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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
The Constitution of the United States
Chapter 8 Questions / Review
Chapter 8: Jeopardy Game Site
Chapter 8 Study Guide
Flash Cards Quiz Website: Chapter 8
The Constitutional Convention
Video: The 3/5's Compromise
PowerPoint Presentation in the 3/5's Compromise
The GREAT COMPROMISE 1787
Creating the Constitution
Copy down the information found on these 8 slides.
Be sure to write nice and neat
Chapter 9: The Constitution
Duties of Congress
Constitutional Law Exam
Chapter 9 Overview 1-15
The Three Branches of Government
The Legislative Branch
The Executive Branch
The Judicial Branch
Power Point: Three Branches
Federalists vs. Anti-Federalist
How much power should the new central government have?
Why are people worried that it will be too weak?
Why are some people arguing for a STRONG federal government?
Follow the assignment directions in the video and complete at home. See AGENDA for due date and further instructions.
“Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.”
--President George Washington, who died December 14, 1799
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