Hunger in the United States
In the United States, 1 in 6 people face hunger. Also, 49 million households
struggle to put food on the tale on a daily basis. In Texas, 17.2% has household food
insecurity. We, as a co
H. GRADY SPRUCE HIGH SCHOOL
UNITED STATES HISTORY SYLLABUS
MS. MALONE ROOM 321
EMAIL: [email protected]
The major focus of this course is the advanced study of United States history from the end of Reconstruction
(1877) to the pre
Subject: U.S. History
Unit: Westward expansion and the Industrial
Lesson 1: 1st day of school
Lesson 2: Review
Lesson 3: Westward expansion
Department: Social Studies
H. Grady Spruce High School
Please do not write on this quiz!
1. The passage of the Homestead Act in 1862 encouraged settlers to move to the Great Plains,
which in turn led to
A. increased agricultural output
B. increased tensions between the United States and Canada
C. decreased E
Analyze social issues affecting women, minorities, children, immigrants, urbanization, the Social
Gospel, and philanthropy of industrialists. R
Describe the optimism of the many immigrants who sought a better life in America. S
Slide showing how the people were
getting taken advantage of- like maybe the
grange railroad picture
Populism was the movement of the
people. The point of the Populist Party
was to make changes that would help the
majority of people, inst
Analyze political issues such as Indian policies, the growth of political machines, civil service
reform, and the beginnings of Populism. R
Explain how foreign policies affected economic issues such as the Chinese Exclusion Act of
1882, the Op
Rise of Populism
Image Analysis: According to this political cartoon, who benefitted from monopolies
Image Analysis: According to this political cartoon, who benefitted from government
reforms and legislation?
Something about Rockefellar
Influenced by Mexican Vaqueros,
American cowboys made money off of
roaming cattle in the west. Cowboys
herded cattle along routes like the
Chisholm Trail to railroads so the cattle
could be shipped to stocky
What do the following people have in common?
[If you can: how did they all do this?
Railroads in 1890
Railroads in 1860
Do you agree with this statement:
Yes or No AND explain why.
People who have nice things, but dont
use them well should have them taken
The government should be able to ban
Trail of Tears
The Indian removal act of 1830 force
Why do you live in Pleasant Grove?
At least 3 complete sentences.
The United States was destined to expand
across the North American continent.
White Americans believed they had the
right to the l
World War I Primary Sources
Directions: Analyze the primary sources and answer the questions.
Wilson, Woodrow. War Message to Congress The Messages and Papers of Woodrow
Wilson: New York: Review of Reviews Corporation, 1924.
The new po
World War I
Map Analysis: According to the map, why was World War I a world war if it was fought in
Causes of World War I
Imperialism- _ countries took over _ countries in
_and _ to became more powerful and get mor
If you know your friend is going to get
jumped after school, what would you do?
Agree or disagree, and EXPLAIN!
2. There is no reason for war.
European countries took over other
countries in Africa and Asia to become more
Minimum wage varies throughout different states. For example, in Texas, the
minimum wage is $7.25 but in California, the minimum wage is $10.00. In the U.S, 1.3
million earned exactly the prevailing federal
A culture is a way of life of a group of people-the behaviors, beliefs, values, and
symbols that they accept, generally without thinking about them, and that are passed
along by communication and imitation from one g
The different between playing a solo and playing with an ensemble is playing a solo you
never have to depend on someone else . There are also bad parts about playing solo if
you mess up the team or band members could over ride your mess up . The way you p
Running Head: Nonverbal Communication
Facial Expressions & Micro Expressions
Mountain View College
Nonverbal communication between people is communication through sending and receiving
Life School Oak Cliff
Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the worldNelson Mandela. Education is so important to any human to have a stress-free life. In
the following paragraphs, I will why educati
Pre-A.P. English 1-3rd Period
April 23, 2015
Happiness doesnt result from what we gut but from what we give.- Ben Carson. When doors
open to bless someone else, love should fill your heart to give. In the text, the tree gives to the boy an
February 17, 2017
My Bondage and My Freedom
Frederick Douglass was born into slavery but at a young age became a free man. He is best
known for being an abolitionist leader and anti-slavery activi
History 1301- Mr. Pettengill
February 01, 2017
What Right Do We Have to the Land?
People lived in America way before the arrival of Christopher Columbus and the
Europeans. These people are called the Native Americans or indigenous people,
Specific Purpose: to talk about how racism is huge in the U.S. and how we could try to eliminate
Attention Grabber: I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation
where they will
Answer the following questions on your
handout can you find the date?
2. Where can you find the daily objective?
3. When is Ms. Nelson having tutoring this
4. Where is the make-up work?
Equator- the line that
separates the Northern
123Map Analysis: According to this map, how many immigrants migrated from Austria Hungary?
Bad things about where people live that make
them want to leave
Good things about where people wan
Extra Credit Movie Night
1) What is your name?
2) Who is your social studies teacher?
What does this film tell us about the changing conditions of Native Americans during the French
and Indian war? (Reg Classes 4-6 sentences, AP classes have a THESIS and
Social Studies Teacher _
English Teacher _
1. Describe the scene at the party in the Governors office. What famous American is
there? What happens to Shaw during this scene?
2. Describe the variety of background of the new African-American soldiers
Third Week Assessment
Directions: Answer the following questions to the best of your ability. Be sure to
answer the questions in complete sentences, and in your notebooks!
1. How did the construction of the railroads and the Homestead
Ms. Nelsons U.S. History Student Survey
Your Cell Phone Number (if you have) _ Email (if you
Favorite Subject: _ Grade in World History Last Year: _
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