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APUSH- 12/19/11 December 19, 2011

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Congratulations to the College of the United States incoming class of 2017:

Jefferson Davis (Lesko, Sundquist, Zaidi)

Andrew Johnson ( Nugent, Rhodes)

Abraham Lincoln ( Hyland, Shah, Vasa)

Harriet Beecher Stowe (Bequeaith, Gilchrist, Zheng)

Harriet Beecher Stowe (Dehais, Gallagher, Xia)

The following are wait-listed:

Ulysses S. Grant (Entgelmeier, Funk, Theriot), George McClellan (Pettes, Petty, Spragle), Harriet Beecher Stowe (Berry, Best, Cochran), and Harriet Beecher Stowe (Gordon, Robinson).

Thanks to all the applicants for their hard work and dedication.  It was extremely hard to select only 5!

HWW- 12/9/11 December 9, 2011

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  • Do Now question- Was Napoleon a hero? Give at least three reasons why/why not.
  • Turn in your completed Do Now sheet, with your name and Friday’s date on both sides.
  • Turn in your French Revolution packet and Moderate Phase activity.  Be sure your name is on both.
  • Take the French Revolution test. Be sure to put your name on the test.  Turn in test and answer sheet when finished.
  • After finishing the test, pick up a First Semester Learning Target review packet. You will be able to use this on your final.

APUSH- 12/9/11 December 9, 2011

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We finished our discussion of Reconstruction, culminating in the Compromise of 1877.

I distributed the unit 4 DBQ documents and planning sheet.  Students should work through step 7 of the planning sheet for Monday.

Unit 4 objective test is Monday.

HWW- Block Day, 12/7/11 & 12/8/11 December 8, 2011

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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.  (25 minutes)
  • Using pages 238-239 in your text and information from my lecture, complete “The Congress of Vienna” page in the packet. (35 minutes)
  • 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 questions 4D- 5C.
  • French Revolution test is Friday.
  • Last day to make up tests and complete test corrections is Thursday.

APUSH- Block Day, 12/8/11 & 12/8/11 December 8, 2011

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We discussed the aftermath of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Students also took the chapter 21, 22 vocab quiz.

HWW- 12/6/11 December 6, 2011

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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?
  • Complete the “Radical Revolution” page in the packet from my lecture, supplementing with the Radical Revolution reading.
  • By the end of the period, you should be able to answer learning target questions 3F, 4A, 4B, and 4C.
  • French Revolution test is Friday.
  • Last day to make up tests and complete test corrections is Thursday.

APUSH- 12/6/11 December 6, 2011

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We continued our investigation of the Battle of Gettysburg.

HWW- 12/5/11 December 5, 2011

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  • Turn in French Rev vocab (if you didn’t on Friday) and you responses to the Declaration of the Rights of Man questions to the tray at the front of the room.
  • Pick up Moderate Phase activity from the tray at the front of the room. (1/2 sheet)
  • Do Now question- In your own words, what are the main ideas of the Declaration of the Rights of Man?
  • Complete the activity using the paper on the table by my desk and colored pencils from the laptop cart at the front of the room.
  • By the end of the period, you should be able to answer learning target questions 1-3.
  • Thursday is the last day to make up tests and quizzes.

APUSH- 12/5/11 December 5, 2011

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We spent the period examining the battle for Little Round Top on the second day of Gettysburg.  Students now know what the orders “Refuse the Line” and “wheel right” mean!

Assignments Lincoln, John Brown, Slavery Issue, Exodusters, Reconstruction Plans, and Reconstruction- splendid failure have all been scored in turnitin.com and will be entered in eSIS by tomorrow morning.

HWW- 12/2/11 December 2, 2011

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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?
  • Turn to the study guide in your packet and prepare to finish the French Revolution film.
  • Pick up the “Declaration of the Rights of Man” handout.  As time permits, begin reading the document and responding to the questions on the 3rd page. Whatever you don’t finish in class will be homework, due Monday.
  • By the end of the period, you should be able to answer learning target questions 3A- 3E.