Friday, January 11, 2019

1/11

Periods 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B
We will be doing state projects next week. 



******* The following schedule is for Period 1A only. *******

US State
State Capital

TEST on 1/11/19 (1-10 below)

Montgomery
Juneau
Phoenix
Little Rock
Sacramento
Denver
Hartford
Dover
Tallahassee
Atlanta

TEST ON 1/15/19 (11-20 below)

Honolulu
Boise
Springfield
Indianapolis
Des Moines
Topeka
Frankfort
Baton Rouge
Augusta
Annapolis

STUDY FOR TEST ON CAPITALS NIGHTLY – THE TEST WILL BE GIVEN IN GROUPS OF 10 AS SHOWN ON THE CHART BELOW.






TEST ON 1/16/19 (21-30 below)

Boston
Lansing
St. Paul
Jackson
Jefferson City
Helena
Lincoln
Carson City
Concord
Trenton

TEST ON 1/17/19 (31-40 below)

Santa Fe
Albany
Raleigh
Bismarck
Columbus
Oklahoma City
Salem
Harrisburg
Providence
Columbia
TEST ON 1/18/19 (41-50 below)

Pierre
Nashville
Austin
Salt Lake City
Montpelier
Richmond
Olympia
Charleston
Madison
Cheyenne

Thursday, January 3, 2019

1/3

Study the next 10 capitals.

Hawaii to Maryland

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

1/2


TEST FRIDAY (1/11/19)

KNOW THE FIRST 10 FOR TOMORROW.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_E2CNZIlVIg

Printable States and Capitals List | Social Studies Study Guides

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

12/18

Complete this paper. Thanks


Name:
Date:
What was the first plan of government for the United States?
What is the current plan of government for the United States?
What are the first 10 Amendments to the Constitution called?
What are the 3 Branches of Government?
Who runs the judicial Branch?
Who runs the legislative Branch?
Who runs the Executive Branch?
What are the two chambers of Congress?
How many people are in the House of Representatives?
How many Senators are there in the United States?
How many judges are in the Supreme Court?
What are the two main political parties?
What is the symbol for a Republican?
What is the symbol for a Democrat?
What is the nickname for the Republican Party?
What is the system that keeps the branches from having too much power?
What is the President’s power to reject a bill?
What is it called when charge a president with a wrongdoing?
What year did Columbus discover America?
What county do you live in?
Name the Continents. (on the back)
Name the Oceans. (on the back)
Name the Regions. (on the back)
and 25. Write 2 things that you learned in Social Studies over the first half of the year. (on the back)

Monday, December 3, 2018

12/3

QUIZ WEDNESDAY (12/5)



Study Guide: 3 Branches of Government

Legislative:
-          Make the laws
-          Congress (2Chambers)
-          Senate – 100 Senators (2 from each state)
-          House of Representatives (number based on population)

Executive:
-          Approve the laws
-          President is in charge
-          President (limited to 2 terms of 4 years)
-          Cabinet – group of people who help the President make decisions

Judicial:
-          Carry out the laws
-          Supreme Court
-          9 Judges (appointed to that position for life or until they retire)

When the President signs a bill, it becomes a law.
Veto – right of the President to reject a bill
Impeach – accuse a public official with a wrongdoing
Example: The President was impeached for inappropriate conduct.
Checks and balances – system that makes sure no part of the government has too much power
Pennsylvania has 18 state representatives.
Pennsylvania State Senators:
-          Democrat: Bob Casey Jr.
-          Republican: Pat Toomey
Constitution – plan of government for the United States
Articles of Confederation – the first plan of government for the United States
Bill of Rights – the first ten amendments to the Constitution

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

11/14

********** TEST: TUESDAY (NOVEMBER 20TH) **********



Study Guide: Roanoke, Jamestown, Plymouth


ROANOKE
1.       England challenged Spain by trying to claim land.
2.       The Roanoac people stopped giving the colonists food because they killed their leader Wingina.
3.       John White returned to England to obtain food and tools.
4.       Spanish Armada – fleet of Spanish ships
5.       When John White returned to Roanoke, he found the word CROATOAN carved into a tree.
6.       White ended his search due to low supplies and complaints from his crew.
7.       Nobody knows what happened to the colonists of Roanoke.
8.       Charter – document that permitted colonists to settle on land

HENRY HUDSON
9.       Henry Hudson has more water named after him than anyone in history.
10.   Hudson was looking for the Northwest Passage. He never found it.
11.   Hudson’s ship was called the Half Moon.

