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Tuesday, September 13

Today we completed the second column of our vocab grid in preparation for Friday’s quiz. We then reviewed mercantilism by drawing a diagram depicting the triangular trade routes into our blue notes. We also reviewed last night’s homework (7 questions … Continue reading

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Settling the New World – Monday, September 12

We began class by reviewing our vocabulary words (same as last week) and going over new strategies to help us remember them. Quiz on Friday. We set up our table of contents for unit one and also our first set … Continue reading

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Tuesday, May 19

Today we read MLK’s Letter from Birmingham Jail. Grab a copy of it as well as the absent questions. Complete.

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Monday, May 18

Today Mr. Bell was out so we did some vocab on Civil Rights. Grab a copy of the powerpoint slides from the Monday absent folder with the directions for class. Use a textbook to put all of the terms in a … Continue reading

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Thursday, May 14

We finished up the lecture outline on the Middle East for the first 20 minutes (see a friend’s Cornell notes to get what you missed). We then turned out attention to Civil Rights – the last topic we will examine … Continue reading

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Wednesday, May 13

Today we did an overview of US involvement in the Middle East. Grab a white sheet of Cornell notes and a lecture outline from the absent folder. Your best bet is to copy a friend’s Cornell notes  

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Friday, May 8

Happy V-E Day! Today we watched a flipped lecture on the Vietnam War that can be found on the homepage: www.teachmehistory.org Topic: Vietnam War (1964-1975) EQ: Why did America lose the war in Vietnam?

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Monday, May 11

Today we added to your notes from Friday on the Vietnam War. Be sure to grab a copy of the PPT notes (it begins with a slide on the “Counterculture”) and add all of those notes to your “Vietnam War” … Continue reading

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Tuesday, May 12

Topic: End of the Cold War (1972-1991) EQ: How did the Cold War end? Start a new sheet of Cornell notes with the above topic and EQ. Grab a set of PPT notes from the absent folder and enjoy!

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Wednesday, May 6

Today we started Vietnam………the first televised war (this is going to be super important!!!!!) If absent, get a copy of the notes we finished on the Cuban Missile Crisis from the absent folder and place them into your “Fighting the … Continue reading

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