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									                                                               Pitt County Schools
                                                       402125 Honors U.S. History
                                                               Instructional Guide

Time Frame: First Six Weeks
                                                                                              ESSENTIAL TASKS,            RECOMMENDED
                                                     ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS,                         STRATEGIES,                RESOURCES
                                                    BENCHMARKS, AND SKILLS                         PROJECTS,                     AND
                                                                                                CONNECTIONS                 ASSESSMENT
Unit 1: The New Nation (1789-1820) - The        Essential Questions                          Students enrolled in         Refer to NCDPI
learner will identify, investigate, and assess   How did the new U.S. Constitution           Honors US History             CD-ROM for
the effectiveness of the institutions of the      provide a stable government amid rising     should be prepared to         U.S. History
emerging republic.                                political divisions?                        conduct additional           American Anthem
1.01 Identify the major domestic issues and      Was the United States a more                independent research          Ch. 6
conflicts experienced by the nation during the    democratic nation after its                 projects that require        History Alive The
Federalist Period.                                independence?                               critical thinking and         Constitution &
1.02 Analyze the political freedoms available  During this period, how does America          extensive reading and         New Nation
to the following groups prior to 1820: women,     define its role in international affairs?   writing                      Honors level
wage earners, landless farmers, American       Key Concepts                                  1.01a Draw political          assessment should
Indians, African Americans, and other ethnic  Establishment of federal power and             cartoons illustrating the     include free-
groups.                                           supremacy over the states                   different beliefs of the      response writing
1.03 Assess commercial and diplomatic            Development of the first two-party          Federalist and                on most tests
relationships with Britain, France, and other     system                                      Democratic-Republican
nations.                                         Strict & Loose Interpretation of            Parties.
                                                  Constitution                               1.01b Complete a
                                                 Conflicts with American Indians             “Mystery Documents”
                                                 The status of slavery during The            exercise. After
                                                  Federalist Era                              researching philosophies
                                                 The place of women in the society           of Thomas Jefferson &
                                                  during                                      Alexander Hamilton,
                                                                                              students are given
                                                 The disparities between classes in the
                                                                                              famous quotes and
                                                  new nation
                                                                                              statements (from
                                                 Early Foreign Policy
                                                                                              primary documents)
                                                 The failure of peaceful coercion            produced by Jefferson &
                                                 Freedom of the high seas and shipping       Hamilton. Discuss
                                                  rights                                      quotes and have students
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                                           The impact of European events on       identify which quotes
                                            United States foreign policy           Jefferson or Hamilton
                                         Key Terms                                 authored.
                                           Judiciary Act of 1789                 1.01c Create campaign
                                           Bill of Rights                         posters and speeches
                                           Hamilton‟s Economic Plan               supporting Jefferson or
                                           Whiskey Rebellion                      Adams during the
                                           Democratic-Republican Party            Election of 1800.
                                           Federalist Party                      1.01d Research and
                                           Election of 1800                       debate which president
                                                                                   was “best” or “Most
                                           “Midnight Judges”
                                                                                   Effective” (Washington,
                                           Laissez-faire
                                                                                   Adams, Jefferson).
                                           Marbury v. Madison, (1803)             Establish criteria for
                                           John Marshall                          deciding.
                                           Louisiana Purchase                    1.01e Produce a video
                                           Alien & Sedition Acts                  “talk show” in which
                                           Virginia & Kentucky Resolutions        students portray
                                           Hartford Convention (1814)             Federalist Era leaders
                                           Suffrage requirements                  and their philosophies
                                           Tecumseh                               regarding States‟ Rights
                                           Cotton Gin                             and Federal Power.
                                           Eli Whitney                           1.02a Working in
                                           “Necessary Evil”                       cooperative groups,
                                           Emancipation                           complete a fishbone
                                           Treaty of Greenville 1796              diagram analyzing the
                                           XYZ Affair                             political freedoms
                                           Convention of 1800                     available to women,
                                           Impressment of seamen                  workers, landless
                                                                                   farmers, American
                                           Embargo Act 1807
                                                                                   Indians, free blacks and
                                           President Washington‟s
                                                                                   slaves during the
                                           Proclamation Neutrality                Federalist Era.
                                           President Washington‟s
                                                                                  1.02b Contrast
                                           Farewell Address                       American Indian and
                                           War Hawks                              United States citizens‟
                                           War of 1812                            cultural views toward

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                                              Battle of New Orleans       land ownership and
                                              Treaty of Ghent             religion.
                                              Adams-Onis Treaty          1.02c Complete chart
                                              Jay‟s Treaty                and map exercises
                                              Pinckney‟s Treaty           illustrating how the
                                                                           cotton gin increased the
                                                                           demand for slaves and
                                                                           accelerated settlement of
                                                                           lands occupied by
                                                                           American Indians.
                                                                          1.02d Develop a list of
                                                                           alternative policies the
                                                                           US government could
                                                                           have used to improve
                                                                           the social conditions of
                                                                           women, African
                                                                           Americans, and
                                                                           American Indians during
                                                                           the Federalist Era.
                                                                           Explain why each
                                                                           alternative would have
                                                                           been accepted or
                                                                           rejected by citizens of
                                                                           the time period. (H)
                                                                          1.03a Create an
                                                                           illustrated timeline
                                                                           identifying the major
                                                                           foreign policy events of
                                                                           the Federalist Era.
                                                                          1.03b Design “bumper
                                                                           stickers” protesting or
                                                                           supporting American
                                                                           military action during
                                                                           the XYZ Affair.
                                                                          1.03c Compare and
                                                                           contrast Washington‟s
                                                                           Farewell address to

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                                                                                             current U.S. foreign
                                                                                             policy issues.
                                                                                            1.03d Write letters to the
                                                                                             U.S. Congress of 1812
                                                                                             from the perspective of
                                                                                             War Hawks or New
                                                                                             England Federalists
                                                                                             about the pending war.
Unit 2: Expansion and Reform (1801-1850) -    Essential Questions                           Students enrolled in           Refer to NCDPI
The learner will assess the competing forces   Describe the challenges and lasting          Honors US History               CD-ROM for
of expansionism, nationalism, and                impact of manifest destiny.                 should be prepared to           U.S. History
sectionalism.                                  How did transcendentalism assist in          conduct additional             American Anthem
2.01 Analyze the effects of territorial          developing a national identity?             independent research            Ch. 7,8,9
expansion and the admission of new states to   How did industrialization promote both       projects that require          History Alive
the Union.                                       nationalism and sectionalism?               critical thinking and           Manifest Destiny
2.02 Describe how the growth of nationalism    Why were reforms needed in American          extensive reading and           and a Growing
and sectionalism were reflected in art,          society in the early 19th century?          writing                         Nation
literature, and language.                      What were the lasting impacts, if any,      2.01a Create “Territorial      Honors level
2.03 Distinguish between the economic and        of these reforms?                           Expansion” jigsaw               assessment should
social issues that led to sectionalism and     How does the 2nd Great Awakening             puzzles. Students can           include free-
nationalism.                                     propel slavery to the forefront of          trace and cut out puzzle        response writing
2.04 Assess political events, issues, and        controversy as a moral, not economic,       pieces representing the         on most tests
personalities that contributed to sectionalism   issue?                                      territorial acquisitions of
and nationalism.                              Key concepts                                   the lower 48 states on
2.05 Identify the major reform movements                                                     cardboard and write
                                               The rationale for and the consequences
and evaluate their effectiveness.                                                            notes on the back of
                                                 of Manifest Destiny
2.06 Evaluate the role of religion in the debate                                             each piece to explain
                                               Federal Indian policy before The Civil
over slavery and other social movements and                                                  how it was acquired.
issues.                                                                                      Exchange puzzles and
                                               The political and economic importance
                                                                                             compare notes.
                                                 of the West
                                                                                            2.01b Write personal
                                               Cultural expressions of patriotism
                                                                                             letters to President Polk
                                               Celebrating the common man and the
                                                                                             supporting or protesting
                                                 American way of life
                                                                                             the Mexican War.
                                               Influence of the Transcendentalist
                                                                                            2.01c Create posters
                                                                                             celebrating the
                                               Transformation of life in the early          advantages of territorial
                                                 industrial revolution
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                                           Cultural polarization of Antebellum           expansion.
                                             America                                     2.01d Analyze the
                                           Political agendas of antebellum leaders       painting “Trail of
                                           Concepts of “Jacksonian Democracy”            Tears”. See analysis
                                           Slave Revolts                                 sheet in Section Five.
                                           States‟ Rights                                Include visual imagery
                                           Era of Good Feelings                          and feelings.
                                           Women‟s Rights                               2.02a Compare images
                                           Temperance Movement                           of neoclassical
                                                                                          architecture (Monticello,
                                           Improvement of social institutions
                                                                                          US Capitol, etc.) to
                                             (prisons, mental health, education)
                                                                                          examples of Roman
                                           Development of Utopian Communities
                                                                                          structures. How are the
                                             Second Great Awakening
                                                                                          lines different?
                                           Moral Dilemma of Slavery
                                                                                         2.02b View the image of
                                           The Abolitionist Movement                     1836 George
                                         Key Terms
                                                                                          Washington statue by
                                           Missouri Compromise                           Horatio Greenough.
                                           The Indian Removal Act 1830                   Discuss or write analysis
                                           Sequoyah                                      of why Americans
                                           Worchester v. Georgia, 1832                   embraced neoclassical
                                           Trail of Tears                                styles.
                                           White man suffrage                           2.02c View landscape
                                           The Alamo                                     paintings by Thomas
                                           Election of 1844                              Cole and Asher Durand,
                                           Texas Annexation                              and genre works by
                                           “54-40 or Fight!”                             William Sidney Mount,
                                           Mexican War                                   etc. Summarize the
                                           Wilmot Proviso                                images and explain how
                                           Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo                   the works celebrate the
                                           49ers                                         spirit of nationalism.
                                           Stephen Austin                               2.02d Compare and
                                                                                          contrast the painting
                                           Gadsden Purchase
                                                                                          “Cotton Plantation” by
                                           Lewis and Clark
                                                                                          Giroux and “After The
                                           Oregon Trail                                  Sale” by Eyre Crowe in
                                           Noah Webster                                  the different
                                           Ralph Waldo Emerson
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                                              Henry David Thoreau                         presentations of slavery
                                              Neoclassical Architecture                   in America.
                                              Washington Irving                          2.02e Allow students to
                                              Edgar Allen Poe                             present, in art or
                                              Nathaniel Hawthorne                         literature, examples of
                                              James Fennimore Cooper                      how this time period
                                              Hudson River School of Artists              displayed a new sense of
                                              Alex de Tocqueville
                                                                                          202e (H) Have students
                                              Samuel Morse
                                                                                           read Incidents in the Life
                                              Eli Whitney
                                                                                           of a Slave Girl by
                                              John Deere                                  Harriett Jacobs or Clotel
                                              Cyrus McCormick                             by William Wells
                                              Robert Fulton                               Brown and conduct a
                                              Erie Canal                                  Paideia seminar. Write
                                              Cotton Kingdom                              a position paper on the
                                              1st Industrial Revolution                   injustices of slavery as
                                              Nativism                                    outlined in these books.
                                              Know-Nothings                              2.02f What concepts of
                                              William Lloyd Garrison                      the Transcendentalist
                                              Frederick Douglass                          Movement show a
                                              Henry Clay                                  change in American
                                              American System                             society? Make a list and
                                              Panic of 1819                               share in groups.
                                              McCulloch v. Maryland, 1819                202h (H) Read and
                                              Election of 1824                            participate in a Paideia
                                              “corrupt bargain”                           seminar on one of the
                                                                                           works of the
                                              suffrage
                                                                                           Transcendentalists such
                                              spoils system
                                                                                           as “Civil Disobedience.”
                                              Tariff of Abomination                       Debate the concept of
                                              South Carolina Nullification Crisis         civil disobedience and
                                              South Carolina Exposition and Protest       when it can be used for
                                              Election of 1832                            good rather than evil.
                                              Pet Banks                                   Analyze the works of
                                              Whig Party                                  Mahatma Gandhi and
                                              Election of 1840                            Martin Luther King, Jr.

