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.

21 June

Why worry so much about fuel economy in 1974?
       October 1973 war between Israel in her
            US supported Israel
            USSR backed Arabs
            Arab countries tried to punish the US by
            oil embargo
                results of oil embargo
                      gas prices doubled
                      US car companies in decline
Why back Israel?
        US supported creation of Israel in 1948
        partly due to Holocaust
        problem was Arab countries didn't like it and
        Arabs had oil
1967 - Six Day War
       Israel and Arab neighbors
       US backed Israel
       Israel won and so gained land
            Gaza and West Bank

19 June

    Tet Offensive
          big psychological victory for communists
          in Vietnam
          contributes to loss of support for the war
          in the US
     LBJ announced he would not run for pres.
     again due to unpopular war
     MLK was assassinated
     RFK   was assassinated
     Democratic National Convention in Chicago
         violent confrontations between police and
         anti war demonstrators
     summer Olympics
         black power salutes
     RMN elected pres.
     December Apollo 8 orbited the moon

geography test tomorrow

16 June

last quiz
worked in library on civil rights projects
geography test on Tuesday and final on Thursday-  Do well

15 June

cities for Friday's quiz
read Irene Morgan article - connections
more of Jackie Robinson video

14 June

Flag Day
worked in the library
civil rights book due Tuesday

13 June

Travis' birthday
Tuesday the 20th  civil rights book due and the fun geography test (cities, states, rivers and Great Lakes)
de jure segregation means keeping blacks and whites separate by law south
de facto segregation means true in fact  north and south
Jim Crow laws
    separated blacks and whites

watched video on Jackie Robinson-  write two page in your own  words about Jackie                           Robinson

come to class tomorrow and then we will be in the library for civil rights projects

12 June

worked in the library on civil rights project
civil rights homework due tomorrow

9 June

penultimate quiz
started civil rights book project

7 June

watched Duck and Cover video- see Cold War page for link then watch it and write a summary
Korean War
    UN operation- US provided the largest share of soldiers
    UN helped South Korea against North Korea and China
    North Korea invaded South Korea 1950
    my dad's slides - 40th Infantry Division
1959 Castro comes to power in Cuba
Bay of Pigs Invasion 1961
    attempt to get rid of Fidel Castro and communists in Cuba
Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962
   Soviets tried to put missiles in Cuba that could hit the US

What was detente and what president is associated with this idea?

turn in chapter 26 study guide

6 June

    Soviets develop atomic bomb
    communists come to power in China
    Berlin blockade ends
    NATO created
    my parents graduated from high school

complete Cold War cause and effect sheet
chapter 26 study guide is due tomorrow

  5 June

cold war    
    conflict without actual combat
    might include an arms race
Cold War
    about 1947-9 November 1989
    east                         west
    USSR                      US
    China                       Japan
    Eastern Europe        Western Europe
    socialism                  capitalism
    dictatorship              democracy
    N Korea and            South Korea and Vietnam
    atheists                     largely Christain

complete Cold War cause and effect handout
get maps

see unit sheet for this week's geograhpy

chapter 26 study guide is due Wednesday the 7th

2 June

1920s-WWII test
get chapter 26 study guide- on Cold War page
Cold War unit sheet is up to date
1 June

read letter on dust bowl
What, when and where was the Dust Bowl?
How are Woody Guthrie and John Steinbeck related to the Dust Bowl?
study for tomorrow's test

30 May

worked on essays
essays are due tomorrow
unit test on Friday

26 May

stuff for the essay

    New Deal
    specific New Deal agencies
    role of government
    Hoover v. Roosevelt
    how effective was New Deal- chart
    fireside chats
    first woman in cabinet
    leadership style
    could see the war coming- had to prepare
    Lend Lease, cash and carry etc
    picked good military leaders
    reaction to Pearl Harbor
    Japanese internment
    role of government
don't forget contradictory information     

25 May

US to Africa in 1942- Operation Torch
    US and UK drive Germany out of  Africa
1943 US lands on Sicily and then Italy
Italy is forced out of the war
western front that Stalin wanted opened at
Normandy (France)- 6 June 1944
by November US and UK almost to Germany
     Battle of the Bulge- last major German
May 1945 Germany surrenders VE Day
     Rosie the Riveter

24 May

went over primary sources questions
chapter 25 study guide is due Friday
went over the war in the Pacific
     attack on Pearl Harbor
     "I fear we have awakened a sleeping giant."
     Battle of Midway
    Iwo Jima and Mt. Suribachi
    Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    island hopping

23 May

worked on maps, Roosevelt and primary sources and chapter 25 study guide

get chapter 25 study guide- due this Friday

turn in chapter 24 study guide

22 May

World War II
    US enters 1941 due to Pearl Harbor (12-7-41)
    two sides
            United States
            United Kingdom
            Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
     two theaters of operation
          Europe (include Northern Africa)

worked on primary source documents

19 May

label places on maps

18 May

made a chart showing good and bad things about FDR from book and yesterday's DVD
complete chapter 24 study guide

17 May

watched FDR DVD

16 May

hope you enjoyed the science tests

15 May

pump priming- government spends money to kick start the economy
John Maynard Keynes- British economist who said if private sector wasn't spending enough then government should spend more
complete New Deal agencies chart
cool song

12 May

new geography will be rivers
rivers worksheet
FDR notes- on 1920s-WWII page

11 May

complete Hoover/Roosevelt handout- role of government questions due Tuesday
What is a Hooverville and what are Hoover flags?

