Tuesday, August 31, 2021

  1. Industrialization Test

Monday, August 30, 2021

  1. Finish Simpsons--Last Exit to Springfield Episode
    Homer becomes the union boss

  2. America: The Story of Us--Cities Video
    Answer questions

  3. Finish Essential Questions and Study for Test (Homework)

Friday, August 27, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What was the goal of the Americanization movement?
    2. What were the housing problems that many poor city dwellers faced?

  2. How the Electoral College Works Video

  3. Labor Unions and Strikes
    Take Notes

  4. Simpsons--Last Exit to Springfield Episode
    Homer becomes the union boss

Thursday, August 26, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What did nativists believe?
    2. How did the Chinese Exclusion Act limit Asian immigration?

  2. Challenges of Urbanization
    Finish Notes

  3. Clip from An American Tail Movie
    Voyage to America

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What push factors (then and now) could lead people to leave their homelands for the United States?
    2. What pull factors (then and now) could draw people to the United States?

  2. New Immigrants
    Finish Notes

  3. Schoolhouse Rock Video
    Great American Melting Pot

  4. Challenges of Urbanization
    Take Notes

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did engineering innovations help cities grow upward and outward?
    2. How did advertising, brand name products, and mail order catalogs change the way Americans shopped?

  2. New Immigrants
    Take Notes

  3. Cool Down Questions
    1. In about a half-page, write whether you think America is a:
      • Melting Pot--All mix in and come out the same
      • Beef Stew--Still have separate ingredients, but "flavors" mix
      • Salad--All parts remain separate, with all that unites them is the "dressing" of being American
      Include examples from either your own life or things you have observed, or examples from the country's history.

Monday, August 23, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What was the difference between vertical integration and horizontal integration?
    2. Should 19th century business leaders be viewed more as “robber barons” or as “captains of industry”? Why?

  2. Science and Urban Life
    Take Notes

  3. "New Industrial Revolution" Article
    Read the article (Google Classroom) and answer the questions

Friday, August 20, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did Edwin Drake and Henry Bessemer fuel the nation’s economic boom?
    2. How did the growth of railroad lines promote the growth of cities and trade?

  2. Big Business
    Take Notes

Thursday, August 19, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What are your biggest academic stresses this year?
    2. What are you hoping to learn about in U.S. History this year? Why?

  2. Nation's Expansion
    Finish Notes

  3. Why Trains Suck in America Video

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

  1. Review Iconic Images

  2. Nation's Expansion
    Take Notes

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

  1. Iconic Images of American History
    After viewing the presentation of iconic images from American history, go online and find an image that you find iconic (from American history, world history, your own life, entertainment, sports, news, anything), and paste it into the Google Doc. Then briefly describe what the image is about, and write why you chose it as your iconic image. Lastly, copy/paste your image into the second Google Doc in the box next to your name

  2. Begin work on Industrialization Unit Essential Questions (Homework--Due the day of the unit test)

Monday, August 16, 2021

  1. American?
    Using your opinions, your classmates' opinions, and the video, answer the questions (Google Classroom)

Friday, August 13, 2021

  1. We the People Video
    Watch the video and answer the questions

  2. Parent/Guardian Contact Sheet (Homework--Due Friday)
    Take syllabus home and have parent(s)/guardian(s) fill out the Contact Sheet

Thursday, August 12, 2021

  1. Class Information
    Review syllabus and course description

  2. Parent/Guardian Contact Sheet (Homework--Due Monday)
    Take syllabus home and have parent(s)/guardian(s) fill out the Contact Sheet

  3. Student Survey (Homework--Due Tomorrow)
    Answer questions