Monday, November 24, 2014

Civil War Project

Group Topics:

Slavery and its Future

Origins of the Civil War

The Coming of the War

Union vs The Confederacy - 1861-1865

War Leadership

Civil War Battles


African Americans in the War and Life in the Post War South

Civil War Historiography

Research the above topics and create a PowerPoint presentation. 

Please use the following links to research:

CBiography Resource Center

US History in Context
Password:  long_log

History Central

The Library of Congress

The National Archives

Historic Speeches

Reconstruction- PBS

Civil War & Reconstruction LOC

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Dark Side of Humanity

The Dark Side of Humanity

You will use the following research to find information about historically infamous people and or events and list the most interesting facts you learned.

How does this event/person represent the unit you are currently studying? Choose at least one of the essential questions and relate it to your area of study.

Essential Questions:

What can readers learn about themselves and others when examining the flaws in characters?

What motivates characters to commit actions they may not usually commit?

How do the actions of an individual affect others around them
Biography Resource Center (database)
Vllad The Impaler
Ivan the Terrible
Adolph Hitler
                                                          Attila the Hun
Joseph Stalin
                                                         Genghis Khan
Pol Pot
Elizabeth Bathory
                                                       Lizzie Borden
Jack the Ripper
Joseph Mengele
Osama Bin Laden
Saddam Hussein
September 11                                  Nanking Massacre
The Holocaust                               The Trail of Tears
The Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki
The Crusades                           Oklahoma City Bombing
Jonestown Massacre              Salem Witch Trials
 US History in Context  password= long_log

World History in Context  password= long_log

Friday, November 14, 2014

Latin American Great Depression Choice Project








With your partner - choose a country and create a visual presentation.

You will need to include the following information:

Describe your country's role and influence in the League of Nations

Describe the government structure of your country

Relations with the United States

Causes of Great Depression in your country

Impact of the Great Depression on the citizens of your country

To what extent was the government in your country successful in overcoming the Great Depression?

Biography Resource Center

World History in Context