CLASS WORK FOR OCTOBER 21st - American War for Independence Online Coursework - Must be logged into your ARGS gmail account to view.
The 1619 Project (They also have a tremendously important podcast.)
Pre and post assessments
PRE-ASSESSMENT QUARTER ONE - Q1, must be logged in to view
Extra Credit Opportunities
Due 9/25 - Listen to the first episode of New York Times "1619" podcast and write a one paragraph to one page reflection.
Nottoway Pow Wow, September 21st and 22nd, Surry, VA - Attend the pow wow on one of the two days and take two photos you'll share with the class. 5 extra credit points.
Jamestown Intertribal Powwow - October 20, 21st, Jamestown Attend the pow wow on one of the two days and take two photos you'll share with the class. 5 extra credit points. Note: This is at Jamestown Settlement, which is a ticketed location.
Educational Events at Henricus Historical Park - Let me know ahead of time if you plan to attend an event for extra credit.
Bill of Rights Institute Join the Debate - Join the debate for 2 extra credit points and a chance to win Amazon gift cards and other prizes. Send me a link to your argument on the site. Rolling deadline.
Pocahontas Reframed Film Festival - November 21 - 24, 2019
Strong Men and Women of Virginia History essay contest - 5 extra credit points for your essay that meets the standards of the contest. You will need to submit your essay to the contest to capture extra credit points. Due November 22nd.
Winter Break Extra Credit - Visit a museum, historical home or site, or national park visitor center. Take selfies with three artifacts and explain them. Submit your three images via Google Drive, and you’ll discuss with the class when you return from break.
Quarter 3 Extra Credit
Visit the American Civil War Center, Richmond National Battlefield Park, or Petersburg National Battlefield Park and create a short presentation on your visit that you will present to the class. 5 extra credit points.
Quarter 4 Extra Credit
Visit a museum, historical home or site, or national park visitor center. Take selfies with three artifacts or views of the site and explain them. Submit your three images via Google Drive, and you’ll discuss with the class when you return from break. You must present to the class for the extra credit. 5 points.
Native Nations and Early European Colonization
Howard Zinn, A People's History of the United States, "Chapter 1: Columbus, the Indians, and Human Progress" - You were given a copy of this book
Howard Zinn, "Chapter 1: Columbus, the Indians, and Human Progress" Questions - These go along with the reading above
Native Land - map where you can put in your home address and find out which Native Nation's land you are on, what languages were/are spoken there, and what treaties were/are in effect
PBS: Native America (Available on Amazon)
Study Guide for Test #1 - Must be logged in to view. The study guide is optional, but if filled out completely will earn you two extra credit points on the test.
Virginia's First People - VDOE site that serves as a primer on Virginia Indians
The Colonial Era and the American Revolutionary War
American Revolution notesheet 2017 — From 10/16/17
Detailed Triangle Trade diagram — Detailed Triangle Trade and Middle Passage diagram
Imperial Slave Economy reading - available on paper upon request
Interactive American Revolution Review — Pretty cool interactive that includes maps, questions, and a summary of the battles in the American Revolution
The Puritan Great Migration - background on this topic
Salem Witch Trials video shown in class 10/1/18, 4th block
Study Guide: Colonial Era and American Revolutionary War 2019 - 2020 school year
The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island - video and interactives from class
Voices of Freedom Vol1 4-6.PDF — Thomas Paine Reading p. 86 - 93
PBS: The Witches Curse - more info about ergot and Salem
Zinn, People's History of the United States, The Color Line - chapter on early slavery and laws designed to prevent Black people and white people from coordinating. Not assigned for 2018 - 2019 school year.
The Early Republic
Constitutional Convention Game — What do you know about the Constitutional Convention?
Federalist #10 — Federalist 10 Reading
Federalist 10 Questions — Questions on Federalist 10
George Washington's Farewell Address - must be logged in to view abridged version of Washington's Farewell Address; homework assignment for 11/12/18 is to read, annotate and put five pieces of Washington's advice into your own words.
Podcast: War of 1812 - closely aligns with the lecture on the causes of the war, America's standing vs Britain, and the war itself.
