In Uncategorized on November 9, 2018 at 1:13 pm

IB History of the Americas


  • Identify the concept of periodization of history and explain its significance in understanding history.
  • Explain the economic and social impact of the wars of independence on the Americas.
  • Analyze the effects of the wars of independence on the Americas.
  • Compare the social and economic impact of the wars of independence on the Americas.
  • Evaluate the element which impacted the wars of independence the Americas the most in historical context.

Bell Ringer:

Preview Unit 3 by accessing Prezi


  1. Discuss Unit 3 Heritage of Independence/Ch 5 and 6 of Independence Movements
  2. Periodization Discussion Due Today!
  3. Discuss Periodization Notes and Economic and Social Impact on America Notes
  4. What’s Up Doc? Adams meets King George due 11/12! and read Ch 5/6 by next Fri

US History 


  • Analyze the impact of the War with Mexico on westward expansion and its relationship to the US economy.
  • Analyze historical sources to understand the political relationship with the expansion into Mexico.
  • Identify terms, dates and events significant to the War and its effects.
  • Analyze the developments of the Civil War through research of primary and secondary sources.
  • Identify the Kansas-Nebraska Act, Stephen Douglas, the “Pottawatomie Massacre” and John Brown.
  • Judge the issue of popular sovereignty provided by Stephen Douglas which led to the passing of the Kansas-Nebraska Act as well as the violence which erupted in Kansas as a result of its passing.

Bell Ringer:

Access the GV:  the Alamo


  1. Finish the Alamo
  2. Choice Assign Due 11/9:
    • To score a 2:  #4 Unit 5 Civil War and Reconstruction Intro Discussion (Writing Questions Using Prezi) , #5 Ch 9 VOC and #6 Ch 9 VOC Quiz
    • To score a 3:  GV: the Alamo
    • To score a 4:  Westward Expansion Document Analysis
  3. Go over Alamo GV questions
  4. Preview Civil War Webquest due 11/13
  5. Review Choice assign due 11/13:

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