Welcome to US History

Welcome to Spring 2019 Semester of US History!!!

I will use this platform to communicate the overarching themes of the course. The materials for each class are available in google classroom. Due to the amount of material covered in the class, we will cover around 2 standards per week.

Week 1 Standards (SSUSH1 & 2)

SSUSH1 Compare and contrast the development of English settlement and colonization during the 17th Century.
a. Investigate how mercantilism and trans-Atlantic trade led to the development of colonies.
b. Explain the development of the Southern Colonies, including but not limited to reasons established, impact of location and place, relations with American Indians, and economic development.
c. Explain the development of the New England Colonies, including but not limited to reasons established, impact of location and place, relations with American Indians, and economic development.
d. Explain the development of the Mid-Atlantic Colonies, including but not limited to reasons established, impact of location and place, relations with American Indians, and economic development.
SSUSH2 Describe the early English colonial society and investigate the development of its governance.
a. Describe European cultural diversity including the contributions of different ethnic and religious groups.
b. Describe the Middle Passage, the growth of the African population and their contributions, including but not limited to architecture, agriculture, and foodways.
c. Describe different methods of colonial self-governance in the period of Salutary Neglect
d. Explain the role of the Great Awakening in creating unity in the colonies and challenging traditional authority.

 

Syllabus

Samuels US History Syllabus 2018-19-1jvvogk

SSUSH6 & SSUSH7 First 5 Presidents and Andrew Jackson

This week we will cover the first 5 Presidents of the United States along with the Presidency of Andrew Jackson.

All assignments are in Google Classroom which all students have access.

Google Classroom

username: firstname.lastname@campbellHS.net

password: lunchnumberCHS

Focus Standards

SSUSH6 Analyze the challenges faced by the first five presidents and how they responded.
a. Examine the presidency of Washington, including the precedents he set.
b. Explain the presidency of John Adams including the Sedition Act and its influence on the
election of 1800.
c. Explore Jefferson’s expansion of presidential power including the purchase and exploration
of the Louisiana Territory.
d. Explain James Madison’s presidency in relation to the War of 1812 and the war’s
significance in the development of a national identity.
e. Explain James Monroe’s presidency in relation to the Monroe Doctrine

SSUSH7 Investigate political, economic, and social developments during the Age of
Jackson.
a. Explain Jacksonian Democracy, including expanding suffrage, the Nullification Crisis and
states’ rights, and the Indian Removal Act.
b. Explain how the North, South, and West were linked through industrial and economic
expansion including Henry Clay and the American System.
c. Explain the influence of the Second Great Awakening on social reform movements,
including temperance, public education, and women’s efforts to gain suffrage.
d. Explain how the significance of slavery grew in American politics including slave
rebellions and the rise of abolitionism.

Tuesday: Completed Guided Notes, Guided Reading Assignment

Wednesday: Learning Stations on the 5 Presidents, Quiz & begin Guided Notes on Andrew Jackson

Thursday: Finish Guided Notes Andrew Jackson, Age of Jacksonian Activity and Review for test.

Friday: Test over SSUSH6  & SSUSH7

Videos

Presidents and Their Legacy

August 30-31, 2018

For the rest of the week we will begin studying the first 5 Presidents of the United States & the legacy of Andrew Jackson.

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Standards

SSUSH6 Analyze the challenges faced by the first five presidents and how they responded.
a. Examine the presidency of Washington, including the precedents he set. b. Explain the presidency of John Adams including the Sedition Act and its influence on the
election of 1800.
c. Explore Jefferson’s expansion of presidential power including the purchase and exploration
of the Louisiana Territory.
d. Explain James Madison’s presidency in relation to the War of 1812 and the war’s significance in the development of a national identity.
e. Explain James Monroe’s presidency in relation to the Monroe Doctrine.

Assignment

All assignments can be found in Google Classroom. See the information below.

Student Log-in:

user name: firstname.lastname@campbellhigh.net

password: lunch number CHS

2nd Block Classroom Code

3rd Block Classroom Code

4th Block Code

Welcome to Fall 2018 US History

The high school United States history course provides students with a survey of major events and themes in United States history. The course begins with English settlement and concludes with significant  developments in the early 21st Century.

During this course, students will learn through engaging learning experiences.

Please feel free to email me with any questions or concerns @ semeka.samuels@cobbk12.org.

Join our class with Remind text message– @44bf6g

Students have access to all resources in Google Classroom. Links for each block are listed below.

2nd Block: 4664dd9

3rd Block: kd0m1vn

4th Block: qlxojlj

 

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