read the 1892 Populist Party platform
review part 1 due tomorrow
econ terms sheet is due Wednesday
read the chapters
west of 98 degrees west
few trees except near streams, mountains and in
plains- flat and mountains
high in elevation
Groups and what are the top four things to learn from each of the first four sections of chapter 16.
fun filled 1844-1877 test
get started reading chapter 16- we are headed out west
snow day and Pi Day
looked at the essay that is due the next time we have class
pull factors of immigration are things that attract immigrants to a country
push factors are things that cause people to want to leave their homeland
compare the immigration patterns (push and pull factors, where they settled, economic activities and native born reactions) of Irish, German, and Chinese immigrants as well as the experiences of Mexicans who suddenly found themselves living in the US
complete Manifest Destiny worksheet
answer the transportation essay on the unit sheet in one paragraph no longer than half a page
What did Andrew Jackson have to say about the following things?
Bank of the United States
What was the Monroe Doctrine and why was it promulgated?
looked at French and Indian War DBQ- documents main point and context as well as outside relevant information
went over most of the highlighted terms for the 1754-1800 unit -on this blog
read chapters 3 and 4
things we talked about
European explorers in the New World
Columbian Exchange examples
pirates v. privateers
Treaty of Tordesillas
I dare you to figure out the extra credit questions. Bet you a nickel you won't get it.
reasons Europeans looked to expand in 16th century
fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Empire
new technology that allowed boats to travel farther
joint stock company
Portuguese and Spanish exploration
Where was Columbus going and did he get there?
groups looking at how Europeans, Africans, and Europeans interacted in America and how each was changed
Homework due tomorrow- chapter 2 notes.
handed out chapters schedule
Native American culture/environment chart
article on Native American technology
main idea and evidence