BLIZZARD BAG

BLIZZARD BAG ASSIGNMENT





CONGRATULATIONS!!!!  TODAY IS A BLIZZARD BAG DAY AND YOU GET TO WORK FROM HOME!!!  YEAH!!!!    I WILL BE AVAILABLE ALL DAY IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.  JUST E-MAIL ME.






BLIZZARD BAG ASSIGNMENT -- DAY II -- COMPROMISE

ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING:  “Explain how the United States Government is based on the principles of consensus and compromise.”

ASSIGNMENT:  1) Please watch the short video clip on Constitutional Compromises.
2) After watching the short video clip, please complete the Compromise Reflection Activity.



*** Please complete the Compromise Reflection Activity (see link below). 




BLIZZARD BAG ASSIGNMENT -- DAY I -- THE COLD WAR

ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING:  1) Describe events from the second half of the 20th Century that demonstrate the Cold War's impact on the domestic and foreign policy of the United States.  2) Rivalry between the world's two superpowers created tension and conflict on a global scale.  3) The fear of communism created widespread hysteria that affected the culture and threatened civil liberties throughout the United States.

ASSIGNMENT:
          1) Please watch the following video on the Cold War.
          2) After watching the video, please complete the following Reflection Activity Sheet.





BLIZZARD BAG ASSIGNMENT -- DAY II -- THE NEW DEAL

ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING: Identify and analyze major movements, people, and events of the late 19th and early 20th centuries as they relate to reform, prosperity, depression, cultural change, and the evolving role of government in America.

ASSIGNMENT: Please read the following articles:  
1) "New Deal" by Margaret C. Rung. World Book Student.
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2) "Why The New Deal Matters," by Richard Parker. The Nation Magazine.
 
3) Top 10 New Deal Programs by Martin Kelly

After reading all three articles on The New Deal, please complete the following Reflection Activity sheet.

NEW DEAL REFLECTION ACTIVITY



BLIZZARD BAG ASSIGNMENT - DAY

IMMIGRATION & IMPERIALISM

ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING: "Identify and analyze major movements, people, and events in late 19th century and through 20th century U.S. History, as they relate to reform, prosperity, depression, cultural change, and the evolving role of government in America."

ASSIGNMENT: 1) Please watch the video from "America's Century" entitled "Seeds of Change." 2) After watching the video, please complete the reflection activity regarding knowledge learned in the video. 3) If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail me --- I will be available all day.





BLIZZARD BAG ASSIGNMENT -- DAY -- EXPANSION OF THE UNITED STATES


ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING: "Westward movement, national expansion, and industrialization resulted in both opportunities and tragedy.

ASSIGNMENT: 1) Please read the attached article (see Link below) on "The History of United States Expansion" from TheUSAonline.com and complete the Reflection Activity Sheet (see Link below) based on the reading and your knowledge of the history of United States expansion in the first half of the 19th century. BE SURE TO MAKE A COPY OF THE REFLECTION SHEET, RENAME IT, AND SHARE IT WITH ME.

THE HISTORY OF UNITED STATES EXPANSION

REFLECTION ACTIVITY




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