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USA History / Mr.Saindon
Monday, March 27 to Friday, March 31
Countdown to The Civil War
Students will understand how a variety of events compounded to create the boiling tensions leading into the Civil War.
Harriet Tubman and the Abolitionist movement
What was the Underground Railroad and how did it operate?
The Civil War
1. Compare/contrast/analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the Union and Confederacy.
2. Compare/contrast the goals and strategies of the Union and Confederacy.
3. Evaluate major events of the Civil War.
4. Be able to explain what happened at Gettysburg
January 29 to February 2
This week we will Wrap up our Study of the Constitution
With a look at the Supreme Court and The Bill of Rights.
Video notes from last week are Due - turn them in so they can be graded
Periods 1, 3, 4, 5, and 7 must turn Video Notes from the two "Mr. Saindon's Movies of the Week.
We need to Correct the Test from Last Week and collect the "foldable" on the powers of Congress.
Mr. Saindon's Video: Federalist and Anti-Federalist Due Thursday for all classes.
GATE Class must turn in on Monday: "Supreme Court Case that Rocked the Nation"
Jan. 30 to Feb. 3
This week ------- Please refer to the written Agenda for Homework
Please be sure to get in Last week's assignments (points will be taken away for late homework. Those that need to take the Constitution Exam, please see Mr. Saindon.
This week we will start the discussion on:
The Federalist and the Anti-Federalist
Watch Mr. Saindon's exciting Hollywood video on the topic and write 6 very nice and developed summary sentences for each side of the argument . Stop the video when you need to and take your time.
January 9 to January 13
This week we will wrap up the Study Of The Three Branches of Government.
In Class on:
we will complete our Chart of the Three Branches of Government and we will begin to work on or culminating Project/Assessment on Thursday and Friday.
Do a good job on the Chart (50 Points) do by Friday
Culminating Project Due Wed. next week (100 Points)
January 22 to January 26
This week we continue the study of the Constitution of the United States
Monday and Tuesday
Article I: The Legislative Branch (Congress)
Tuesday through Friday we will Study:
Article II: The Executive Branch (President)
Article III: The Judicial Branch (Supreme Court)
Constitution Test #2 Friday
This test will cover the basic powers of each branch enumerated in the Constitution (25 questions)
Questions will cover:
Enumerated Powers of Congress
Sole Powers of Each House
Responsibilities of the President
Roles of the President
Role of the Cabinet
Appellate Jurisdiction and Original Jurisdiction
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