Monday, November 2, 2015

American History II

American History II students are finishing the unit on US involvement in Vietnam.

             1.  What would you consider to be the most significant lasting legacy of US involvement in Vietnam and explain.
             2.  What should we as Americans learn from our involvement in Vietnam?  Have we learned this lessons?  Explain.

American History I

American History I students are studying how and why our Constitution was created.

EXTRA CREDIT: Discuss 1 or 2 of the more significant compromises that had to be agreed upon in order to complete the Constitution and get the States to ratify.

Monday, October 5, 2015

American History I

Students have been discussing what it means to be a radical, conservative, moderate, or a reactionary.  And, they are looking at the main characters in the American Revolution and trying to determine which of these words best describes them.

EXTRA CREDIT: Looking at the movement to support independence, how could the radicals, i.e. patriots, win against the British if they only had support from 1/3 of the colonists?


American History II students are discussing the issue of US Involvement in Vietnam.  Beginning with the First Vietnam War until the last Americans evacuated in 1975.

EXTRA CREDIT:  From our discussion so far, what would you say was the most important factor in getting the US involved in the fighting in Vietnam?

Monday, September 28, 2015

American History I

American History I is discussing the causes and events that led to the American Revolution.

EXTRA CREDIT: What cause or event do you think had the most effect in causing the American Revolution?

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

American History I

American History I students are finishing up the school year discussing the Cold War and the major events of it. Beginning with Truman's decision to drop the bomb on Hiroshima to the Nixon Administration.

EXTRA CREDIT:  Discuss a defining moment in the Cold War.  An event that had the potential to change the course of history.  There are many correct answers so your explanation of how they were significant is important.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

American History I

American History I students are completing the year with a look at the Cold War.  Major events, themes and significance.

EXTRA CREDIT: Describe the Truman Doctrine and its significance.