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U.S History

Instructor
Mr. Barks
Terms
2017-18 Trimester 1
2017-18 Trimester 2
2017-18 Trimester 3
Department
Social Studies
Description
Welcome to Mr. Barks' 8th Grade U.S History Class.  All students, please subscribe to my Edlio page to receive an email update when I post homework, notes, assignments, study guides, study sheets, due dates, dates for quizzes and exams, and other important information  

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Quiz - Section 3, Chapter 19.  I call these types of quizzes "reading quizzes". Students can take all the notes they want on Section 3 of Chapter 19 to use on the quiz.  All notes must be written by your own hand and will be turned in with your name on them along with the quiz.  REMEMBER, THIS QUIZ COVERS SECTION 3 OF CHAPTER 19 ONLY.  10 FILL IN OR SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS.

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Final Exam - Chapter 19, Sections 1 - 5.  Study Blue Study Guide and all notes and supplemental readings.  

Past Assignments

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Periods 4,5, and 6 Quiz - Section 1 and 2, Chapter 19.  I call these types of quizzes "reading quizzes". Students can take all the notes they want on Section 1 and 2 of Chapter 19 to use on the quiz.  All notes must be written by your own hand and will be turned in with your name on them along with the quiz.

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Classwork/Homework -  Print out if needed or to see the details of the assignment (see attached)
Note - due to block schedule this assignment is due on Thursday, May 17th for periods 2 and 3.  Periods 4,5 and 6 the due date is Friday, May 18th.

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Thursday (periods 2 and 3) and Friday (periods 4, 5, and 6) Classwork - If you were absent on Thursday or Friday,  please print out, complete, and return to me on Monday (see attached).

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Periods 2 and 3 - Quiz -Thursday - Sections 1 and 2, Chapter 19.  I call these types of quizzes "reading quizzes". Students can take all the notes they want on Section 1 and 2 of Chapter 19 to use on the quiz.  All notes must be written by your own hand and will be turned in with your name on them along with the quiz.

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Classwork/Homework - Print out if needed or to see the details of the assignment (see attached) 

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Permission Slip -  Dances with Wolves. Due Friday, May 4th.  If you do not return to me by Friday, May 4th you will receive a zero on Aeries. Print out if needed (see attached)

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Green Study Sheet - Assigned on Monday, April 30th.  Due Monday. May 7th. Use Blue Study Guide to help complete the Green Study Sheet.  If you can't find it on the Blue Study Guide, use your textbook or lecture notes.  If needed, see attached.

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Exam - Chapter 17, Section 2; Chapter 18, Sections 1,2, and 3.  Study Green Study Sheet and Blue Study Guide.

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Classwork/Homework - Print out if not completed in class or to see the details of the assignment (see attached)

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Quiz - Chapter 17, Section 2.  10 questions, short answer, fill in.

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Classwork/Homework - Print out if needed or to see the details of the assignment (see attached).

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Classwork/Homework - Print out if needed or to see the details of the assignment (see attached).

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Civil War Exam - Triple Crown # 3 is on Tuesday, April 24th.

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Green Study Sheet is due Tuesday, April 24th - The Green Study Sheet was assigned on Thursday, April 12th.  Use the Blue Study Guide to help you complete the Green Study Sheet.  If you can't find it on the Blue Study Guide, look it up in your notes or the textbook.  I have attached the Green Study Sheet and Blue Study Guide for your reference (if needed)  Please see attached.

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Notes - Emancipation Proclamation - PRINT OUT, (see attached)

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Quiz - Gettysburg to Appomattox - Study the review question that we went over in class on Thursday, April 12th and your lecture notes from April 19th through April 12th. (see attached)

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Classwork/Homework - Print out if needed or to see the details of the assignment (see attached)

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Quiz on Tuesday, April 10 - Bull Run to Antietam.  Study notes from March 21 through April 9th.  Pay close attention to the review questions that we went over on Monday, April 10.  SEE ATTACHED STUDY QUESTIONS

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Classwork/Homework -  Assigned on Thursday, March 29th.  Due on Friday, March 30th.  Print out if needed or to see the details of the assignment (see attached). 

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CIVIL WAR MAP - Assigned on Wednesday, March 21. Due on Thursday, March 29th.  See directions (attached) 

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Classwork/Homework - Print out if needed or to see the details of the assignment (see attached).

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Reading and Questions - Intro to the Civil War and the Emancipation Proclamation.  If absnt, please complete and bring to class.  See attached.