Supreme Court Landmark Cases - Marbury v. Madison, McCulloch v. Maryland, Gibbons v. Ogden
Video: The Constitution and Madison's 3 Big Ideas (from Montpelier); highlights ideas from Federalist 10
Warhawks — Information on the warhawks prior to the War of 1812
Chapter 2 Reading Antebellum South — Ordeal by Fire Antebellum South YOU MUST BE LOGGED IN TO VIEW THIS READING
Comparison of the North and South — Chart which shows similarities and differences between N & S in antebellum U.S.
National Geographic: Finding the Bones of Nat Turner (January 2019)
Video: The Civil War Part #1 — Feeling a little fuzzy on the causes of the Civil War? Watch this video from John Green.
FonerCivilWarChapter.pdf — Civil War Chapter - must be logged in to view.
Small Group Work: Civil War impacts and the Civil War in American Memory
Rubric: Small Group Work - Rubric for Presentation
Emancipation Proclamation and Freedom Monument - designed for Brown's Island in Richmond
Optional read: James Comey: Take Down the Confederate Statues (op-ed)
Reading from class - take notes
Westward Migration, Gilded Age and Progressive Era
Classwork: Gilded Age 3/1/19 - This is your classwork on your sub day 3/1/19. You'll need to be logged into your ARGS gmail account to view this file.
** Video: American Experience - Gilded Age, watch for homework for 3/1/19 and take notes on the video. Turn these notes in when you arrive at class on 3/1/19 to the substitute.
Great Courses: If you are taking a CC course and are a student at JTCC, you have access to Kanopy. There is a free course on the Gilded Age there.
Video: Crash Course The Progressive Era (15 minutes)
Video: 60 Minutes: The National Museum for Peace and Justice (14 minutes; discussed in class 3/20/19)
Edison Films of the Spanish American War (24 minutes)
WWI through the Great Depression
Chapter 45: America in the First World War — Reading on WWI from USHistory.org, a website run by the Independence Hall Association. Read through 45a - 45d
Kahoot: Great Depression True or False
World War II
WorldWarIIMasterPDF.pdf — World War II Master Slide - Get notes from classmate
AssignmentMLKMalcolmX — Writing assignment based on Dr. King, Malcolm X readings
CivilRightsReadingExcerpt.pdf — Civil Rights Movement reading. Must be logged in to access.
Full Text: Letter from Birmingham Jail — MLK Jr, Letter from Birmingham Jail
Full Text: Louis Lomax Interviews Malcolm X — Louis Lomax Interviews Malcolm X
Full Text: Malcolm X Letter to the Grassroots — Malcolm X, Letter to the Grassroots
Full Text: MLK The Power of Nonviolence — MLK Jr, The Power of Nonviolence
Reading on Civil Rights 1960s - 1970s - for 5/20/19, read pp. 22 - 29 and take notes from "Beyond Civil Rights 1966 - 1973"
Study Guide: Cold War through Liberation Movements - 4th block test 5/29/19, 2nd block test 5/31/19
1980s - Present
US History Resources - Homework for 4/26/19 (Add two resources to this doc!) ***
SOL Review Kahoot from class — SOL People and things quiz from 2018
SOL Wars and Battles.pdf — From the Strusky site linked below
Strusky's US History Resources — links to review materials, notes, games, etc. THIS SITE HAS MANY PRINTABLES!
US SOL review.pdf — Giant US History SOL packet - includes summaries of key ideas and eras
US SOL review answers.pdf — US History SOL packet answers
Bygone Americana — Tumblr with photos from America's past
Can You Solve This? (Video about confirmation bias -> What can we conclude from this video about the challenges we face when we try to make sense and judge the veracity of the news and information that we receive via friends, the Internet, social media, etc.?)
Flash Cards! — Flash cards on terms, people and events that may be on the SOL. Would be great to print these off, or you can study them right from the site.
History Resources — Resources for Historical Research
How to study for a history exam — Tips for taking a history exam
Online Textbook — Online Version of the Textbook - AP Edition (Red book)
Tips for taking notes 1 — Tips for taking notes
US History Resources — US History Resources from your classmates