Assignments

Colonial Era to mid-19th Century Immigration Lecture Guide

Oct. 27, 2019 Max Points: 5
Description:

Complete the lecture guide independently

When America Despised the Irish: The 19th Century’s Refugee Crisis

Oct. 29, 2019 Max Points: 20
Description:

Read the attached article and write a one paragraph (7-9 sentences) summary for each of the 5 sections of the article written below:

1. A Famine Forces an Unprecedented Migration
2. British Neglect Exacerbates the Irish Plight
3. A Mass Exodus Begins
4. The influx heightens religious tensions
5. Nativists Use violence to further an agenda

Midterm Essay

Oct. 23, 2019 Max Points: 12
Description:

Complete the in class essay.
Due at the end of the period.
Instructions attached.

Boom & Bust Unit Exam Part I

Oct. 22, 2019 Max Points: 58

Evolution of Religion in America Digital Poster Project

Sept. 27, 2019 Max Points: 15
Description:

Directions: Working individually or with a partner, you will create a digital poster to show the evolution of religion in America. Each of the events/people below must be included in this poster. Each topic on the poster must include the following: name/title, date or date range, and a statement (or statements) explaining the significance of the topic in terms of the significant role religion played in society. A picture that is either hand-drawn or cut and pasted from a computer image is required. Review the guided prompts on the back of these directions to assist you in your presentation. Make sure to cover all of these key components in your project.
*You will create your digital poster using https://piktochart.com/
- Sign up using your school gmail/google account

Due Date: Grade Value: A-F each foldable

Topics:
Events/Documents/Movements People
The First Great Awakening John Winthrop
The Second Great Awakening Quakers
The Social Gospel Movement Utopian Communities
Transcendentalism Mormons
Temperance The Religious Right/Fundamentalism
Scopes Monkey Trial

Rubric
F D C B A
Blank; no work done except maybe a picture, date(s) and title; wrong or inaccurate information used; unreadable. Only half way complete; no picture, date(s) and/or title; statement(s) do not explain the significance, only a compilation of facts. Has a title, picture and date(s); statement(s) do not fully explain significance; mainly a compilation of facts. Has a title, picture and date(s); has aesthetic value; statement(s) do explain the historical significance, not just a compilation of facts. Title, picture and date(s) are all accurate; aesthetically and creatively thought out; statement(s) fully demonstrate the historical significance and thoughtfully structured.

Score Sheet

Events, Documents, Movements and People Grade Earned
1. John Winthrop
2. Quakers
3. The First Great Awakening
4. The Second Great Awakening
5. Utopian Communities
6. The Social Gospel Movement
7. Mormons
8. Transcendentalism
9. Temperance
10. Scopes Monkey Trial
11. The Religious Right

OVERALL GRADE

John Winthrop:
- Meaning and significance of his City on a Hill (A Model of Christian Charity) Speech

Quakers
- Compare the traditional Puritan beliefs and practices to those of the Quakers

The First Great Awakening
- Analyze the impact the First Great Awakening made on American Protestantism
- Explain how this new found, more personalized relationship with Christianity differ from the more ritual and ceremonial practices of early American Protestants

The Second Great Awakening
- Explain how the Second Great Awakening differ from the First Great Awakening

Utopian Communities
- Explain the impact that Utopian communities had on 19th Century (1800s) America

The Social Gospel Movement
- What led to the Social Gospel Movement in the United States
- How did the Social Gospel Movement differ from earlier religious movements in America

Mormons
- Identify the origins of Mormonism
- Explain how Mormonism strayed away from traditional Christian beliefs and how the country reacted to this

Transcendentalism
- Identify who were the most significant 19th Century proponents of American Transcendentalism

Temperance
- Identify the origins of the Temperance Movement
- Identify the reasons behind and the major goals of the Temperance Movement

Scopes Monkey Trial
- Identify the key people involved in the Scopes Trial
- Identify and explain the main motive behind the Scopes Trial
- Explain the significance of the Scopes Trial and the impact that it had on American Society

The Religious Right
- Explain the beliefs and practices of the modern Religious Right

Economy of the Late 1920's Reading/Notes & T-Chart

Oct. 14, 2019 Max Points: 10
Description:

Read the text and try to identify the positive and negative aspects of the late 1920s economy.
Complete the T-Chart based on the notes/text.

Hoover vs FDR Readings & Questions

Oct. 15, 2019 Max Points: 17
Description:

Respond to the following questions/prompts based on the Hoover & FDR readings
Hoover Questions: Using the passage that you just read, answer the following questions on a separate sheet of paper in your own words. Answers do not have to be in complete sentences.
1. When was Herbert Hoover President?
2. What was the first thing Hoover did as President?
3. Did Hoover like the stock market? Why or why not?
4. How did Hoover want to help the farmers?
5. Did Hoover believe in giving out handouts? Why or why not?
6. How many people were out of work during the Great Depression?
7. Who ran against Hoover for President in 1932?
8. What did Hoover’s campaign focus on?
9. Who won the Election of 1932? Why?

FDR Questions: Using the passage that you just read, answer the following questions on a separate sheet of paper in your own words. Answers do not have to be in complete sentences.
1. When was Roosevelt elected president?
2. What did he accomplish in his first 100 days as president?
3. Roosevelt created a plan to help those struggling during the Great Depression. What was that plan called?
4. Did businesses like Roosevelt’s policies? Why or why not?
5. What was Roosevelt’s new plan? What did it do?
6. What was the Judicial Procedures Reform Bill (the court-packing plan)?
7. Was the United States neutral during World War II? Why or why not?
8. What international organization did Roosevelt help develop? Why was this organization important?

