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4th QTR Assignments US1

So far, we’ve covered a lot in our thematic unit on war.  We’ve focused on the War of 1812 and the Mexican War in the last part of the 3rd Quarter, but in the beginning of the 4th, we’ve spent a bunch of time learning about the causes of the Civil War, its impact on slaves, the larger issues of racism in the north and the south, as well as Lincoln’s positions on the topic.  Here’s the list of the work we’ve done so far:

We’ve also spent some time last week asking and answering questions concerning Al Qaeda, the Taliban, Osama Bin Laden and 9/11 in the context of the larger war on terror.  Here’s the link to the Terrorism Options and the Afghanistan Political Cartoons.  There’s also more background information here on those cartoons.

4th QTR Assignments US2

So far this quarter, we’ve continued our thematic unit on war by covering World War 2 in detail.  We’ve also taken time to learn how to use the class discussion forum as well as focus in depth on the current events of Bin Laden’s death and its meaning for the war on terrorism.  Let’s take a look at the list here:

Here’s the link to the Terrorism Options and the Afghanistan Political Cartoons.  There’s also more background information here on those cartoons.  For the Big Ideas and Essential Questions test, you can find them on Google docs.