U.S. History

Fall 2022

Frank Schneemann

Bonita Vista High School

 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING ONLINE ASSIGNMENTS

    PERIOD 2 NEWS   Team Meeting     PERIOD 2 ATTENDANCE

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Mon July 28

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Early America


 

August 16

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The Declaration of Independence is

  1. A statement of the philosophy of the United States; our beliefs

  2. List of grievances (complaints) against the King of England

  3. Declaration of War

 

August 23

 

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The Patriot Movie Script

THE PATRIOT MOVIE - YouTube

 

The American Revolution
(Two video's and two assignments)

 

As you watch these video's try to get a sense as to the attitudes of most people. Very few people could imagine a nation that was not ruled by a king of some kind of dictator. In the beginning the American people loved King George but as the ideas of the Enlightenment took root in the minds of the Americans we began to change our attitude. Finally we came to the conclusion that we did  not need a king. In fact, the United States was the first country founded on an idea tather than some military conquest. We were the first people who believed that ordinary people could rule themselves. We did not need a king.

 
August 30

You learn better by working with another student.

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If you would like to tutor another student, let Mr. Schneemann know. You will receive extra credit

MAKE-UP WEEK

Use this week to do make up work. Don't forget that you can redo assignments on Saturdays


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We will start a new grading period on Monday

Watch You can do it!

Sept 6

Constitution Outline (For Taking Notes)
Print this outline

On the right there are lots of resources to help you learn the Constitution.

  • Use the study guides and video lectures to prepare you for the assignment.

  • When you are ready, click on the assignment.

  • If you turn off your computer or close the assignment page, you will have to start the assignment over again

  • As long as you keep your assignment open you can continue to work on it.

  • You can always take screen shots of the answers you have finished to continue the assignment later

 

The Constitution of the United States
The culmination of mankind's long struggle for freedom made into law.


Aristotle > Renaissance > Scientific Revolution > The Enlightenment > Constitution of U.S.

You are doing great. Keep up the good work.

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James Madison was the principle author of the Constitution. He organized the Constitutional Convention and guided it through the debates.Later he was the principle author of the Bill of Rights.

Madison became President and led the country through the War of 1812

Sept 7

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The Preamble to the Constitution
Memorize the Preamble and names of 7 Articles of Constitution

  • The Preamble to the Constitution
    • Video Lesson <<< 5 min
    • U2 Bono is a rock musician who has devoted his life to helping the people of Africa to overcome poverty and the aids epidemic. He believes in American ideals and capitalism as the only way to help the people of Africa. Listen to what he has to say about American ideals as outlined in the Constitution
    • Bono Video <<< 5 min
    • Preamble Quiz
  • Article 1 of the Constitution

 

Sept 13

Constitution Outline (For Taking Notes)
Print this outline

On the right there are lots of resources to help you learn the Constitution.

  • Use the study guides and video lectures to prepare you for the assignment.

  • When you are ready, click on the assignment.

  • If you turn off your computer or close the assignment page, you will have to start the assignment over again

  • As long as you keep your assignment open you can continue to work on it.

  • You can always take screen shots of the answers you have finished to continue the assignment later

 

The Constitution of the United States - Articles 2-3-4-5-6-7
Video's are only 5 minutes each

 

October 11

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Industrialization of America

October 18


 

Begin study of Ch-7 Immigration in the late 1800's

October 18

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Social and political changes in the late 1800's


Be prepared for quizzes

Imperialism

 

November 1

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Social Media Manipulation
  • Online
    • If you were absent from class complete the following assignment
    • Use the internet to reasearch the video, "The Creepy Line."
    • Take notes that explain how social media tries to manipulate Americans for business and policical control.
    • Turn in your notes on the first day you return
  • In Class
    • Watch the video in class and take notes for credit.
    • Be prepared to discuss the ideas presented in the video

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November 4

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America's Time, Beginings Study Guide for Quiz


  • Copy these questions on a sheet of paper

    • These are the questions from the quiz

  • Video
    • Watch the video and answer questions


    The person on the left is President Theodore Roosevelt, "TR."

    He was a key person at the turn of the century. He was responsible for the Panama Canal, the National Park System, and an advocate for American expansion around the world. He was a Progressive and believed that it was his duty to "reform" the world. He fought in the Spanish American War and was a strong advocate for the United States entry into World War One.

December 6

 

Course Evaluation for Extra Credit
Click to take survey

 

Final Exam Prep

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Events that led to the writing of the U.S. Constitution

  • Problems with Articles of Confederation
  • Shays Rebellion
  • Video, "Are We To Be A Nation?"
  • Quiz on Video
  • Study guide for video
 
 
U.S, Constitution   
   
 
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  • The Progressive Era
    • The Income Tax
    • Direct Election of Senators
    • Prohibition against alcohol
    • Womans Suffrage
    • Textbook Chapter
 
 

 

   
   
   
Final Review

 

FINAL REVIEW

The final exam will be created from the files on the right

 

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