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Homework for the week of March 13 - 17

Homework for the week of March 20 - 24

Homework for the week of March 27 - 31

Homework for the week of April 3 - 7

Homework for the week of April 17 - 21

 

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March 20 -24

 
APUSH
Euro
GoPo
Monday
Teacher Work Day Teacher Work Day Teacher Work Day
Tuesday Test on WWII and the Fifties Test

Review for the test.  Come in prepared to work in the computer lab on the Supreme Court nomination hearing

Wednesday

1. Read p. 781 – 785 AND p. 833 – 838 AND p. 848 – 850

2. Read JFK’s Inaugural Address.  It’s linked off of my website “Lesson Units” page. 

3. Answer questions 1 – 4

1.  Read p. 7 – 30 in the excerpt from John Lewis Gaddis, The Cold War: A New History

2. Answer questions 1 – 4 on the reading.

Test on the Judiciary

Thursday

1. Read p. 838 – 845 AND p. 866 -867 (“The Nationalist Turn)

2. Read MLK’s “Selma to Montgomery” Speech AND your assigned handout from a 1960s black leader

3. Fill out the MLK column and your assigned column on the 1960s Civil Rights chart.  You will be sharing your info with your group and they will DESPISE you if you don’t do your assigned task.

4. Answer questions 5 - 9

Watch parts II and II of this online documentary about the year 1968.  The links are also on my website.

Part Two: http://tinyurl.com/bv73q63

Part Three http://tinyurl.com/cxh8p6j

 

Be prepared for the Supreme Court Nomination Hearing

Friday  

1. Finish reading the Gaddis excerpt

2. Read p. 1001 (from “Soviet Eastern Europe”)  – 1005 (to “After Brezhnev…” in the left column)

3. Read Khrushchev’s “Secret Speech” on Stalin p 557 in  Perspectives

4. Answer questions 5 – 10

5. Bring in treats

Be prepared for the Supreme Court Nomination Hearing

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March 27 - March 31

 
APUSH
Euro
GoPo
Monday

1. Read p. 850 – 853 (to “The Women’s Movement AND p. 855 – 859

2. Answer questions 10 - 14

3. Watch part one of the video on 1968 http://tinyurl.com/yzholk6

1. Read the handout on the economy of Post-War Europe

2. Read p. 995 - 997 AND  p. 1018 – 1019

3. Answer questions 11 – 15.

4. Come in prepared to discuss the growth and decline of Europe’s economies in this period.

1. Read p. 492 – 501 to “The Fed”

2. Read the handout on Economic Policy and the Budget Process

3. Answer questions 1 - 5

Tuesday

1. Read p. 863 – 866

2. Watch parts four  http://tinyurl.com/cnlhr3g , five http://tinyurl.com/d4jd6r5 and six http://tinyurl.com/dxexlcr of the online video on 1968

3. Answer questions 15 - 17

1. Read handout on Decolonization

2. Answer questions 16- 17

Supreme Court Writing Assignment due.

Wednesday

1. Read p. 853 – 855 AND p. 859 – 863 AND p. 867 – 870

2. Read the NOW Statement of Purpose in the Docs book, page 360

3. Answer questions 18 – 24.

1. Read p. 1006 (from “The Changing Class Structure”) – 1010 AND p. 1017 – 1018 AND p. 1024 – 25 from The Second Sex

2. Read the excerpt from Simone de Beauvoir’s Second Sex  on p. 574 in Perspectives

3. Answer questions 18 - 20

1. Read p. 502  “Congress” – 510

Skip the brown box on p. 502

2. Read the handout on passing a budget and make sure that you understand all the steps.

3. Answer questions 6 - 12

Thursday

1. Read p. 870 – 875

2. Answer questions 25 – 28.

3. Make sure that you have emailed me your paragraph for the Roundtable discussion.

4. Review Charts Due by 10:30 Thursday night

Review Session 8:10 – 8:50:  Economic and Labor History

1. Read p. 1005 – 1006 (to “Postwar Social Transformations”) AND p. 1011 – 1013 and skim through to p. 1015 just to remind yourself that the Vietnam War was going on at this time and how it was regarded in Europe.

