Today we completed our story of Unle Tom's Cabin and analayzed the impact that the story would have on firing pepole up to be willing to fight the Civil War.
We looked at the importance of the 4 candidate election of 1860 and used the powerpoint slides to explain the outcome and the events that followed.
See the video clip as well to finish the movie and see what happened at Ft. Sumter on April 12th, 1861.
Uncle Tom's Cabin...Start at 1:05 into the film fr the final day
Start of the Civil War...Watch this clip for info on Ft. Sumter
Study Guide for UNIT IV Test next class. Be sure that you can take all five reason the Civil War was fought and explain how both sides felt about the theme and why that would make 620,000 Americans pay the ultimate price.
Today we finished off learning about the 8 events that help get the ball rolling towards the Civil War conflict. Then we explained the impact that will be made by the understanding of slaver in the North by all of those readers of the story of Uncle Tom's Cabin. We watched to the point in most classes where Tom is getting sold for a third time.
Use the link to watch this incredible film.
We will finish the film in Day 4 and the lecture information as well.
Today we looked at the story of the Compromise of 1850 as developed by Henry Clay to keep the United States together. The cause was the addition of California after the Gold Rush and desiring to be added as a free state. We analyzed the 4 rules of the compromise and then dove into the impact that the fugitive slave law would have on the North and the South.
I sued a class reading to tell the story of the compromise. We started filling out page #2a and 2b of the packet.
We used a lecture to tell the story of the 5 causes and 8 events that lead to the Civil War.
You can find that information on the Unit IV Overview lecture from Day #4
***Be sure that your Compromise Map follows all of the stated directions in order to get credit.
We also watched the History of US from the link below starting at 19 minutes in to the end after day 4.
Today we begun our Unit on Sectionalism. We began class with an interesting O/I and then read about reform movements and the reformers who made up Abolitionist and Women's Rights Crusades...We read as a class and then you had time to work in your APUSH textbook.
We filled out page #1 as we read. Use the textbook to do the back side of the worksheet.
Go HERE for the class reading and go to page 251 where the reading starts.
The content from the APUSH text book can be found here.