Monday, March 6, 2017

Week of March 6-10, 2017

This week we continue with a New Nation-the Presidency of John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe.

2nd John Adams
*Problems with France
*XYZ Affair
*Alien and Sedition Acts
*Quasi War
Election of 1800
*midnight judges

3rd Thomas Jefferson
*Marbury vs Madison
*Embargo Act
*Louisiana Purchase 1803
*Lewis and Clark Expedition

4th James Madison
*Impressment of U.S. Sailors
*supplying Native Americans with weapons
***War of 1812 a.k.a Mr. Madison's War

5th James Monroe
*Era of good feelings
*Monroe Doctrine

Friday, February 24, 2017

February 27- March 3, 2017

This week we continue with a New Nation
The birth of Political Parties

Whiskey Rebellion reveals .....

Washington's Farewell Address

Thursday, February 23, 2017

February 20-24, 2017

This week we continue with a New Nation and the executive's role in shaping the new federal government.

Washington sets up the first cabinet which was vital in ensuring the stability of the new constitution and financial state of the new nation.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Week of February 13-17, 2017

This week we will be administering District Benchmark #2 for Math and Reading classes.
Friday February 17, 2017 students will be taking 4th Six Weeks Exam.

Monday-Finish Amendments Review
Tuesday- DBM #2 Math
Wednesday- DBM #2 Reading
Thursday- Review Unit 4 Creating a New Government, US Constitution & Bill of Rights
Friday-4th Six Weeks Exam

Following week we will begin Unit 5 New Nation

Friday, February 3, 2017

February 7-10, 2017

This week we will understand the purpose and addition of the 10 amendments to the U.S.Constitution.
Why is the U.S. Constitution considered a living document?

Friday, January 27, 2017

January 39- February 3, 2017

This week we will analyze the U.S. Constitution a.k.a "law of the land" and the Bill of Rights.

Monday-"Roots of the U.S. Constitution"
               Recall the significance of the year 1787

The U.S. Constitution is made up of 7 important (principles)

               1) Popular Sovereignty
               2) Republicanism
Tuesday-Continue with principle 3) Limited Government
               4) Federalism

Wednesday-5) Separation of Power
                    6) Checks and Balances

Thursday-7) Individual Rights
                  Coverpage "Bill of Rights"

Friday- Review and bbegin discussion of the "rights" that some colonists aka Americans are born with.   Quiz Principals

Friday, January 20, 2017

January 23-27, 2017

This week we will continue with Creating a New Government and the Constitutional Convention.

Why was compromise so significant at the Constitutional Convention?

·    Calling the Convention

· Plans of Government

· Compromise at the Convention

· Federalist vs. Antifederalist

· The Ratification Debate

· The Demand for A Bill of Rights