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                                              Nat Turner‟s Rebellion     2.03a On a US map,
                                              Monroe Doctrine             indicate economic and
                                              Dorothea Dix                technological
                                              Horace Mann                 developments of the
                                              Elizabeth Cady Stanton      time period.
                                              Lucretia Mott              2.03b Use a graphic
                                              Seneca Falls Convention     organizer to show the
                                              Sojourner Truth             growing divide between
                                                                           the North and the South
                                              Susan B. Anthony
                                                                           in issues of religion,
                                              Utopian Communities
                                                                           education, and
                                              Brook Farm                  economics.
                                              Oneida                     2.03c Research and
                                              New Harmony                 analyze the impact of
                                              Rehabilitation              innovations and
                                              Prison Reform               inventions of the period
                                              William Lloyd Garrison      on American society.
                                              Grimke Sisters             2.03d Write an editorial
                                              David Walker                to a local paper
                                              Frederick Douglass          opposing discriminatory
                                              Charles G. Finney           practices in hiring,
                                                                           housing, education, etc.
                                                                           during this time period.
                                                                          2.04a Create a flow-
                                                                           chart analyzing the
                                                                           events that brought an
                                                                           end to the nationalistic
                                                                           “Era of Good Feelings.”
                                                                          2.04b Describe the
                                                                           following: The Corrupt
                                                                           Bargain of 1824,
                                                                           “Rotation in Office”,
                                                                           Jackson‟s Bank Veto.
                                                                           Summarize and explain
                                                                           how these events
                                                                           expanded the American
                                                                           concept of “natural
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                                                  2.04c Choose a
                                                   perspective: “The
                                                   United States became
                                                   more democratic or less
                                                   democratic during the
                                                   age of Jackson.”
                                                   Illustrate with a diagram
                                                   from your perspective.
                                                  2.04c (H) Summarize
                                                   and explain how the
                                                   events in the Corrupt
                                                   Bargain of 1824 and
                                                   “Rotation in Office,”
                                                   Jackson‟s Bank Veto,
                                                   expanded the American
                                                   concept of “natural
                                                  2.04e (H) Compare and
                                                   contrast the Monroe
                                                   Doctrine to the Bush
                                                   Doctrine in terms of
                                                   national security issues
                                                   facing the United States.
                                                  2.05a (H) Create a
                                                   multimedia presentation
                                                   depicting a reformer and
                                                   a reform movement.
                                                  2.05b Hypothesize how
                                                   society would be
                                                   different today if the
                                                   reforms of this period
                                                   had not occurred.
                                                  2.05c (H) Hold a
                                                   “Reform Convention” in
                                                   which groups of
                                                   students set up displays
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                                                   on the “reform” of their
                                                   choice. Establish
                                                   criteria for the displays
                                                   and include a theme
                                                  2.05d Compare and
                                                   contrast the success of
                                                   the different reforms of
                                                   the period. Which ones
                                                   were most successful?
                                                   Why? Develop a “How
                                                   to Succeed in Reforms
                                                  2.06a Trace the religious
                                                   background and
                                                   activities of major social
                                                   reformers during the
                                                   Antebellum Period.
                                                   Write a position paper
                                                   that advocates the views
                                                   of one of these religious
                                                  2.06b Have students find
                                                   pictures of “tent”
                                                   meetings or gatherings
                                                   when circuit ministers
                                                   visited communities.
                                                   What common factors
                                                   are seen in the pictures?
                                                   Make a list. Discuss.
                                                  2.06b (H) Write a
                                                   position paper that
                                                   advocates the views of
                                                   one of the major social
                                                   reformers during the
                                                   Antebellum Period.
                                                  2.06c Take a work of

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                                                                                                 Garrison and Douglass,
                                                                                                 highlight any terms that
                                                                                                 indicate that these men
                                                                                                 were “spiritually” led to
                                                                                                 their work. Discuss the
                                                                                                2.06f (H) Read excerpts
                                                                                                 from the works of David
                                                                                                 Walker, Nat Turner,
                                                                                                 Frederick Douglass, and
                                                                                                 William Lloyd Garrison.
                                                                                                 Compare and contrast
                                                                                                 their ideas and solutions
                                                                                                 to the slavery question.

Unit 3: Crisis, Civil War, and Reconstruction Essential Questions                               Students enrolled in         Refer to NCDPI
(1848-1877) - The learner will analyze the     Discuss the long term issues that led to         Honors US History             CD-ROM for
issues that led to the Civil War, the effects of the Civil War.                                  should be prepared to         U.S. History
the war, and the impact of Reconstruction on   Analyze and assess the short term                conduct additional           American Anthem
the nation.                                      causes of the Civil War.                        independent research          Ch. 10, 11, 12
3.01 Trace the economic, social, and political What events could be considered                  projects that require        History Alive
events from the Mexican War to the outbreak      political and military turning points of        critical thinking and         Civil War and
of the Civil War.                                the Civil War?                                  extensive reading and         Reconstruction
3.02 Analyze and assess the causes of the      Assess their significance to the outcome         writing                      Honors level
Civil War.                                       of the conflict. Discuss the effects of the    3.01a Using a timeline        assessment should
3.03 Identify political and military turning     war.                                            of 1820-1860, trace and       include free-
points of the Civil War and assess their       Summarize the impact of                          describe the failure of       response writing
significance to the outcome of the conflict.     Reconstruction on the nation.                   various compromises to        on most tests
3.04 Analyze the political, economic, and      Discuss how the Civil War led to a               reach a solution to the
social impact of Reconstruction on the nation    more centralized government.                    slavery issue.
and identify the reasons why Reconstruction   Key Concepts                                      3.01b Determine ways
came to an end.
                                               The debate on the expansion of Slavery           in which strong
3.05 Evaluate the degree to which the Civil                                                      executive leadership in
                                               Weak Presidential Leadership
War and Reconstruction proved to be a test of                                                    the 1850s could have
the supremacy of the national government.      Growing Sectionalism
                                                                                                 averted the Civil War.
                                               Rise of the Republican Party
                                                                                                 Make a list.
                                               The role of slavery
                                                                                                3.01c On a map of the
                                               Economics and expansion of the
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                                             geographic regions                         U.S., identify the
                                           Interpretations of the 10th Amendment       following areas: Slave
                                           Immediate causes of the war                 and Free States, Kansas
                                           Key turning points of the war               and Nebraska
                                           New military technology                     Territories, areas open to
                                           Strategies of both sides                    slavery under the terms
                                           Major political and military leaders        of the Missouri
                                           European support
                                                                                        Compromise of 1850,
                                           Executive Powers
                                                                                        and proposed routes of
                                           Resistance to the war effort Effects of     the transcontinental
                                             Military occupation
                                           Limits on presidential and                 3.01d Compare and
                                             congressional power                        contrast Stephen
                                           Development of a new labor system           Douglas‟ Freeport
                                           Reconstruction: resistance and decline      Doctrine with the Dred
                                           Enfranchisement and Civil Rights            Scott decision.
                                           Reorganization of southern social,         3.01d (H) Have students
                                             economic, and political systems            read the text of the
                                             Supremacy of The federal government        Missouri Compromise,
                                           The question of secession                   Compromise of 1859,
                                           Dwindling support for civil rights          the Kansas-Nebraska
                                          Key Terms                                     Act, excerpts from
                                           Anti-slavery movement                       Uncle Tom’s Cabin, and
                                           Slave codes                                 excerpts from The
                                           Underground Railroad                        Impending Crisis of the
                                           Harriet Tubman                              South, and create a 3-D
                                           Kansas-Nebraska Act                         timeline of 1820-1860
                                           Bleeding Kansas                             that demonstrates the
                                           Republican Party                            development of the
                                           Popular Sovereignty                         crisis.
                                           Summer-Brooks Incident                     3.01e Develop a graphic
                                                                                        organizer that compares
                                           Freeport Doctrine
                                                                                        and contrasts the
                                           Lincoln-Douglas Debates
                                                                                        Missouri Compromise,
                                           Free Soil Party                             the Compromise of
                                           Compromise of 1850                          1850, and the Kansas-
                                           Dred Scott v. Sanford, 1857
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                                              John Brown and Harper‟s Ferry            Nebraska Act.
                                              Fugitive Slave Act                      3.01f Using Bleeding
                                              Missouri Compromise                      Kansas, John Brown‟s
                                              Compromise of 1850 Harriet Beecher       Raid at Harper‟s Ferry,
                                               Stowe                                    and the Brooks-Sumner
                                              Uncle Tom‟s Cabin                        Incident as background,
                                              Fugitive Slave Law                       have students determine
                                              Election of 1860                         how these issues were a
                                                                                        preview of the coming
                                              Secession
                                              Fort Sumter, S.C.
                                                                                       3.02a Create a chart
                                              Abraham Lincoln
                                                                                        showing results of the
                                              Jefferson Davis                          1860 election.
                                              Confederation                            Determine the reasons
                                              First Battle of Bull Run/ Manassas       for Lincoln‟s election
                                              John Wilkes Booth                        and project the
                                              Antietam                                 implications of it.
                                              Vicksburg                               3.02b Outline the
                                              Gettysburg                               viewpoints of Abraham
                                              Gettysburg Address                       Lincoln and Jefferson
                                              Writ of Habeas Corpus                    Davis in regards to the
                                              Election of 1864                         “UNION”.
                                              William Sherman‟s March                 3.02c (H) Create a
                                              Anaconda Plan                            graphic organizer that
                                              Copperheads                              demonstrates the ways
                                              Emancipation Proclamation                that the principles of
                                              African-American participation           States‟ Rights have been
                                              Appomattox Court House                   interpreted by
                                                                                        politicians, the Supreme
                                              Robert E. Lee
                                                                                        Court, and citizens from
                                              Ulysses S. Grant
                                              George McClellan
                                                                                       3.02d (H) Using
                                              Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson               excerpts from Uncle
                                              Freedman‟s Bureau                        Tom‟s Cabin and
                                              Radical Republicans                      Sociology of the South
                                              Reconstruction plans                     identify arguments used
                                              Thaddeus Stevens                         by abolitionists and

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                                              Andrew Johnson                    southerners to denounce
                                              Compromise of 1877                and defend slavery.
                                              Tenure of Office Act             3.03a On a map of the
                                              Johnson‟s impeachment             United States draw and
                                              Scalawags                         explain the Union‟s
                                              Carpetbaggers                     Anaconda Plan. On the
                                              Black Codes                       same map identify the
                                                                                 “turning point” battles.
                                              Ku Klux Klan
                                                                                3.03b Describe the new
                                              Sharecroppers
                                                                                 military technologies
                                              Tenant farmers
                                                                                 that were developed in
                                              Jim Crow laws                     the war and describe the
                                              The Whiskey Ring                  effects they had on the
                                              Solid South                       war and its outcomes.
                                              Military reconstruction          3.03c (H) Research the
                                              13th amendment                    battles of Vicksburg and
                                              14th amendment                    Gettysburg. In a two-
                                              15th amendment                    page essay explain why
                                              Civil Rights Act of 1866          these were turning
                                              Election of 1876                  points.
                                              Compromise of 1877 (repeat)      3.03d Read the
                                                                                 Proclamation and
                                                                                 analyze its effects on
                                                                                 slaves in all areas of the
                                                                                 nation. Also determine
                                                                                 the impact of this
                                                                                 document on the war as
                                                                                 a whole.
                                                                                3.03e (H) Determine
                                                                                 ways that Lincoln
                                                                                 expanded executive
                                                                                 powers during the war.
                                                                                 Make a list and discuss
                                                                                 the legality of each.
                                                                                3.03f (H) Research,
                                                                                 analyze, and summarize
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                                                   ways in which citizens
                                                   of both sides of the war
                                                   showed their opposition
                                                   or support.
                                                  3.04a Create a graphic
                                                   organizer that shows
                                                   Presidential and
                                                   Reconstruction plans.
                                                  3.04b Compare and
                                                   contrast pre-war slave
                                                   codes with post-war
                                                  3.04c (H) Discuss how
                                                   the Tenure of Office Act
                                                   violated constitutional
                                                   separation of powers,
                                                   and checks and
                                                  3.04d (H) Write a two-
                                                   page essay on the
                                                   effectiveness of
                                                  3.04e With a triple Venn
                                                   diagram compare and
                                                   contrast tenant farming,
                                                   sharecropping and
                                                  3.04f Discuss ways the
                                                   South resisted/
                                                  3.05a (H) Divide the
                                                   class into two groups;
                                                   one in support of states
                                                   rights, one in support of
                                                   federal supremacy.
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                                                                                                 Each group will analyze
                                                                                                 the historical arguments
                                                                                                 for their position and
                                                                                                 present to the class.
                                                                                                3.05b (H) Develop
                                                                                                 arguments supporting
                                                                                                 the idea that the Civil
                                                                                                 War and Reconstruction
                                                                                                 were the key events in
                                                                                                 determining the
                                                                                                 supremacy of the federal
                                                                                                3.05c Invite Civil War
                                                                                                 re-enactors to speak as a
                                                                                                 panel to the class.
                                                                                                 Assess the validity of
                                                                                                 the stories they present.
                                                                                                 Determine criteria for
                                                                                                 this evaluation.
Unit 4: The Great West and the Rise of the        Key Questions                                 Students enrolled in         Refer to NCDPI
Debtor (1860s-1896) – The learner will             Discuss the different groups of people       Honors US History             CD-ROM for
evaluate the great westward movement and            who migrated to the West and describe        should be prepared to         U.S. History
assess the impact of the agricultural               the problems they experienced.               conduct additional           American Anthem
revolution on the nation.                          Discuss the impact of western migration      independent research          Ch. 13
4.01 Compare and contrast the different             on inhabitants of the west. (Indians and     projects that require        History Alive
groups of people who migrated to the West           Mexican)                                     critical thinking and         Manifest Destiny
and describe the problems they experienced.        Describe the causes and effects of the       extensive reading and         and a Growing
4.02 Evaluate the impact that settlement in the     financial difficulties that plagued the      writing                       Nation
West had upon different groups of people and        American farmer and trace the rise and      4.01a Write letters to       Honors level
the environment.                                    decline of Populism.                         your parents explaining       assessment should
4.03 Describe the causes and effects of the        How did technology impact the                your reasons for moving       include free-
financial difficulties that plagued the             economy of the west?                         west, the experiences         response writing
American farmer and trace the rise and            Key Concepts                                   along the way, and the        on most tests
decline of Populism.                               Challenges of Westward Movement              conditions at your new
4.04 Describe innovations in agricultural          Motivation for Westward Movement             location. Share with
technology and business practices and assess                                                     class.
                                                   Impact of the Transcontinental Railroad
their impact on the West.
                                                   Development of cattle, ranching, and        4.01b Evaluate the

