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: Louisiana Purchase, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Corps of Discovery, Sacajawea, Continental Divide, Aaron Burr, General 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
Homework: The Age of Jefferson
Tentative Test Date: October 20
History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.
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