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  • 1. US History Summer 2014 Mountain View/Marana High School Mr. Klein 2 weeks June 2 – June 13 US History ~100’s- 1900 1. Make a name tent city, state of birth
  • 2. Quick Klein rules • Be productive • Be respectful • Raise hands • Cellphones • Follow break/time schedules • Marana Summer School rules handout
  • 3. Group Pretest – 20 minutes 1. Make a top ten list of most important events, ideas, laws, people in the United States circa 1400- 1896 2. Explain top 3 choices 3. Each person shares and writes which city or state you have never been to that you would like to visit & short reason why
  • 4. Let’s all get books • Return on day of final to get exam • In your groups decide which state you would like to “represent” for group activities (pages R30-R31) • For example: Group 1 is Louisiana (1812), write your group on backside of name tent
  • 5. Syllabus bring paper and pencil Break time?
  • 6. Thematic approach to history • Short class • Minimize lectures • History: Why should I care about this? • Today: What are Americans? • Other days: rebellion, economics, war/military, separation, religion, expansion, race, law/government
  • 7. My top 10 events, 1400-1900s take notes, leave spaces (Cornell?) 1. 1492 2. 1776 – Declaration of Independence 3. 1791 – Bill of Rights ratified 4. 1861 – US Civil War begins 5. 1831 – Trail of Tears 6. 1803 – Louisiana Purchase 7. 1848 – Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 8. 1863 – Emancipation Proclamation 9. 1876 – invention of telephone 10. 1886 – invention of automobile 11. 1865 – Assassination of Lincoln
  • 8. Today: What is an American?
  • 9. 1. For each group member, Describe a time when you felt out of place. Try to use a non-school example Assignment #1 in your groups
  • 10. “American” History
  • 11. American Dream? 2. Make up a definition of what that phrase means to your group
  • 12. Source: The Atlantic Magazine
  • 13. 1491
  • 14. 1492 AD • Italian Christopher Columbus convinces King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain to give him money. • Looks for shorter way to China and India • Hero? • Show cartoon #4 write down 2+ examples of bias in cartoon 1492 AD
  • 15. Americans?
  • 16. #5 What does it mean to be an American? 5+ characteristics turn in 10 points
  • 17. Why do people move to the United States? Americans?
  • 18. New Americans 1600’s • Euros create colonies • Spaniard – “peninsulares” • English – “Englishmen” • Dutch – “Dutchmen” • French – “Frenchmen” No Americans yet Duality: Mexican-Americans African-Americans, Asian- Americans
  • 19. Chapter 2 Individual Assignment 1. Describe each of the 4 European colonial expansions 2. Why might Popé’s Pueblo Revolt only be a recent addition to US history text books? 3. Draw a map of the British Colonies 4. In 1776, the Presido of Tucson was a part of which colonial empire? 5. How was Maryland a different type of British Colony? 6. Page 67 #1, 2 and #3
  • 20. A strategy for images • OPTIC “O” Overview (what is it?, source, year) “P” Parts (what is in it?, numbers, people etc) “T” Title “I” Interrelationship between parts “C” Conclusion “What could I think?”
  • 21. “History of Mexico” Diego Rivera mural
  • 22. 1940’s
  • 23. Reasons to change name ?
  • 24. Last Assignment • Write a 4 paragraph letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Godell regarding the controversy over the Redskins name. • First paragraph: intro to issue • Second paragraph: 3 detailed historical examples of conflict between Native Americans and new Americans (Ch.s 1,2,3,7, 13, see index also) • Third paragraph: based on paragraph 3, should the commissioner suggest Redskins name change? • Fourth paragraph: conclusion • 20 points, graded for completeness, -5 for missing history, -3 for historical mistakes, -15 for not “IYOW”
  • 25. Ideas Name tents Short interview, travel in US, Outline of class notes What does an American act, look, etc? Native Americans or their tribes Syllabus Colonial begings