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                                             mining industries                          extent to which settlers
                                           Mexican influence on the West               adapted to the new
                                           Western Movement Impact on Indians:         environment and
                                           Destruction of:                             geography of the West.
                                           Buffalo                                    4.01c (H) Research the
                                           Reservation                                 Land Grant Colleges in
                                           System                                      N. C. and trace their
                                           Cattle drives                               origins to the Morrill
                                                                                        Land Grant Act. Present
                                           Indian wars
                                                                                        findings using a
                                           Rise and fall of Populism
                                                                                        multimedia presentation.
                                           Impact of laws and court cases on the
                                                                                       4.01d Create a chart
                                                                                        showing all the groups
                                           Growing discontent of the farmer            who went west; why,
                                           Gold Standard vs. Bimetallism               and the results of their
                                           Technological improvements on               quest.
                                             farming                                   4.01e Create a campfire
                                           Changing nature of farming as a             setting in the class
                                             business                                   (brown and red paper),
                                           Increased dependence on the railroads       sit around and tell the
                                          Key Terms                                     “Tall Tales” of moving
                                           Joseph Smith                                west. Sing songs.
                                           Brigham Young                              4.02a (H) Review
                                           Mormons                                     excerpts from historical
                                           Homestead Act                               fiction, selected works
                                           Roles of women                              of art and/or movie
                                           Roles of African Americans                  excerpts to compare the
                                           Roles of Chinese                            romantic vision of the
                                           Roles of Irish                              West to the reality of
                                           Comstock Lode                               life there.
                                           Morrill Land Grant Act 1862                4.02b Create a pictorial
                                           Sod houses                                  or verbal diary of stories
                                           Oklahoma Land Rush                          of the Buffalo Soldiers
                                                                                        serving in the Indian
                                           Dawes Severalty Act
                                                                                        wars. Share these
                                           Chief Joseph
                                                                                        stories with the class.
                                           Nez Perce
                                                                                       4.02c (H) Prove or
                                           Battle of Little Big Horn
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                                              Sand Creek Massacre                   disprove this quote:
                                              Wounded Knee                          ”The American cowboy
                                              Helen Hunt Jackson‟s                  was actually a dirty,
                                              Century of Dishonor                   overworked laborer who
                                              Buffalo Soldiers                      fried his brains under a
                                              Promontory Point, Utah                prairie sun, or rode
                                                                                     endless miles in rain and
                                              Transcontinental Railroad
                                                                                     wind to mend fences or
                                              Irish immigrants
                                                                                     look for lost calves.”
                                              Chinese immigrants The Grange         The Cowboy, Time Life,
                                              National Farmer Alliances             p.1
                                              Southern Alliance                    4.02d What evidences of
                                              Colored Farmers Alliance              “Western” style exists
                                              Omaha Platform                        throughout our culture?
                                              Interstate Commerce Act               Make a list.
                                              Rebates                              4.03a (H) Examine the
                                              William Jennings Bryan                political cartoon on the
                                              “Cross of Gold Speech”                Judge Magazine cover
                                              Greenbacks                            of September 1896,
                                              Barbed wire                           “The Sacrilegious
                                              Refrigerator car                      Candidate.” Contrast
                                              Windmill                              the message of the Cross
                                              Farmer‟s Cooperatives                 of Gold Speech with this
                                              Steel Plow                            depiction of Bryan.
                                              Vertical/horizontal integration      4.03b Create a diagram
                                              Interlocking directorates             that illustrates the
                                                                                     impact of bimetallism
                                                                                     on the farmer and the
                                                                                    4.03c (H)Evaluate the
                                                                                     government‟s response
                                                                                     to the farmer‟s
                                                                                     complaints with regard
                                                                                     to the Munn Case, the
                                                                                     Wabash Case, and the
                                                                                     Interstate Commerce

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                                                4.03d Design a flow
                                                 chart showing the
                                                 difference in coined and
                                                 paper money.
                                                4.03e (H) Outline the
                                                 political basis of the
                                                 Populist Party and
                                                 assess the validity of
                                                 how these reforms
                                                 would further
                                                 democracy and liberties
                                                 for the common man.
                                                4.03f Hold a town
                                                 meeting to air the views
                                                 of different groups -
                                                 farmers, skilled workers,
                                                 unskilled workers,
                                                 business owners,
                                                 cowboys, ranchers, etc.
                                                 on passage of the
                                                 Interstate Commerce
                                                4.04a Compare and
                                                 contrast the workings of
                                                 the largest cattle ranches
                                                 of the west and small
                                                 farms in eastern states.
                                                4.04b Collect photos and
                                                 any other
                                                 representations of the
                                                 coming of the railroad to
                                                 the West. Who is in the
                                                 pictures? Why?
                                                4.04c Create a catalog of
                                                 the newest tools
                                                 available to the farmers
                                                 and ranchers. Compare
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                                                                                              the catalog to an early
                                                                                              mail order catalog of the
                                                                                              time period.
                                                                                             4.04d (H) Evaluate the
                                                                                              impact of the change in
                                                                                              farming and business
                                                                                              practices in the west on
                                                                                              the American economy.

Time Frame: Second Six Weeks
                                                                                                ESSENTIAL TASKS,            RECOMMENDED
                                                    ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS,                            STRATEGIES,                RESOURCES
                                                   BENCHMARKS, AND SKILLS                            PROJECTS,                     AND
                                                                                                   CONNECTIONS                ASSESSMENT
Unit 5: Becoming an Industrial Society        Key Questions                                    Students enrolled in         Refer to NCDPI
(1877-1900) - The learner will describe        How did Americans react to the growth           Honors US History             CD-ROM for
innovations in technology and business           of immigration?                                should be prepared to         U.S. History
practices and assess their impact on           How did industrialization change                conduct additional           American Anthem
economic, political, and social life in          American society at this time?                 independent research          Ch. 14, 15, 16
America.                                       How did the rise of industrialism impact        projects that require        History Alive The
5.01 Evaluate the influence of immigration     Adam Smith‟s economic model?                    critical thinking and         Rise of Industrial
and rapid industrialization on urban life.     Were low wages an essential ingredient          extensive reading and         America
5.02 Explain how business and industrial         for the rise of capitalism?                    writing                      Honors level
leaders accumulated wealth and wielded         Would working conditions and wages             5.01a Review primary          assessment should
political and economic power.                    have improved without unions?                  documents and                 include free-
5.03 Assess the impact of labor unions on                                                       photographs of the
                                               Did industrialization really improve the                                      response writing
industry and the lives of workers.                                                              period, and write letters     on most tests
                                                 lives of working people?
5.04 Describe the changing role of                                                              to friends and family in
                                               How did unions develop?
government in economic and political affairs.                                                   your “home” country
                                               How did industrialists try to prevent the
                                                                                                describing a new life in
                                                 spread of unions?
                                               Why was it necessary for the
                                                 government to take a more active role in      5.01b Debate whether
                                                                                                the “melting pot” theory
                                                 business affairs?
                                              Key Concepts                                      is an accurate phrase for
                                                                                                America 1877-1900.
                                               Urban Issues
                                                                                               5.01c Graph patterns
                                               Housing
                                                                                                and sources of
                                               Sanitation
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                                           Transportation                                immigration to America
                                           The rise of ethnic neighborhoods              over an extended period
                                           New forms of leisure                          of time. Match with
                                           Emergence of new industries:                  today‟s patterns.
                                           Railroads                                    5.01d Review diagrams
                                           Steel                                         of dumbbell tenements.
                                           Oil                                           How could they have
                                                                                          been made safer?
                                           Changes in the ways businesses formed
                                            and consolidated power                       5.01e Design pamphlets
                                                                                          replicating earlier ones
                                           Influence of business leaders as
                                                                                          distributed to new
                                            “captains of industry” or as “robber
                                                                                          arrivals in America.
                                                                                         5.01f Hold a mock city
                                           Relationship of big business to the
                                                                                          council meeting to
                                                                                          propose solutions to
                                           Influence of Darwinism, Social
                                                                                          urban issues of the day.
                                            Darwinism and the Gospel of Wealth
                                                                                         5.01g (H) Compare
                                           Formation of labor unions
                                                                                          positive and negative
                                           Types of unions                               aspects of maintaining
                                           Tactics used by labor unions                  the existence of ethnic
                                           Opposition to labor unions                    neighborhoods including
                                           Impact of law and court decisions             de facto segregation,
                                           “Laissez-Faire” government policies           racial and religious
                                           Operation of political machines               housing covenants, and
                                           Patronage vs. the civil service system        red lining of
                                           Impact of corruption and scandal in the       neighborhoods. Find
                                            government                                    examples of these
                                           The Election of 1896 (see also Goal           practices and analyze
                                            4.03)                                         their effect on society.
                                          Key Terms                                      5.01h (H) Analyze the
                                           Frederick Olmstead                            quote by the Carpenter‟s
                                           Cultural pluralism                            Union in Worchester,
                                           Urbanization                                  Mass.: “8 hours for
                                           Nativism                                      work, 8 hours for rest, 8
                                           Melting pot                                   hours for what we will.”
                                           Bessemer Process                              How did this idea
                                                                                          impact urban life?
                                           Andrew Carnegie
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                                              John Rockefeller                5.02a (H) Research the
                                              J. P. Morgan                     business practices of
                                              Vanderbilt family                men such as Carnegie
                                              Edwin Drake                      and Rockefeller. Put
                                              Standard Oil Company             them on trial as either
                                              U. S. Steel                      “Captains of
                                              George Westinghouse              Industry”/”robber
                                              Gospel of Wealth
                                                                               5.02b (H) Read excerpts
                                              Horatio Alger
                                                                                of the “Gospel of
                                              Social Darwinism
                                                                                Wealth” and discuss to
                                              Trust                            what extent Carnegie
                                              Monopoly                         and others practiced the
                                              Gilded Age                       philosophy.
                                              Working conditions              5.02c Interpret
                                              Wages                            quotations from business
                                              Child labor                      leaders of the time and
                                              Craft unions                     discuss how they reflect
                                              Trade unions                     the idea of Social
                                              Knights of Labor                 Darwinism.
                                              Haymarket Riot                  5.02d (H) Design a
                                              American Federation of Labor     display for a Gilded Age
                                              Samuel Gompers                   Museum that features
                                              Eugene Debs                      one of the emerging
                                              Strike                           industries and its impact
                                              Negotiation                      on people‟s lives.
                                              Mediation                       5.02e Discuss what
                                              Collective bargaining            responsibilities today‟s
                                                                                corporate leaders have
                                              Arbitration
                                                                                that the captains of
                                              Yellow-dog contract
                                                                                industry did not.
                                              Closed shop
                                                                               5.02f Research a
                                              Sherman Antitrust Act            business or industrial
                                              The Great Strike (1877)          leader and prepare a
                                              Pullman Strike                   resume for that
                                              Homestead Strike                 individual.
                                              Sherman Anti-Trust Act          5.02g Illustrate the
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                                              Pendleton Act                    concepts of vertical and
                                              Political machines               horizontal integration in
                                              Boss Tweed                       business.
                                              Tammany Hall                    5.03a Create a chart to
                                              Thomas Nast                      show the various unions
                                              Credit Mobilier scandal          that formed in the time
                                              Graft                            period. Include these
                                                                                topics: how organized,
                                              Whiskey Ring scandal
                                                                                goals, attempts to reach
                                              Populism
                                                                                goals, and success.
                                              Secret ballot (Australian)
                                                                               5.03b (H) Work
                                              Initiative                       cooperatively to form a
                                              Referendum                       union. Each group
                                              Recall                           should develop rules for
                                              Mugwumps                         membership, goals,
                                                                                plans to reach goals, and
                                                                                expected results. Share
                                                                                with the class.
                                                                               5.03c Diagram decision
                                                                                trees exploring the likely
                                                                                consequences and
                                                                                results of going on strike
                                                                                vs. collective bargaining
                                                                                or arbitration.
                                                                               5.03d Write letters to the
                                                                                editor of a newspaper
                                                                                supporting or protesting
                                                                                attempts to organize a
                                                                                hypothetical union in the
                                                                               5.03e Group students to
                                                                                review how presidents
                                                                                respond to different
                                                                                strikes in the time period
                                                                                and offer suggestions as
                                                                                to how the situation
                                                                                might have been

