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Here are the assignments that have been given so far this semester.  The dates refer to the date the assignment was due.

 

January 8

  • Read and outline pages 133 -135.  While you are reading, think about the following.
    • What was manifest destiny, and why did Americans believe in it?  What views are reflected in the quote by John L. O'Sullivan?
    • What were some of the reasons Americans moved west?  Would you have moved west?
    • What effect did westward migration have on the Native Americans?
    • What was life like on trails west?  What were some differences between the various trails?
    • What was the difference between the way border disputes were settled in the north and in the south? (This will become clearer after the next reading.)

January 9

  • Read and outline pages 136 -138.  While you are reading, think about the following.
    • What was the difference between the way border disputes were settled in the north and in the south? (This will become clearer after the next reading.)
    • Which side do you think was right in the fight for Texas?

January 10

  • Read and outline pages 138 -141.  While you are reading, think about the following.
    • Would you have supported the war with Mexico?
    • Why did the north and south tend to divide over support for this war?

January 11

  • Study for quiz on Manifest Destiny.  
    • Section 3, Chapter 3
    • Outline notes
    • The quiz consists of 7 True or False questions and 5 Multiple Choice questions.

January 14

  • Complete the classroom assignment on the Market Revolution.

January 15

  • Complete the classroom assignment on Reforming American Society.

January 16

  • Read pages 164 -169.

January 17

  • Read pages 169 -173.

January 18

  • Study for quiz on A Decade of Crisis. 
    • Section 1, Chapter 4
    • Outline notes
    • The quiz consists of 9 terms to identify.  You will have to identify 5 of them.

January 22

January 23

  • Think about the Questions to Consider on the Causes of the Civil War Video Guide.

January 24

  • Think about the Questions to Consider on the Causes of the Civil War Video Guide.  

January 25

  • Study for quiz on the Road to Civil War. 
    • Section 1, Chapter 4
    • Outline notes

January 28

  • Study for test on January 29.  We will review for the test today.
    • Sections 3, 4, and 5 in Chapter 3
    • Section 1, Chapter 4
    • Outline notes (Manifest Destiny to Formation of the Confederacy)

January 29

  • Study for test on Manifest Destiny and the Road to Civil War.
    • Sections 3, 4, and 5 in Chapter 3
    • Section 1, Chapter 4
    • Outline notes (Manifest Destiny to Formation of the Confederacy)

February 19

  • Reconstruction Notes

February 20

  • Reconstruction Notes

February 21

  • Reconstruction Notes

February 22

  • Quiz on Reconstruction

February 25

  • Review for Test on Civil War and Reconstruction
    • Test will consist of six short answer questions on the Civil War and thirty fill in the blank questions on Reconstruction.
      • Short Answer-50%
        • You will have to answer five of the six questions.
        • One question on the Battle of Gettysburg will be mandatory.
          • You should be able to describe the three day battle in great detail.
          • Click here for a timeline and map of the battlefield.
      • Fill In The Blank-50%
        • You will have to fill in 25 out of 30 blanks.
        • You may fill in the rest of the blanks for extra credit.
        • You will have a word bank but not all of the terms will be used and some of them may be used more than once.  If the link above does not work try this one.  Click Here.

February 26

  • Test on Civil War and Reconstruction

February 27

  • Native Americans in the West

February 28

  • Cowboys, Farmers, and Railroads in the West

March 1

  • Optional Quiz on the West

March 22

  • Quiz on The East

March 28

  • Test on the East and the West from 1875-1900

 

 

             

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