Welcome to U.S. History

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Aloha e nā haumāna a me nā makua,
Welcome to U.S. History 2016-2017.  I am looking forward to a wonderful semester filled with lots of reading, writing, discussions and enjoying each otherʻs insight as we embark on our journey together learning about the history of the United States.  This semester I will be utilizing my blog in a different way than years past.  It will be used not only as a form of communication but also as a teaching tool.  Again, I am looking forward to meeting everyone.

U.S.HistoryCourseSyllabusSY16-17

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Pō’ahā, 19 Mei 2016 to Pō’alua, 25 Mei 2016

Final-Exams-Graphic1U.S. History Final Semester 2 SY 2015-2016

Final Assessment
–Posted in Google Classroom
–Work time
~~~~Thursday 05/19/16 to Tuesday 05/25/16
–Final due into Google Classroom on Tuesday 05/25/16 by 2:45 pm!
–No late submissions will be accepted!

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Pō’akolu, 18 Mei 16

USAH023-HThe Vietnam War (1954-1975)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Enduring Understanding:  Countries are affected by their relationship with each other.

Essential Questions:  How does military conflict divide people within cultures?
Should citizens support the government during wartime?

Objectives:
—how the United States became involved in Vietnamʻs conflict with France.
—how the United States increased its influence in the conflict during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations.
—why the United States military could not quickly defeat the Vietnamese forces.
—the problems that the Vietnam War caused at home.
—why 1968 was such an important year during this era.
—the steps President Nixon took to end the conflict in Vietnam.
—the important impact the Vietnam War had on American culture and politics.

Standards:
…Culture (#6, 9)
…Time, Continuity and Change (#2, 5, 8)
…People, Places and Environments (#1, 2)
…Individuals, Groups and Institutions (#5)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#5)
…Science, Technology and Society (#2)
…Global Connections (#4)

The Vietnam War
—Complete Reflection via Google Classroom

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Pō’alua, 17 Mei 16

USAH023-HThe Vietnam War (1954-1975)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Enduring Understanding:  Countries are affected by their relationship with each other.

Essential Questions:  How does military conflict divide people within cultures?
Should citizens support the government during wartime?

Objectives:
—how the United States became involved in Vietnamʻs conflict with France.
—how the United States increased its influence in the conflict during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations.
—why the United States military could not quickly defeat the Vietnamese forces.
—the problems that the Vietnam War caused at home.
—why 1968 was such an important year during this era.
—the steps President Nixon took to end the conflict in Vietnam.
—the important impact the Vietnam War had on American culture and politics.

Standards:
…Culture (#6, 9)
…Time, Continuity and Change (#2, 5, 8)
…People, Places and Environments (#1, 2)
…Individuals, Groups and Institutions (#5)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#5)
…Science, Technology and Society (#2)
…Global Connections (#4)

The Vietnam War
—Finish video Ordinary Americans
—Complete VW_Who’s Who_Handout (3)
—Complete Reflection via Google Classroom

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Pō’akahi, 16 Mei 16

USAH023-HThe Vietnam War (1954-1975)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Enduring Understanding:  Countries are affected by their relationship with each other.

Essential Questions:  How does military conflict divide people within cultures?
Should citizens support the government during wartime?

Objectives:
—how the United States became involved in Vietnamʻs conflict with France.
—how the United States increased its influence in the conflict during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations.
—why the United States military could not quickly defeat the Vietnamese forces.
—the problems that the Vietnam War caused at home.
—why 1968 was such an important year during this era.
—the steps President Nixon took to end the conflict in Vietnam.
—the important impact the Vietnam War had on American culture and politics.

Standards:
…Culture (#6, 9)
…Time, Continuity and Change (#2, 5, 8)
…People, Places and Environments (#1, 2)
…Individuals, Groups and Institutions (#5)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#5)
…Science, Technology and Society (#2)
…Global Connections (#4)

The Vietnam War
—Go over VW_A Brief History_Handout (3)
—View video Ordinary Americans
—Complete VW_Who’s Who_Handout (3)

 

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Pō’alima, 13 Mei 16

USAH023-HThe Vietnam War (1954-1975)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Enduring Understanding:  Countries are affected by their relationship with each other.

Essential Questions:  How does military conflict divide people within cultures?
Should citizens support the government during wartime?