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                                                   resolved differently.
                                                   Students should provide
                                                  5.03e (H) Have students
                                                   write an additional
                                                   editorial describing the
                                                   effects of unionization
                                                   of workers on a
                                                   hypothetical town.
                                                  5.04a Create a flow
                                                   diagram that shows the
                                                   working of a political
                                                   machine within a city
                                                   like New York.
                                                  5.04b Review the
                                                   political cartoons of
                                                   Thomas Nast and create
                                                   new cartoons to address
                                                   issues of the era.
                                                  5.04c Compare public
                                                   reaction to the scandal in
                                                   the Gilded Age to
                                                   scandals today.
                                                  5.04d Generate
                                                   questions that should be
                                                   on a civil service exam
                                                   and compare the new
                                                   questions to actual
                                                   sample questions from
                                                   the original exam.
                                                  5.04e (H) In cooperative
                                                   learning groups, create a
                                                   cartoon in the style of
                                                   Thomas Nast, and
                                                   compose an
                                                   accompanying editorial
                                                   depicting the oil policy
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                                                                                            of today.

Unit 6: The emergence of the United States in   Key Questions                              Students enrolled in         Refer to NCDPI
World Affairs (1890-1914) - The learner will     How has free trade impacted               Honors US History             CD-ROM for
analyze causes and effects of the United          imperialism?                              should be prepared to         U.S. History
States emergence as a world power.               How did racism contribute to              conduct additional           American Anthem
6.01 Examine the factors that led to the          imperialism?                              independent research          Ch. 17
United States taking an increasingly active     Key Concepts                                projects that require        History Alive The
role in world affairs.                           Global and military competition           critical thinking and         United States:
6.02 Identify the areas of United States         Increased demands for resources and       extensive reading and         Coming of Age
military, economic, and political involvement     markets                                   writing                       1890-1920
and influence.                                   Closing of the Frontier                  6.01a (H) Compare and        Honors level
6.03 Describe how the policies and actions of    Exploitation of nations, peoples, and     contrast the U. S.            assessment should
the United States government impacted the         resources                                 justification for             include free-
affairs of other countries.                                                                 continental expansion
                                                 Causes and conduct of the Spanish-                                      response writing
                                                  American War                              versus expansion              on most tests
                                                 United States Interventions in            abroad.
                                                 Hawaii                                   6.01b Have students
                                                                                            write responses to
                                                 Latin America
                                                                                            Kipling‟s White Man‟s
                                                 Caribbean
                                                 Asia/Pacific
                                                                                           6.01c Examine or draw
                                                 Intervention vs. Isolation                political cartoons that
                                                 Support for and opposition to United      represent supporting and
                                                  States economic intervention              opposing views of
                                                 Perception of the United States as a      imperialism.
                                                  world power                              6.02a Design a chart that
                                                Key Terms                                   details the specifics of
                                                 Alfred T. Mahan                           United States
                                                 Josiah Strong                             involvement in Cuba,
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                                               Frederick Jackson Turner           Hawaii, Latin America/
                                              Imperialism                        Caribbean, and
                                              Spheres of influence               Asia/Pacific.
                                              Queen Liliuokalani                6.02b Analyze and
                                              Seward‟s Folly                     discuss some examples
                                              Treaty of Paris 1898               of “yellow journalism”
                                              Platt Amendment                    from the period and
                                              “Splendid Little War”              from today.
                                              Social Darwinism                  6.02c Map the pattern of
                                                                                  United States imperial
                                              Philippines
                                                                                  activities around the
                                              Commodore George Dewey
                                              Theodore Roosevelt
                                                                                 6.02d (H) Develop an
                                              Rough Riders                       argument either
                                              William Randolph Hearst            supporting or opposing
                                              Joseph Pulitzer                    the following statement:
                                              USS Maine                          “Modern news shows
                                              Panama Canal                       are a form of political
                                              Pancho Villa Raids                 propaganda very similar
                                              “Jingoism”                         to the „yellow
                                              Dollar Diplomacy                   journalism‟ of the late
                                              Platt Amendment                    19th and early 20th
                                              Roosevelt Corollary                Centuries.”
                                              Anti-Imperialism League           6.03a Create a chart
                                              Missionary (Moral) Diplomacy       comparing Roosevelt,
                                              Boxer Rebellion                    Taft, and Wilson‟s
                                              Open Door Policy                   foreign policies in Latin
                                              Annexation of Hawaii               American and the
                                                                                  Caribbean. Include the
                                                                                  outcomes of actions.
                                                                                 6.03b In a role-play
                                                                                  activity, present the
                                                                                  views of leaders of the
                                                                                 6.03c (H) Using the
                                                                                  argument from the
                                                                                 May 17, 1898, “Report
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                                                                                                of the Committee on
                                                                                                Foreign Affairs on
                                                                                                House Res. 259,” ask
                                                                                                students to hold a
                                                                                                hearing on the
                                                                                                annexation of Hawaii.
                                                                                               6.03d (H) Ask students
                                                                                                to reveal why the 1897
                                                                                                “Petition Against
                                                                                                Annexation” is
                                                                                                important to Hawaiians
                                                                                                and other Americans.
                                                                                                Brainstorm cases of
                                                                                                similar incidents of
                                                                                                neglect in recorded
                                                                                               6.03e (H) Map areas of
                                                                                                the world affected by
                                                                                                each type of diplomacy
                                                                                                (i. e. , dollar, moral, “big
                                                                                                stick,” etc) and create a
                                                                                                generalization about the
                                                                                                type of diplomacy used
                                                                                                in different places in the
                                                                                                world. Compare that to
                                                                                                areas of the world where
                                                                                                we have diplomatic
                                                                                                relations today.
Unit 7: The Progressive Movement in the            Key Questions                               Students enrolled in            Refer to NCDPI
United States (1890-1914) –The learner will         How did 19th century Industrialization     Honors US History                CD-ROM for
analyze the economic, political, and social          negatively affect Social and urban         should be prepared to            U.S. History
reforms of the Progressive Period.                   America?                                   conduct additional              American Anthem
7.01 Explain the conditions that led to the rise    How did the Progressives change the        independent research             Ch. 15-16
of Progressivism.                                    lives of                                   projects that require           History Alive The
7.02 Analyze how different groups of                American workers, women, and urban-        critical thinking and            U.S. Coming of
Americans made economic and political gains          dwellers?                                  extensive reading and            Age: 1890-1920
in the Progressive Period.                          Which groups of Americans were not         writing                         Honors level
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7.03 Evaluate the effects of racial segregation    helped by Progressives?                     7.01a (H) Divide the          assessment should
on different regions and segments of the           What evidence suggested racial               class into sample groups      include free-
United States' society.                             inequality and                               (i.e. presidential cabinet,   response writing
7.04 Examine the impact of technological           injustice after the 14th Amendment and       state governors,              on most tests
changes on economic, social, and cultural life      through The Progressive era?                 women‟s clubs, and
in the United States.                              What was the impact of Technological         selected ethnic groups).
                                                    advances upon turn-of-the-20th               Give each group a
                                                   Century Americans?                           problem to resolve from
                                                  Key Concepts                                   their perspective. Chart
                                                   Corruption and ineffectiveness of            their solutions on a
                                                    government                                   graph line illustrating all
                                                   Immigration and urban poor                   views from far right to
                                                                                                 far left.
                                                   Working conditions
                                                                                                7.01b Define the term
                                                   Emergence of Social Gospel
                                                                                                 “radical”. Evaluate
                                                   Unequal distribution of wealth
                                                                                                 excerpts of muckraking
                                                   The roles of the Progressive presidents:     articles based on the
                                                   Roosevelt                                    definition.
                                                   Taft                                        7.01c (H) Compare
                                                   Wilson                                       conditions in industry
                                                   The growing power of the electorate          today with conditions in
                                                   The changing roles and influence of          the late 19th Century.
                                                    women                                        Write a research paper
                                                   The impact of political and economic         regarding the conditions.
                                                    changes on the working class                 Explain how the
                                                   The changing nature of state and local       conditions were better or
                                                    governments                                  worse and defend your
                                                   Disenfranchisement                           opinion with research.
                                                   African-American responses to Jim           7.01d (H) Research the
                                                    Crow                                         Triangle Shirt Waist
                                                   Segregated Society                           Fire and the Hamlet
                                                   Industrial innovations                       Chicken Plant Fire and
                                                   Emergence of advertising and                 compare and contrast
                                                    consumerism                                  the causes and effects of
                                                  Key Terms                                      each, specifically the
                                                   Muckraking                                   reaction of state and
                                                   Ida Tarbell                                  federal governments.

