01.02 Assessment Template
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Point of View (POV)
Cortes wrote this
Thesis: The Civil War and Reformation period can be considered a Second American Revolution,
because it resulted in increased freedoms, changed the ideology of the nation, and restructured the laws
and powers of the various governments.
Reason 1: In the f
American Life in the
BEIN G T HUS PASSED T H E V AST OC E AN , AND A SEA OF TROUBL E S
BEFOR E IN THEIR PR EPARATION , THEY HAD NOW NO FRIENDS
T O W E L L COME THE M , NOR I NNS T O ENT E RTAINE OR REFRESH
THEIR W E ATH E R
A HOUSE DIVIDED AGAINST ITSELF CANNOT STAND.
I BELIEVE THIS GOVERNMENT CANNOT ENDURE
PERMANENTLY HALF SLAVE AND HALF FREE.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN ,
he slavery question continued to churn the cauldron
1945 to the Present
The Fabulous Jock Whitney
By RICHARD THRUELSEN
BASEBALl!S GOT ME!
ing affluence, Americans in the
1940s, 1950s, and 1960s had record
numbers of babies, aspired to
ever-higher standards of living,
World War II
NEVER BEFORE HAVE WE HAD SO LITTLE TIME IN WHICH
TO DO SO MUCH.
D. ROOSEVELT, 1942
game of conquest would be up. Meanwhile, just enough
American strength would be sent to the Pacific to prevent Japan from
Colonial Society on
the Eve of Revolution
DR I VEN FROM E V E R Y OTHER CORNER OF T H E EART H ,
FREEDOM OF THOUGH T AND TH E RIGHT O F PR I VATE JUDGM EN T
IN MATT E RS OF CONSCI E NCE DIR ECT THEIR COURS E TO THIS
HAPPY COUN T RY AS T HEIR L
American Life in the
AMERICA'S PRESENT NEED IS NOT HEROICS BUT HEALING;
NOT NOSTRUMS BUT NORMALCY; NOT REVOLUTION BUT
RESTORATION; NOT SURGERY BUT SERENITY.
loodied by the war and disillusioned by the pea
The Duel for
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A T ORC H LIGHTED IN T H E FOR E STS O F AMERICA
S ET A LL EU RO P E IN CONFLAGRATI ON.
VOLTAI RE , C.
1\ s the seventeenth century neared its sunset, a titanic
I\.struggle was shaping up for mastery of the N
New World Beginnings
33,000 b.c.e.1769 c.e.
I. The Shaping of North America
Planet earth took on its present form slowly.
Over time the great continents of Eurasia,
Africa, Australia, Antarctica, and the
Americas were formed.
The majestic ran
SECESSION! PEACEABLE SECESSION!
SIR, YOUR EYES AND MINE ARE NEVER
DESTINED TO SEE THAT MIRACLE.
DANIEL WEBSTER ,
SEVENTH OF MARCH SPEECH ,
he year 1848, highlighted by a rash of revolutions in
Europe, was filled
The American Revolution ( Confederation Timeline Assignment
. DUE Emma m 28"
4- Each group will be assigned at least on year from 1775-1790.
Time Periods: (1) 1775-1777
(2) 1778 1780
VL The group wi
Tis repugnant to reason, to the universal order of things, to all examples from former ages, to suppose that this
Continent can long remain subject to any external power. The most sanguine in Britain doth not think so. The utmost
stretch of human
Adriana De La Torre
Question: Some historians have argued that the Articles of Confederation created an ineffective
government. Support, modify, or refute this interpretation, providing specific evidence to justify your
Thesis: The Articles
01.08 Assessment Template
The Atlantic World in 1750
Answer all of the following questions with one well-written paragraph for each. Consider the HAP-P
questions in writing your summaries.
Historical Question: How did economic, religious, and political de
Evaluate the extent to which the Gilded Age reformers were successful.
Thesis: In the later portion of the nineteenth century, reformers made tremendous strides to un-doing
much of the corruption that had occurred during the Gilded ages industrial growth