JAMESTOWN
12.   In April, 104 men and boys landed at Jamestown.
13.   By September, 46 of them were still alive.
14.   The English built their settlement on Chesapeake Bay so they would be safe from Spanish ships.
15.   Jamestown Drawbacks: water was salty and dangerous to drink, disease carrying mosquitos
16.   John Smith was disgusted with the colonists because they were only interested in looking for gold.
17.   Smith forced the colonists to build houses, plant crops, and raise livestock.
18.   Pocahontas saved Smith from being killed by Chief Powhatan (Her father).
19.   The colonists of Jamestown obtained food by trading with the Powhatan.
20.   John Rolfe married Pocahontas. This created peace in Jamestown.
21.   The “Peace of Pocahontas” lasted for 8 years.
22.   Cash crop – crop sold for money
23.   Tobacco was a huge cash crop for the colonists of Jamestown.
24.   Indentured Servants – people whose passage was paid for in exchange for work
25.   The first Africans in Jamestown were Indentured Servants who could become landowners.
26.   Later on, a large number of Africans were enslaved.
27.   House of Burgesses – made laws for the colony of Jamestown

PLYMOUTH
28.   Mayflower:
102 people
66 days
100 ft. long (very cramped)
1 passenger died
1 gave birth (Oceanus)
Pigs, chickens, goats
Barrels of beef and bread
Pilgrims

29.   Mayflower Compact:
Form of government for the Pilgrims colony
Had to be signed before setting foot on land
41 men signed it

30.   Sachem – Native American leader
31.   Many of the Pilgrims died from disease during the first winter.
32.   Massasoit, Squanto, and Samoset helped many Pilgrims survive.
33.   William Bradford was the leader of the Plymouth Colony.
34.   Squanto taught the Pilgrims how to grow corn and trap animals.
35.   The Wampanoag people and the Pilgrims shared a big feast in Plymouth in the year 1621. This became known as the first Thanksgiving.


Wednesday, October 24, 2018

10/24/18


PERIODS: 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A
TEST TOMORROW (10/25/18)

PERIOD: 3B
TEST FRIDAY (10/26/18)

Study Guide: Christopher Columbus, Columbian Exchange, Aztecs / Conquistadors
-         Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492
-         The King of Portugal refused Columbus when he asked him to fund the trip.
-         Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain financed the expedition.
-         Colony – settlement far away from the country that rules it
-         Expedition – journey made for a special purpose
-         3 ships – Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria
-         Columbus thought he was in India.
-         Columbus expedition took about 2 months.
-         Columbus had 2 logs on the ship. Why?
-         Columbus was looking for a water route to Asia.
-         Columbus arrived at the Bahama Islands.
-         Columbian Exchange – movement of people, plants, animals, and germs                                           across the Atlantic
-         EAST to WEST – sugar, horses, disease, sheep, wheat, onions
-         WEST to EAST – potatoes, maize (corn), tomatoes, peppers, pumpkins,                                    avocados, tobacco
-         Columbus’ 2nd trip – 17 ships
-         Conquistadors – Spanish soldiers
-         Tenochtitlan – capital of the Aztec Empire
-         Moctezuma – leader of the Aztec Empire
-         Moctezuma sent the Spaniards two disks of solid gold and silver.
-         Hernando Cortes – leader of the conquistadors
-         Dona Marina – Indian who translated for Cortes. She helped get other                                   Indians to join him.
-         When the conquistadors conquered Tenochtitlan, they called it New Spain.
-         Aztec Weapons – wooden spears, stones, wooden shields, armor made of                                 tightly woven cotton
-         Spanish Weapons – steel, guns
-         The Aztecs were trapped for 75 days.

-         Tenochtitlan became known as Mexico City.