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                                              Lincoln Steffens                    7.01e (H) Read excerpts
                                              Upton Sinclair                       from the writings of Ida
                                              Jacob Riis                           Tarbell and the writings
                                              Urban slums                          of John D. Rockefeller
                                              Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire     and develop a dialogue
                                              Jane Addams/Hull House               that demonstrates
                                              16th Amendment                       Rockefeller‟s response
                                                                                    to Tarbell‟s claims.
                                              17th Amendment
                                                                                   7.02a (H) Compare the
                                              18th Amendment
                                                                                    party platforms for the
                                              (Volstead Act)
                                                                                    election of 1912.
                                              19th Amendment                       Determine which
                                              Carrie A. Nation                     candidate was the true
                                              Anthracite Coal Strike               progressive. Justify
                                              Sherman Anti-Trust Act North         your position.
                                              Northern Securities v U.S., 1904    7.02b Select one
                                              American Tobacco v U.S., 1911        progressive
                                              US v EC Kight &Co, 1895              law/amendment.
                                              Payne Aldrich Tariff, 1909           Identify groups most
                                              Mann Elkins Act                      impacted by the law and
                                              Robert LaFollette                    whether the law‟s
                                              Election of 1912                     objective was achieved
                                              Progressive/Bull Moose Party        7.02c Using the music
                                              Federal Reserve Act                  of a popular song,
                                              Plessey v Ferguson, 1896             rewrite the words to
                                              Booker T. Washington                 become a “trust-busting”
                                              W.E.B. Dubois                        song. Teach the new
                                                                                    lyrics to the class.
                                              Ida Wells Barnett
                                                                                   7.02d Construct a tree
                                              Great Migration
                                                                                    map of the political,
                                              Niagara Movement
                                                                                    social, and economic
                                              Atlanta Compromise Speech            gains of the Progressive
                                              The NAACP                            Period. Determine
                                              Nationwide lynching                  which gain most
                                              Disenfranchisement                   changed society.
                                              Literacy test                       7.02e (H) Determine
                                              Poll taxes                           which groups were left
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                                              Grandfather clauses        out of the Progressive
                                              Wright brothers            Movement (Social
                                              Movie Camera               Gospel) and the reasons
                                              Coca Cola                  for their exclusion.
                                              Ford‟s Innovations:       7.03a Use a cause and
                                              $5 day                     effect foldable to
                                              Assembly line              illustrate an event such
                                                                          as the Great Migration,
                                              Model T
                                                                          Plessey Decision,
                                              Workers as consumers
                                                                          Atlantic Compromise
                                              Electricity                and/or the formation of
                                              Mail order catalogs        NAACP.
                                              Skyscrapers               7.03b Analyze James
                                              Kodak cameras              Weldon Johnson‟s “Lift
                                              Airline service            Every Voice and Sing”
                                              Sewing machine             and explain why it
                                                                          became the Negro
                                                                          National Anthem.
                                                                         7.03c Compare the lives
                                                                          of Booker T.
                                                                          Washington and W. E.
                                                                          B. Dubois and how they
                                                                          turned adversity into
                                                                         7.03c (H) Read excerpts
                                                                          from W.E.B. DuBois,
                                                                          Booker T. Washington,
                                                                          Ida B. Wells, and Henry
                                                                          Turner. Compare and
                                                                          contrast their solutions
                                                                          to the plight of African
                                                                          Americans in the late
                                                                          19th and early 20th
                                                                          Century. Determine
                                                                          which solution you
                                                                          support and write a
                                                                          justification of your

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                                                  7.03d Read and discuss
                                                   the events that led
                                                   W.E.B. Dubois to call
                                                   Booker T. Washington‟s
                                                   Atlanta Exposition
                                                   address as the “Atlanta
                                                  7.03e (H) Read either
                                                   The Souls of Black Folk
                                                   by W.E.B. DuBois or
                                                   Up from Slavery by
                                                   Booker T. Washington
                                                   and participate in a
                                                   Paideia seminar on the
                                                   issues discussed.
                                                  7.03f (H) Read excerpts
                                                   from The Autobiography
                                                   of an Ex-Colored Man
                                                   by James Weldon
                                                   Johnson and The
                                                   Klansman by Thomas
                                                   Dixon. Compare and
                                                   contrast the experiences
                                                   of both in the late 19th
                                                   and early 20th Century.
                                                  7.04a Compare and
                                                   contrast methods of
                                                   advertising then that
                                                   appeal to consumers
                                                   with similar advertising
                                                  7.04b Create a
                                                   multimedia presentation
                                                   depicting how one
                                                   innovation altered daily
                                                   life in this time period.

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                                                                                                 Use music of the time
                                                                                                7.04c Demonstrate the
                                                                                                 process of assembly
                                                                                                 line. Place desks side by
                                                                                                 side and assign a task
                                                                                                 for the class to
                                                                                                 complete. Each student
                                                                                                 will have an individual
                                                                                                 job to complete. Speed
                                                                                                 up, add demands. Ask
                                                                                                 for reflections.
                                                                                                7.04d Collect and
                                                                                                 display photographs of
                                                                                                 antique and modern
                                                                                                 sewing machines.
                                                                                                 Discuss the changes.
                                                                                                2.04d (H) Discuss the
                                                                                                 economic effects of mail
                                                                                                 order and on-line
                                                                                                 businesses and compare
                                                                                                 these to the effects of
                                                                                                 changing business forms
                                                                                                 in the late 19th and 20th
Unit 8: The Great War and Its Aftermath           Key Questions                                 Students enrolled in         Refer to NCDPI
(1914-1930) - The learner will analyze United      How did the United States get involved       Honors US History             CD-ROM for
States involvement in World War I and the           in European World War I?                     should be prepared to         U.S. History
war's influence on international affairs during    How did America turn the tide of WWI         conduct additional           American Anthem
the 1920's.                                         to lead to Allied victory?                   independent research          Ch. 18-19
8.01 Examine the reasons why the United            How did WWI change the lives of              projects that require        History Alive The
States remained neutral at the beginning of         Americans at home, at work, and in           critical thinking and         U.S. Coming of
World War I but later became involved.              their government?                            extensive reading and         Age: 1890-1920
8.02 Identify political and military turning      Key Concepts                                   writing                      Honors level
points of the war and determine their              Causes of World War I in Europe             8.01a Compare pro and         assessment should
significance to the outcome of the conflict.       Use of and effects of propaganda             con war propaganda            include free-
8.03 Assess the political, economic, social,       U. S. anti-war Sentiment                     posters and explain their     response writing
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and cultural effects of the war on the United    Reasons for U. S. entry into The Great           influence on the United     on most tests
States and other nations.                         War                                              State‟s decision to go to
                                                 The importance of United States                  war.
                                                  involvement in World War I                      8.01b Create and
                                                 Modernization of warfare                         compare maps of
                                                 The changing nature of United States             Europe in 1914 and
                                                  foreign policy                                   1918, and discuss the
                                                 Key factors in the Allies‟ success               reasons for changes.
                                                 Failure of the United States to ratify the      8.01c (H) Research how
                                                  Treaty of Versailles                             European countries
                                                 Adjustment from wartime to a                     viewed the United States
                                                  peacetime economy                                neutrality.
                                                 Government bureaucracy in the United            8.01d Form country
                                                  States                                           groups and debate
                                                 Anti-immigration sentiment and the               whether or not the
                                                  first Red Scare                                  United States should
                                                                                                   enter WWI from the
                                                 Restrictions on civil liberties during
                                                                                                   perspective of the
                                                                                                   country assigned.
                                                 Political changes in Europe and the near
                                                  East                                            8.02a (H) Compare the
                                                                                                   Fourteen Points with the
                                                 Impact of isolationism on American
                                                                                                   whole Treaty of
                                                  foreign policy
                                                                                                   Versailles in regard to
                                                Key Terms
                                                                                                   preventing future
                                                 Nationalism                                      conflicts.
                                                 Militarism
                                                                                                  8.02b Listen to George
                                                 Alliances                                        M. Cohan‟s “Over
                                                 Archduke Francis Ferdinhand                      There” and discuss the
                                                 U-Boat submarine warfare                         impact of patriotic
                                                 Serbia                                           music on the war effort.
                                                 Allies                                          8.02c (H) Compare
                                                 Central Powers                                   Woodrow Wilson‟s
                                                 Kaiser Wilhelm II                                arguments supporting a
                                                 Contraband                                       League of Nations and
                                                 Zimmerman Telegram                               Henry Cabot Lodge‟s
                                                 Lusitania                                        “14 Reservations”.
                                                 Mobilization                                    8.02d Identify
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                                              Election of 1916                        similarities and
                                              Woodrow Wilson                          differences in strategies,
                                              Isolationists                           tactics, and weaponry of
                                              Selective Service Act                   World War I and the
                                              Jeanette Rankin                         Spanish-American War.
                                              “Make the world safe for democracy”    8.03a Discuss ways in
                                              Idealism                                which World War I
                                                                                       contributed to the
                                              John J. Pershing
                                                                                       growing revolution in
                                              American Expeditionary Force
                                              Trench warfare
                                              “No Man‟s Land”                        8.03b (H) Describe
                                              Mustard gas                             correlations on
                                              Doughboys                               restrictions on civil
                                              Armistice                               liberties during World
                                              Fourteen Points (1-5, 14)               War I and other periods
                                              “The Big Four”                          of United States military
                                              “Peace without victory”                 conflicts.
                                              Russian and Bolshevik Revolutions      8.03c Prepare a
                                              Treaty of Versailles                    compare/contrast essay
                                              League of Nations                       on how the U. S. and
                                              Henry Cabot Lodge                       German economies were
                                              17th Amendment                          affected by the war.
                                              18th Amendment                         8.03d Develop pictorial
                                              19th Amendment                          representations of these
                                                                                       terms: liberty bonds,
                                              Industrial workers of the World
                                                                                       ration books,
                                              Self-determination
                                                                                       demobilization, victory
                                              Committee on Public                     gardens, and ultra
                                               Information/George Creel Food           nationalism.
                                              Herbert Hoover
                                              War Industries Board/Bernard Baruch
                                              Ku Klux Plan
                                              Palmer/Palmer Raids
                                              Espionage and Sedition Acts
                                              Eugene V. Debs

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                                                    Schenck v United States, 1919
                                                    Sacco and Vanzetti
                                                    John L. Lewis (United Mine Workers)
                                                    Washington Naval Conference
                                                    Dawes Plan

