"There are two types of education. One should teach us how to make a living, and the other how to live..."

--John Adams

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Week of January 19-- 23

Monday - January 19 -- No School. Martin Luther King Jr. Day -- King was one of the leaders of the Civil Rights Movement who fought peacefully for civil equality for African-Americans in the 1950s-1960s. King, an Atlanta native, attended Morehouse College campaigned all across the country preaching to the peacemakers of the United States that the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the XIV & XV Amendments were blatantly violated. King was also the youngest person to ever win the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. Please remember his legacy and what he stood for...

Tuesday - January 20 -- Barack Obama's Inauguration as the 44th President of the United States
In Class: Discussion of the Inaguration
Homework: Chapter Packets due Wednesday
Notes: Current Events due Friday!

Wednesday - January 21
In Class: Monroe's Country, Mizzou Compromise, Monroe Doctrine and a nation torn on the issue of slavery
Homework: Chapter packet due TOMORROW!
Notes: None

Thursday - January 22
In Class: Monroe's Country -- Slavery, Clay and Calhoun battles of States Rights and what "States Rights" mean to the people of the 19th Century
Homework: Current Events due Friday
Notes: Be working on your Presidential Paper and Presidential Projects for next week!

Friday - January 23
In Class: Monroe to Adams to ANDREW JACKSON!!!! -- Corrupt Bargaining and the Rise of the Democratic Party
Homework: None
Notes: Shabbat Shalom and Be good!