All posts in Honors U.S.1: 2013-2014

Period 7 Assignments: May 30 to June 6

Here is the Study Guide for the unit:  Civil War– study guide

Here is homework for the weekend after the test:

Read Lincoln to Greeley letter  &  McPherson article on Lincoln and race (summarize the article in context with Lincoln’s letter: 2 page limit)

 

 

Period 7 Assignments: Weeks of May 12 and May 19

Unit 9 — Crises of the 1850’s — Prelude to War:   Unit 9–Crises of the 1850s

May 12 —

HW:  Calhoun on the proposed Compromise of 1850

May  14 — Crises of the 1850’s — Part I

HW:  Fitzhugh — Sociology of the South

May 15

May 16

HW:  House Divided Speech

May 20

HW:  “Cornerstone Speech”

Period 7 Assignments: weeks of April 28 & May 5

April 28 — Age of Reform

HW:  Read   A Nation of Drunkards

HW:  Calhoun–slavery as a postive good (questions on the first page)

April  29 — Age of Reform

April 30— Review for test on May 2

May 5 — Manifest Destiny & Mexican War

May 6 — Manifest Destiny & Mexican War

May 8  DBQ review

May 9 — In class DBQ on Manifest Destiny

 

 

 

Period 7 Assignments: Weeks of 3/17 & 3/24 & 3/30

March 18 — Unit 6 Test

March 19 — Begin Unit 7: The Age of Jackson.   Here is the unit   HUS1–Unit 7 Study Guide

President Monroe Cleanup; Nationalist decisions of the Marshall Court

March 21– Change in suffrage & Election of 1824–The Corrupt Bargain, Pres. John Quincy Adams & the Rise of Andrew Jackson

HW:  HW: Maysville Road Veto  (question in this one) &  SCExpositionProtest & scordinance (write a short analysis of the connection between these two documents and the Kentucky Resolution)  both due April 1)

March 30:  The Age of Jackson—  Election of 1828 and the Jackson Political Era:  Spoils System and Kitchen Cabinet & A Petticoat aside

HW:  Read these:  Money and the Constitution       Money-an introduction

April 1:  The Age of Jackson— The Nullification Controversy and Maysville Road–Is this a State’s Rights president?

HW: Boudinot–Address to the Whites (questions at the end) & (Zinn Assignment) — Due April 3)

April 3:  Bank War & Indian Removal

HW:  Read and be prepared to discuss:  Howe, What Hath God Wrought:  HUS1–Continental View at 1815

April 4:  wrap-up

 

 

 

Period 7 Assignments: Weeks of 2/10, 2/17 & 2/24

2/10 — Constitution Test

Begin Unit 6 — Federalist Period:  HUS1 Unit 6 Guide

HW:  Founding Wizard:(due 2/12)  Founding Wizard reading and question 

2/11– Federalist Period

HW:  Washington’s Farewell Address

2/12– Federalist Period — Alien & Sedition Acts; The Spirit of ’98: Kentucky Resolution of 1798

HW:  Election of 1800 reading and Negro President reading:  write one  3 page paper summarizing the key points of both articles (20 points) (due 2/18)

2/14 — DBQ

2/18 –DBQ and Election of 1800

HW:  take home DBQ (due 2/28)  DBQ TEST Federalsits v. Republicans for the heart of America documents

2/19 — Jefferson’s presidency—Marbury v. Madison

2/21 —Jefferson’s Presidency

2/24 — Jefferson’s Presidency to “Mr. Madison’s War”

2/25 — War of 1812 and aftermath

2/27 —  Map Work

2/28 — Review for test on March 3

 

 

 

Period 7 Assignments: Weeks of 1/6 and 1/3

Unit 5 — New Government–The U.S. Constitution
Study Guide:HUS1 — Study Guide for Unit 5

1/6 — Road to Philadelphia

HW:  Read this  Bailyn–Politics and creative imagination    and then do this   Bailyn Question Due 1/13

2014 RATIFICATION PROJECT:  due 1/20      Some materials for the project  (you will have to do research, too)   Distribution of Federalists and Anti-Federalists;    Federalist view;   Anti-Federalist view;   Cato’s letter 62  “On Liberty”

1/7 — Philadelphia

HW:  Federalist 10 and these Questions    due 1/10

1/8 — work on ratification project

1/10 –The Constitution

HW:  Mercy Otis Warren opposes Constitution         questions are at the end  due 1/13

1/13 — work on ratification project

1/14 — Constitution

1/16 — work on ratification project

1/17– Constitution

 

 

 

Period 7 Assignments: Weeks of 12/2 & 12/9

12/2– Debate work

12/4 — Causes of Lexington & Concord Debate

12/5 — Unit 3 test debrief.  Start of Unit 4   Unit 4 HUS1–Study Guide–Revolution and Independence

HW:  Thomas Paine w/questions to answer at end

12/6– War of American Independence

HW: Both due before class on 12/10:  Declaration of Independence & Worksheet

12/10–  Declaration of Independence — what does it mean?