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Quiz - A Nation DividesOpen Note - We went over the notes for the quiz on Tuesday, March 27th.

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Classwork/Homework - Homework if not completed in class today.  Print out if absent or to see the details of the assignment (see attached)

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Classwork - Advantages/Disadvantages Worksheet - This was Friday's classwork (March 23th). I will collect it on Monday, March 26th.  (see attached).

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Classwork/Homework - Print out if needed or to see the details of the assignment (see attached).

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Exam - Intro to Slavery and the United States Civil War.  Exam is open note, multiple choice, and you can use the Blue Study Guide, Green Study Sheet and all notes.

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Green Study Sheet - I have given you all an extra day to complete your Green Study Guide.  You will turn it in with your exam on Tuesday, March 13. 

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REMINDER, INTRO TO SLAVERY EXAM IS TOMORROW, TUESDAY, MARCH 13

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Green Study Sheet - Intro to Slavery and The U.S. Civil War (see attached). This was assigned on Wednesday, March 7th and is due Monday, March 12th.  Exam on this material will be on Tuesday, March 13th.  You will also receive a Blue Study Guide (Pre Civil War Study Guide) See attached  Exam will be open note!

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Study Questions for Intro to Slavery Exam (see attached)

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Green Study Sheet Due Tuesday, March 6th.  Green Study Sheet was passed out in class along with the Blue Study Guide on Thursday, February 22.  Use Blue Study Guide to help you complete Green Study Sheet.  If you can't find it on Blue Stud Guide, use textbook, lecture notes,or look it up.  Green Study Sheet and Blue Study Guide ATTACHED.

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Exam - Chapter 10, Manifest Destiny

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Parents and Students - Due Friday, February 23 or you will receive a zero.  Attached is the permission slip that I passed out in class for permission to watch the movie The Alamo.  Print out if needed (see attached).
 
Thank you,
 
Mr. Barks

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Quiz - Texas Revolution.  Study review sheet that we did in class.  See attached for reference.  

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Classwork/Homework - Print out if needed or to see details of assignment (see attached).

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Friday's Assignment (see attached) - If you were absent on Friday please complete this assignment over the weekend and return it to me on Monday.  I have attached some notes for reference as well.
 
 

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Quiz - Discovery and Settlement of California.  10 questions, short answer.  Study the 10 questions on the review sheet I gave you in class.  I have attached it here as well (see attached)

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Classwork/Homework - Print out if needed or to see the details of the assignment (see attached)

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SS Classwork/Homework - Print out if needed or to see the details of the assignment (see attached)

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Exam - Sections 1 and 2 of Chapter 8 and all of Chapter 9.  Study the Blue Study GuideNo Green Study Sheet for this exam.  If you want an extra copy of the Blue Study Guide you can print it out (see attached).

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Classwork/Homework - Print out if needed or to see the specifics of the assignment (see attached).

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Quiz - Section 1, Chapter 9 Open book/ open Note! 10 questions, short answer/fill in.

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Classwork/Homework - Print out if needed or to see the specifics of assignment (see attached).

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SS Classwork/Homework - Section 1, Chapter 9. Print out if needed or to see the specifics of assignment (see attached)

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Classwork - Page 267.  This work was completed and turned in in class on Friday. February 2, 2018.  If absent, please print out attachment and complete work.  Turn in on Monday.

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SS Homework - Print out if needed or to get the specifics of the assignment (see attached)

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Quiz - Section 1, Chapter 8.  10 questions fill in the blank.  Study section 1, Chapter 8 of text and lecture notes (see attached).

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A study guide for Friday's quiz from Mr. Quizlet!     https://quizlet.com/_4dvzsn
Era of Good Feelings

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Exam, Era of Jefferson.  Section 4 of Chapter 6 and all of Chapter 7.  Study BLUE STUDY GUIDE (see attached)

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Classwork/Homework - Look up and define "Doctrine" in your notebook.

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Quiz - Tecumseh and the War of 1812.  Open Note.  Periods 1,2, and 3 take quiz on Wednesday, January 24th and Periods 4, 5, and 6 take quiz on Thursday, January 25.  Wednesday and Thursday are minimum days. No school on Friday, January 27th.

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Answers to worksheet from last Thursday, January 18th. Lewis and Clark, Louisiana Purchase, and Burr Conspiracy.  PRINT OUT AND BRING TO CLASS (SEE ATTACHED)

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Reading and Questions - Tecumseh, Impressment, and War of 1812.
See attached if absent or if you need the reading and questions.

