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

--John Adams

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Week of Feb. 13-17, 2017 (Week 25)

Hey Gang, welcome to Week 25 and the Road to Civil War! 

The Test has been moved to next week, Feb 23/24 Day 3... 

Day 1 -- No School -- Water main break...Ugh...Luckily I am at home sick anyways..

Day 2 -- No School -- Water main break...Ugh...Luckily I am STILL at home sick... 

Day 3
In Class:  Review the answers from our Google Form.  Kansas-Nebraska Act 1854, Bleeding Kansas 1850s, Foundation of Republican Party,  the beating of Charles Sumner in Congress, Dred Scott Decision, and the Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858
HW: None
Notes:  Test on Feb. 23/24 -- Day 3 of next week

Study Guide For Test Next Week
  1. What is Manifest Destiny?
  2. Why were people moving west in the 1840s?
  3. How did people make money during the California Gold Rush?
  4. What troubles did the emigrants face on the Oregon Trail?
  5. What does reform mean and why do we reform things?
  6. What were three major reforms in the early 19th century?
  7. Explain how Morse code works and the effects of Morse code
  8. Who did the Compromise of 1850 benefit?
  9. What was Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin about?
  10. What did the Kansas-Nebraska Act do and how did it tilt the nation to one's feeling about slavery?
  11. Who was Dred Scott and what happened with his case in the Supreme Court in 1857?
  12. Know about American Progress, by John Gast... :)