PERIOD 5 WRITING WORKSHOP
Explain the extent to which constitutional and social developments
contributed to maintaining continuity as well as fostering change during
the Civil War to the end of Reconstruction.
When constructing a hist
Periods 1 & 2 Wrap-Up
1. The first humans appeared in Africa and spread out to Eurasia. The
populations were egalitarian, and they lived by hunting and foraging.
They invented tools and weapons like arrow-heads and fire. They
depended on agricu
HISTORICAL ANALYSIS Comparing and Contrasting - Mother & Colonies
Historical Thinking Skill 4: Comparison (comparing AND contrasting)
Historical thinking involves the ability to describe, compare, and evaluate multiple historical developments within one s
HISTORICAL ANALYSIS Causation
Unit 2, College Board Historical Period 3, 1754-1800
Action-Reaction From French and Indian
War to Revolution
The Skill - Causation:
Historical thinking involves the ability to identify, analyze, and evaluate the relationship
Reconstruction: Success or Failure?
1. Failure to redistribute land to freed blacks which led to economic dependence, 40 acres
and a mule, slaves had no choice but to go back and work on plantations
1. Vigilante groups suc
Convention & Constitution
Directions: In your own words, use your book, notes, coursework, copy of constitution etc. to respond
to the following regarding the Constitutional Convention, Constitutional Compromises, and
Evaluate the extent to which the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) marked a turning
point in the debate over slavery in the United States, analyzing what changed and what
stayed the same from the period before the war to the period after it.
What changed b
A: The generation that brought forth the Revolution and made the Constitution was politically the most inventive, constructive and creative in modern history . Thus the
Americans took the principle that men make government and institutionalized it i
Matrix: European Exploration and Settlement
A. Finding Main Ideas: Create a chart that describes 1) the reasons why Europeans settled in
the Americas, 2) where they settled, 3) how they achieved wealth, 4) how they interacted with the
Crop Liens & Reconstruction
1. Why did the crop lien system arise?
The crop lien system arose because at the end of the Civil War, the Southern
economy was in terrible shape. Farmers had no money and cotton prices were at a
new low. With the introduction
Did the North win the Civil War? Or did the South lose?
Your answer must be definitive by taking a side (one or the other-not both) and provide a
minimum of three specific examples as support.
Respond to at least one of your classmate's post with a though
Attack the prompt:
Brainstorm possible answers:
Sample Brainstorm and Categories - Explain
1. Economic Development Mercantilism (Pos/Neg), Government regulation (Neg)
2. British North American Colonies Raw exports (Pos), Navigation Acts (Neg)