Important Dates: September 8th Vocab Quiz / September 15th Unit Test (New Republic – Expansion)
Mon: NO SCHOOL – LABOR DAY
Tues: WU3 / Notes: Jeffersonian Democracy / Visual Vocab / America Story of Us
Wed: WU4 / Notes: War of 1812 / LA Purchase Map / Jefferson Cartoon / review questions / Most missed test questions review (Revolution – Constitution) * may have to be Thursday, depends on time etc. (tba)
- pg. 222 (1-9, 12-14) – Chapter Review for Wendesday
Thur: WU5 / Notes: Industry and Transportation / Lab – Jackson, Slavery / LA Purchase Map will be done today!
Fri: 10 min. review time / New Republic Vocab Quiz / Notes: Religion and Reform / Presidents video: Monroe – Jackson
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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
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.
SSUSH8 Explore the relationship between slavery, growing north-south divisions, and
westward expansion that led to the outbreak of the Civil War.
a. Explain the impact of the Missouri Compromise on the admission of states from the
b. Examine James K. Polk’s presidency in the fulfillment of Manifest Destiny including the
Texas annexation and Oregon.
c. Analyze the impact of the Mexican War on growing sectionalism.
d. Explain how the Compromise of 1850 arose out of territorial expansion and population
e. Evaluate the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the failure of popular sovereignty, Scott v. Sanford,
John Brown’s Raid on Harper’s Ferry, and the election of 1860 as events leading to the
important dates: Immigration Debate/Discussion Sept. 15 / vocab quiz: September 19 / Presentations September 21st and 22nd
Mon: NO SCHOOL / LABOR DAY
Tues: WU1 (check 2) / News Update Day: CNN/Fox
Wed: WU2 / presentation group organization / awards day for last conspiracy presentations / topic discussion and selection / starter actv.
Thur: WU3 / Lab Day – Vocabulary / Project Starter: North Korea- Presentation Rubric
Fri: CNN10 ? tba -Inside North Korea: National Geographic Special