Students will analyze how history is a series of connected events shaped by multiple cause and effect relationships, tying past to present.
I can explain why the War of 1812 was so politically divisive in the United States, & I can discuss its long-term consequences for the country.
Critical Vocabulary: Meriwether Lewis, Louisiana Purchase, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Corps of Discovery, Sacajawea, Continental Divide, Aaron Burr, Marbury v. Madison, Chief Justice Marshall, Judicial Review, Barbary Wars, Impressment, Chesapeake-Leopard Affair, Embargo Act of 1807, Non-Intercourse Act, Election of 1808, Tecumseh, “The Prophet,” William Henry Harrison, Battle of Tippecanoe, War of 1812, Henry Clay, War Hawks, Captain Oliver Hazard Perry, Burning of Washington, Fort McHenry, Francis Scott Key, "The Star Spangled Banner," General Andrew Jackson, Battle of New Orleans, Hartford Convention, Treaty of Ghent
- Background Question: Was the U.S. justified in going to war against Great Britain in 1812?
- Guided Instruction: The War of 1812
- Video Enrichment: When the British Burned the White House
- Individual Learning: The War of 1812 Graphic Organizer
- Reflection Question: How did the War of 1812 change politics in the United States?
Homework: The Age of Jefferson
Tentative Test Date: October 27