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

--John Adams

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Purim Week! February 25 - March 1

Hey Gang!  Happy Purim!  I will try hard to NOT act like Haman, but just in case....Here is what we will look at next week about the Civil War...

Day 1
In Class:  Civil War Technology...How did technology change the Civil War???..What was life like for the average Civil War soldier?....What was in their backpack? -- Ironclads!
 Ironclads video from Class -- Merrimack vs. Monitor! (click the link for video)
HW:  None
Notes:  Outline due date changed to Monday, March 11 instead of March 8.

Day 2
In Class:  Medical Technology of the Civil War, or lack thereof...Robert E. Lee vs. Ulysses S. Grant...Hopefully 1862 -- the YEAR OF BLOOD -- Antietam?!?!  Emancipation Proclamation
HW:  None
Notes:  Outline due date changed to Monday, March 11 instead of March 8.

The Emancipation Proclamation...

***The material is subject to change this week if the schedule happens to change...Next week, we will go over how to make the outline for the research paper and you will have one more day of class time to do research...