Early History of the United States

adventuring beyond the boundaries of the textbook

Internet Exploration: Gender Stereotypes in American Advertising

Essential Question Determine how Constitutional Amendments reflect shifts in American society. Assignment In the 1800’s, women found themselves facing a multitude of potential threats, including internment in mental facilities at the discretion of their husbands. By taking up the issue… Continue Reading →

Fall Break Challenge: Rage Quit

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Compete today in our classroom competition to see who has the best moves and patience…get the farthest you can on the World’s Hardest Game. The World’s Hardest Game

Internet Exploration: Levels of American Crime

Essential Question Examine the rights of criminals in the American Justice System. Assignment The American Judicial system exists to protect the rights of all citizens guaranteed under the Constitution and Amendments. In fact, several amendments were created specifically to ensure… Continue Reading →

Q2W5 Essential Explanation: Due Process Dilemmas

Essential Question Identify the freedoms of Americans through the Bill of Rights. Assignment Due Process of the law is considered one of the most fundamental cornerstones of the Judicial system, enshrined in particular by the Fifth Amendment. Ensuring that a… Continue Reading →

Q2W4 Essential Explanation: Power of the American Supreme Court

Essential Question Debate the Supreme Court’s most controversial cases. Assignment Considered by some more powerful and lasting than the Presidency, the Supreme Court has long influenced American society with its rulings, decisions that affect the entire populace. With decisions that… Continue Reading →

Internet Exploration: Political Unrest in the United States

Essential Question Debate the Supreme Court’s most controversial cases. Assignment The Supreme Court’s decisions have long stood as a test of where America stands in its battles of morality and culture, for better or worse. Squarely in the worse column… Continue Reading →

Q2W3 Essential Explanation: Constitutional Powers of Government

Essential Question Discover the America the Founding Fathers wanted to create. Assignment Crafted to help shape a foundling country, the U.S. Constitution stands as a lasting testament to the intentions of the original Founding Fathers, the rebels who wanted a… Continue Reading →

Internet Exploration: Extremes in Military Training

Essential Question Discover the America the founding fathers wanted to create. Assignment With a practice dating back to George Washington, the President of the United States serves as the Commander in Chief of the armed forces. The United States military… Continue Reading →

Q2W2 Essential Explanation: Betrayal of the Culper Spy Ring

Essential Question Learn the secret methods of the Revolutionary War Culper Spy Ring. Assignment Secrets and espionage were the focus of our week’s research as we examined the Culper Spy Ring. After the unfortunate capture and death of Nathan Hale,… Continue Reading →

Internet Exploration: The History of Espionage

Essential Question Learn the secret methods of the Revolutionary War Culper Spy Ring. Assignment George Washington, architect of many American fighting strategies, knew that espionage (spying) was an important element to any war. With the formation of the Culper Spy… Continue Reading →

« Older posts

© 2019 Early History of the United States — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑

Skip to toolbar