20s below.

       

    2/28 Installment Buying

    3/6 What Crashed and Why? Read highlight and answer the questions attached. 

       

    3/7 We'd Like to Thank You Read the lyrics and descibe the theme of the song. Highlight words that support that theme. 

        

    Watch until 44:59

       

    3/12 Fdr's First Inaugural Address Read, highlight and answer the questions attached. 

    3/13 New Deal Programs Using text book pages 779-783 fill in the chart. 

    3/14 Letters to FDR Read the excerpts form the letters and answer the questions attached. 

    3/18 Opponents Of the New Deal Using pages 794-798 fill in the chart. Be sure to answer the question about the Supreme Court on the bottom. 

    ALSO , Watch until the end.

        

    3/19 A New Deal for Roger , A new deal for America

    3/20 The Dust Bowl Read the primary source and answer the questions that follow. 

    1. What did Harley think the dustr was at first? 

    2. What caused the static electricity? 

    3. How did people try to combat the dust? 

    4. Inference: what caused the Dust Bowl? 

    ALSO...watch until, 29:30

         

    3/ 21 Court Packing Complete the cartoon analysis

    3/25 Social Security Read the excerpt of FDR's speech and answer the questions below.

    1. What specific benefits were provided by the SSA?

    2. Acoording to FDR, why is this law important? 

    3. How wil SSA help prevent future depressions? 

    4. According to the posters, what protections does SSA provide? 

    3/26 Did the New Deal Fail? Analyze the chart and read the letter and answer the questions below.

    1. How high did unemployment get? What year? 

    2. By 1940 what was the unemployment rate? 

    3. Inference: what might have caused the extrem drop in unemployment in 1941? 

    4. Summarize why Mr. Santos thought the New Deal Failed. 

    ALSO>>>>

       

    4/4 Causes of WW2: Hitler's Actions Read and highlight the article and then fill in the chart in great detail. 

    4/9 Invasion of Poland Read, highlight and answer the following questions. 

    1. Describe the German invasion of Poland. 

    2. Cite evidence of the German belief in physical and racial superiority. 

    3.What was some of the things that Polish people had to do under German occupation.

    ALSO... wtach until 11:57

        

    The Attack on Pearl Harbor Read, highlight and answewr the question in detail.

    4/29 DR. Seuss and WW2 Read, highlight and answer the questions. 

    5/3 Homefront Packet

        

    Dr. Suess on Japanese Internment

    5/13 What Should Truman Do?

    5/14 Debating the Bomb Read the arguments for and against and answer the questions below. 

    1. In 2-3 sentences, why was the Bomb the best choice? 

    2. In 2-3 sentences why shouldn't we have dropped the Bomb? 

    3. What do you think? 

    ALSO, watch below.

        

    5/15 War Crimes  

     ALSO, watch below

       

    5/20 Cold War Map Activity Using google complete all the instructions on the map. 

    5/21 Cold War Vocabulary Define all the words. 

    5/29 THE TRUMAN DOCTRIN.

       

    Cold War Packet Read the Iron Curtain Article answer the questions on back.

    5/4 Cuban Missile Crisis

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    5/7/19 Rosa Parks Read, highlight and answer all questions

    5/10Brown vs. The Board of Ed. Read, highlight, complete task.