1. Homework: Finish all the Foreign Affairs assignments from before Spring Break, Due Fri/Mon. #20 Foreign Affairs Vocab:Due on Fri/Mon. Define each of these Key Terms:
#21 Foreign Affairs in the Young Nation: Do in class. Read Page 322-325 "Barbary States, "American Neutrality" and "Jefferson's Embargo." Answer the Checkpoint questions at the end of each section.Videos: Impressment #21 The War of 1812: Read page 327-331. Answer questions 1ab and 2ab on page 331. Videos: Battles of Washington and Ft. McHenry Battle of New Orleans Song White House Afire! #21 The Monroe Doctrine: Read 346-347 "Spanish Colonies" and "The Monroe Doctrine" What was the purpose of the Monroe Doctrine? Video: Monroe Doctrine
3. Artifact Bags: A. Once your group is given the go ahead, open your bag and examine the items within B. All of the items in the bag are artifacts from one person’s life. Try to determine what the person is like based on the evidence in their bag.
A man or woman
Old or young
Married or single
Parents or childless
Homeowners or renters
What type of job do they have
C. Be prepared to share your findings with supporting evidence with the rest of the class
Wed-Monday, March 25-31
1. Opening Activity: What was the purpose of the Artifact Bag activity yesterday. Paragraph
2. #22 A Midwife's Tale Video Notes. Based on the Book A Midwife's Tale by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich about the life of Martha Ballard. Create 2 columns on your paper, 2 on front and 2 on back. Label the 2 on the front "Medical Care" and "Marriage/Weddings." Label the columns on the back "housework" and "pregnancy and birth."
As you watch the video, take notes on the four aspects.
After the video, you will write an essay that compares these four aspects to modern day life. Read the directions on the right for more specific details. (yes, you need to type it!)
Or, you can do the alternate research essay about one of the following topics. Follow the directions in the document posted to the right. (yes, you need to type it!)
Due next week, Monday and Tuesday, April 7 & 8.
Medicine and germ theory Land surveying tools and process Sawmills and lumber production Looms & cloth production
Learning Goals: *Students will understand the similarities and differences between the lives of women and children living in c.1800 and today. *Students will understand U.S. foreign policy in early America.
Benchmarks: SS.8.A.3.15 Examine this time period (1763-1815) from the perspective of historically under-represented groups (children, indentured servants, Native Americans, slaves, women, working class). SS.8.A.1.7- View historic events through the eyes of those who were there as shown in their art, writings, music, and artifacts.SS.8.A.3.13: Explain major domestic and international economic, military, political, and socio-cultural events of John Adam’s presidency. SS.8.A.3.14: Explain major domestic and international economic, military, political, and socio-cultural events of Thomas Jefferson's presidency. SS.8.A.4.1: Examine the causes, course, and consequences of United States westward expansion and its growing diplomatic assertiveness.