SCOTT’S HISTORY BLOG

 

History 12 – Course outline – student workbook –

 

 

Advanced Placement European History 12

 

* - http://www.flowofhistory.com/units - serious flow charts

 

·        Podcasts – pretty good podcasts on upcoming lectures - http://stipteacherapeuro.blogspot.com/2011/01/intro-to-mass-politics-and-german.html

 

·        http://bedford.va.k12us.com/mday/AP%20European%20Notes – a good set of notes and graphs on everything

 

·        http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/French_Revolution.aspx - everything you need on the French revolution

 

·        http://www.gavirtuallearning.org/Resources/SharedAPEuropeanHistory.aspx - great review site

 

 

 

 

Social Studies 9 – With 2 Blocks on Different days, the list will usually show what E block did, and what B block will do.

 

·         Thursday Sept 12 – complete activity 21, page 35 of Geo  - NO quiz next day

·        Monday Sept 16 – Complete Activity #22 page 37 – and Activity #23 page 38

·        Wed Sept 18 – Completed Activity 24, page42 – QUIZ NEXT DAY – spot heights, layer tinting, direction, vocab and latitude and longitude

·        Friday Sept 20 – Quiz – and Activity #25, page 42, numbers 1 through 11 due next day

·        Monday Sept 30 – finish Time Zones, Unit test on Wednesday for E Block  - Thur for B Block

·        Test Outline – Fill in the Blanks Vocab – 2 multiple choice questions – Using the scale chart page 6 – page 133 of the Atlas, find approximate height of cities -  - page 15 Geo, grid locations – page 17 of Geo – label the lines of longitude and latitude – then give lat and long of cities from a map – time zones

·        Wed Oct 9 – Collect Art assignment on Charter of Rights – Copy out the English Civil War Dictionary (due for homework) – complete front side of Fill in blank sheet handed out in class

·        Tuesday Oct 15 – Worked on Notes from the board – James 1st character paragraph due next class

·        Thursday Oct 17 – Notes On James I & Charles I – Handout – Complete page 1, side 1 only for home work – Collected James I paragraph

·        Tuesday Oct 22 – Handout fully completed – ppt notes – vocab quiz next class

·        Tuesday Oct 29 – Finish notes from board on the Unit – Quiz next class – Assignment given as follows (due date for B Block is Nov 6th/ E Block is Nov 7th)

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·        Complete ONE of the project suggestions below. You will have  one week to complete: (35 marks)

 

·        a)    Scene skit (minimum 3 mins.) on any aspect of English Civil

·                  War (e.g./ Roundheads vs. Royalists, Charles and his problems)

·        b)         Poster: England before and after the English Civil War. Use

·                     Verbal/visual format.

·        c)         Poster: Witch hunts in England and America.

·        d)        PowerPoint: on any of the following topics:  minimum 20 slides, with explanations

·                     Protestant/Catholic conflict in Ireland; The Glorious Revolution

·                     biography of one of the King’s, etc.

·        e)        Drawing: Artists! Sketch any of the historical

·                     figures we’ve talked about!

·        f)         Write an essay comparing and contrasting the British government in 1688 to our present day Canadian Federal Government ( 5 paragraph, with a thesis)

·        35 marks - criteria is effort, historical accuracy, creativity, done on time

 

-         Monday Nov 4th – Chapter Test Next Day  - class went over multiple choice, true/false and vocab – The essay question is:

 

Multi paragraph question: Compare and contrast the three different forms of government that we discussed in this chapter: Absolute Monarchy, Republic and Constitutional Monarchy. Be very specific about each form. How is the ruler of each chosen? What is the role of law? (Meaning who makes the decisions) how many rights do ordinary citizens have? 20 marks Intro –– define each in the first paragraph – then, rights? – be specific and use an example.

 

            Monday Nov 18th – Hand in previous homework, sheets with color map of France – Begin the French Revolution with use of DVD and Notes on ppt –

 

·        French Revolution notes and Vocab package handed out – First page (both sides) and the Vocab list (both sides) due next class – Nov 25/26

·        * Thurs/ Fri Nov 28/29 – Assigned page 2 and 3 of the Revolution Package – all due next class – Vocab Quiz next Day –

 

 

·        Dec Final Test Outline – Test is on Dec 16th at 8:30am – multiple choice on the French Revolution and the English Civil War – Vocab matching on both those topics –

 

Geography: scale grids references, special line of Latitude, finding latitude and longitude of a place.

 

Part D.  Short Answer Responses [10 marks]

•          Answer the following questions as directed.

•          Use the space provided in this booklet to give your responses.

•          Write only in ink, and use complete sentences.

•          Your information must be clear, specific, and accurate to earn your marks.

•          Each response is worth 10 marks

 

Select 1 (only 1!) of the following 3 topics, and answer in at least one paragraph. 

 

 

1. Define both Absolute Monarchy and Divine Right of Kings.  Discuss how Charles I used these two ideas to rule England, and describe the results of his style of government [10 marks].

 

2. How did religion influence the course of the English Civil War? [10 marks].

 

3. Discuss how the social and economic problems that France faced in the 18th century contributed to the start of the French Revolution [10 marks].