Image result for franklin nh

10 May

read historians A-F about the causes of the Great Depression
get vocab sheet
define GDP
complete worksheet on historians A-F
What is a bull market?  What is a bear market?

9 May

1920s in one paragraph and then one sentence
turn in 1920s questions
two ways to make money in the stock market
    buy low and sell high (capital gains)
    share of the profits (dividends)
gilded age
    gold plated
    looked good on the outside but bad stuff
To what extent were the 1920s a gilded age?  This questions will be on your next test.

countries for Friday's quiz- France, Russia, Great Britain, Belgium, Italy, Germany, Poland,
Ottoman Empire, Austria-Hungary, and Mexico

4 May- may the fourth be with you

countries for next week's quiz will be Mexico, Germany, France, Italy, Ottoman Empire, Poland, Belgium, Great Britain, Austria-Hungary and Russia
get 1920s study guide- due Tuesday the 9th
make up the fun-filled quiz

3 May

read Laura Frost article and write a summary/reaction and list connections to things we have already covered, other classes, movies or anything else you can connect the article to
turn in chapter 19 study guide
quiz tomorrow

2 May

read historians A and B and the reasons the US entered the war- summarize each historian
    How do these historians compare to the text book?
How could your timelines of US/Mexico relations be related to the Zimmerman note?
What gamble did Germany take in launching unrestricted submarine warfare in 1917?
Read the u-boat article and write a summary.
new technologies and their impact on the war
   machine guns
   poison gas

1 May

This week's Friday quiz will be on Thursday.  The new geography will be these cities: Los Angeles, San Francisco, New Orleans, St. Louis, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Washington DC, New York, Boston and Cable.

more long term causes of WWI
spark that started the war was the murder of
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary
in 1914
US not in the war until 1917

21 April

World War I
    long term causes

label countries on 1914 map and color the Allies and Central Powers
chapter 19 (World War I) study guide due Wednesday the 3rd of May      

20 April

make a time line of events in Mexico and US relations with Mexico from 1910-1920- use pp. 569-571
read "Does Guano Drive History?" article- Yes, this could show up on the quiz.
link for bird poop article

19 April

cool whaling story and song
turn chapter 18 study guide in
make sure timeline and territories chart is complete
pictures from the Panama Canal

make up work is one page on Panama Canal and one page on the whales ship Essex- identify your sources- and complete above worksheets

17 April

empire- one country controlling others
imperialism- creating an empire
late 19th century US was on its way to having an
chapter 18 study guide due Wednesday the 19th
Why did the US want an empire?
     economic expansion- thirst for markets
     desire for military strength
          have navy bases around the world to
          project US power
     because the big powers of the world had
     empires and we wanted one too
     white man's burden
          folks from Europe and US should help
          civilize and Christianize people in Africa
          and Asia
yellow journalism- jazzed up news stories to sell

We looked at example of yellow journalism and the explosion of the USS Maine.

Friday's geography will be Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico, Philippines, Japan, Spain, Britain, Russian, China, Panama and Columbia.

Chapter 18 study guide is due Wednesday.

10 April

worked on essays

7 April

baseball video- two pages on late 19th century baseball in the US

6 April

workers response to industrialization
     form labor unions
        wanted higher wages
        shorter hours no pay cut
        better working conditions
      political action
labor unions
    Knights of Labor
         started 1869
         wanted all workers in one union
     AF of L (American Federation of Labor)
                  skilled workers organized by trade
                  still around (AFL-CIO formed in 1955)
     ARU (American Railway Union)
         early 1890s
         tried to organize all railroad workers
         lost in the Pullman strike 1894
progressive political reforms
     state level
          recall election
               vote the bum out before term ends
               voters decide if something become a law
          primary election
               how party picks candidate for the
               general election
       federal level
               16th Amendment- federal income tax
                17th Amendment- direct election of
                     US senators
                18th Amendment- prohibition of alcohol
                19th amendment- women can vote

complete progressive era review sheet
5 April

SATs- Hope you did well.

chapter 17 study guide is due tomorrow

4 April

a look at the US in 1904
List five ways government increased its role in society during the Progressive Era.
geography for Friday is the Great Lakes and five assorted states
SATs tomorrow- do well