2. Watch this video on the Paris uprising in May, 1968 http://tinyurl.com/cpb55ol  and this video on Prague Spring.  http://tinyurl.com/bmzomst  (Each of these videos is about 9 – 10 minutes.  You can watch them on a faster speed if you want to get through them a bit more quickly.)

3. Read through the documents on 1968.

4. Answer questions 21 - 24

1. Download and read the handout on welfare and education policy from the Lesson Units page of my website

2. Answer questions 1 – 4 from the Study Guide. 

Friday

1. Read p. 882 – 894 and p. 918 - 921 on Carter’s presidency

2. Answer questions 1 – 4 for Chapters 29 - 31

1. Read p. 1015 – 1017 and 1027 - 1030

2. Watch this short video about Détente and use it to supplement your notes.  http://tinyurl.com/cuuypmf

3. Answer questions 25 - 26

1. Read the brown box on p. 502 and “The Fed” p. 501 – 502

2. Watch the video, The Fed Today.  http://tinyurl.com/pue8psq The link is also on my website

3. Answer the questions on the worksheet for the video and reading.  If you want to type your answers, the worksheet is on my site.

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April 3 - 7

 
APUSH
Euro
GoPo
Monday

Roundtable Discussion for the 1960s and 1970s.  Be prepared to participate in the roundtable.

1. 1030 – 1033

2. Watch this short video about Gorbachev’s rise to power Soviet Union http://tinyurl.com/nnpusz3  and this report about Pope John Paul II’s first visit to Poland because it’s just cool.  http://tinyurl.com/kxecumk

3. Read the excerpt from Gaddis on Gorbachev and the negotiations with Reagan at the end of the Soviet Union.

3. Answer questions 27 - 30

1. Read Chapter 20, p. 534 – 549. 

2. Answer questions 1 – 6 for Chapter 20

Tuesday

Review Session 8:10 – 8:50: Religion in American History

1. Read p. 894 – 910

2. Answer questions 5 - 9

1. Read p. 1034 – 1040

2. Read the excerpt from Postwar about the collapse of Communism

2. Watch this video on the end of the Soviet Union.  http://tinyurl.com/n9rgav2

3. Answer questions 31 - 33

1. Read p. 550 – 561

2. Answer questions 7 – 14 for Chapter 20.

Wednesday

1. Read p. 912 – 918 AND p. 921 – 931 2. Answer questions 10 – 12

1. Read the obituary for Margaret Thatcher

2. Read p. 1020 – 1021 AND 1040 -1050

3. Answer questions 34 - 39

1. Read p. 564 – 577 in the textbook from Chapter 21.  You can skim this chapter for the parts indicated in the question.

2. Answer questions 1 – 2 for Chapter 21 on Environmental Policy

Thursday

1. Read p. 931 – 940 and skim p. 942 - 958

2. Answer questions 13 - 16

1. Read p. 997 on “Toward European Unity” and p. 1050 – 1057

2.Reat the two articles on the future of Europe

3. Answer questions 40 - 41

1. There are four budget simulators on the Lesson Units page of my website.  Try at least two of them to see how you can do on balancing the budget.  Take notes on what you do that is successful.  Then ponder whether any of your proposed cuts could get through Congress and be signed by the president.

2. Check out this slide show of “50 Dead-Simple Ways for the US to Cut Its Budget.” http://tinyurl.com/6zof72f   As you scroll through them, pick out a few and try to figure out why these are in the budget based on what you now know about how our government works.

Friday

1. Read p. 949 – 962

2. Answer questions 17 - 18

Review Session: 2:50 -4:30 Political History

Review Charts Due by 10:30 Thursday night

Test on Public Policy

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April 17 - 21

 
APUSH
Euro
GoPo
Monday

DBQ Due

DBQ Due

Do the Multiple Choice test for HW.   This will count as a triple HW assignment. Please DO NOT write on the test.
Tuesday

Test

Test

 
Wednesday      
Thursday      
Friday      

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