2/10-2/14 - Week 4.6 (End of 6 Weeks)
Posted by Colin Dabbs on 2/9/2020 9:00:00 PM
This week, we continue
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?
Jefferson, the LA Purchase, Madison, and the Empire Strikes Back: What caused the War of 1812?
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.
- Identify areas that were acquired to form the US including the LA Purchase.
- Explain the causes, important events, and effects of the War of 1812.
- Analyze the War of 1812 as a cause of economic changes in the nation.
- 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 Mon/Tues - Should the US Go to War with Great Britain in 1812? - Classwork Link
- Due Friday - any late or make-up work, including Unit 5 Test Corrections
- Due Mon/Tuesday GW DBQ Prompt
- Due Wed/Thurs - Study for Unit 6 Key Terms Quiz on Quizlet
Test Correction Tutorials:
Wednesday After school 2/12
Thursday Before school 2/13