Early History of the United States

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October 2019

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 →

Q2W1 Essential Explanation: Major Players of the Revolutionary War

Essential Question Unravel the hidden secrets of the American Revolution’s major players. Assignment This week, we took a deep look at hopes, dreams, and fears of the major influencers during the American Revolution. We discovered by looking at the personal… Continue Reading →

Internet Exploration: Advances in Historical Warfare

Essential Question Unravel the hidden secrets of the American Revolution’s major players. Assignment As we begin taking apart the American Revolution and how it leads to the founding of our country, we have begun examining the major influences of the… Continue Reading →

Q1W9 Essential Explanation: Mysteries of American History

Essential Question Examine the most famous mysteries in American history. Assignment Congratulations everyone, today is officially the last day of the First Quarter. You made it! This week, we ended our look at survival and struggle in the early Colonies… Continue Reading →

Internet Exploration: America’s Most Haunted History

Essential Question Examine the most famous mysteries in American history. Assignment We’ve reached the end of the First Quarter and the beginning of Fall, which is the perfect intersection for the more mysterious elements of history. This week, we are… Continue Reading →

First Quarter Final Exam: Survival in Colonial America

Essential Question of the Quarter Examine the struggle to survive in Colonial America, including the religious, cultural, and social aspects of colonial/Native American society in tandem with environmental survival factors. Assignment As a foundling country, America was a land for… Continue Reading →

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