Great Depression Lecture Guide

Oct. 15, 2019 Max Points: 5
Description:

Complete lecture guide in class, independently

Bust Film Questions

Oct. 15, 2019 Max Points: 15
Description:

Choose three questions to respond to in paragraph form
Questions are attached

Boom Film Questions

Oct. 09, 2019 Max Points: 5
Description:

Instructions Attached

Social Darwinism in the Gilded Age Questions

Oct. 09, 2019 Max Points: 1
Description:

Class Reading
Question responses to be complete independently
Instructions attached

Extra Credit: Labor Strike Graphic Organizer

Oct. 09, 2019 Max Points: 1
Description:

Turn in by hand

Big Business Lecture Guide

Oct. 09, 2019 Max Points: 5
Description:

Complete the lecture guide for homework.

American Character Unit Exam Part II: Evolution of Religion in America Essay

Oct. 01, 2019 Max Points: 16
Description:

Unit Exam (Part II): Evolution of Religion in America Essay

Task: You will write a five-paragraph essay responding to the following prompt:

How has religion's influence on society evolved throughout American history from the 17th to 20th centuries?

Directions/Steps:

1. Review your Evolution of Religion in America research including the lecture and texts in Google Classroom, as well as you notes and project (All materials are on Google Classroom)

2. Develop a thesis

3. Organize your essay:

- Your essay needs one introductory paragraph, one concluding paragraph, & a three body paragraphs using detailed evidence to support your essay.
- You must include a minimum of one direct quote for EACH supporting paragraph.

4. Create an outline for your essay
- This is where you do most of your brainstorming

5. Begin Writing Your Essay
- Make sure to explain how each quotation supports the point/s you are making
- Your essay must include a title

6. Edit your essay

7. Submit your essay on Google Classroom or drop your handwritten essay off in the period 5 tray by 1:40 pm Tuesday, October 1, 2019.

Cesar Chavez Film Questions

Oct. 07, 2019 Max Points: 25
Description:

Complete film questions in paragraph form. Instructions attached.

Labor & the Economy Lecture Guide

Oct. 06, 2019 Max Points: 5
Description:

Complete lecture guide for homework

Agricultural History of US Lecture Guide

Oct. 02, 2019 Max Points: 5
Description:

Complete lecture guide during lecture

American Character Unit Exam (Part I)

Sept. 27, 2019 Max Points: 82
Description:

Our Unit Exam

Selma Film Questions

Sept. 23, 2019 Max Points: 20
Description:

Instructions attached

The New Colossus Poem Analysis (Extra Credit)

Sept. 24, 2019 Max Points: 1

Letter from Birmingham Jail - <Martin Luther King Jr. SOAPSTone

Sept. 17, 2019 Max Points: 5
Description:

Complete a SOAPSTone analysis for the primary source: MLK's Letter from Birmingham Jail

Patriotism Lecture Guide

Sept. 23, 2019 Max Points:

Rebels Film Analysis Questions

Sept. 02, 2019 Max Points: 10

JFK Inaugural Address SOAPSTone

Sept. 24, 2019 Max Points: 10

Key Constitutional Film Concepts Film Questions

Sept. 12, 2019 Max Points: 7
Description:

Respond to the following questions based on the film (Questions are also attached as a separate document):

Bill of Rights Story Book Project

Sept. 16, 2019 Max Points: 20

Bill of Rights Quiz

Sept. 12, 2019 Max Points: 20
Description:

Quiz taken on paper, in class.

Declaration of Independence Activity/Scavenger Hunt

Sept. 09, 2019 Max Points: 21
Description:

Review the Declaration of Independence and complete the attached worksheet by responding to each prompt.

Bill of Rights Activity

Sept. 10, 2019 Max Points: 10
Description:

Bill of rights activity is attached. Respond to each of the prompts and complete for homework.

Social Contract lecture guide

Sept. 09, 2019 Max Points: 5
Description:

Complete lecture guide by 2:30 pm

Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death - Patrick Henry Class Reading & SOAPSTone

Sept. 05, 2019 Max Points: 10
Description:

We will read the attached text as a class and complete a SOAPSTone Analysis Worksheet based on the text following the reading.

Freedom Lecture Guide

Sept. 03, 2019 Max Points: 5
Description:

Complete lecture guide during lecture

What is Freedom?

Sept. 03, 2019 Max Points: 15
Description:

We will read What is Freedom in class. Respond to the questions following the class readings. Documents are attached.

American Characteristics Group Activity

Aug. 28, 2019 Max Points: 10

American Characteristics Lecture Guide

Aug. 29, 2019 Max Points: 5
Description:

Complete lecture guide during lecture

Mystery Group Work Activity

Aug. 28, 2019 Max Points: 10
Description:

In class group activity

Class Syllabus Signed

Aug. 30, 2019 Max Points: 10
Description:

Take your course syllabus home to be reviewed by your parents/guardians. Sign the syllabus and have one parent/guardian sign the syllabus. Return to Mr. Gandara Friday, August 30, at the beginning of the period.

Announcements

Sept. 09, 2019

For today's lesson (Monday September 9, 2019):
1. Turn in homework: Declaration of Independence Scavenger Hunt
- turn in on Google Classroom or in period 5 tray
2. Review Social Contract Lecture and complete lecture guide. Turn in before the end of class.
- Lecture located under lecture tab
- Lecture guide located under lecture guide tab
3. Homework: complete Bill of Rights Activity
- located under classwork/assignments tab

Aug. 28, 2019

What happened on the exact day you were born (date including year).