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Secession and War
- Complete graphic organizer for pgs. 449-453
- Events Leading up to Civil War Timeline
John Brown HW
- Complete graphic organizer for pgs. 447-448
- Harper's Ferry: John Brown Revolt activity (make sure you complete all questions)
Challenges to Slavery HW
- Complete graphic organizer for pgs. 445-447
- In one paragraph, ​You are a member of the press that has been asked to cover the Dred Scott case. Discuss the people involved in the case. Who is Dred Scott? What is being argued? What is the final decision? What do you believe will be the impact of the decision?


Nation Divided HW
- Complete graphic organizer for pgs. 441-444
- Reteaching Activity 15-1 &15-2
Slavery and the West HW
- Complete graphic organizer for pgs. 436-439
Religious Refuge in Utah HW
- Complete graphic organizer for pgs. 377-378
War with Mexico HW
- Complete graphic organizer for pgs. 372-374
War with Mexico HW
- Complete graphic organizer for pgs. 369-371
The Alamo HW
- Complete graphic organizer for pgs. 366-368
- In 1 paragraph, please write a first-hand account of the Alamo from the point of view of either a Mexican or Texan soldier. The following videos can be used to provide more information of the battle:
http://www.history.com/topics/alamo/videos (History.com Alamo)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkdF8pOFUfI (Crash Course)



Texas Revolution HW
- Complete graphic organizer for pgs. 362-365
- Texas Revolution Timeline activity
Oregon Trail HW
- Complete graphic organizer for pgs. 359-360
Ch. 10 Essay Questions
In class on Thursday you will do your essay for the take-home test for Ch. 10. The two essay questions are:
1. Describe the two types of travel that brought settlers to the west. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of both. What was the Erie Canal and what was its future impact?
2. What was the Missouri Compromise? Why was it put in place? What was the future impact on new states?

Unity and Sectionalism HW
- Complete graphic organizer for pgs. 324-327
Missouri Compromise HW
- Complete graphic organizer for pgs. 321-324
- Missouri Compromise activity
Eric Canal HW
- Complete graphic organizer for pgs. 317-319
- "Erie Canal" activity
Westward Movement HW
- Complete graphic organizer for pgs. 314-316
- "Following Routes Westward" activity
War of 1812 HW
- Complete graphic organizer for pgs. 296-300
Embargo Act of 1807 HW
- Complete graphic organizer for pgs. 290-294
- "The Embargo Act of 1807" activity
Lewis and Clark HW
- Complete graphic organizer for pgs. 284-285
- "Blazing Trails: Lewis and Clark Expedition" activity
Louisiana Purchase HW
- Complete Graphic Organizer for pgs. 282-283
- In one paragraph, Do you believe the Louisiana Purchase was good for the United States? What changes would you have made?
Marbury v. Madison Activity
For this assignment, please complete the graphic organizer for pgs. 280-281. Also, complete the Marbury v. Madison activity that was handed out in class on Thursday. Both of these assignments will be check on Monday in class.
Laissez-Faire Government
- Complete graphic organizer for pgs. 278-279
- In one paragraph, please answer the following question(s): Do you agree with a laissez-faire government? Can it work? Please give at least three reasons defending your opinion.
Ch. 8, Sec. 2 HW (2/24)
- Complete Graphic Organizer for pgs. 263-266
- "George Washington's Letter to Congress" activity
Ch. 8, Sec. 1 HW (2/23)
- Complete Graphic organizer for pgs. 261-262
- "City of Washington, D.C." activity
Ch. 8, Sec. 1 HW (2/13)
For this assignment, you will be completing the graphic organizer for pgs. 258-260. Also, I would like you to rewrite the Bill of Rights in your own words. After doing that, I would like you to decide which amendment you feel is the most important and explain why. Also, I would like you to decide which amendment you feel is not as relevant in our country today.
Constitutional Convention Project
For this project, you are going to pretend to be a delegate at the Constitutional Convention. You will choose a topic from the list below and create 3-5 slide presentation. After each presentation, the class (other delegates) will discuss your presentation. You will work on this project individually and will not only be graded on your presentation but also how well you work in class. This project will be due on February 5th.
Discussion Topics
Files
 7th Grade Syllabus.docx
7th Grade Classroom Expectations and Policies
 Ch. 4.4.pdf
Example Outline
Homework
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