Monday, September 19th, 2011

Mapping Activity: Napoleon’s Grand Empire.

Use the maps below to color and label the maps you received for homework.

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Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Clink on the link below to access the reading on the Spanish-American War:

http://www.smplanet.com/imperialism/toc.html

Begin the reading with the section entitled, “The Spanish American War.” 

Use the pictures below to answer question #3 on the handout.

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Answers to the Scavenger Hunt: The Civil War review guide:

1. Unsuccessful: McClellan and Burnside (could include others).  Successful: Grant and Sherman.

2. Lee and “Stonewall” Jackson

3. Uncle Tom’s Cabin

4. Rose Greenhow

5. Cared for wounded on the battlefield.

6. Because of the successes the Union military was having during the war, including the fall of Atlanta to the Union army led by Sherman.

7. Stonewall Jackson, because he was like a stone wall that didn’t move, even when other men retreated around him.

8. Sherman in his March to the Sea.

9. Battle of Manassas.

10. Confederates held off an attack with many casualties on both sides.

11. That the war wasn’t going to be won quickly and that they needed to get prepared.

12. Diarrhea

13. Ford Theater

14. John Wilkes Booth

15. Preserve the Union, enforce the Constitution, and eventually, to free slaves.

16. Emancipation Proclamation

17. April, 1865

18. Jefferson Davis

19. Shiloh, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Vicksburg

20. Union

21. Border states, including: Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, West Virginia (after 1863), Missouri

22. Richmond, Virginia

23. Because of his successes in the West.

24. A mother whose four sons were killed in battle.

25. A draft, Richmond and Mobile.

26. 1848

27. Coup d’etat

28. L’Empire, c’est la paix.

29. Franco-Prussian War

30. Wilhelm

31. Blood and iron

32. Realpolitik

33. Risorgimento

34. Cavour

35. 1870

36. 1861

37. local councils in Russia, elected officials to support education, medical care, and infrastructure

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Please use the link below to complete the nationalism webquest.  Don’t forget that you also need to read and answer questions about Tsar Alexander II of Russia.

http://www.beyondbooks.com/eur12/2.asp

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

The Compromise of 1850 and “Bleeding Kansas”:

Please visit http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p2951.html to access the readings necessary to complete the homework assignment.

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

L2 Facebook Sample Page

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Understanding the Revolutions of 1848:

1. Complete the “Revolutionary Tour of Europe 1848-1849 map handout.  You are welcome to use any website to fill out the mapm, but a helpful one might be:

http://www.amitm.com/thecon/lesson4.html

Use colored pencils to shade each country a different color.

Before you go on to the next task, please show me your map to make sure you have labeled the bodies of water, countries, capitals, and centers of revolt correctly.  You will lose points if you do not show me your map before you leave today!

2. Find out why Russia and Great Britain did not see revolutions occur in their nations, and a write a paragraph about each.

To understand why revolution did not occur in Russia, you may use this website:

http://www.fortunecity.com/victorian/hornton/890/NicholasI.html

To understand why revolution did not occur in Great Britain, you must understand a movement called chartism that was going on there:

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/chartism.htm

(Hint: Think about how reforms occurred in Great Britain and why revolution was not necessary there.)

3. Homework: Complete the above tasks that you did not finish in class.