Tuesday, October 30, 2012


Tuesday, October 30

1.  Quiz:  Chapter 6
2.  Finish discussing "Secret Life of a Developing People"

Read Chapter 7.  Complete reading guide for Monday.

Wednesday, October 31

Lecture:  The War of 1812, Part 1

Thursday, November 1

Lecture:  The War of 1812, Part 2

Friday, November 2

Lecture:  The Era of Good Feeling and Sectionalism

Monday:  Quiz over Sectionalism.  You will be completing Chapter 8 and 11 next week, with the Unit exam on Monday Nov 12.  Bring book on Tuesday; you will have the class period to work on the reading guide in class.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

SCHEDULE October 22-26, 2012

Monday, October 22

1.  Watch The Presidents:  George Washington
2.  Lecture: John Adams and the Election of 1796
3.  Go over Chapter 5, Part 2 reading ruide

Tuesday, October 23

1.  Watch:  The Presidents:  John Adams
2.  Quiz:  Chapter 5

Start reading Chapter 6.   The reading guide for Chapter 6 is an outline.  Although you need to read Chapter 6, the outline is optional.  I will collect it on Tuesday if you would like some points for it.  We will have a quiz over Chapter 6 on Tuesday, October 30.

Wednesday, October 24

Lecture:  The Election of 1800 and Thomas Jefferson's Administration

Thursday, October 25

1.  Lecture:  Thomas Jefferson and the coming war with Great Britain
2.  Watch:  The Presidents:  Thomas Jefferson

Read, "The Personal Side of a Developing People."  The reading is broken up into short segments.  Each of you will be responsible for some of the sections and  you will be presenting the information from each section tot he class tomorrow.  Here is the sheet that you will be filling out during the discussion.  Focus:  What does the article tell us about life in the early American republic?

“Dour Visages”
Russ B.
Cheyenne B.
Hannah B.
“A Pungent Folk”
“Privy Matters”
“Letting the Bedbugs Bite”
Michael B.
Dan E.
Tony F.
Sam G.
“Birth of the Bath”
“Besotted Era”
Jenny K.
Rose K.
Matt K.
Joe K.
“Public Punishment”
“Rise of Respectability”
Emma M.
Kenny M.
Brad N.
Megan N.
“Sex Lives of the Natives”
Lisa N.
Maddie O.
Rachel P.
Nathan S.
“Reigning in the Passions”
Jack S.
Doug T.
Luke T.
Joe V.
“Smoking and Spitting”
“From Deference to Equality”
“Land of Abundance”

Friday, October 26

Discussion over "The Secret Life of a Developing Country."

On Tuesday, we will have a quiz over Chapter 6.  We are also starting Chapter 7.  The reading guide for Chapter 7 is due next friday.  You can download it here.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Schedule October 15-19, 2012

Monday, October 15

Lecture:  Constitutional Convention

Tuesday, October 16

Lecture:  The Ratification Process and the First Election

Reading guide for Chapter 5, sec 2 due on Thursday

Wednesday, October 17

Meet in Student Services.  You will be meeting with your counselors.

Thursday, October 18

Lecture:  The Administration of George Washington

Finish reading, "The Greatness of George Washington" and complete Fact File

Friday, October 19

1.  Quiz:  The Greatness of George Washington
2.  Go Over Reading Guide for Chapter 5, sec 1

Monday, October 8, 2012

Schedule October 9-12

Tuesday, October 9

1.  Go over Unit 1 Test
2.  Finish discussing the Unit 1 essay.  The rewrite for the essay is due on Friday.

Continue with Chapter 5.  Complete the Chapter 5 Part 1 reading guide for Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 10

Lecture:  The Articles of Confederation and the Constitutional Convention

Read the rest of Chapter 5.  Complete the Chapter 5, Part 2 Reading Guide for Tuesday.

Thursday, October 11

Video:  Making a Constitution

Friday, October 12

Lecture:  The Ratification of the Constitution

Start reading, "The Greatness of George Washington."  Complete Fact File for article.  Due on Thursday of next week.  You will have a quiz over the article then.