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History/Geography

History/Geography
Presidential Palace, Prague, Czech Republic.
Social Studies Assignments & Announcements



General Announcements:

History Day
Congratulations to Sophia Mizoguchi and Vivian Cronin
(Champs in the Paper category)!



8th U.S. History Assignments/Announcements:


  • 5/21- Read chs 1, 2, and 4; Note at least 3 important points from each: ch 3; I.D. "Uncle Tom's Cabin" (due Wednesday, 5/23).
  • 5/16- Read chs 35 (I.D. "Dred Scott v. Sanford"); 36 & 37 (3 points from each); 38 (just read)- Due Friday, 5/18.
  • 5/14- Read chs 32-34; note at least 5 important points from each (include "Kansas-Nebraska Act", "Beating of Charles Sumner", "Bleeding Kansas"), due Wednesday, 5/16.
  • 5/7- Read chs 12-14; note at least 5 points from each; complete "U.S. and Ca." Literature Reading (due Friday)
  • 5/2- Read chs 8,9, and 11; note at last 5 important points from each, + ID "Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo" (due Monday, 5/7).
  • 4/30- Read chs 5-7; note at least 5 important points from each; complete "Brigham Young" Biography (due Wednesday, 5/2).
  • 4/26- Read preface and chs 1 & 2; note at least 5 important points from ch. 2 (due tomorrow).
  • Essay (due Wednesday, 4/25).
  • 4/11- Complete study guide (due Friday, 4/13).
  • 4/9- Read chs 21-24; Note at least 4 important points from each ch (include an I.D. of Seneca Falls Convention), due Wednesday, 4/11.
  • 4/4- Read chs 27-30 (Liberty for All?); Discuss the works of Hawthorne, Cooper, Melville, Irving, Poe, Whitman, and Dickinson (due Friday, 4/6).
  • 4/2- Read chs 31-33 (31- note at least 5 important points, include Wm Lloyd Garrison; 32- I.D."Frederick Douglass"; 33- read.) Due Wednesday, 4/4.
  • 3/26- Read chs 27-30; Note at least 4 important points from each chapter (due Wednesday).
  • 3/20- Prepare arguments for and against the constitutionality of the U.S. government's Indian removal policies (due Thursday, 3/22, for the debate)
  • 3/19- Read ch. 24; I.D. "Sequoiya", & "Indian Removal Act" (due tomorrow, 3/20)
  • 3/15- Complete study guide (due tomorrow).
  • 3/12- Read ch. 22; I.D. "National Road", & "Erie Canal" (due Wednesday, 3/14)


7th World History Assignments/Announcements:


  • 5/21- Read chs 11 & 12 (by Thursday, 5/24).
  • 5/16- Red ch. 8 (due Friday).
  • 5/14- Read ch. 6 (European World); complete "Crusades" geography activities/study guide (due Wednesday, 5/16).
  • 4/30- Complete Japan Study Guide (part 2), due tomorrow, 5/1.
  • 4/25- Read ch. 10; note at least 8 important points (a few from each sub-section). Due Friday, 4/27.
  • 4/23- Complete ch. 5 (pg. 72); note at least 5 important points from the reading; complete study guide (due Wednesday, 4/25).
  • 4/11- Read ch. 5 to pg. 72; I.D. "Prince Shotoku" (include his constitution and the "Taika Reforms"). Also, describe some other influences from China (due Friday, 4/13).
  • 4/9- Complete China Study Guide (due Wednesday, 4/11).
  • 4/4- Complete Zheng He document analysis (due Friday, 4/6).
  • 4/2- Read ch. 12; I.D. "Ming Dynasty" (include "Taizu", "Yongle", "Zheng He") due Wednesday, 4/4.
  • 3/26- Read ch. 9; complete study (due Wednesday, 3/28).
  • 3/19- Read ch. 6; complete study guide (due Thursday, 3/2).
  • 3/12- Complete reading ch. 2 (pg.34); List/describe at least 4 achievements/developments of Tang Dynasty China; I.D. "Empress Wu" (due Wednesday, 3/14).











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