In Uncategorized on November 12, 2019 at 12:59 pm

US History


  • Identify political parties and their platform’s during the 1850’s with a focus on the Whigs, Democrats, Republicans, Know-Nothings and Free Soilers.
  • Compare and contrast the party platforms of the emerging parties during the 1850’s.
  • Identify and explain the historical significance of the Dred Scott case, the Lincoln-Douglas debates and the Freeport Doctrine.
  • Evaluate the opinions of Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas on the issue of slavery, popular sovereignty, the Kansas-Nebraska Act and the Dred Scott decision.

Bell Ringer:

Take out Chromebooks and go to Schoology.  Open Unit 5.


  1. Review choice assign due today:
    • To score a 2: #8 Brooks v. Sumner Discussion, #9 Ch 10 Sec 3-4 VOC and #10 Ch 10 Sec 3-4 VOC Quiz
    • To score a 3: Debate and Lincoln-Douglas Campaign Posters
    • To score a 4:1850’s Political Parties Hyperdoc

IB 20th Century World


  • Analyze the effectiveness of each leader in the fight for Vietnamese independence.

Bell Ringer:

After breaking into groups of 3-4, open the Assign 4 Perspectives/ Ho, Diem, the US and Thieu.


  1. Assign Reading/Perspectives
  2. Work on Presentation due Thursday at start of class

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