Thursday, April 19, 2018

4/19/18

Write 3 facts about the following people or events on the Social Studies terms paper.
- Nat Turner (445)
- Frederick Douglas (446, 447)
- Slavery (North / South) (445)

Nat Turner –



Frederick Douglas –



Slavery (North/South) –



Underground Railroad –



Harriet Tubman –



Missouri Compromise –



Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 –



Compromise of 1850 –



Kansas – Nebraska Act –



Dred Scott Decision –



Confederate States of America –



Harriet Beecher Stowe –



Abraham Lincoln –



Jefferson Davis –



States’ rights –


Secede –



Abolitionists –

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

2/6/18

Vocabulary (Text pgs. 292 - 297)

-- Complete the 12 definitions.

-- Complete the 2 sentences. (You should have 4 total.)

Monday, January 29, 2018

1/29

PERIOD 6 
SOCIAL STUDIES TEST FRIDAY 2/2


Study Guide: Roanoke, Jamestown, Plymouth, Henry Hudson
The Roanoke people stopped giving the colonists food because they killed their leader. (Wingina)
John White had to return to England to get more tools and supplies.
When White returned to England he found the word CROATOAN carved into a tree.
He ended his search because they were running low on supplies, complaints from the crew, and storms.
Nobody knows what happened to the colonists.
Northwest Passage – water route through North America to Asia
Half Moon – Henry Hudson’s ship
The English chose Chesapeake Bay because it had good hunting and fishing. It was also safe from Spanish ships.
Drawbacks of Chesapeake Bay – disease carrying mosquitoes, water was salty and dangerous to drink
John Smith was disgusted with the colonists because they spent all their time searching for gold.
John Smith made the colonists plant crops, raise livestock, and build shelter.
Pocahontas saved John Smith from being killed by Chief Powhatan.
The colonists obtained food by hunting, fishing, planting crops, and trade.
Pocahontas married John Rolfe.
Mayflower Compact – first form of government for the Pilgrims
Many of the first Pilgrims died from disease.
Squanto taught the pilgrims how to grow crops and trap animals.
The pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving to rejoice surviving the winter.
There were 102 passengers on the Mayflower.
The trip on the Mayflower took 66 days.
The Mayflower was 100 ft. long and contained pigs, chickens, and barrels of gunpowder.




Monday, January 22, 2018

WEEK OF 1/22

**** TEST WEDNESDAY ****

Study Guide: Roanoke, Jamestown, Plymouth, Henry Hudson
charter – document that permitted colonists to settle on land claimed by their ruler
armada – large fleet of ships
The Roanoke people stopped giving the colonists food because they killed their leader. (Wingina)
John White had to return to England to get more tools and supplies.
When White returned to England he found the word CROATOAN carved into a tree.
He ended his search because they were running low on supplies, complaints from the crew, and storms.
Nobody knows what happened to the colonists.
Northwest Passage – water route through North America to Asia
Profit – amount of money remaining after the cost of a business has been paid
Half Moon – Henry Hudson’s ship
Stock – share of ownership
The English chose Chesapeake Bay because it had good hunting and fishing. It was also safe from Spanish ships.
Drawbacks of Chesapeake Bay – disease carrying mosquitoes, water was salty and dangerous to drink
John Smith was disgusted with the colonists because they spent all their time searching for gold.
John Smith made the colonists plant crops, raise livestock, and build shelter.
Pocahontas saved John Smith from being killed by Chief Powhatan.
The colonists obtained food by hunting, fishing, planting crops, and trade.
Pocahontas married John Rolfe.
Indentured Servants – people who agreed to work for 5 to 7 years in exchange for a paid trip to Jamestown
Mayflower Compact – first form of government for the Pilgrims
Sachem – Native American leader
Protestants were people the Church of England to start their own religion.
Many of the first Pilgrims died from disease.
Squanto taught the pilgrims how to grow crops and trap animals.
The Wampanoag people brought 5 deer to the first Thanksgiving.
The pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving to rejoice surviving the winter.
There were 102 passengers on the Mayflower.
The trip on the Mayflower took 66 days.
The Mayflower was 100 ft. long and contained pigs, chickens, and barrels of gunpowder.




Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Week of 12/4

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TEST FRIDAY (PERIODS 1, 2, 3, 4)
CHAPTER 6 
REVIEW YOUR STUDY GUIDE

1.       What year did Columbus make his expedition? 1492
2.       Columbus’ ships: Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria
3.       Columbus was looking for a water route to Asia.
4.       An expedition is a journey made for a special purpose.
5.       King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella paid for Columbus’ expedition.
6.       Columbus kept two records of the ship’s logs. WHY?
7.       A colony is a settlement far away from the country that rules it.
8.       2nd Voyage – 17 ships
9.       The Columbian Exchange is the movement of people, plants, animals, and germs across the Atlantic.
10.    Europe to the Americas: horses, sheep, cattle, sheep, wheat, onions, sugar, germs
11.    Americas to Europe: turkeys, corn, potatoes, tomatoes, chili peppers, pumpkins, beans,  peanuts, avocados, pineapples, tobacco
12.    Conquistadors are Spanish soldiers.
13.    Tenochtitlan is the capital of the Aztec Empire.
14.    Moctezuma I and II were the leaders of the Aztec Empire.
15.    The conquistadors were looking for gold and riches.
16.    Why was it a big mistake to give the conquistadors the gift of gold?
17.    Hernando Cortes was the leader of the conquistadors.
18.    When the conquistadors conquered Tenochtitlan, they called it New Spain.
19.    The Aztecs were trapped for 75 days.
20.    What was the difference in weaponry between the two groups?
21.    An encomienda is a large piece of land that often included several Indian villages.
22.    A missionary is a person who teaches his or her religion to others who have different beliefs.
23.    African slaves were brought to New Spain when the Native Americans began to die out.
24.    Yanga was an African who escaped from captivity and established a town.
25.    An encomienda is huge piece of land that often included Indian villages. These were given to the colonists by the Spanish government. 

Friday, November 3, 2017

Week of 11/6

Periods 1, 2, 3, 4

State Report Project

 - Pick a state on Monday. (Randomly)

 - Work on it throughout the week.

 - Hand it in on Friday. Give a small 1 to 2 minute presentation on Friday as well.



Period 5

State Abbreviations Test on Tuesday (11/7)

State Capitals Test on Wednesday (11/8)



Period 6

Continue working on your state capitals.

Test Friday (11/10) on the next 25 states.

Monday, October 30, 2017

Week of 10/30

Tests

Thursday - State Abbreviations 

Friday - State Capitals