Monthly Archives: October 2019

The Growth of Slavery in America – VISUAL ANALYSIS

Use the techniques discussed and modeled in the video above to examine the additional visuals concerning the growth of slavery in the US during the antebellum era.  The necessary visuals are in the presentation below (maximize the presentation for the … Continue reading

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The Fiery Trial – Slavery and the Civil War

“The Civil War is the thing that makes America different.  It was our most tremendous experience, and it’s not quite like anything that ever happened to anyone else … The story of the war needs retelling because it helped to … Continue reading

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LET’S BRIDGE THE GAP!

What happened between the Constitution and the coming of the Civil War?  Take a look at the video clips available here, WRITE and SKETCH some ideas and notes, and make some observations and predictions on how the nation may divide … Continue reading

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BAR EXAM ON LINE REVIEW – 7:30-8:30!

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LEARNING EXPERIENCE ROCKTOBER 9/10 – MORE OF YOUR RIGHTS!

Hopefully you are still curious about how the First Amendment and the courts both protect and limit your rights … and you want more!  Tonight, dive into the remaining parts of the Bill of Rights by using the video below … Continue reading

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Learning Experience Rocktober 7/8 – The First Amendment

Religion, speech, press, assembly, petition – the Five Freedoms of the First Amendment. Are you read to learn about them?  I hope so … You have two handouts to use to prepare for our next class  – The Bill of … Continue reading

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The 2000 Presidential Election – what a ride!

Hey young historians – Ask your parents about the 2000 Presidential Election! Want to learn more? Check out .. The movie Recount, from HBO –  I got it at the library with my powerful library card. NPR’s Election 2000 Coverage The 2000 Presidential Election – The Authentic … Continue reading

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FINISH THE CONSTITUTION (At least the 1787 version)

It’s been a lot of government so far, my young political scholars – and we aren’t done yet! Here are some things you can do over the next few days to get that Constitution and the federal government cemented in … Continue reading

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Learning Experience – THE WILD AND WACKY ELECTORAL COLLEGE!

You read about the roles of the President and saw all of the benefits the President receives … but how does a person get that job with the cool White House? The Electoral College, of course – one of the … Continue reading

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