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Tuesday, September 27

Today in class we picked up A LOT of papers……. We began with some notes on the Enlightenment – specifically ideas from John Locke. These ideas will be plagiarized from Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence! We went over … Continue reading

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Monday, September 25

We began class by reading a “break-up” letter that Mr. Bell found in the hallway. We then discussed how we are about to read the greatest break-up letter in world history: the Declaration of Independence. We took some notes on … Continue reading

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Thursday and Friday, September 22 and 23

We watched Episode 2 of John Adams – “Independence” to examine how the colonies SLOWLY came together and stopped bickering to oppose Great Britain, ultimately deciding to break away entirely. On Thursday, we took our Settling the New World quiz … Continue reading

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Tuesday, September 20

Today in class we reviewed our American Revolution notes by highlighting important vocab and writing a memory trick on the left-hand side about the parent-child relationship in order to help us remember the significance of the French and Indian War. … Continue reading

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Monday, September 19

Today we began the American Revolution! We started by discussing an earlier war – the French and Indian War that led to a change in the way the British dealt with their “children” (the colonies). Make sure you read over … Continue reading

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