Time Frame: Third Six Weeks
                                                                                             ESSENTIAL TASKS,
                                                       ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS,                      STRATEGIES,
    SCOS GOALS AND OBJECTIVES                                                                                           RESOURCES AND
                                                      BENCHMARKS, AND SKILLS                       PROJECTS,
Unit 9: Prosperity and Depression (1919-      Key Questions                                  Students enrolled in       Refer to NCDPI
1939) - The learner will appraise the          What were the causes of the Great             Honors US History           CD-ROM for U.S.
economic, social, and political changes of the   Depression?                                  should be prepared to       History
decades of "The Twenties" and "The             What were the consequences of the             conduct additional         American Anthem
Thirties."                                       Great Depression?                            independent research        Ch. 20, 21, 22
9.01 Elaborate on the cycle of economic        How successful were Herbert Hoover‟s          projects that require      History Alive The
boom and bust in the 1920's and 1930's.          actions in limiting the effects of the       critical thinking and       Roaring 20s and
9.02 Analyze the extent of prosperity for        Great Depression?                            extensive reading and       the Great
different segments of society during this      How did the Great Depression impact           writing                     Depression
period.                                          the lower, middle and upper classes of      9.01a Write a letter to    Honors level
9.03 Analyze the significance of social,         society in the United States?                President Hoover about      assessment should
intellectual, and technological changes of     How did the Great Depression impact           the state of the            include free-
lifestyles in the United States.                 the lower, middle and upper classes of       economy in 1929.            response writing on
9.04 Describe challenges to traditional          society in the United States? What           Propose ways the            most tests
practices in religion, race, and gender.         developments occurred in popular             economy can be
9.05 Assess the impact of New Deal reforms       forms of entertainment during the Great      improved.
in enlarging the role of the federal             Depression?                                 9.01b Use political
government in American life.                   How did the Great Depression effect           cartoons to analyze
                                                 education in the United States?              public reactions to
                                               How was traditional Christianity              political and economic
                                                 challenged by new scientific theories in     events of the time
                                                 the 1920s.                                   period.
                                               How did the role of women change in          9.01c (H) Plan a
                                                 the 1920s.                                   1920‟s fair to include
                                               How did the white majority view               music, movies, and
                                                 minorities in the United States during       new inventions. Invite
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                                             the 1920s and 30s. How has New Deal            other classes to visit.
                                             reforms affected the role of the Federal       Use a student designed
                                             government in the life of the average          rubric.
                                             American citizen?                             9.01d Study the
                                          Key Concepts                                      photographs of
                                           The impact of presidential policies on          Dorothea Lange and
                                             economic activity (Harding, Coolidge,          hold a discussion on
                                             Hoover, and Roosevelt)                         the “mood‟ of the
                                           Rise and/or decline of major industries         nation as displayed in
                                             in the United States                           her work.
                                           Factors leading to the stock market            9.02a Make a list of the
                                             crash and the onset of the Great               economic problems of
                                             Depression Consumer spending habit             the 20‟s that led to the
                                             and trends                                     stock market crash.
                                           Difficulties of farmers                         Examine the effects of
                                           Response to Prosperity: the stock               these problems on
                                             market crash, Dust Bowl, Bonus Army            different segments of
                                             march and bank failures on various             society.
                                             groups of the population The impact of        9.02b (H) Analyze
                                             mass media                                     Dorothea Lange‟s
                                           Public response to the Great Depression         famous “Migrant
                                           The Harlem Renaissance                          Worker” photograph.
                                           Prohibition                                     Compare the
                                           Leisure time and spectator sports               population and issues
                                                                                            of migrant workers in
                                           The “Back to Africa” movement and
                                                                                            the 1920‟s with those
                                                                                            of migrant workers
                                           The Fundamentalist versus Freethinking
                                                                                           9.02c Play the song
                                           Religion in politics
                                                                                            and interpret the lyrics
                                           The changing role of women                      of “Brother, Can You
                                           Responses to the New Deal program               Spare A Dime”. Add a
                                           The Three R‟s (Relief, Recovery,                new set of verses for
                                             Reform)                                        later economic
                                           Expansion of the role of federal                downturns.
                                             government                                    9.02d Collect and
                                          Key Terms                                         display examples of
                                           “Return to Normalcy”
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                                              laissez-faire                    the many ways
                                              Teapot Dome scandal              segments of the society
                                              Albert Fall                      did not experience
                                              Hawley-Smoot Tariff              prosperity.
                                              Speculation                     9.03a Create a radio
                                              Buying on the margin             show typical of the
                                              Mechanization                    20‟s and 30s; broadcast
                                              “Black Tuesday”
                                                                               9.03b Using a graphic
                                              Rugged individualism
                                                                                organizer illustrate the
                                              Direct relief
                                                                                quote; “the 1920‟s
                                              Easy credit                      were either the best of
                                              Installment plan                 times or the worst of
                                              Overproduction                   times.”
                                              Hoovervilles                    9.03c (H) Compare
                                              Soup kitchens                    and contrast
                                              Breadlines                       Prohibition in the
                                              Radio                            1920‟s to modern laws
                                              Market/advertising               which prohibit the use
                                              Jazz                             of illegal drugs.
                                              Silent and “talkies” films      9.03d (H) Evaluate the
                                              “The Jazz Singer”                appropriateness of the
                                              Lost Generation                  terms: “Great
                                              Langston Hughes                  Depression” or
                                              Louis Armstrong                  “Roaring 20‟s”. Base
                                              F. Scott Fitzgerald              your evaluation on oral
                                              Ernest Hemingway                 histories, journals, and
                                                                                historic accounts of
                                              Sinclair Lewis
                                              Speakeasies
                                                                               9.03e Create a
                                              Bootleggers
                                                                                “Hooverville” scenario
                                              Babe Ruth                        with a soup kitchen,
                                              Charles Lindbergh                bread lines and
                                              Automobiles                      handouts. Reflect and
                                              FDR‟s “Fireside Chats”           volunteer in a current
                                              Zora Neal Hurston                soup kitchen.
                                              Marcus Garvey                   9.03f (H) Read one of
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                                              United Negro Improvement Association      the following authors
                                              W.E.B. Dubois (repeat)                    and hold a Paideia
                                              Fundamentalism                            seminar on how the
                                              Scopes Trial                              issues of the social and
                                              Aimee Semple McPherson                    cultural changes of the
                                              Billy Sunday                              1920‟s are dealt with in
                                                                                         the literature of the
                                              Margaret Sanger
                                                                                         Harlem Renaissance:
                                              Deficit spending
                                                                                         Langston Hughes, Zora
                                              Social Security                           Neale Hurston, Arna
                                              Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation     Bontemps, Claude
                                               (FDIC)                                    McKay, James Weldon
                                              Securities and Exchange Commission        Johnson, etc.
                                               (SEC)                                    9.04a Design a graphic
                                              Public Works Administration (PWA)         organizer to illustrate
                                              Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)         the changing role of
                                              Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA)         women in these
                                              Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)          decades. Use key
                                              National Industrial Recovery Act          terms related to
                                               (NIRA)                                    changes like flapper,
                                              Works Progress Administration (WPA)       ear bobs, etc.
                                              National Labor Relations Act (Wagner     9.04b (H) Read the
                                               Act)                                      excerpt “Returning
                                              Fair Labor Standards Act                  Soldier,” from The
                                              Father Charles Coughlin                   Crisis, by W. E. B.
                                              Huey P. Long                              Dubois. How does the
                                              Frances Perkins                           reading reflect the
                                                                                         challenges to the
                                                                                         traditional perceptions
                                                                                         of race?
                                                                                        9.04c (H) Compare
                                                                                         and contrast the UNIA
                                                                                         with the NAACP.
                                                                                         Report findings using a
                                                                                         graphic organizer or

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                                                9.04d Create a cause
                                                 and effect diagram to
                                                 illustrate the clash
                                                 between the
                                                 Fundamentalist and the
                                                9.05a (H) Analyze the
                                                 effectiveness and
                                                 impact of New Deal
                                                 policies from the
                                                 perspective of: an
                                                 historian, a political
                                                 scientist, a geographer
                                                 and economist.
                                                9.05b (B) Listen to a
                                                 recording of a
                                                 “Fireside Chat”. Write
                                                 a response in favor of
                                                 or against the speech
                                                 given by President
                                                 Roosevelt. Analyze
                                                 how the President
                                                 attempted to motivate
                                                 the country.
                                                9.05c Create a poem,
                                                 rap or dance movement
                                                 explaining the variety
                                                 of New Deal programs
                                                 of alphabet soup.
                                                9.05d Using
                                                 ttic/index.htm find the
                                                 Dear Mrs. Eleanor
                                                 Roosevelt letter. Read
                                                 and write a response

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                                                                                                   recommendations for
                                                                                                  9.05e Design a
                                                                                                   foldable poster that
                                                                                                   explains bank failures,
                                                                                                   bank holidays, brain
                                                                                                   trust, court packing
                                                                                                   plan and FDR‟s 100
Unit 10: World War II and the Beginning of        Key Questions                                   Students enrolled in        Refer to NCDPI
the Cold War (1930s-1963) - The learner will       What were the causes of World War II           Honors US History            CD-ROM for U.S.
analyze United States involvement in World          in Europe?                                     should be prepared to        History
War II and the war's influence on                  What dictators threatened the stability        conduct additional          American Anthem
international affairs in following decades.         of the World from 1922 – 1945?                 independent research         Ch. 23-24
10.01 Elaborate on the causes of World War         What caused the United States to enter         projects that require       History Alive The
II and reasons for United States entry into the     hostilities during World War II ? What         critical thinking and        U.S. in World War
war.                                                were the significant Axis victories from       extensive reading and        II
10.02 Identify military, political, and             1939 – 1944?                                   writing                     History Alive The
diplomatic turning points of the war and           Name specific agreements among                10.01a Compare               Cold War
determine their significance to the outcome         Allied leaders during World War II?            reasons for the public‟s    Honors level
and aftermath of the conflict.                     Name the turning point battles of World        desire for neutrality to     assessment should
10.03 Describe and analyze the effects of the       War II for the Allies.                         FDR‟s shift to               include free-
war on American economic, social, political,       What were the consequences of                  intervention.                response writing on
and cultural life.                                  technological developments on the final       10.01b Suggest               most tests.
10.04 Elaborate on changes in the direction of      outcome of World War II?                       alternatives for the        http://www.history
foreign policy related to the beginnings of the
                                                   How did the roles of women and                 U.S. policies of   
Cold War.                                                                                          isolation and                /baypigs/pigs.htm
                                                    minorities in the United States during
10.05 Assess the role of organizations              World War II?                                  appeasement in the          http://www.fordha
established to maintain peace and examine                                                          1930‟s.
                                                   How did the conclusion of World War                               
their continuing effectiveness.
                                                    II create change in American culture?         10.01c Construct an          churchill-iron.html
                                                    How did relations between the Allied           annotated timeline
                                                    Power change after World War II?               highlighting the rise of
                                                   What steps did the United States take to       Nazism, Fascism, and
                                                    ensure the security of democratic ideals       the Axis aggression
                                                    in the face of a perceived communist           that led to Europe‟s
                                                    threat?                                        declaration of war in
                                                   What international organizations were          1939. Locate key areas

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                                             formed after World War II to promote        of the timeline on a
                                             world peace?                                map.
                                           How effective were these international      10.01d Using an
                                             organizations?                              outline map, label key
                                          Key Concepts                                   regions of aggression
                                           Appeasement                                  in Europe, Africa, the
                                           Isolationism                                 Pacific, during WWII.
                                           Reparations                                  Include the allied
                                           Totalitarianism Governments                  powers and the axis
                                           Treaty of Versailles                         powers in a map key.
                                           Worldwide depression The United             10.02a Construct a
                                             States at war                               pictorial timeline of
                                           The influence of propaganda at home          political, social,
                                             and abroad                                  foreign, and domestic
                                                                                         events of WWII.
                                           Designs for peace
                                                                                        10.02b In small groups
                                           The Homefront
                                                                                         report on major Allied
                                           Suspension of Civil Liberties
                                                                                         meetings of World
                                           Suburbanization                              War II.
                                           Transition to Peacetime
                                                                                        10.02c Write a news
                                           U. S. Military Intervention                  story of the attack on
                                           Containment                                  Pearl Harbor for a U.S.
                                           The Cold War                                 paper and a Japanese
                                           The Domino Theory                            paper.
                                           Balance of Power                            10.02d Hold a panel
                                           Organizations for peace                      discussion on the
                                          Key Terms                                      concepts of genocide
                                           Adolf Hitler                                 and relate them to
                                           Benito Mussolini                             different periods of
                                           Emperor Hirohito                             history or a news
                                           Winston Churchill                            conference featuring a
                                           Fascism                                      selected battle or
                                           Joseph Stalin                                Allied leader.
                                           Munich Pact                                 10.02dd (H) Using
                                           Third Reich                                  primary sources of the
                                           Four Freedoms                                time, write a position
                                                                                         paper on whether the
                                           Kellogg-Briand Pact
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                                              Lend-Lease Act                   United States should
                                              Neutrality Acts                  have use the atomic
                                              Non-Aggression Pact              bomb.
                                              Pearl Harbor                    10.02e (H) Hold a
                                              Quarantine Speech                class discussion on the
                                              Atomic bomb                      topic of genocide, and
                                              Battle of Britain                research genocide
                                                                                throughout different
                                              Battle of the Bulge
                                                                                time periods of history.
                                              Blitzkrieg
                                                                               10.03a (H) Evaluate
                                              Chester Nimitz
                                                                                the extent of changes
                                              D-Day (Operation Overlord)       in U. S. society caused
                                              Douglas MacArthur                by: working women,
                                              George Patton                    northern migration,
                                              Holocaust                        “baby boom, growth of
                                              Newsreels                        suburbs, and the G.I.
                                              Pamphlets                        Bill.
                                              Airdrops                        10.03b (H) Research
                                              War posters                      the ways the
                                              Iwo Jima                         government intervened
                                              J. Robert Oppenheimer            with free society
                                              Manhattan Project                during WWII. Write a
                                              Midway                           position paper
                                              Island hopping                   defending intervention.
                                              Nuremberg Trials                10.03c (H) Based on
                                              Okinawa                          research, create a
                                              Pearl Harbor                     newsletter to cover the
                                                                                stories of Northern
                                              Stalingrad
                                                                                Migration. Include
                                              Tehran
                                                                                causes and gains for
                                              V-E Day, V-J Day                 African Americans.
                                              Casablanca, Potsdam
                                                                               10.03d In a mock
                                              War bonds                        presidential cabinet
                                              Baby boomers                     meeting, discuss the
                                              Fair Deal                        events of Japanese
                                              G.I. Bill                        internment and
                                              Korematsu v United States        relocation.

