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WWH- 2/26/10 February 26, 2010

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  • Bellringer- In what way is the Meiji Restoration similar to German unification and in what ways was it different? (Learning target #18).
  • Pick up a copy of the Introduction to Art handout on the table at the front of the room.  Please don’t write on this, as I will collect it back from you at the end of the period.
  • Pay close attention to the notes and video about artistic movements.  Be prepared to identify important elements of Neo-classicism, Romanticism, and Impressionism. (learning target #17)
  • Setting the Stage Test will be on Monday, 3/1. Review all the learning targets prior to the test.
  • The packet will be due at the time you take the test.

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APUSH- 2/26/10 February 26, 2010

Posted by Mr. Klopfenstein in advanced placement, APUSH, Class Activities, history, United States history.
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Students took the unit 7 objective test.

Over the weekend, please go to Turnitin.com to review your unit 6 DBQs and do peer reviews of 2 samples.  We will discuss the DBQ on Monday.

The unit 7 DBQ over imperialism will be on Tuesday.

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WWH- Block Day, 2/24/10 & 2/25/10 February 25, 2010

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  • Bellringer- How did Europeans use Social Darwinism to justify imperialism? (learning target #12)(5 minutes)
  • Turn to pp. 313-316 in your textbook to take notes and prepare a story for “Democratic Reform and Activism.” Then turn to and complete “Five Years of My Life” by Alfred Dreyfus (35 minutes)
  • Turn to pp. 376-379 in your text to take notes and prepare a story for “Modernization in Japan” and to complete the “Modernization in Japan” reading guide page. (35 minutes)
  • With any time remaining, we will review the Meiji Restoration notes.
  • Setting the Stage Test will be on Monday, 3/1.

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APUSH- Block Day, 2/24/10 & 2/25/10 February 25, 2010

Posted by Mr. Klopfenstein in advanced placement, APUSH, Class Activities, history, United States history.
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We had a socratic seminar over a Triangle Factory fire article, followed by the chapter 29, 30 vocab quiz.

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WWH- 2/23/10 February 23, 2010

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  • Bellringer- Explain the process by which Germany became a nation.  Who is most responsible for unifying Germany?  Compare and contrast Italy’s process on unification to Germany’s (Learning Target questions #3, 4).
  • Turn in the Breaker Morant study guide.
  • Finish the notes over German unification.
  • Turn to the Social Darwinism quotes page in the packet. Summarize the meaning of each passage in your own words.  Be prepared to share.

APUSH- 2/23/10 February 23, 2010

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We talked about the end of WWI, the Treaty of Versailles, and the debate over its ratification.

WWH- 2/22/10 February 22, 2010

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  • Bellringer- What territories were imperialized by Britain?  What territories were the European powers competing for? (Learning Target questions #5, 6).
  • Finish watching Breaker Morant looking for examples on nationalism and imperialism.
  • We will then finish the notes over German unification.

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APUSH- 2/22/10 February 22, 2010

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We talked about the American homefront during WWI.

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WWH- 2/19/10 February 19, 2010

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  • Bellringer- Why did the European powers feel the need to imperialize? (Learning Target question #10).
  • Continue watching Breaker Morant looking for examples on nationalism and imperialism.
  • With any time remaining we will continue the notes over German unification.
  • Study guide for the film will be due Monday.

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APUSH- 2/19/10 February 19, 2010

Posted by Mr. Klopfenstein in advanced placement, APUSH, Class Activities, history, United States history.
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We discussed the election of 1912.

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