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WWH- 12/16/10 December 16, 2010

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  • Do Now question- Was Napoleon a hero? Give at least three reasons why/why not.
  • Using pages 238-239 in your text and information from my lecture, complete “The Congress of Vienna” page in the packet.
  • When you finish “The Congress of Vienna,” work on answering the French Revolution learning target questions at the front of your packet.  This will serve as your test review.
  • By the end of the period, you should be able to answer learning target question 5A.
  • French Revolution test is with the final. You may use the learning targets packet on the final with any hand-written notes on it.

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APUSH- 12/16/10 December 16, 2010

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We wrapped up Reconstruction with some videos from Hippocampus.org.

Finals start tomorrow!  Study hard!

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WWH- 12/15/10 December 15, 2010

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  • Pick up the Napoleon reading from the table at the front of the room.
  • Do Now question- How did the Committee of Public Safety come to power?  How did the Reign of Terror affect ordinary citizens?
  • Turn to the Napoleon page of the packet and fill in the chart using information from the Napoleon reading and your book, pages 229-237.
  • By the end of the period, you should be able to answer learning target questions 4D & 4E.
  • French Revolution test is with the Final.

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APUSH- 12/15/10 December 15, 2010

Posted by Mr. Klopfenstein in advanced placement, APUSH, Class Activities, history, United States history.
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We talked about Reconstruction.  Students took the chapter 21, 22 vocab quiz.

Don’t forget to review for the final and unit 4-5 test at TheTestingCenter.com.

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WWH- 12/14/10 December 14, 2010

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  • Pick up the Radical Revolution reading from the table at the front of the room.
  • Do Now question- What events led to the establishment of the Legislative Assembly?
  • Using the information from the reading, complete the “Radical Revolution” page in the packet.
  • By the end of the period, you should be able to answer learning target questions 3F, 4A, 4B, and 4C.
  • French Revolution test is with the final.

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APUSH- 12/14/10 December 14, 2010

Posted by Mr. Klopfenstein in advanced placement, APUSH, Class Activities, history, United States history.
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Students typed the Antebellum Reform Movement DBQ and submitted them to Turnitin.com.  With any time remaining, students worked on Discourse.  Unit 4, 5 Discourse will be due at 7:45 a.m. the day of your final.

Don’t forget to review for the final using the review banks at TheTestingCenter.com.

Chapter 19, 20 vocab quiz and the Reconstruction assignment were added to eSIS.

Vocab quiz over chapters 21, 22 tomorrow.  I re-emailed the vocab list to everyone this morning in case you couldn’t locate the chapter 22 terms.

Feel free to bring your Exoduster assignment to class tomorrow if you can’t figure out how to submit the Venn Diagram to Turnitin.com.

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WWH- 12/13/10 December 13, 2010

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  • Do Now question- Why did Louis XVI order the Estates General’s meeting hall closed? What were the consequences of this decision?
  • After the conclusion of the film, complete the study guide and turn it in to the tray on the front table.
  • Turn to “The Revolution Begins” page in the packet.  Using information from pages 220-221 in your book and my lecture, fill in the requested information.
  • Turn to “The Moderate Phase of the Revolution” in your packet.  Complete the sections using information from my lecture and your book, pages 222-224.
  • By the end of the period, you should be able to answer learning target questions 3A- 3E.

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APUSH- 12/13/10 December 13, 2010

Posted by Mr. Klopfenstein in advanced placement, APUSH, Class Activities, history, United States history.
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Students wrote the Antebellum Reform movements DBQ that we had worked on in class.

“Was Reconstruction a Splendid Failure?” due tomorrow.

Abraham Lincoln assignment  and College Application project have been entered into eSIS.

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WWH-12/10/10 December 10, 2010

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  • Turn in the French Revolution vocab to the tray by the door. If you don’t have this finished, you may sign up for Overtime Monday to receive up to 90% credit.
  • Do Now question- How did Enlightenment ideas contribute to the start of the French Revolution?  Give at least two examples of enlightenment philosophers and their ideas.
  • Take out French Revolution film study guide.
  • After the conclusion of the film, complete the study guide and turn it in to the tray on the front table.

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APUSH- 12/10/10 December 10, 2010

Posted by Mr. Klopfenstein in advanced placement, APUSH, Class Activities, history, United States history.
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Students got back the unit 3 DBQ intro and outline with my comments.  This same question will be the in-class DBQ on Monday.  If you have misplaced your copy, download a new one here.

We talked briefly about the Battles of Vicksburg and Gettysburg before watching clips from the movie Gettysburg.

Chapter 17, 18 vocab, unit 3 DBQ, and unit 3 Discourse scores have been entered into eSIS.

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