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APUSH- 3/12/14 March 12, 2014

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We consider the U.S. responses, official and unofficial, to the Holocaust.

HWW- 3/11/14 March 11, 2014

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  • March 11, 2014
  • Do Now- When is war justified?
  • Test corrections-
    • Fill in all answers on new bubble sheets.
    • You may discuss responses, but not copy answer sheets!
    • Turn in tests and answer sheets when finished.
      • In book-
        • Italian Unification, pp. 260-261
        • German Unification, pp. 261-263
        • Meiji Restoration, pp. 376-377
        • Scramble for Africa, pp. 339-344
  • Pick up the WWI learning targets packet from the table by the door.
  • Turn to the quotes beginning on page 3 of the packet. Read and interpret the quotes with the help of your elbow partner.
    • Which quotes seem to support the use of war, and which condemn it’s use? Why?
    • Answer the concluding question: When is war justified?

 

APUSH- 3/11/14 March 11, 2014

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  • Under the very broad umbrella of infringement of rights under cover of war, we discussed:
    • Internment of Japanese Americans
    • American reaction, official and unofficial, to news of the Holocaust.

HWW- 3/10/14 March 10, 2014

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  • March 10, 2014
  • Do Now- Does Nationalism inevitably lead to war?
  • Turn in your Masterpieces on top of the laptop cart.
  • Take the Setting the Stage for Conflict objective assessment:
    • Write your name on the test
    • Answer each question carefully
    • You may use your learning targets packets for the last 20 minutes of class. Do not take them out until I instruct you to do so!
    • When finished, turn in your tests and answer sheets to the tray by the door.
  • Pick up the WWI vocabulary worksheet. This will be due Monday after Spring Break, 3/24.

 

APUSH- 3/10/14 March 10, 2014

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HWW-3/7/14 March 7, 2014

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  • Do Now- How did the work s of Romantic, Realist, and Impressionist painters comment on society (Industrial Revolution, Slavery, advances in science, etc.)(3 minutes)
  • Create 3 masterpieces using the styles of each of the 3 artistic movements covered (Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism) addressing a topic covered in this unit-
    • Social Darwinism
    • Partition of Africa
    • Meiji Restoration in Japan
    • Unification of Italy
    • Unification of Germany
    • Reform movements in England
    • Dreyfus Affair in France
  • Use paper, colored pencils, or markers provided. (45 minutes) Due Monday.
  • Setting the Stage objective test on Monday.

 

APUSH- 3/7/14 March 7, 2014

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  • Chapter 33, 34 vocab quiz
  • Pearl Harbor
  • Japanese Internment
  • War in the Pacific

HWW- Block Day, 3/5/14 & 3/6/14 March 6, 2014

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  • Do Now- How did the work of Emmeline Pankhurst and the WSPU represent nationalism in England?(learning target #14)(3 minutes)
  • Pick up a copy of the Introduction to Art handout on the table at the front of the room.
  • Pay close attention to the notes and video about artistic movements. Be prepared to identify important elements of Neo-classicism, Romanticism, Realism, and Impressionism. (learning target #15)(45 minutes)
  • Create 3 masterpieces using the styles of each of the 3 artistic movements covered (Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism) addressing a topic covered in this unit-
    • Social Darwinism
    • Partition of Africa
    • Meiji Restoration in Japan
    • Unification of Italy
    • Unification of Germany
    • Reform movements in England
    • Dreyfus Affair in France
  • Use paper, colored pencils, or markers provided. (45 minutes) Due Monday.

APUSH- Block Day, 3/5/14 & 3/6/14 March 6, 2014

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  • We reviewed the New Deal.
  • Students identified and explained elements of FDR’s foreign policy of the 1930s:
    • Reciprocal Trade Agreements
    • Nye Committee
    • Neutrality Acts
    • America First Committee
    • Atlantic Charter
    • Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies
    • more. . .

HWW- 3/4/14 March 5, 2014

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  • Do Now- How did Italy unite? What were the roles of Mazzini, Cavour, and Garibaldi? (learning target #2)(3 minutes)
  • How does the video clip demonstrate the themes of nationalism and imperialism?
  • Finish German unification notes.
  • Complete T chart in packet comparing Italian and German Unification.
  • Do your own T chart comparing and contrasting German unification and Meiji Restoration.
  • Turn to p. 313 in your text and take notes over Democratic Reform and Activism on p. 6 of your packet.
  • Turn to p. 10 of your packet, read the short excerpt about the Dreyfus Affair, then answer the discussion questions at the bottom of the page.
  • By the end of the period, you should be able to write a detailed response to learning target questions #2, 3, 4, 13, 14.