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Samoset Homework Calendar / Plan Book September / October 2011

L of C Primary Source Sets
Smart Notebook Express
PBS Supreme Court Games
Sweet Search for Social Studies
Awesome Stories
Embed Plus Video Editor
Historical Thinking Matters

Scribble Maps
Fakebook
Wordle
Xtranormal Video Creator
Primary Access
Playing History
Hippo Campus

Quiz Star
NY Times Learning Network
Live-brary
Cliff Notes U.S. History pt 1
American History Videos
Primary Access MovieMaker
Shmoop

CNN Student News
Life Photo Magazine Online
Prezi
Cliff Notes U.S. History pt 2
Write Comics Cartoon Creator
ToonDoo

Authentic History Center
History Animated
The Week in Rap
Exploring Constitutional Law
The Internet Archive
Reading like a Historian
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
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All Classes: Review for Civil War and Reconstruction
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All Classes test on Civil War and Reconstruction.
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All Classes Aim: The Growth on an Industrial Society: Railroads Lead the Way.

Railroad PowerPoint
The Industrial Revolution Video
Industrialization PowerPoint

Railroad Expansion and Consolidation
Railroad Barons
Railroads Expand the economy
Technological Improvements
Limiting competition with rebates and pools
Time Zones

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All Classes Aim: The Growth of an Industrial Society: Inventions

1.The telegraph and telephone (Alexander Graham Bell) 
2.The Wright Brothers
3. George Eastman and Kodak
4. John Thurman and the vacuum
5. The Wizard of Menlo Park (Thomas Edison) 
6. Henry Ford, The Assembly Line and mass production
The Sears catalog
F.W. Woolworths
Inventions PowerPoint

The Inventors Class Notes

All Classes Homework: Choose from the list of inventions and inventors above (numbers 1-6) Write a one page essay detailing the how the inventor and invention helped change America. Due Monday 9/26

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All Classes Aim: The Growth of an Industrial Society: An Age of Big Business- Basic Economics

Want vs. Need
Problem of Scarcity 
Traditional, Command and Market Economies
Adam Smith "The Wealth of Nations" 
Factors of Production
Profit Motive
Supply and Demand
Free Market or Free Enterprise System or Capitalism
Corporations
Stock, Stock Market or Exchange, Stockholder or Shareholder
Stockbroker 
Dividends
Horizontal and Vertical Integration
Monopolies and Trusts
Competition

Understanding Economics Video

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All Classes Aim: The Growth of an Industrial Society: An Age of Big Business

Growth of Corporations
The Oil Business, John D. Rockefeller and the Standard Oil Trust.
The Steel Business, Andrew Carnegie and U.S. Steel
The Banking Business, J.PierPont Morgan (J.P. Morgan) 
Philanthropy
Mergers abd aquisitions
Government Regulation- The Sherman Antitrust Act\

The Industrial Revolution (1750- 1915) Video

27 Open School Night
All Classes Aim: The Growth of an Industrial Society: Industrial Workers

Working Conditions and Sweatshops
Women in the Workplace
Child Labor
Labor Unions- The Knights of Labor and the AFL
Samuel Gompers
Collective Bargaining
Strikes and Strikebreakers
Government sides with Business
Haymarket Riot, Homestead Strike

Industrial Workers PowerPoint

Industrial Workers PowerPoint II

Regents Class Homework: Read pages 590-595 Complete the Homework Worksheet Due Wed 9/28

Honors Classes Homework: Read pages 572-575. Create five essential question for the section and answer each question with a five to six sentence paragraph. Due Wednesday 9/28

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All Classes Aim: Toward an Urban America: The New Immigrants

NY Up-Close: Immigration and the Industrial Revolution Video

New Immigration
European Geography
Causes of Immigration
The Statue of Liberty, Emma Lazarus and "The New Colossus" 
Ellis Island
Immigration and Eliis Island PowerPoint 
Sweatshops
Assimilation to America
Immigrant Communities
The Nativist Movement
The Chinese Exclusion Act

Regents Class Homework: Read pages 600-605 Complete the Homework Worksheet Due Monday 10/3

Honors Classes Homework: Read pages 582-587. Create five essential question for the section and answer each question with a five to six sentence paragraph. Due Monday 10/3

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Rosh Hashanah

No School

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regents Class Homework: Read pages 606-610 Complete the Homework Worksheet Due Monday 10/3

Honors Classes Homework: Read pages 590-595. Create five essential question for the section and answer each question with a five to six sentence paragraph. Due Monday 10/3

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Rosh Hashanah

No School

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All Classes Aim: Toward an Urban America: Moving to the Cities (Urbanization)

The Growth of Cities
Tenements
Growth of the Middle Class
The Gilded Age
Seeking Solutions-Jane Addamsand Hull House
The Skyscrapper
New Designs- Frederick Law Olmstead and Central Park
Subways and Cable Cars and Trollies
The Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge Video

Urban Growth in America Video

Honors Classes Homework: Read pages 597-602. Create five essential question for the section and answer each question with a five to six sentence paragraph. Due Wednesday 10/5

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All Classes Aim: Life in the Changing Cities, Education and Culture

A Builing Boom
Skycrapers
Americans at Play
Vaudville
Newspapers
An American Culture

 

Regents Class Homework: Read pages 612-612 Complete the Homework Worksheet Due Wednesday 10/5

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Aim: Spotlight on History- Jane Addams and Jacob Riis

Jane Addams and The Settlement House Movement Handout

Jacob Riis and How the Other Half Lives Worksheet

Photo Slideshow

 

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Aim: Spotlight on History- The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Handout

Test Review Sheet Honors Due Tuesday 10/11

Test Review Sheet Regents Due Tuesday 10/11


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All Classes: All Classes Little Theater;

Ken Burns NY: The Statue of Liberty

 

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No School Columbus Day
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All Classes Test Review for Urbanization, Immigration and Industrialization Test
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All Classes: Test Today

All Classes Homework: Complete the short answer part of the DBQ packet. Due Friday 10/14

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All Classes Ellis Island Field Trip
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All Classes: Immigration DBQ in class today.

Immigration DBQ

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