 

Part E.   Essay Response [20 marks].

•          Answer the following questions as directed.

•          Use the space provided in this booklet to give your responses.

•          Write only in ink, and use complete sentences.

•          Your information must be clear, specific, and accurate to earn your marks.

•          Provide examples to support your ideas.

 

Select 1 (only 1!) of the following 3 topics, and answer in multi-paragraph form. Must have a thesis statement, and prove the thesis throughout.

 

1. “Oliver Cromwell’s Commonwealth demonstrated him to be more absolute than the absolute monarchies we studied.”  Do you agree with this statement?  Why or why not? [20 marks].

 

2. We enjoy many freedoms and privileges in Canada today because we have a democratic and parliamentary form of government that ensures no one individual or group can abuse power.  Discuss how the events in 17th century England helped to create our democratic and parliamentary form of government.  Be sure to include the steps taken in England through Parliament that allowed this to happen [20 marks].

 

3. Discuss the ‘triggers’ that led to the outbreak of the French Revolution. How did the values and ideas of Robespierre eventually fall apart (look at what his goals were, and how they took different twists and turns) [20 marks].

 

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- Socials 9 – First Nations Presentation - Begins on Wed Jan 15

 

Who are the First Nations People?

 

• Using Canada Revisited, library resources and the

Internet, you will research (in a group) one of the following first nation’s peoples:

 

• Inuit (Arctic) • Iroquois (5 Nations Confederacy)

• Plains (ex. Blackfoot, Cree...) • Northwest Coast (ex. Haida, Salish...)

• Plateau of BC (ex. Okanagan, Shuswap...)

 

• You will be divided into 5 groups and each group will do a Tri-Fold Display Board and 1 of the following:

 

-           Make a board game - make scale model

Bring in authentic food (enough for all to have a little taste)

Do a dramatic skit representing the tribe’s information

 

• You will describe/ present the life of your First Nations group and include

the following information:

 

- Lifestyle - clothing styles, food and its preparation, types of housing

- Nomadic, fishermen, hunters, agricultural?

- Customs and traditions - importance of certain ideas or things?

- Art, music, dance

- Government and social organization - who is the leader(s)?

- Role of women in society?

- Trade, commerce, economy

- Religion and spirituality - ceremonies

- Spirits

- Use of legends and storytelling

- Anything else of interest that can be included.....

 

Criteria:

Research / information/ presentation                                  /20

Illustrations / presentation/layout                                        /10

Effort/ originality/ creativity                                                    /10

 

Total:                                                                                                 / 40

 

To be Presented ON: Tues Jan 21

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Thursday Jan 23 – Totem Pole assignment – Hand draw a Totem Pole that tells a story from your own experience, or from someone in your family

– Color it, and have it on and 8 by 10 plain piece of paper

 

Wed Jan 29 – Totem Poles due – Vocab quiz on chapter 1

 

Monday Feb 3 – Paragraph due on 4 possible scientific ways the first nations may have arrived in N. America

 

TEST OUTLINE – for tues and wed classes – 15 Vocab Matching questions – Tribal fill in the blank – Native ideas, heterogeneous or homogeneous – compare and contrast the economic needs between the Northwest Coast people and the Plaines people – Discuss some advantages of being Nomadic – Compare the Beringia Land Bridge Theory to your tribes (the one you presented) creation story

 

Tuesday Feb 25 – Chapter 2 – Vocab quiz next class – crossword and pages 1 and 2 of the notes in the chapter 2 package are to be done

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Napoleon Research Essay

 

All Papers will begin with a one page biography of the life and times of Napoleon

Students will follow the prescribed research essay format which will be reviewed and copied in class.

Due Date: Friday Jan 18

 

Then choose one of the following topics to write a research essay on:

 

1.        What did napoleon do to spread and consolidate the French revolution? Success or failure?

2.        What are leadership skills of Napoleon Bonaparte? Which one was the best and why?

3.        What was napoleons greatest accomplishment? Why?

4.        What led mostly to Napoleon Bonaparte's down fall? Why?

5.        What did napoleon do to bring back order France? Did it last?

6.        Which reforms were introduced by Napoleon? Which was the best?

7.        What caused the most problems for Napoleon? Why?

8.        What did Napoleon Bonaparte achieve? Were these good achievements?

9.        What was the most important of the seven legal codes established by napoleon? Why?

10.      Why did Napoleon make the Napoleonic Code? Did it succeed?

 

Title page                                                    

Pages numbered                                      

Double spaced

12 font only

 

ONE SIDE OF THE PAGE ONLY               10 MARKS FOR PROPER FORMAT

THESIS                                                           5 MARKS

ROUGH DRAFT                                           10 MARKS

ESSAY                                                            25 MARKS

 

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         - Socials 9 – Begin on Friday Jan 16

Who are the First Nations People?

 

• Using Canada Revisited, library resources and the

Internet, you will research (in a group) one of the following first nation’s peoples:

 

• Inuit (Arctic) • Iroquois (5 Nations Confederacy)

• Plains (ex. Blackfoot, Cree...) • Northwest Coast (ex. Haida, Salish...)