Objectives:
—how the United States became involved in Vietnamʻs conflict with France.
—how the United States increased its influence in the conflict during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations.
—why the United States military could not quickly defeat the Vietnamese forces.
—the problems that the Vietnam War caused at home.
—why 1968 was such an important year during this era.
—the steps President Nixon took to end the conflict in Vietnam.
—the important impact the Vietnam War had on American culture and politics.

Standards:
…Culture (#6, 9)
…Time, Continuity and Change (#2, 5, 8)
…People, Places and Environments (#1, 2)
…Individuals, Groups and Institutions (#5)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#5)
…Science, Technology and Society (#2)
…Global Connections (#4)

Newsela Quiz

The Vietnam War
—Complete VVW_A Brief History_Handout (3)
—View video Ordinary Americans
—Complete VW_Who’s Who_Handout (3)

 

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Pō’ahā, 12 Mei 16

IMG_8563America and World War II (1941-1945)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Enduring Understanding:  Disputes over ideas, resources, values and politics can lead to change.

Essential Question:  What kind of sacrifices does war require?

Objectives:
—how the government mobilized the economy, financed the war and later stabilized the wartime economy.
—the early military strategies of the Allied forces in the Pacific including the Doolittle Raid.
—the military strategies of the Allied forces in Europe and North Africa.
—the military strategies used to end the war with Japan including the firebombing and the use of the atomic bomb.

Standards:
…Time, Continuity and Change (#2)
…People, Places and Environments (#7)
…Power, Authority, & Governance (#5)
…Global Connections (#2)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#5)

WWII
—America and WWII Group Media Assessment Sharing
—America and WWII Self Reflection

Homework:  Newsela Quiz on tomorrow.

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Pō’akolu, 11 Mei 16

IMG_8563America and World War II (1941-1945)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Enduring Understanding:  Disputes over ideas, resources, values and politics can lead to change.

Essential Question:  What kind of sacrifices does war require?

Objectives:
—how the government mobilized the economy, financed the war and later stabilized the wartime economy.
—the early military strategies of the Allied forces in the Pacific including the Doolittle Raid.
—the military strategies of the Allied forces in Europe and North Africa.
—the military strategies used to end the war with Japan including the firebombing and the use of the atomic bomb.

Standards:
…Time, Continuity and Change (#2)
…People, Places and Environments (#7)
…Power, Authority, & Governance (#5)
…Global Connections (#2)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#5)

WWII
—America and WWII Group Media Assessment due tonight in Google Classroom by 11:59pm!

Homework:  Newsela due tomorrow; Newsela Quiz on Friday.

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Pō’alua, 10 Mei 16

IMG_8563America and World War II (1941-1945)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Enduring Understanding:  Disputes over ideas, resources, values and politics can lead to change.

Essential Question:  What kind of sacrifices does war require?

Objectives:
—how the government mobilized the economy, financed the war and later stabilized the wartime economy.
—the early military strategies of the Allied forces in the Pacific including the Doolittle Raid.
—the military strategies of the Allied forces in Europe and North Africa.
—the military strategies used to end the war with Japan including the firebombing and the use of the atomic bomb.

Standards:
…Time, Continuity and Change (#2)
…People, Places and Environments (#7)
…Power, Authority, & Governance (#5)
…Global Connections (#2)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#5)

WWII
—America and WWII Group Media Assessment

Homework:  Newsela due Thursday; Newsela Quiz on Friday.

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Pō’akahi, 09 Mei 16

IMG_8563America and World War II (1941-1945)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Enduring Understanding:  Disputes over ideas, resources, values and politics can lead to change.

Essential Question:  What kind of sacrifices does war require?

Objectives:
—how the government mobilized the economy, financed the war and later stabilized the wartime economy.
—the early military strategies of the Allied forces in the Pacific including the Doolittle Raid.
—the military strategies of the Allied forces in Europe and North Africa.
—the military strategies used to end the war with Japan including the firebombing and the use of the atomic bomb.

Standards:
…Time, Continuity and Change (#2)
…People, Places and Environments (#7)
…Power, Authority, & Governance (#5)
…Global Connections (#2)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#5)

WWII
—America and WWII Group Media Assessment

Homework:  Newsela due Thursday; Newsela Quiz on Friday.

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