|November 9, 2011 US History
Launching a New Nation
By the end Launching a New Nation, students will be able to:
Discuss the major domestic and foreign issues in Washington, Adams, Jefferson and Madison’s presidencies; Understand the importance of the Proclamation of Neutrality, the Alien and Sedition Acts, the Louisiana Purchase, and the War of 1812; compare and contrast the Federalists and the Democratic Republicans; understand the differences between nationalism and sectionalism.
By the end of today, students will be able to:
Compare and Contrast Washington and Adams
Begin to assess Jefferson
Assessment: Packet, Test
Part I: Do Now (5 minutes): Individual
Discuss the importance of the Louisiana Purchas in terms of geography and economy.
While you are doing this, I will be handout out new mercy passes and work from 1st quarter.
Part II: Jefferson (20-25 minutes): Power Point
Let’s take some more old fashioned notes. Tell me later if you like to take notes better on a hard copy or on the computer.
Part III: Brief synopsis of the War of 1812 (10 minutes): Video and quick notes
As you watch the video, see if you can get any info on the purpose, goals and allies in this war. Then, turn in the packet to the questions – I will give you some quick notes on: why, where, goals, Indians, big events, results.
Part IV: War of 1812 (rest of class): Reading, questions, map
You will now read, answer questions and do the map activity. All this must be done!
Closure: Assess Jefferson as president. What was good? Bad? How “great” of a president was he?
Homework: Finish map on the War of 1812
Tentative Unit at a glance
11/1: Finish George, Begin John Adams – compare/contrast GW/JA
11/3: Thomas Jefferson, the Louisiana Purchase and John Marshall court cases
11/9: War of 1812 –intro project
11/11: Finish all info – work on project
11/15: Test GW-JM
Learning Progression Scale for the Build up to the New Nation
1. Students will be able to: Name the first 4 presidents and their party affiliations; define neutrality and George Washington’s Proclamation of Neutrality; name the 2 political parties and 3 characteristics of each; define nullification; know that Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory; know that the War of 1812 was fought against Great Britain and that the US won.
2. Students will be able to: Name the first 4 presidents and the major domestic and foreign affairs under each; Discuss the impact of Washington’s Proclamation of Neutrality; Understand Hamilton’s financial plan and how political parties developed from it; compare and contrast the Federalists and the Democratic-Republicans; explain the Alien and Sedition Acts and how they hurt Adams and Jefferson’s and Madison’s response of the Virginian and Kentucky Resolutions; Understand Jefferson and how he changed his mind when he was president; Discuss why Jefferson bought Louisiana and its impact; list the causes and effects of the war of 1812.
3. Students will be able to: Compare and Contrast the first 4 presidents in terms of domestic and foreign affairs; Understand the long range implications of Washington’s Neutrality Act and his 2 term precedent; discuss Hamilton’s financial Plan and how this will lead to 2 permanent political parties; compare and contrast the Federalists with the Democratic-Republicans; analyze the reasons for Adam’s alien and Sedition Acts and how it will lead to him not re-elected; Discuss the implications of the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions; discuss why Jefferson’s theories will not work in reality; understand why the US purchased the Louisiana Territory and the impact of that purchase; discuss the events that will lead to the War of 1812 and decide on the main causes of the conflict; Discuss the effects of the war of 1812.
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1938 Nazis burned and looted temples and Jewish-owned stores and houses in Germany and Austria in what became known as Kristallnacht (Crystal Night—referring to broken glass on streets).
1953 Author-poet Dylan Thomas died in New York at age 39.
1965 A switch at a station near Niagara Falls failed. The Northeast and parts of Canada went dark for more than 13 hours.
1970 Former French president Charles De Gaulle died at age 79.
1989 Borders between East and West Germany were opened and the Berlin Wall began to be dismantled the next day.
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