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Below you will find a collection of homework assignments.



Homework Assignments

US History - A Block

Due: 9/24

Chapter 2 Section 3 - Read and do all people and terms, all checkpoint questions and focus question.

Article Assessment due 9/30

US History - F Block

Due: 9/24

Chapter 2 Section 3 - Read and do all people and terms, all checkpoint questions and focus question.

Article Assessment due 9/30

Honors US History - E Block

Due: 9/24

Chapter 2 Section 4 - Read and do Assessment Questions 1,2,4,5 and 6.

AP US History - BG5H5 Blocks

Due: 9/23-9/26

Due Tuesday, Sept. 23rd

Read pages 173 to 181 and respond to the following questions in writing.

  1. Discuss how the French and Indian War contributed to the growth of an American identity?
  2. Discuss the role of the colonial press in creating an American identity and a shared sense of purpose.
  3. What did John Locke believe about the natural state of man and in what way did his ideas contribute to the growth of “republicanism”
  4. Why were the colonists so opposed to the Sugar Act of 1764?
  5. Why did the colonists so adamantly oppose the Stamp Act?
  6. What is the significance of John Dickenson’s “Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania”?
  7. Why did the colonists see the Townshend Acts as such a threat?
  8. Discuss the increase in tension between British soldiers and the colonists from 1768-1770. What were the results of these tensions?

Also read document 6-2, An American Colonist Opposes New Taxes and Asserts the Rights of the Colonists, 1764

Due Wednesday, 9/24

Read pages 181-187 and respond to the following questions in writing.

  1. Why was it so important to the colonists that royal judges and governors be paid by colonial assemblies?
  2. What were the Committees of Correspondence?
  3. Why did Parliament pass the Tea Act of 1773?
  4. Could the battles at Lexington and Concord be seen as unfortunate mishaps, or were the colonists truly drawing a line in the sand?

Also Read CD-ROM document 4-6, The Boston “Massacre” or Victims of Circumstance

Due Thursday, 9/25

 Read pages 186-194 and respond to the following questions in writing.

1.Identify the major problems facing the Second Continental Congress when it convened in the spring of 1775, and explain the ways the delegates attempted to resolve them.

Read CD-ROM document 5-4, Common Sense. Answer questions at the end of the document. 

Due Friday, 9/26

Read Patrick Henry’s speech to the Second Virginia Convention and compare it with an Anglican Preacher Denounces the American Rebels.

Read CD-ROM document 5-8, Jefferson’s “Original Rough Draught” of the Declaration of Independence and answer the questions that follow the document.

Throughout the week we will be viewing segments from the PBS series Liberty: The American Revolution

 


 

Contemporary Issues in Social Science - C Block

Due: 9/24

Read Obama's Plan to Take on ISIS in the September 19th issue of The Week. After reading the page 4 story respond to the following prompt in an email of 200-250 words. Do you agree with President Obama's plan? Why or why not.