2/3-2/7 - Week 4.5
Posted by Colin Dabbs on 2/7/2020 6:00:00 PM
This week, we begin a new Unit...
Unit 6 - “Don’t Give Up the Ship,” or Challenges of the New Republic (1787-c. 1830)
Presidents Setting Precedents: What were the Foreign & Domestic Policies of Washington & Adams?
Fight For The Right to Party: What Were the Origins of Political Parties in the United States?
This week in class, students will:
- Describe major domestic problems faced by the leaders of the new republic such as maintaining national security, building a military, creating a stable economic system, setting up the court system, and defining the authority of the central government.
- Identify the foreign policies of presidents Washington through Monroe and explain the impact of Washington's Farewell Address and the Monroe Doctrine.
- Explain the origin and development of American political parties.
- Analyze the leadership qualities of elected leaders of the United States such as George Washington.
- Identify different points of view of political parties and interest groups on important historical issues.
- Continue to practice applying the Social Studies Skills found in TEK 8.29B
- Practice Unit Key Terms on Quizlet.
For additional context, I recommend the following review videos.
- Episodes 9-12
- Be advised: the narrator speaks very quickly, and the content and humor is geared toward high school students.
Big Due Dates:
- Due Friday - Lesson 6A and George Washington DBQ
- Due Next Mon/Tuesday GW DBQ Prompt
- Due Next Wed/Thurs - Study for Unit 6 Key Terms Quiz on Quizlet
- Due next Friday - any late or make-up work, including Unit 5 Test Corrections
Test Correction Tutorials:
Wednesday After school 2/12
Thursday Before school 2/13