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. 

Thursday, May 21, 2015


American History II students are completing their year.  

Extra Credit:  What topic or issue did you learn the most or enjoyed the most and why?

Friday, April 24, 2015

American History I

AHI students have recently completed their study of World War I.  The causes and effects.

EXTRA CREDIT: Which cause of WWI would you consider to be the most significant and why?