Thursday, September 10, 2015

Day 13

World History I

Setting the Stage
By the end of the Dorian Period (1150-750 B.C.), the method of governing areas had changed from tribal or clan control to more formal governments.  Soon, city-states would develop all around Greece. 

1.   Essential Question
What are some advantages and disadvantages of the city-states?

3.  God/Goddess Work Time
Last 20-25 minutes of class will be devoted to our Greek God/Goddess Projects

1.  Identify the different political systems that developed in the Greek city-States

American History

Setting the Stage
Shortly after Reconstruction, the expansion Westward became the growing country's new focus.  However, Native Americans had settled those western lands many years before.

1.    5.1 Reading Activity
We will finish questions #8-16.
     - Conflict on the Plains
     - Assimilation
     - Importance of the Buffalo and Beef
     - Life as a Cowboy

2.    5.2 Reading Quiz 
Students will be given the remainder of class to read pages 214-218.  There will be a quiz given tomorrow over key ideas.  Students CAN use notes on tomorrow's quiz.
       KEY IDEAS
      - Incentives and Land Grants
      - Central Pacific vs. Union Pacific
      - Homestead Act, Morrill Act, Hatch Act
      - Exodusters
      - Henry D. Washburn, John Deere, Cyrus

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