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                                              1944                                  10.03e (H) Research
                                              Levittown                              the correspondence
                                              Northern Migration                     between A. Philip
                                              Middle class                           Randolph and Franklin
                                              Rosie the Riveter                      D. Roosevelt
                                              Selective Services Act                 concerning Randolph‟s
                                              AFL-CIO                                threatened march on
                                                                                      Washington. Create a
                                              Taft-Hartley Act
                                                                                      dialogue between the
                                              WACS
                                                                                      two men demonstrating
                                              War Production Board                   their ideas of
                                              Japanese Internment Sites              democracy.
                                              Japanese American Museum              10.04a Create a
                                              Japanese Internment Rationing          graphic organizer that
                                              Bay of Pigs                            demonstrates the ways
                                              Berlin Airlift                         in which containment
                                              Berlin Wall                            expanded U.S.
                                              Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)      commitment abroad.
                                              Cuban Missile Crisis                  10.04b Scenario: On
                                              Douglas MacArthur                      flight from New York
                                              Eisenhower Doctrine                    to Los Angeles, seated
                                              Fidel Castro                           next to a key leader of
                                              Geneva Accords                         the era. What three
                                              Hydrogen Bomb                          questions would you
                                              Iron Curtain                           ask to get an
                                              Police Action                          understanding of their
                                                                                      role in Cold War
                                              Test Ban Treaty
                                              Chinese Civil War
                                                                                     10.04c Videotape an
                                              Israel
                                                                                      episode of “You Are
                                              Korean War                             There” from one of the
                                              Marshall Plan                          hot spots of the Cold
                                              Nikita Khrushchev                      War.
                                              Truman Doctrine                       10.04d On a desk map
                                              U-2 Incident Alliance for Progress     or on-line map, label
                                              N.A.T.O.                               all the areas where the
                                              O.A.S.                                 U. S. military was

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                                              S.E.A.T.O.             involved from 1945 to
                                              Security Council       1960.
                                              United Nations        10.04d (H) Compare a
                                              Warsaw Pact            story of the Cuban
                                                                      Missile Crisis as told
                                                                      by actual historical
                                                                      documents with
                                                                      portrayals in the movie
                                                                      Thirteen Days. Use a
                                                                      motion picture analysis
                                                                      worksheet form the
                                                                      National Archives to
                                                                      evaluate an excerpt of
                                                                      the film.
                                                                     10.04e Compare a
                                                                      story of the Cuban
                                                                      Missile Crisis as told
                                                                      by actual historical
                                                                      documents with
                                                                      portrayals in the movie
                                                                      “Thirteen Days”. Use
                                                                      a motion picture
                                                                      analysis worksheet
                                                                      from the National
                                                                      Archives to evaluate
                                                                      the film. Discuss.
                                                                     10.05a (H) Conduct an
                                                                      Internet search of each
                                                                      of the organizations
                                                                      that have been
                                                                      designed to promote
                                                                      peace. What are the
                                                                      missions and goals for
                                                                      each? How effective
                                                                      are they?
                                                                     10.05b Compare and
                                                                      contrast organizations

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                                                                                                 such as NATO and
                                                                                                 SEATO, NATO v.
                                                                                                 Warsaw Pact, UN v.
                                                                                                 League of Nations.
                                                                                                 Assess their roles and
                                                                                                10.05c Hold a NATO
                                                                                                 dinner party. Plan who
                                                                                                 attends, the theme, and
                                                                                                 what will be served.
                                                                                                 Decide who is invited
                                                                                                 and where each guest
                                                                                                 will sit. What are the
                                                                                                 conversations you hear
                                                                                                 among the dinner
                                                                                                 guests related to
Unit 11: Recovery, Prosperity, and Turmoil       Key Questions                                  Students enrolled in        Refer to NCDPI
(1945-1980) - The learner will trace              Describe America‟s preparedness for           Honors US History            CD-ROM for U.S.
economic, political, and social developments       the atomic age.                               should be prepared to        History
and assess their significance for the lives of    With regard to McCarthyism, how did           conduct additional          American Anthem
Americans during this time period.                 the constitutional provisions protect as      independent research         Ch. 26-30
11.01 Describe the effects of the Cold War on      well as threaten American freedoms?           projects that require       History Alive The
economic, political, and social life in           Why were the 1950s and 1960s the right        critical thinking and        Cold War
America.                                           time for the Civil Rights movement?           extensive reading and       History Alive The
11.02 Trace major events of the Civil Rights      Analyze the success of the Civil Rights       writing                      Civil Rights
Movement and evaluate its impact.                  movement for the timeframe 1945-             11.01a (H) Study the         Movement
11.03 Identify major social movements              1980.                                         2nd Red Scare of the        History Alive
including, but not limited to, those involving    How did the Civil Rights movement set         1950‟s. Prepare reports      Contemporary
women, young people, and the environment,          the stage for future reforms?                 on the Congressional         American Society
and evaluate the impact of these movements        Were these reforms, reactions, or             Hearings, results of the    Honors level
on the United States' society.                     revolutions? Evaluate the success and         hearings, and                assessment should
11.04 Identify the causes of United States'        failures of American foreign policy as it     justification (if any).      include free-
involvement in Vietnam and examine how             relates to Cold War strategy.                 Discuss lessons              response writing on
this involvement affected society.                                                               learned.
                                                  What was the U.S. government‟s role in                                     most tests
11.05 Examine the impact of technological          promoting the technological advances         11.01b List and explain
innovations that have impacted American life.                                                    four major pieces of
                                                   of the Space Age?
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                                               Analyze the relationship between
11.06 Identify political events and the actions                                                anti-communist
and reactions of the government officials and    American government and its citizenry         legislation.
citizens, and assess the social and political    during this time frame.                      11.01c View the movie
consequences.                                  Compare this relationship to previous          of the Kahn Family in
                                                 eras.                                         Hollywood. What is
                                              Key Concepts                                     the story telling?
                                               Effects of Cold War On America‟s              11.01d (H) Form two
                                                 Home life                                     groups. Debate the
                                               Domino Theory and geopolitics                  question: “Did the
                                               McCarthyism                                    RED SCARE violate
                                               Spread of Suburbia                             U.S. citizens‟
                                               Effects of Nixon‟s visits to China and         constitutional rights?
                                                 Moscow                                       11.01e Design your
                                               Carter‟s Human Rights Foreign policy           own fallout shelter and
                                                 and the collapse of detente                   list essentials that you
                                               The Military Industrial Complex                would have with you.
                                               The Civil Rights Movement                     11.01f (H) Read
                                                                                               excerpts from A.
                                               De jure and
                                                                                               Mitchell Palmer,
                                               De facto Segregation
                                                                                               Joseph McCarthy, and
                                               Affirmative Action
                                                                                               The Crucible by Arthur
                                               Turning points                                 Miller and compare the
                                               Changes in state and federal Legislation       Red Scare of the
                                               Executive actions                              1920‟s to the Red
                                               Harry S. Truman                                Scare of the 1950‟s.
                                               Dwight D. Eisenhower                          11.02a Describe how
                                               John F. Kennedy                                these terms are applied
                                               Lyndon Johnson                                 to the Civil Rights
                                               Cultural Movements                             Movement: civil
                                               Feminists                                      disobedience, urban
                                               Indian                                         riots, Dixiecrats,
                                               Latino                                         Freedom Riders,
                                               Labor Movements                                Greensboro sit-ins.
                                               Environmental Movements                       11.02b (H) Research
                                               Social Movements                               leadership of the Black
                                               Pop Culture                                    Revolution. Compare
                                                                                               their goals, strategies,
                                               Counter Culture
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                                              Socio-economic Status:                       and results. How did
                                              Jobs:                                        Malcolm X and
                                              White collar                                 Stokley Carmichael
                                              Blue collar                                  justify the use of
                                              Pink collar                                  violence?
                                              Significance of the domino theory           11.02c Create a chart
                                              U. S. Involvement in Vietnam:                with these headings:
                                                                                            Human Costs of Civil
                                              Eisenhower
                                                                                            Rights Movement,
                                              Kennedy
                                                                                            Role of Ordinary
                                              Johnson                                      People, Effects of the
                                              Nixon                                        Media.
                                              Ford                                        11.02d Hold seminar
                                              Vietnam‟s effect on U. S. politics and       sessions with topics
                                               society                                      such as “Letter from a
                                              Vietnamization                               Birmingham Jail,” and
                                              Role of the media                            the “I Have A Dream”
                                              The Impact of the Space Race on              speech, etc.
                                               education                                   11.02e (H) Students
                                              Technological Changes:                       should discuss who the
                                              Mass media                                   intended audience was
                                              Communication                                for each of the above
                                              Military                                     written documents and
                                              Science                                      oral speeches.
                                              Medicine                                    11.03a Using these
                                              Electronics                                  terms, describe the
                                              Data storage                                 social movements of
                                              Transportation                               the decades: feminist‟s
                                              Energy                                       hippies, Rock „n roll,
                                              Connection of population shifts to
                                               technological changes in society            11.03b Compare
                                               Actions and reactions to political           leaders of the feminist
                                               platforms:                                   movement and the
                                                                                            American Indian
                                              New Frontier
                                                                                            Movement. How were
                                              Great Society
                                                                                            each successful? What
                                              Law &Order                                   problems were unique
                                              Voter Apathy
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                                            1968                                       to each?
                                            Election                                  11.03c (H) Analyze the
                                            Tet Offensive                              effects of Roe v. Wade
                                            Robert Kennedy                             on the political climate
                                            Martin Luther King, Jr.                    of the U.S. from 1973
                                            Watergate Scandal                          to the present.
                                            Changing relationship of the federal      11.03d (H) Create
                                             government                                 multimedia
                                           Urban renewal programs                      presentations
                                          Key Terms                                     demonstrating the
                                                                                        differences in youth
                                           “Duck and cover”
                                                                                        culture in the 50‟s and
                                           Fallout Shelters
                                                                                        60‟s: focusing on
                                           National Security Act, 1947                 literature, music, fads,
                                           House on Un-American Activities             slang, etc.
                                                                                       11.04a Prepare a
                                           Alger Hiss                                  description of the
                                           Julius and Ethel Rosenberg                  decades and concepts
                                           Hollywood Blacklist                         using the terms:
                                           The National Highway Act                    escalation, Hawks and
                                           Selective Service System                    Doves, containment,
                                           New Left                                    student protest
                                           Détente                                     movements, and
                                           S.A.L.T. I and II                           “living room war”.
                                           Montgomery bus boycotts                    11.04b Prepare a time
                                           Rosa Parks                                  line of U.S.
                                           Martin Luther King, Jr.                     involvement in
                                           Malcolm X                                   Vietnam. Note each
                                           Black Panthers                              president and the
                                           Black Power Movement                        number of U.S. deaths
                                                                                        per year. Include at
                                           Stokley Carmichael
                                                                                        least 3 protest events
                                           C.O.R.E.
                                                                                        like Kent State,
                                           S.N.C.C.                                    Democratic National
                                           March on Washington                         Convention riots, and
                                           James Meredith                              the trial of Dr.
                                           Little Rock Nine                            Benjamin Spock.
                                           George Wallace
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                                           Brown v Board of Education, Topeka,    11.04c (H) Analyze the
                                            Kansas, 1954                            relationship between
                                           Thurgood Marshall                       the Gulf of Tonkin
                                           Earl Warren                             Resolution and the
                                           24th amendment                          War Powers Act.
                                           Civil Rights Act of 1964               11.04d (H) Conduct a
                                           Voting Rights Act of 1965               debate based on
                                           Women‟s Liberation                      research notes with
                                           National Organization for Women         “Doves and Hawks” on
                                                                                    the issue of Vietnam.
                                           Gloria Steinem
                                                                                   11.04d (H) Prepare a
                                           Phyllis Schafly
                                                                                    timeline of US
                                           The Feminine Mystique
                                                                                    involvement in
                                           Equal Rights Amendment                  Vietnam. Note each
                                           Roe v. Wade, 1973                       president and the
                                           British Invasion-Beatles                number of US deaths
                                           Elvis Presley                           per year. Include at
                                           Haight-Ashbury                          least three protest
                                           Woodstock                               events such as Kent
                                           Cesar Chavez                            State, Democratic
                                           American Indian Movement                National Convention
                                           Clean Air Act                           riots, and the trial of
                                           Clean Water Act                         Dr. Benjamin Spock.
                                           Environmental Protection Agency        11.04e Identify the
                                           Betty Friedan                           common themes in
                                           Tet Offensive                           War Protest songs of
                                           Robert McNamara                         the era.
                                           Gulf of Tonkin Resolution              11.04g (H) Compare
                                           War Powers Act 1973                     the Gulf of Tonkin
                                                                                    Resolution with the
                                           Ho Chi Minh
                                                                                    declaration of war in
                                           My Lai Incident
                                           Agent Orange
                                                                                   11.05a Compare job
                                           Napalm                                  possibilities for women
                                           Vietcong                                in the 1950‟s and
                                           Pentagon Papers                         today. Where are the
                                           26th Amendment                          “glass ceilings” now?
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                                              General William Westmoreland      11.05b (H) Create
                                              Kent State                         multimedia
                                              Cambodia/Laos                      presentations that
                                              Fall of Saigon, 1975               demonstrate how
                                              Paris Peace Accords                technology has
                                              Operation Rolling Thunder          changed the way U.S.
                                              Radio in 1950‟s                    citizens live their
                                                                                  everyday lives.
                                              Sputnik
                                                                                 11.05c Design a
                                              NASA
                                                                                  “Moon” backdrop for
                                              National Defense Education Act
                                                                                  the class and reenact
                                              Space Programs                     the MAN ON THE
                                              Neil Armstrong                     MOON initiatives.
                                              John Glenn                         Include all missions
                                              Computers                          tried.
                                              Calculators                       11.05d Create a collage
                                              Silicon Valley                     wall of all the
                                              ICBMs                              medicines and
                                              Hydrogen bombs                     machines developed in
                                              Color television                   this time period;
                                              Microwave technology               include polio vaccines,
                                              Nuclear power                      birth control pills, and
                                              Commercial jet travel              artificial hearts, etc.
                                              HUD                               11.05e Create an
                                              Head Start                         artwork that represents
                                              VISTA                              the differences in the
                                              Medicare                           sunbelt, rustbelt,
                                                                                  frostbelt of the U. S.
                                              Peace Corps
                                                                                 11.06a Debate:
                                              National Endowment for the
                                                                                  Resolved: The U.S.
                                                                                  government should
                                              New York Times v U.S. 1971
                                                                                  provide, at no charge,
                                              United States v Nixon 1974         minimum necessities
                                              Sam Ervin/Senate Watergate         for each of its citizens
                                               Committee                          living below the
                                              John Dean                          poverty level.
                                              Bob Woodward/Carl Bernstein       11.06b Write headline
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                                                    Democratic National Convention 1968           articles about the
                                                    25th Amendment                                protests that occurred
                                                    Students for a Democratic Society             outside the Democratic
                                                     (SDS)                                         National Convention in
                                                                                                  11.06c (H) Compare
                                                                                                   LBJ‟s Latin American
                                                                                                   policy with that of
                                                                                                   FDR‟s “Good
                                                                                                   Neighbor” policy.
                                                                                                  11.06d Discuss the
                                                                                                   impact of the
                                                                                                   assassinations of the
                                                                                                   period on U.S. citizens.
                                                                                                  11.06e Analyze the
                                                                                                   image of the United
                                                                                                   States after the
                                                                                                   Vietnam years.
                                                                                                  11.06e (H) Analyze the
                                                                                                   image of the United
                                                                                                   States after the
                                                                                                   Vietnam years.