• Plateau of BC (ex. Okanagan, Shuswap...)

 

• You will be divided into 5 groups and each group will do a Tri-Fold Display Board and 1 of the following:

 

-         Make a board game - make scale model

Bring in authentic food (enough for all to have a little taste)

Do a dramatic skit representing the tribes information

 

• You will describe/ present the life of your First Nations group and include

the following information:

 

- Lifestyle - clothing styles, food and its preparation, types of housing

- Nomadic, fishermen, hunters, agricultural?

- Customs and traditions - importance of certain ideas or things?

- Art, music, dance

- Government and social organization - who is the leader(s)?

- Role of women in society?

- Trade, commerce, economy

- Religion and spirituality - ceremonies

- Spirits

- Use of legends and storytelling

- Anything else of interest that can be included.....

 

Criteria:

Research / information/ presentation                                     /20

Illustrations / presentation/layout                                            /10

Effort/ originality/ creativity                                                       /10

 

Total:                                                                                                 / 40

 

To be Presented ON: Thur Jan 24

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·        – Family Totem Pole Art due – Hand draw and color a totem pole that has at least 5 representations of yourself and your family on the pole,

as if you were planning before actually carving one

– No words or logos.

-         Began Chapter one Package, given out in class – note page 1 of 3 worked on and due next day.

 

·        Past assignments – chapter 1 vocab quiz – Theories of Natives in North America article reading and assignment

·         – Review Chapter One Test outline

 

-          15 Vocab matching questions – Match the tribes with an item – Heterogeneous or Homogeneous trait – Compare and contrast the Northwest Coast People’s economic needs with the Plaines tribe

-          What are the advantages of living a nomadic lifestyle? Support

-          Discuss the Scientific theory of how natives arrived in North America (the Beringia Land Bridge theory) with the creation story of the tribe you presented in class

 

·         Monday Feb 18 – Chapter One Test

·         Friday Feb 22 – Video “The First Europeans” – Fill in sheet done in class – homework: Note taking page 1 of 3 from the chapter 2 package.

·         Thursday March 7 – Video on the fur trade – fill in the blank sheet – Quiz next class on chapter 2 pages 20-31

·         MOnday March 11 – Vocab Quiz next class

·         Monday March 25 – chapter 2 test outline: matching vocab - 

- paragraph on the impact of French COntact with the First Nations

– compare exploration, colonization and mercantilism

– Samuel de Champlain everything paragraph

– the role of the church in new france

– differences between the British colonists, the acadians and the canadiens

 – the formation of the hbc

Friday April 12 – Chapter 3 test

                                                                – Multiple Choice

– What specific actions did the government of France take to encourage large families, make New France attractive to settlers, and increase the population

-          Draw A DIAGRAM SHOWING THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE feudal system AND THE SEIGNEURAL SYSTEM

-          IMAGINE FOR ARE A HABITANT, A FILLES DU ROI OR A SEIGNEUR…..

-          YOUR GOING TO WRITE A BOOK ABOUT THE CHURCH IN NEW FRANCE…..

-          WHICH OCCUPATION IN NEW FRANCE WAS THE BEST? WHY?

 

·       – Chapter 4 test

- Vocabulary Matching

- Multiple Choice

- Discuss what actions show the British attempted to Accommodate the French Culture and Why?

- Summarize the 3 main concerns the French had after they lost control of New France.

- The British considered 5 options for the Canadiens. Summarize these 5 options and expand on each point.

 

Socials 9 Final Exam

Study Guide

June 10th, 2013 – 9:00am

 

A.  Multiple-Choice & Matching

 

General Montcalm                         General Wolfe                    Subsistence          

Matrilineal                                       Tipi                                         Longhouse

Nationalism                                                Continental System          Island of Elba

Role of Church in New France     Potlatch                              Sun Dance

“3 Sisters”                                          Napoleonic Code              Imperialism     

Sachem                                               Filles du Roi                        Coureurs des bois     

Samuel de Champlain                   Acadians                              First settlements

Subsistence                                       Seigneurs                             mercantilism

Captain of the Militia                    exploration                         Colonization   

Hudson’s Bay Company                Habitants                                      First Consul             

Seigneury System                            Jesuit                                     Jacques Cartier                                                                                          

Government positions and roles in New France

    

B.  Short Answer

 

1. Compare & Contrast in the following diagram TWO First Nation groups. You may choose among the following: Northwest Coast, Plateau, Woodlands, or Inuit. (15 Marks)

 

2. Compare in the following diagram the duties of a Seigneur to the duties of a Habitant. (10 Marks)

 

C.  Essay

 

Answer the following in a well written paragraph.  Remember to have a Topic Sentence, Thesis and a Concluding Sentence.

 

 

Prompt: “Did the French do all they could in order to hold onto North America? Was it better in the long run that the British took over? And did the Americans do the right thing by revolting against their British rulers?”

 

Consider the following in your answer:

What actions did the French take

What actions did the British take

Who should have won?  Why?

What should the Americans done?

Were the Americans justified in their actions?  Why?

What do the implications mean for Canada/Britain/France today

Why does this all matter???