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MT View Day 1 what is an american?

  1. 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. 2. Quick Klein rules • Be productive • Be respectful • Raise hands • Cellphones • Follow break/time schedules • Marana Summer School rules handout
  3. 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. 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. 5. Syllabus bring paper and pencil Break time?
  6. 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. 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. 8. Today: What is an American?
  9. 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. 10. “American” History
  11. 11. American Dream? 2. Make up a definition of what that phrase means to your group
  12. 12. Source: The Atlantic Magazine
  13. 13. 1491
  14. 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. 15. Americans?
  16. 16. #5 What does it mean to be an American? 5+ characteristics turn in 10 points
  17. 17. Why do people move to the United States? Americans?
  18. 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. 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. 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. 21. “History of Mexico” Diego Rivera mural
  22. 22. 1940’s
  23. 23. Reasons to change name ?
  24. 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. 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

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