Unit 12: The United States since the Vietnam       Key Questions                                Students enrolled in          Refer to NCDPI
War (1973-present) – The learner will               Evaluate the fall of communism and          Honors US History              CD-ROM for U.S.
identify and analyze trends in domestic and          America‟s role in a new world order.        should be prepared to          History
foreign affairs of the United States during this    Identify the elements of the political      conduct additional            American Anthem
time period.                                         spectrum and analyze their efforts to       independent research           Ch. 31-33
12.01 Summarize significant events in foreign        spearhead legislative and legal agendas     projects that require         History Alive The
policy since the Vietnam War.                        in modern America?                          critical thinking and          Cold War
12.02 Evaluate the impact of recent                 What is the modern significance of oil      extensive reading and         History Alive The
constitutional amendments, court rulings, and        in the world economy?                       writing                        Civil Rights
federal legislation on United States' citizens.     What are the greatest strengths and        12.01a (H) Create              Movement
12.03 Identify and assess the impact of              weaknesses in domestic America?             multimedia                    History Alive
economic, technological, and environmental          What does census data really tell us        presentations on the           Contemporary
changes in the United States.                        about America today?                        Cold War after                 American Society
12.04 Identify and assess the impact of social,     With WW1, WW2, and the Cold War             Vietnam, up through           Honors level
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political, and cultural changes in the United       identified as 20th century world             the decline of the         assessment should
States.                                             campaigns, has the war on terrorism          Soviet Union.              include free-
12.05 Assess the impact of growing racial and       become the first world war of the 21st       Chronicle major            response writing on
ethnic diversity in American society.               century? Explain                             foreign policy events      most tests
12.06 Assess the impact of twenty-first           Key Concepts                                   in this period.
century terrorist activity on American society.    Problems in the Third World                 12.01b (H) Write a
                                                   Modern-day genocide                          position paper using
                                                   AIDS and Pandemics                           primary sources,
                                                   Politics of Oil                              regarding the history of
                                                   Rise of Religious and Political              the Middle East peace
                                                    Radicalism                                   processes since 1973.
                                                   Collapse of Communism                        Develop and defend
                                                   European Union                               arguments regarding
                                                                                                 the role of the U.S. in
                                                   Changing roles of International
                                                                                                 these agreements.
                                                                                                12.01c Create a chart
                                                   Role of lobbyists and special interest
                                                                                                 comparing and
                                                                                                 contrasting apartheid in
                                                   The Supreme Court:
                                                                                                 South Africa to what
                                                   Minority rights                              happened in the U.S.
                                                   Privacy rights                               during segregation and
                                                   Conservative judges Recession:               the civil rights
                                                    Economic Boom and Bust                       movements.
                                                   Benefits and conflicts of continued         12.01d. Explain the
                                                    globalization                                decline of the Soviet
                                                   Conservation Measures                        Union using these
                                                   Impact of economics on:                      terms: glasnost and
                                                   Lifestyle                                    perestroika.
                                                   Stock market                                12.02a (H) Compare
                                                   Job market                                   the U.S. government‟s
                                                   Impact of technology on way of life          case against Microsoft
                                                   Changes from industrial economy to           to anti-trust cases in
                                                    service economy                              the late nineteenth
                                                   Changing Society                             century.
                                                   Social                                      12.02b (H) Debate
                                                   Political                                    whether or not students
                                                   Cultural                                     agree that flag burning

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                                              Demographic                                    or other anti-patriotic
                                              Presidential Troubles                          acts should be declared
                                              Major Issues                                   unconstitutional by the
                                              Health Care                                    Supreme Court.
                                              Welfare reform                                12.02c Chart the names
                                              Medicare                                       and number of cases
                                              AIDS                                           that Title IX has
                                                                                              brought to the courts.
                                              Growing Cultural Diversity in the
                                               United States                                 12.02d Check to see
                                                                                              what businesses or
                                              Questions of Race
                                                                                              agencies in the
                                              Population Changes and new
                                                                                              community have
                                                                                              political action
                                              Restrictions on Civil Liberties                committees. Invite a
                                              The challenge t o the American Spirit          speaker to explain
                                              The U. S. government‟s policy toward           what they do and why.
                                               terrorism                                     12.03a (H) Research
                                              Impact of terrorist threats on U. S.           the Three Mile Island
                                               foreign policy                                 incident and analyze
                                              Key Terms                                      data regarding its
                                              Yasser Arafat-Palestine Nationalism            environmental impact.
                                               (PLO)                                          Form groups and write
                                              U.S. invasion of Lebanon                       a piece of legislation
                                              Yom Kipper War                                 addressing concerns
                                              Camp David Accords                             about nuclear power.
                                              Anwar el-Sadat                                12.03b (H) Create
                                              Menachem Begin                                 documentaries on
                                              Shah of Iran                                   technology and the
                                              Ayatollah Khomeini                             impact on the society
                                              Iranian Hostage Crisis                         as a whole. Interview
                                              Jimmy Carter                                   members of the
                                              Famine/Somalia and Ethiopia                    community to ask how
                                                                                              lives have changed
                                              Foreign debt
                                                                                              over the past 30 years
                                              Apartheid
                                                                                              for the better or worse.
                                              Nelson Mandela
                                                                                             12.03c (H) Compare
                                              Helsinki Accords                               current corporate
                                              Strategic Defense Initiative (Star Wars)
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                                              Iran-Contra Affair                         magnates to the
                                              INF Treaty                                 “robber barons” of the
                                              Mikhail Gorbachev                          late nineteenth century.
                                              Saddam Hussein                             Discuss their business
                                              Persian Gulf Wars                          practices, current anti-
                                              Fall of the Berlin Wall                    trust lawsuits and their
                                              Tiananmen Square
                                                                                         12.04a Write an
                                              Sandra Day O‟Connor
                                                                                          editorial on the
                                              Clarence Thomas
                                                                                          importance of the
                                              Microsoft                                  Bicentennial
                                              27th Amendment                             Celebration to the
                                              Flag burning                               nation.
                                              Americans with Disabilities Act           12.04b Compare and
                                              Political Action Committees                contrast the funerals
                                              Geraldine Ferraro                          for JFK, 1963 and JFK,
                                              Title IX                                   Jr., 1999. Compare the
                                              Texas v Johnson                            photos of the son at the
                                              Swan v Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools       funeral of his dad and
                                              William Rehnquist                          the nephew‟s at the
                                              WIN (Ford)                                 son‟s funeral. What
                                              Stagflation                                words of eulogy did his
                                              NAFTA                                      sister Caroline use at
                                              Department of Energy                       the funeral? Why?
                                              Airline deregulation                      12.04c Using a
                                              Three Mile Island                          pictorial Venn
                                                                                          diagram, use the heads
                                              Energy Crisis
                                                                                          of Carter and Ford.
                                              National Energy Act
                                                                                          Compare and contrast
                                              Solar Energy                               the two on economic
                                              Supply-Side economics                      policy, foreign policy,
                                              Computer revolution                        energy policy, and
                                              Internet                                   domestic policy to
                                              Bill Gates                                 include civil rights and
                                              National debt                              education.
                                              Food stamps                               12.04d Gray Rights:
                                              NASDAQ, 1990‟s                             What concerns do the

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                                              “Trickle-down” theory                       senior citizens have
                                              Challenger disaster                         about Medicare, health
                                              Presidential pardon                         care, and welfare? Find
                                              1976 election                               examples.
                                              Jimmy Carter                               12.04e (H) Read the
                                              Ronald Reagan                               Keynote address by
                                              Amnesty                                     Barbara Jordon at the
                                              Elections of 1980-2000
                                                                                           Conventions in 1976
                                              New Right Coalition
                                                                                           and 1992. What did
                                              New Federalism                              she say that inspired so
                                              Graying of America                          many citizens? Why
                                              New Democrat                                did she leave
                                              Ross Perot                                  Congress?
                                              Bill Clinton                               12.04f Create line
                                              Al Gore                                     drawings of the
                                              Joe Lieberman                               presidential campaigns
                                              John McCain                                 of Ford, Carter,
                                              Newt Gingrich                               Reagan, Bush, Clinton,
                                              Immigration Policy Act                      and Bush. Are there
                                              Republican Election of 2000                 any similarities?
                                              Regents of UC v Bakke, 1978                 Discuss the designs.
                                              Reverse discrimination                     12.05a (H) Examine
                                              Affirmative action                          the Census Report of
                                              Minorities in politics                      2000 (web site). Print
                                              Multiculturalism                            out the map of the
                                                                                           United States and have
                                              Green Card
                                                                                           teams analyze the
                                              Nativist
                                                                                           changes that are shown
                                              Bilingual education                         reflecting U. S.
                                              ESEA-No Child Left Behind Patriot Act       demographics.
                                              Embassy bombings                           12.05b (H) Define
                                              September 11, 2001                          “racism”. Discuss, in
                                              Al-Quaeda                                   seminar style, concerns
                                              Colin Powell                                and difficulties with
                                              Osama bin Laden                             the definitions.
                                              Taliban Regime                             12.05c Conduct a

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                                              Terrorist network                   series of
                                              George W. Bush                      “Conversations About
                                              World Trade Center                  Diversity,” using key
                                              War on Iraq                         pieces of literature and
                                              Afghanistan                         poetry, or create a
                                              Department of Homeland Security     multimedia
                                              Nuclear proliferation
                                                                                  12.06a (H) Compare
                                              Airport security
                                                                                   the Patriot Act to other
                                              Pre-emptive strikes
                                                                                   limits on civil liberties
                                              “Axis of Evil”                      during times of
                                                                                   national crisis.
                                                                                  12.06b Map out the
                                                                                   locations of terrorist
                                                                                   activity at the
                                                                                   beginning of the 21st
                                                                                   century. Discuss how
                                                                                   the United States is
                                                                                   perceived by other
                                                                                  12.06c (H) Put
                                                                                   together an oral history
                                                                                   project by interviewing
                                                                                   members of the
                                                                                   community about their
                                                                                   thoughts and feelings
                                                                                   in the wake of
                                                                                   September 11.

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