3 April

list evidence that would support the idea that industrialization dehumanized people and a list of evidence that it did not- think of all the things we have been doing (videos, articles and class stuff0


[dee-hyoo-muh-nahyz or, often, -yoo-] 

verb (used with object)dehumanized, dehumanizing.
to deprive of human qualities or attributes; divest of individuality:
Conformity dehumanized him.
stinky cities

railroad to Wolfeboro in 1872- all the way to Dockside

time zones due to railroads- Railroad Standard Time
     created in 1883

responses to industrialization
    Populist Party
    Progressive Era
       about 1900-1920
       move away from laissez-faire towards more
       government involvement in the economy
       more urban
       middle to upper middle class
       both Democrats and Republicans
       journalists who wrote about problems in
            government corruption
            working conditions
            food safety
            unfair business practices

get muckrakers excerpts- write a summary and reaction
SATs on Wednesday the 5th

31 March

fun quiz

    old immigrants- from Western and Northern
    new immigrants- from eastern and southern
    Europe about 1890-1924
    push factors
         reasons people want to leave their home
    pull factors
         reasons people want to come to the new 

30 March

show and tell with invention brochures
     a brief history/description of each of these
            electric sewing machine                   electric iron
            sleeping car (railroad)                      air brake
            gasoline powered car                       cash register
             vacuum cleaner                               telephone
            typewriter                                         fountain pen

We even got to play with an old typewriter.

29 March

Pittsburgh video- explain how Andrew Carnegie made it big in the steel business
      include four factors of production and vertical integration
read and summarize the Homestead Strike article

28 March

worked on 19th century inventions brochures in the library-  They are due Thursday.  If you have not turned in the ice cutting questions they are due tomorrow.

All fifty states will be fair game for Friday's quiz.

24 March

make up quiz
write a summary of the History of Populism article (on Industrialization page)
get inventions worksheet and make sure you know what each invention did
look at inventions project link on Industrialization page and be ready to work on this on Monday.  You may work by yourself or with a partner.
Next week all fifty states will be fair game for the quiz.

23 March
new states on tomorrow's quiz will be MT, NM, CO and WY

Jim Crow laws segregated blacks and whites in the South in the late 19th and half of the 20th centuries

complete econ vocab sheet (on the industrialization page)  and inventions worksheet

This website explains income tax brackets.

22 March

farmers in late 19th century faced many problems
    railroads and shipping rates
    declining prices for crops and high interest rates
    on loans
         deflation is a general decline in prices and
         value of a dollar goes up- problem for
         farmers in late 1800s
    inflation means general rise in prices
1890s a new political party starts
     People's Party (Populist Party)
          mostly farmers
          two major goals
                 have government own the railroads
                 to solve deflation problem they wanted
                 more money put into circulation
      actually elected people to office in Congress
      and at the state level in some states  

get "History of Populism" article
21 March

finished slides
write a description of each of these things
   Amanche Internment Camp
   Trail Ridge Road
   center pivot sprinkler

drawing time-  Make a  series of drawings or a complete scene that includes the following items.  Pages 422-423 should help along with the links below.
    McCormick reaper
   walking plow   plow picture
   train      train picture
   sod house
   barbed wire

get chapter 13 study guide

20 March

the west
    starts around 98 degrees west
    high in elevation
    few trees except along some streams, in the
    mountains, and in yards
    sparsely populated

watched west slides

write a description of each of these things
    Ft. Clatsop
    Battle of the Little Big Horn
    prairie dogs
    Bonneville Dam
    Bonneville Salt Flats
    Yellowstone National Park
    Old Faithful
    Dinosaur National Park
    Cripple Creek CO
17 March

 make up quiz by Friday the 24th
write two pages taking the opposite view as your essay
start reading chapter 13

16 March

worked on essays in class
quiz tomorrow- focus will be Reconstruction
new states are TX, OK, KS. NE. SD and ND

15 March

essay due Friday
do not ignore conflicting evidence
      show that conflicting evidence is wrong
      show conflicting evidence is minimal

write a half page paragraph that addresses the essay prompt

Lincoln was a great president who did ... (Shmoe, p87)

tomorrow- work time on essays with computers

14 March

snow day and Pi Day

13 March

worked on Civil War leadership essay
get articles for essay
be prepared to be here tomorrow and be prepared to not be here

9 March

new tech in CW
   bullet and rifled barrel
   Gatling gun
   iron clads
Ft. Sumter
   first shooting of the war
    as a result the preliminary Emancipation
    Proclamation was issued
    turning point of the war
    biggest battle
    union victory
    last major Confederate stronghold on the
    Mississippi River
Appomattox Court House
     General Lee surrendered to General Grant

