Monthly Archives: February 2019

Get ready to go “OVER THERE” on Monday, March 4!

You should have a solid understanding of America’s entry into the Great War, including the rationale outlined by Woodrow Wilson in his war message to Congress. You also should understand the role that Americans played o the home front during … Continue reading

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The Great War OVER HERE – Preparation for the WWI Home Front

What was the impact of the Great War in the United States … and in Milwaukee?  Plenty! There are two video clips (with some embedded questions)  that you can use to prepare yourself for a next class activity on the … Continue reading

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Should the US Get Involved in the Great War? Preparation for February 22/25

SHOULD THE US GET INVOLVED IN THE GREAT WAR? War broke out in Europe in 1914, with the entire continent being affected by the “war to end all wars.” The United States did not get involved militarily until 1917, however. … Continue reading

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ASSESSMENT – Editorializing Imperialism

Should the United States have been an imperial nation? Draw your response! Overall target – I can evaluate American imperialism from multiple perspectives. I can create an original and effective editorial cartoon using cartooning techniques. You’ve seen a to of … Continue reading

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American Imperialism – GET READY TO ARGUE! February 20/21

SHOULD THE UNITED STATES HAVE BEEN AN IMPERIAL NATION?  I can discuss the the positives and negatives of American imperialism at the turn of the century. I can successfully and effectively prepare for and participate in an academic discussion. How … Continue reading

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PREVIEW for February 13/14 – Get ready for Imperialism!

I can describe and evaluate the causes, events, and impact of American imperialism. While the US was pushing for reform at home, the country was also expanding abroad in the era of IMPERIALISM.  Was American imperialism right or wrong?  That’s … Continue reading

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The Gilded Age – Then and Now!

Now that we have an overview of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, let’s close by finishing your sketchnotes and making connections! SKETCHNOTES – Draw and BRIEFLY describe the various topics that the characterize the Gilded Age.  Check out my … Continue reading

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In class Feb 5-8 – Hexagonal Thinking and the Progressive Movement

CLICK THE HEXAGONS!

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PREPARATION FOR FEB 5/6 – Here Come the Progressives!

As you have seen from our investigation of the Gilded Age, there was great of progress in the American  economy, industry, urbanization, and immigration during the late 1800s early 1900s. However, progress comes with a price.   Politics were controlled by the … Continue reading

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