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Unit 3: The Growing Nation


This unit will revolve around the years 1790-1850 when the newly created nation was experiencing much growth
The guiding question for this unit is: How was the era of our nation's growth 1790-1850 both exciting and painful?

By the time you are finished studying this unit you should understand the following ideas:

  • There were significant changes ushered in by the first presidential administrations.
  • The period from 1790-1850 is defined by growth of territory and federal power.
  • Not everyone benefited from the nation's growth
Georgia Performance Standards (GPS) Addressed in Unit 3 are:
SSUSH6 The student will analyze the nature of territorial and population growth and the impact of this growth in the early decades of the new nation.
a. Explain the Northwest Ordinance’s importance in the westward migration of Americans, and on slavery, public education, and the addition of new states.
b. Describe Jefferson’s diplomacy in obtaining the Louisiana Purchase from France and the territory’s exploration by Lewis and Clark.
c. Explain major reasons for the War of 1812 and the war’s significance on the development of a national identity.
d. Describe the construction of the Erie Canal, the rise of New York City, and the development of the nation’s infrastructure.
e. Describe the reasons for and importance of the Monroe Doctrine.

SSUSH7 Students will explain the process of economic growth, its regional and national impact in the first half of the 19th century, and the different responses to it.
a. Explain the impact of the Industrial Revolution as seen in Eli Whitney’s invention of the cotton gin and his development of interchangeable parts for muskets.
b. Describe the westward growth of the United States; include the emerging concept of Manifest Destiny.
c. Describe reform movements, specifically temperance, abolitionism, and public school.
d. Explain women’s efforts to gain suffrage; include Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Seneca Falls Conference.
e. Explain Jacksonian Democracy, expanding suffrage, the rise of popular political culture, and the development of American nationalism.


Read each assignment carefully for the expectations for completing, turning in, and earning the maximum points possible.

Assignment 1: Preview Reflection Blog Post: Growing Up
Write a blog post that addresses the following questions to get you thinking about this unit.
Base your response to this question on your own experiences.

How can growing up be both exciting and painful?

* Write a thorough post that includes many specific examples to defend your argument. Be sure to include an appropriate title for the post and use proper writing rules. Notify Mrs. Siegmund know when you have published your post so that you can get your points for completing the assignment.
*20 possible points.

Assignment 2: 4 Part Vocabulary Slides and Vocabulary Quiz

Complete a four part vocabulary slide (1. the definition 2. supporting fact 3. interesting fact 4. visual) for each of the following terms associated with this unit: John Adams, Alexander Hamilton, Lewis and Clark, Louisiana Purchase, War of 1812, Monroe Doctrine, Eli Whitney, Andrew Jackson, Trail of Tears, Missouri Compromise, Nullification Crisis, Manifest Destiny

* This should be typed using power point and following Mrs. Siegmund's example. Place finished vocabulary assignment in Mrs. Siegmund's drop box, and notify Mrs. Siegmund after you have completed this task to get points for completing the assignment. Add graded slides to your GPS ring. You will take a vocabulary quiz after you have turned in your vocabulary assignment.

*48possible points for vocabulary assignment, and 12 possible points for the quiz.


Assignment 3: The Growing Nation Map and Map Quiz

Pick up an outline map from Mrs. Siegmund. Click here to get the power point instructions that you will need to complete your map and notes for this activity. You will also be expected to take a map quiz using your finished map.

* After you have completed you map show it to Mrs. Siegmund so she can award your points. When you are ready for your map quiz pick it up from Mrs. Siegmund and turn it in to be graded. Put your completed map and map quiz in the map section of your notebook.
*70 possible points.

Assignment 4: The Growing Nation- Top 10 Lists

Using this list of 55 topics from this period in U.S. History, it is your job to create two Top 10 Lists. You will have to do some research into these items to help form quality lists. One list will include the Top 10 Most Exciting Topics from this period of U.S. History. The second list will include the Top 10 Most Painful Topics from this period of U.S. History.

Each list should include the following:

  • 10 Topics- numbered in order of extremes- 1 being the greatest
  • Include the year(s) for each topic
  • Include at least one sentence for each topic describing why that topic holds a place in that Top 10 list- How was it exciting? How was it painful?

Type your lists. Turn your lists into a blog post. Notify Mrs. Siegmund when you've published your lists so she can grade your lists and award your points.
*60 possible points.

Assignment 5: Top 10 List Video

Choose which one of your lists you feel is the best. Video tape yourself presenting the top 10 list. (Mrs. Siegmund will help you with this) You may want to use Use David Letterman's style as a model. Watch example below

video


Be sure to include the following in your video:

  • Include an introduction of who you are, what you’re doing, and the type of Top 10 List you're presenting.
  • Present your list and defense for each topic- be sure to start with #10 and go up to one
  • Wrap it up- Say good bye, thanks, etc.


After your video has been recorded drop it in Mrs. Siegmund's drop box, notify Mrs. Siegmund so she can award your points. If possible upload your video from home to your blog. *25 possible points.

24 comments:

Miaka Edwards said...

I finished assignment one for unit three

Tiffani F said...

Im finish with assignment 1

SupraKingCasey said...

Done with unit 2

Supra King

SupraKingCasey said...

Im done with the first project on unit 3.

Supra King

charlie sizemore said...

i am done with aswinment 1 in unit 3

SupraKingCasey said...

Im done with the map for unit 3 as well as the map quiz.

Supra King

Laurel said...

I am done with assignment 1 for unit 3.

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