24 February and 6 March

civil war- war within a country
Civil War- specific war within a specific country
    our case the war between N and S
Why might southerners not like the term Civil War?
      South claimed to be an independent country
      Southern words for the war
           War Between the States
            War for Southern Independence
           War for Secession
           War of Northern Aggression
North                         South

Union                         Confederacy
USA                           CSA
blue                            gray and red
Yankees                      Rebels
Grant                          Lee
Billy Yank                  Johnny Reb
Battle Hymn of the Republic
advantages and disadvantages

more supplies             some British sympathy
bigger population       more reason to fight
bigger army and navy
Britain did not help South

goal of the South was to secede and form own country

goal of the North was to keep the country together

first shooting of the war
     Charleston SC
     Ft. Sumter
     SC fired on US fort

Anaconda Plan
   blockade southern ports
   control the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers
   attack Richmond
   was the US (north) plan to defeat the South

border states
     slave states that did not secede
     KY, MD, DE, MO, and later WV        

check the Civil War page of the blog for homework due tomorrow
23 February

fun-filled compromises unit test

22 February

complete slavery compromises worksheet- on the blog

21 February

turn in time line and compromises write-ups part 2
get review sheet for the test- on the Compromises page of the blog
Who won the 1860 presidential election?
What is the difference between free-soilers and abolitionists?
New England Emigrant Aid Company
     abolitionists from New England went to Kansas to vote against slavery
     not real compromise- they were not willing
Bleeding Kansas
      late 1850s
      people who went to KS to vote for or against slavery often ended up fighting
      a few hundred were killed
Crittenden Compromise
     a last attempt by Senator Crittendon of Kentucky (just like Henry Clay) to find a 
    compromise between North and South-  it did not work

20 February

Who are the Grimke sisters?
Who was William Lloyd Garrison and what was the Liberator?
What did the North get and what did the South get int he Compromise of 1850?
Define popular sovereignty.
Explain the Kansas-Nebraska Act.

16 February

Complete the territorial expansion worksheet that was handed out at the end of class yesterday.

Manifest Destiny
     the US would extend coast to coast
geography tomorrow will be the states east of the Mississippi River
What was the the western boundary of the US from 1783-1803?

15 February

status quo ante bellum
    going back to the conditions before the war
    what the Treaty of Ghent did which ended the War of 1812

tariff is a tax on imports
revenue tariff
    designed to raise money for the Federal gov.
protective tariff
    is a higher tariff
    makes foreign made goods more expensive
    protects US manufacturers
most factories in 1800s in North
generally folks in the North liked higher tariffs
generally folks in the South didn't
1828 Tariff of Abominations (southern term)
    protective tariff
1832 tariffs went higher
1833 compromise tariff to lower them over time

get 1783, 1803 and 1840s maps

industrial revolution
     1820s-1830s or so in the US- earlier in the UK
     going from hand made at home or small shops to machine made in factories with water power

8 February

library time for projects
Have compromises group part of project done by tomorrow.  This was your Blizzard Bag assignment.

            7 February

                  Blizzard Bag day

6 February

Rev. battles
   Lexington and Concord
      first shooting of the war
      Washington and army crossed the
       Delaware River and won
      big psychological victory
       big American victory so French agreed to
       help US
       last major battle
       US and French win
War over- Treaty of Paris 1783
essay on British government was correct
   intro with a thesis statement
   three examples from worksheet
   go in chronological order
   due Wednesday
Articles of Confederation
    US government before the Constitution
    weak central government
    1781 (I think)-1787

watched musket demonstration video- see Compromises page
     write a summary

Olive Branch Petition
     attempt by the colonies patch things up between the colonies and Britain
Jefferson and slavery in the Declaration
     TJ included a comlaint about the King establishing slavery in the colonies and some
     members of Congress complained- especially the folks from South Carolina- TJ
    agreed to pull references to slavery from the Dec. of Ind.
3 February

Declaration of Independence
    mostly written by Thomas Jefferson
    adopted 4 July 1776
    explain why the colonies were breaking away
    from Britain
    most of the Dec. is complaint about the King
make up quiz    
worked on group projects
have book covered by Monday

2 February

Explain why the colonists went from loyal to the British king in 1763 to shooting at British soldiers in 1775.
complete pre Revolution handout
figured out groups and topics for projects
quiz and homework due tomorrow

1 February

complete French and Indian War worksheet and maps
handed out compromises project information
rivers were highways due to lack of good ground transportation

31 January

hand out books

  1. a country or area under the full or partial political control of another country, typically a distant one, and occupied by settlers from that country.
    synonyms: settlement · dependency · protectorate · satellite · territory · outpost · 
        colony was established to benefit the mother
 first European country to settle in what is now
the US
    Spain- St. Augustine  FL in 1565

You will take a test in June on the fifty states, five Great Lakes, ten cities and 14 rivers.  I expect several 100s.

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