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Green Study Sheet - (see attached)Assigned on Monday, January 22nd.  Due on Tuesday, January 30th.  Use Blue Study Guide (see attached) to help complete Green Study Sheet.  Use notes and book if you can't find answers on Blue Study Guide

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Classwork/Homework - Assigned on Thursday, January 18th.  DUE ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 19th Print out if needed or to see the details of the assignment (see attached).

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Map - Louisiana Purchase.  Map was assigned on Wednesday, January 10.  Map is due Thursday, January 18th  Follow directions (see attached) and take your time.  BRING COLORED PENCILS FOR MAP WORK!

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Classwork/Homework - See Attached.  Print out if needed or to see the details of the assignment.

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Quiz - Louisiana Purchase -  Internet Research - This was completed in class today, Friday, January 12th.  If absent, please complete (see attached)

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Quiz - Matching, Multiple Choice, and True/False.  Study the Review sheet that was passed out on Friday, 1-5-18 (see attached) and your lecture notes.

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Tuesday Classwork (not homework)  - This assignment was do in class today.  If absent, please print out and give to me on Wednesday (see attached).
 
 

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Homework - (see attached) Print out if needed or to see the details of the assignment.

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Classwork/Homework - (see attached) Print out if needed or to see the details of the assignment.

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Green Study Sheet for Constitution Exam.  Green Study Sheet was passed out on Friday, December 1st, it is due Wednesday, December 13.  It must be completed in notebook or typed up.  If typed, I require a parent signature and phone #.
Use the Blue Study Guide (attached) to complete the Green Study Sheet (attached).  If you can't find it on the Blue Study Guide, look in textbook or lecture notes.

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Exam - U.S. Constitution

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Here is a link to Quizlet that was created by Jake Danon in my 5th period.  He has graciously offered it to all students to help study for Wednesday's exam
 
Mr. Barks
 

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Venn Diagram - Shays Rebellion/Whiskey Rebellion -  Completed in class Thursday and Friday, 12/7 and 12/8.  If you were absent or not able to complete in class, it is due Monday, 12/11/17
See attached

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Quiz -Constitutional Amendments - Study the Amendments on the worksheet that we went over on Tuesday (see attached, if needed)

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Mini Constitution Exam - 25 Multiple choice questions.  The Exam will cover Articles 1 - 7 of the U.S. Constitution.  Study the Chart and the  Study Guide I gave you on Articles 1 - 7 (see attached).  Also, study the Study Guide that you fold in half and quiz yourself (see attached).

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Classwork/Homework (if not completed in class today).  For details of assignment, see attached

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Answers to Yellow Constitution Packet (see attached)

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Homework - Yellow Constitution Packet - Complete pages 3, 4, and 5.

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Open Note Quiz - Wednesday, November 30th

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Classwork/Homework - This assignment is homework if not completed in class today (see attached)  Print out if needed.

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Today's Assignment, completed in class today.  Use internet to help answer questions on Impeachment.  Use note and/or textbook to answer question about Great Compromise.  THIS IS FOR STUDENTS WHO WERE ABSENT OR DID NOT COMPLETE IN CLASS. (See attached)

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Homework - Due Tuesday, November 14.  Print out if needed or to see details of assignment

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Homework - Limited Government.  Assigned on November 2, due on November 8th.
See attached!

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Open Note Quiz - This quiz is short answer and covers all written notes, classwork/homework, and any notes/handouts I have given you.  I helps to have a well organized notebook!

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Classwork - Assigned on Wednesday, November 7, due on Monday, November 8th
Print out if needed

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Friday's classwork.  Print out if needed!  If you were absent or did not complete page 130 in class today, you must turn it in on Monday to receive credit.

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SS Homework - Print out if needed or to see the details of the assignment.

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Read attachment on Benedict Arnold

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Blue Study Guide for Exam (Thursday, October 26th) is attached. This was passed out in class on Friday, October 20th.  Print out if needed.

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Green Study Sheet - assigned on Friday, October 20th, due Thursday, October 26th.  Please complete in your notebook or type it up.  We will have class time on Monday and Tuesday to work on the Study Sheet.  Please use the Blue Study Guide, Lecture Notes and Textbook to complete the green Study Sheet. (see attached if needed)

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Exam - Triple Crown # 1, The American Revolution - Chapter 2, Sections 4 and 5 and all of Chapter 3.  Complete Green Study Sheet and Study Blue Study Guide!

