make up work and class notes

Make sure you check this page if you are absent. It is also a good idea to check in preparation for the Friday quizzes.  If you miss a quiz or test you will have until the following Friday to make it up.

You will take a test in June on the fifty states, five Great Lakes, ten cities and 15 rivers.  I expect several 100s.

22 February

compromises test

19 February

explain the following:
       Compromise of 1850
       Kansas-Nebraska Act
       popular sovereignty
       New England Emigrant Aid Company
       Bleeding Kansas

Crittenden Compromise
      North and South
      last ditch attempt to prevent a civil war- it did
      not work

compromises part two and timeline due tomorrow      

16 February

get review sheet for Tuesday's test- on the home page of the blog
explain:  William Lloyd Garrison and the Liberator 
               the Missouri Compromise

15 February

complete map and chart

Manifest Destiny
      the idea that the US would spread to the west

Webster-Ashburton Treaty
    between the US and Britain
    settled the border between the US and British Canada- area of Maine, New Hampshire and Min

Oregon Treaty
     between the US and Britain
     settled border between the US and Canada in the Pacific Northwest

14 February

new states for Friday's quiz are MS, AL, TN and MI

complete 1803 map- Louisiana Purchase

What was the Year With No Summer?
             year with no summer information

Battle of New Orleans song
What other song did we talk about that was related to the War of 1812?
            info about that poem/song

War of 1812
     between the US and Britain
     Treaty of Ghent 1814 ended the war but Battle of New Orleans fought three weeks later due
     to slow communication.
     status quo ante bellum means going back to the conditions that existed before the war- which
     means no land lost by either side

tariff- tax on imports
general rule the North liked higher tariffs
     made imports more expensive
     people would buy US made stuff
South usually wanted lower tariffs
1828 Tariff of Abominations- high tariffs
1832 higher tariffs
1833 compromise tariff lowered tariffs over several years

Turn in compromises part 1.

13 February

US bought the Louisiana Territory in 1803 from
strict construction (interpretation)
      Jefferson's idea
      government can only do exactly what Const. 
      if Const. doesn't say gov. can do it then they
      makes for a weak central gov.
loose construction (interpretation) 
      if Const. doesn't forbid it then gov. can do it
      makes for a stronger central gov.     
trade compromises
     part of the Constitution
     between North and South
     South wanted no restrictions on slave trade (importation of slaves)
                            no tariffs on exports
                            2/3 vote on trade legislation (in Congress)
     North wanted to be able to restrict slave trade
                            a simple majority vote on trade legislation
     compromise was importing slaves could not be banned before 1808
                                 no tax on exports
                                 simple majority vote on trade legislation
looked at drawings about life around 1800
compromises part one due tomorrow

12 February

complete 1783 map
explain the significance of these battles
      Lexington and Concord
4 July 1776
Articles of Confederation
     US government before the Constitution
     weak central government
explain what and when these events were
     Olive Branch Petition
     3/5 compromise
     Great Compromise
    Assumption Bill (Compromise of 1790)
compromises part one worksheet is due Wednesday
go to the compromises page and watch the musket demonstration video- then write a summary

8 February

worked in library
quiz tomorrow
essay due tomorrow
Olive Branch Petition people be read tomorrow

7 February

Enjoy your snow day.  The British government was right essay is now due Friday.

6 February

worked on compromise projects in the library

5 February

complete pre-Revolution events worksheet
went over new states for Friday's quiz- listed on unit sheet

2 February

make up quiz
check for new states for next Friday's quiz
get handout on compromises project

1 February

quiz tomorrow
map homework due tomorrow
1754 and 1763 maps
French and Indian War
     between the French and the British
     George Washington and his men basically started the war with a confrontation with the
     French near what is now Pittsburgh PA
     Wolfeboro is named for British war hero General James Wolfe who won at the battle at
     Quebec- he died in the process
     French lost their land in North America
     Ben Franklin said colonists were very loyal to the British government

What was the first European country to have a permanent colony in what is now the United States?

How could it be said that General Wolfe's victory at Quebec in 1759 led to the American Revolution?

Read chapter 5; all the cool kids are doing it.

30 January 2018

handed out unit sheet and map homework
map homework due Friday
complete pretest
looked at artifacts
        turnbuckle made in Wolfeboro
        computer punch card
        8 track tape
talked about different things included in history
        world wars- maybe more than 2
        government action
        economic conditions
        the way people lived- see artifacts above
looked at the blog    
When was George Washington born and why you should be able to get within fifteen years of the correct answer.    

read chapter 5

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