HW:  “The American Crisis” reading and question (at top of reading)

12/11 — War of American Independence, cont’d

12/12 — War of American Independence, cont’d

HW:  King George III on loss of America

 

Period 7 Assignments: Weeks of 11/11 & 11/18 &11/25

11-12:  UNIT 2B TEST

Begin Unit 3– Road to Revolution      Here is the Study Guide:  HUSI-UNIT 3—ROAD TO REVOLUTION 1754

11-14:  Road to Revolution– Washington starts a world war

HW: James Otis and the Writs of Assistance Case    — write a one page summary of the argument Mr. Otis made

For your use, here is a HUSI-Unit 3-Prelude to Revolution timeline    You should also complete the following chart, for your own use for test preparation:  HUSI-Unit 3-PREREVOLUTIONACTSCHART–blank

11-15:  Road to Revolution, cont’d

HW:  HUSI-Unit 3-William Pitt address to Parliament against taxation of the American Colonies    Write a one page summary of Lord Chatham’s argument

11-18:  Road to Revolution, cont’d

HW:  HUSI-Unit 3-Dickinson Assignment    There are questions in there to answer

11-20:  Road to Revolution, cont’d

HW:  Read   HUSI-Unit 3-Samuel Adams-Rights of the Colonists-1772  (consider, but do not write, the connections between Mr. Adams and Lord Chatham)   AND  HUSI-Unit 3-Who Fired First at Lexington   there are questions to answer in here

11-21:  Wrap up Road to Revolution

HW: READ:   HUSI-Unit 3-Patrick Henry-give me liberty   AND  HUSI-Unit 3-burke reconcilliation with America

The following will help you:  HUSI-Unit 3-tax and trade restrictions

11-22:  Review

11-26:  Unit 3 Test

Period 7 Assignments: Weeks of 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4

10/8   –THE NEW ENGLAND COLONIES–Perhaps a Theocracy on a Hill?  Pilgrims and Puritans.  Understanding religious issues in England.  Class reads Modell of Christian Charity followed by discussion of meaning.  Initial recognition of “American Exceptionalism”

HW:  Massachusetts Body of Liberties

10/9 — THE NEW ENGLAND COLONIES    — Class discussion of what we can determine about Puritan culture from the Mass. Body of Liberties.  CT, RI and NH.  Why is Roger Williams so important?

10/10 —

10/16   Restoration Colonies

10/17 —colony formation review for test

10/21 — Unit 2A test    Hon. U.S.–Unit 2B Study Guide

HW:  Four Sorts of Britons (HUS1- Unit 2– Four Kinds of Britons Reading) & Worksheet HUS1- Unit 2– Four Kinds of Britons worksheet)    due 10/23

10/23   Who were these colonists?  What were differences? Similarities? New England Way, Jeremiads and Witchcraft

HW:  Read and summarize (one page): HUS1- Unit 2– Freedom Around the Corner–Slavery

10/25   Death before Dishonor– the Cavalier culture, Bacon’s Rebellions and

indentured servants to race slavery

HW: HUS1–MERCANTILISM  Read it

10/28 –

HW:  English Bill of Rights     English Bill of Rights

10/29 – Slavery

10/31 – English Political Tradition and the colonies.

11/1 – First Great Awakening

11/4 – First Great Awakening

11/6  Mercantilism, triangular trade, navigation acts

11/11 –test review

11/12 — Test

Period 7 Assignments: Weeks of 9/23 and 9/30

9/23 — Europeans in the Americas— Why?  Different styles of exploration/settlement

9/24 — Review of Europeans in the Americas

9/26   Unit 1 Test.

Introduction of Unit 2A — English colonization of North America  Unit 2A Study Guide: HUS1– Unit 2A Study Guide

9/27 — Pocahontas

HW:  Artistic Liberties Paper–HUS1- Unit 2 – Pocahontas–artistic liberties

10/1 — Pocahontas

HW:  HUS1- Unit 2–Thirteen colonies worksheet

10/2 — Test return.    Continue with colonies background

HW:  HUS1- Unit 2– Anne Hutchinson Project  (due 10/7)

10/3   –THE NEW ENGLAND COLONIES–Perhaps a Theocracy on a Hill?  Pilgrims and Puritans.  Understanding religious issues in England.  Class reads HUS1- Unit 2– A Modell of Christian Charity followed by discussion of meaning.  Initial recognition of “American Exceptionalism”

HW:  Read Massachusetts Body of Liberties

10/4 — THE NEW ENGLAND COLONIES    — Class discussion of what we can determine about Puritan culture from the Mass. Body of Liberties.  CT, RI and NH.  Why is Roger Williams so important?