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Permission Slip for John Adams Mini Series - Please have parent sign and return to Mr. Barks no later than this Thursday, October 26th. 

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Attached are the answers for the Campaigns of the American Revolution Worksheet.   pay attention to the highlighted items as they are most likely to be on the exam!

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Classwork/Homework for Monday, October 16th.  Attached are today's notes, and two worksheets.  Print out if needed.

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Classwork - The attached worksheet was classwork today (Friday, October 13th)  and due today.  If you were absent or did not complete it in class today, please print out the worksheet, complete it, and turn it into me on Monday, October 16th.  Make sure your name and period is on the top right hand corner of the paper.

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Notes on Voting Rights - Attached are the notes from Friday, October 13th.  Please print them out and put them in your notebook.

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Homework - print out if needed or to see details of assignment.

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Today's Notes Reasons why the American Colonist Rebelled against great Britain - Print out if needed!

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Attached is a calendar for the week of October 2rd  through October 6th. 

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Open Note Quiz - The French and Indian War and Colonial Unrest
Make sure you have all your notes that you have taken in your notebook
as well as the notes I have given/handed out to you!  Notes from 9/28 through 10/5

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See attached.  DUE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6TH.  THIS IS NOT CONSIDERED HOMEWORK BECAUSE WE HAD 3 DAYS OF CLASS TIME TO COMPLETE THIS ASSIGNMENT.  These two worksheets were passed out in class on Tuesday, October 3rd.  We are working on them in class on Tuesday, Wednesday, and some of Thursday.  We will also be discussing the items on these two sheets as the school week progresses.  PLEASE COMPLETE THIS WORK IN YOUR NOTEBOOK!  Of course, for those that want to type it up, that is fine too. 

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Image of map from old blue textbook, page 123. These maps, in my opinion, are easier to follow then the maps in your textbook.  See attached.

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MAPS - Attached is a copy of the map and the map directions. 

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Please bring colored pencils and a thin sharpie for map work which we will begin on Friday, September 29th.

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Quiz Review - Print out if needed.  Answers can be found in the lecture notes from September 25th through September 27th (Monday to Wednesday).  Quiz will have 10 questions, short answer and fill in.

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Quiz - Tri-Trade and Slavery.  Not open note.  Study lecture notes from September 25h through September 27th (Monday - Wednesday).

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Homework - Page 61 (see attached) Print out if needed or to see details of the assignment. Also, complete handout on Triangular Trade that was passed out in class today (if not finished in class today)

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Exam - Chapters 1 & 2, Study the Blue Study Guide, Lecture Notes, and Chapters 1 & 2 of Textbook

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Green Study Sheet.  The Green Study Sheet was assigned (passed out) on Friday, September 15.  It is due on Thursday, September 21.  Use the Blue Study Guide to help you complete the Green Study Sheet.  If you can't find it in the Blue Study Guide, use your lecture notes, textbook, or Google it.  Green Study Sheet is to be completed in your notebook or typed.  If typed, I require a parent signature and phone number.   I have attached a copy for your convince.  

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Quiz - Map 13 English Colonies (must use correct abbreviations for colonies) and the 2 border lines that separate the New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies.

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Map - Blank map attached if you want to practice for 13 Colony Map Quiz. Remember you need the two borderlines as well.

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Quiz - Open Note.  England begins to establish colonies in North America. Notes that will be useful on quiz :  Page 27 Homework, Page 41 Homework, Notes from 9/12/16 and Notes from 9/14/16.  See attached.

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Answers to our work on the 13 English Colonies.  Print out and pay attention to items which are highlighted.

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Blue Study Guide - This is not an assignment.  I have just attached a copy of the Blue Study Guide for the Exam that is on Friday, September 22.  All students were given a Blue Study Guide on Friday, September 15. 

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Quiz - Explorers.  10 questions, short answer and fill in.  Study notes from September 5th through September 11th.  Also, study the review sheet I gave you in class today.

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Homework - Print out if needed or to see details of assignment

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Homework - print out if needed or to get details of assignment.

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Homework 8/7/17  Print out if needed or to see details if assignment

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Homework - Print out if needed or to see the details of the homework assignment.

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Quiz - Friday, September 1.  10 questions, short answer and fill in.  Study notes from August 29 to August 31.

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Homework - Paragraph, What is History?  Minimum of 5 sentences.  Can be completed in notebook or typed.  Be prepared to discuss with class.