United States History Inquiry Research:
1) Topic Selection: _ (use the outline for your source)
Inquiry Questions Template
3) Generate a list of subsidiary questions using the 5 Ws
4) Bibliography note taking sheets ( Sources from Edline /
State of the world 1800:
New powers emerge.
France britan austrai hungary main power
Italy germany just formed
-No one felt strong enough to take over continent
Overproduce of goods/ social unrest = pressure on gov
-Eco protection tarrif an
The Course Of Empire, 1880-1920
I. State of the World, 1880
A. Europe Since 1815
-New powers emerge.
= In addition to traditional powers France, Britain, Austria-Hungary, and Russia, Italy is unified in the
1850s and Germany in 1871.
Industrial Revolution Study
The Industrial Revolution began in England, spreading to the rest of
Western Europe and the United States. With the Industrial
Revolution, came an increased demand for raw materials from the
DO NOT LOSE THIS!
THE FOUR PS: A FRAMEWORK FOR EXAMINING U.S. FOREIGN POLICY
WHEN THE UNITED STATES HAS TO MAKE A FOREIGN POLICY DECISION,
MOTIVATING FACTORS WHICH GUIDE OUR POLICY MAKERS TO REACH THEIR
The Industrial Revolution was a time of great changes in society, with many of these
changes coming from the ideas of philosophers and great thinkers within the time period.
Two of the most influential of these t
United States History: Current Events Assignment
Due Dates: September 8th, September 29th, October 13th, and October 27th
Follow the guidelines outlined on the reporting sheet.
Three assignments are required. Two of the three will be permitted with a part
The Three Factors That Fueled American Imperialism
Imperialism is the policy of extending the rule or authority of a stronger nation over a weaker one. As we
have discussed in earlier lessons, the belief in manifest destiny had pushed the U.S. border to t
Title of event: _ Source: _
Mark the location of the news event.
Label with the place name.
Who/What is involved?
When does this
Where does this take
Why is this event
The Debate Over American Imperialism #8
The final decades of the nineteenth century saw a mad scramble as
the powerful, and aspiring powerful, nations of the world attempted to gain
control of areas in Asia, Africa, the
1. The white man, overall, believed that through the breakup of reservations, traditions and
schools, the Indians could better themselves. The main concept of the sources varies from
the unification of families and
Chapter 2 Discussion ?s
1. Overall, do conditions appear to be improving or getting worse
2. What do workers think about their conditions?
3. Many late 19th century commentators like William Grahman Sumner argued that in
the cold light of
Chapter 1 discussion questions
1) Does the author present the Republican governments in the Southern states as effective or ineffective? How
are they described?
2) What is the authors view of blacks?
3) What is the authors view of the ove
Video Questions: Income Security Programs and Health Care Policy
1. What is Social Security? What was its original intent?
-social security is the help that the government system provides to financially assist the
elderly, disabled, dependent, and the une
End of the Chapter Review Questions
1. Describe one impact each of the following national policies can have on the
American dream: tax policy, spending policy, business regulation, social
regulation, monetary policy and trade policy.
-tax policy- a tax po
For this assignment, you need to watch the video and apply as many AP Gov concepts
or terms to the video as you can. You will receive one point per correct connection. For
each connection, there needs to be a brief statement as to the con
Video Questions: Tools of Domestic Policy
1. What are the four types of politics? Why are each significant in public policy?
-Majoritarian Politics- it helps everyone whether or not they participate in furthering its
cause and the costs are distributed
Video Questions: Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve System
1. What is monetary policy?
-regulation of the money supply and policies in order to maintain price stability
2. What is a significant difference between fiscal and monetary policy?
Video Questions: Fiscal Policy and Economic Health
1. What is the fiscal year for the government? What relation does this have to the
shutdown we faced last Fall?
-it is the twelve month period for revenue raising and spending and it runs from October
Video Questions: The American Economy and Economic Theories
1. What is a pure capitalist economy? Are we this type of economy? Use specifics
to justify your answer.
-it is when private individuals and companies own the modes of producing goods and
Backwards and Forwards
Articles of Confederation
Article II. Each state retains its sovereignty, freedom, and independence, and every power,
jurisdiction, and right, which is not by this confederation expressly delegated to the United
States, in Congress
Federalist 10 and 51 Discovery
Based on Federalist 10, answer the following questions:
1. Who is the author of Federalist 10?
2. How does the author define faction in Federalist 10:
A group of people who have the same thoughts, feelings, or
I listed all the amendments but what does she mean by relevant application? i have no idea.
1) Freedom of speech, religion, petition, assembly, press
Americans are able to freely express ideas and beliefs such as believing in evolution or say
defines the Legislative Branch, its powers, members, and workings
defines the Executive Branch, its powers, duties, and means of removal
sets up the Judicial Branch and defines treason
regulates the stat