Week of 9/28: Current Issues

Conspiracy Theory presentations are almost all graded, expect them in synergy by the end of the week.

Upcoming Dates:  9/29 Abortion Debate, 10/1  Technology Presentations, Topic Quiz tba, Vocab Quiz tba


* we moved the Abortion debate to Tuesday due to several students absent that would have played key roles in our discussion.


Week of 9/28/15 United States History

Here are our A’s from the last test (Jackson – Manifest Destiny)

awesome job:  2nd pd.= Levi Long, Carson Early, Matthew Groth, Will Acton, Ansley Curry, Tia Braxton, Jared Long, Mary Sims (98), Alex Williams.  4th pd. = Blake Beudreau, Keion Sims-Gee (98), Tara Keenan, Rebecea Atamanchuk, Karen Masis, Olivia Chen, Dahira Ortiz-Moreno, Brad Smelser, Annabelle Couton, Wesley Korsch, Ben Fouts, Katie Doering, Bridget Fullen, Alana Breban.

Upcoming dates:  10/1 Civil War vocab Quiz,  10/8 Civil War – Reconstruction Test,  DBQ will need to be done sometime this unit as well.  New Nation Retake Test 10/1 7:30 am in room 9122 – make arrangements – earn up to 75%.


Notes for this unit:  Heading towards Division, War Breaks Out, Civil War, Reconstruction, End of Reconstruction

Assignemnts to come:  Compromise Map actv.  Visual Vocab, Study guide (given out on 9/17), Preview Test, Horace Greely Letter, 54th Mass. Article, Frederick Douglass Article, Reconstruction Letter Essay, Political Cartoons – secession – election of 1864 – reconstruction,  Section Review, Glory (movie), America Story of Us, Presidents.  Lincoln Assasination – Decoded (History Channel)


US History Preview Tests

All are old tests being used as “preview” or “practice” tests.  The PT tests you are doing in class are printed directly from this page.

Colonization – Dec of indp test S12

new nation f15

Jackson-MD test f11

civil war – recon S12 test

West industry immigration test s12

imperialism – progressive test S12

wwi -wwii test f13

Cold War Pre Test s12

Practice Midterm Exam US History

civil rights – modern era test

US History outline notes for power point lectures

Exploration – Dec. of Indp

EXPLORATION – taxes print notes

French and Indian War notes outline


American Revolution outline

Revolution begins – Washington’s new govt outline

New Nation

Jeffersonian Democracy outline (2)

New Nation – foreign policy outline

NEW NATION outline (2)

War of 1812 outline

Washington’s new nation – Jefferson outline

Jackson – Manifest Destiny

Industry and Transportation outline

manifest destiny outiline

politics reform women outline notes

The Jackson Years – religion and reform outline

Civil War – Reconstruction

Civil War outline notes

Dividing a nation outline

Reconstruction outline notes

War Breaks Out outline

Industry – West

gilded age outline

politics reform women outline notes (2)

the west – politics

Imperialism – populism – progressives

exapansion of industry outline

gilded age outline (2) Imperialism outline

Populism – Progressive Presidents outline


1920 outline

WWI outline notes

Causes of WWII

notes causes of wwii outline

causes wwii outline (2)

Great Depression outline notes (2)

The Great Depression outline WWII outline notes

Cold War – 1960’s

cold war outline

Kennedy Johnson outline

nixon outline

1970’s – Modern Era

Modern America – present day america outline notes

nixon – 1970’s outline

US History – week of 9/14-18/15

Unit currently on:  Jackson – Manifest Destiny

this week:

9/14:  Jack.-MD Preview Test, notes:  Religion and Reform

9/15: Notes:  Religion and Reform / Manifest Destiny

* 7:30 am in room 9122 is the Colonization – Dec. of Indp. retake test (earn up to 75%)

9/16:  Notes: Manifest Destiny, Review Day !!!!!

study guide:  Jackson – manifest destiny f11

9/17:  TEST DAY / Civil War – Reconstruction Vocabulary

9/18: Notes:  Heading towards Division,  CW-Recon. People Chart

Current Issues Week of 9/14 – 18/15

We are currently in the Technology / Medical advancement Unit (research topic)

Presentation date is 10/1/15


this week:

9/14:  Lab Day (changed due to availability of the lab) vocabulary

9/15:  News Update Day (Fox vs. CNN)

9/16:  Notes:  Medical Advancement, Round table discussion (actv. to follow), CNN student

9/17:  Debate day!  Topic:  Abortion (changed from Gun Control due to class interest)

9/18:  Simpsons,  Rearch topic work