Daily Assignments

August 31 and September 1

 

Daily Writing Prompt: What issue or event that you experienced over this summer do you think is historic? Why?  

Quiz: Basic knowledge of  U.S. History prior to May, 1865.

Activity: Reconstruction social/community groups

Video: Freedman’s Bureau

Lecture: Reconstruction Overview

 

September 5th and September 6th

Daily Writing Prompt: What issue or event in history would you like to study in class?

Video: 1963 March on Washington, I have a Dream Speech

Lecture: Reconstruction and Civil Rights

 

September 7th and September 8th

Daily Writing Prompt: How do you think Reconstruction and Civil rights would have been different if Abraham Lincoln had not been killed? 

Video: Bloody Sunday The 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery and the clash on the Edmond Pettus bridge.

Lecture: Reconstruction and Civil Rights

 

September 11th and September 12th

Daily Writing Prompt: If you could pick one person from History to become, who would you choose? Why?

Test Prep: Reconstruction and Civil Rights

Test: Reconstruction and Civil Rights 20 points plus 5 points Extra Credit

Video: (Time permitting) Rev. martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Mountain Top Speech” and Sen Bobby Kennedy’s speech to Indianapolis IN announcing Dr. King’s assassination. 

Lecture: Test Prep/Review

 

September 13th and September 14th

Daily Writing Prompt: If you could be the U.S. President for one day, what would you do or change to make this country a better place?

Video:  The Sand Creek Massacre, The Ghost Dance and Wounded Knee Massacre

Lecture: The American Indians Under Pressure

 

September 15th and September 18th

Daily Writing Prompt: Considering the new technologies of the past 120 years, (telephones, cars, electricity, space flight, & etc.) What new technologies will come in your lifetime?

Video:  Chief Joseph and the Flight of the Nez Perce, the Transcontinental Railroad, Nicod

emus KS-The Black Experience Moving West, Chinese Railroad Workers Memorial, Las Gorras Blancas.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/01/Flight_of_the_Nez_Perce-1877-map.jpg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bd8hYb7BhAA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJcCl_ZDJoQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTngsK3PuzI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hoXVq2aLn4M

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCLbHkEhzss

Lecture: The American Indians Under Pressure & Challenges in the Late 1800’s

 

September 19th and September 20th

Daily Writing Prompt: Your house is burning and you can only save one item. What is it? Why is it important to you?

Lecture: Review American Indians Under Pressure & Challenges in the Late 1800’s

Lecture: America enters World War One

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNnuuRD6gZ0

 

September 21st and September 22nd

Daily Writing Prompt: If people had Instagram100 years ago, what would they be posting?

Test: Challeges in the West in Late 1800’s

Lecture: How and why did the United States enter WW1

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g34CHh7KeFA    Last 19 minutes

 

September 25th and September 26th

Daily Writing Prompt: Regarding the recent dispute between our President and Pro athletes, what is your opinion of the protests and the President’s response?

Test Review: Challeges in the West in Late 1800’s

Lecture: The Zimmerman Note and Wilson’s 14 Points

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g34CHh7KeFA    Last 19 minutes

 

September 27th and September 28th

Daily Writing Prompt: Why do you think people consider poison gas attacks in war morally wrong while tanks, bombs, flamethrowers, machine guns, & etc. are not?

Lecture: Post war 1920’s, Spanish Flu, Assembly Line Manufacturing and the Stock Market

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rT3uOXIiDtE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VstNwIywsKI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4TBWoHzrUk

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