Unit 1: Foundations, Colonization, & Constitution: In this unit, we will study how the territory that became known as the United States was acquired and settled. We will examine the collision of cultures, comparison of motives and methods of colonization, life in Puritan New England, the development of the American system of government. We will trace the roots of self government, the Declaration of Independence; Revolutionary War; analyze the strengths and weaknesses of Confederation, and development of the U.S. Constitution.


1. Pretest on Unit 1:


Pretest


2. Frameworks for Unit 1: Vocabulary is due at the end. You must define each work and key person. Do not do the Facebook project.




3. Video Clip: America the Story of US: Rebels




Answer the following questions while watching the video:




4. Review these PowerPoints and take notes. You will need to copy the notes on each slide. There will be a quiz.



5. Powhatan's Address to Captain John Smith



6. Video Clip on Travel Across the Middle Passage.




7. Video Clip on Spencer Green's Bacon's Rebellion.




8. Video Clip on the Puritans.




9. Complete the following assignment: Mr. McCain will assign you to a group. Use the attached Thinking Maps.



10. Complete the following writing assignment on the New England Colonies:




11. Thinking Map assignment: Create a Bubble Map comparing Jamestown and the Massachusetts Bay Colony.


12. Video Clip: School House Rock: Shot Heard Around the World




13. Unit 1, Quiz 1:


Unit 1, Quiz 1

14. Review these PowerPoints and take notes. You will need to copy the notes on each slide. There will be a quiz.




15. Complete the following Chart on the Causes of the Revolution:




16. Complete the following writing assignment on causes of the Revolution:




17. Video Clip: America the Story of US: Revolution



18. Review these PowerPoints and take notes. You will need to copy the notes on each slide. There will be a quiz.









19. Video Clip: America the Story of US: Declaration of Independence




20. Complete the following writing assignment on the American Revolution:




21. Unit 1, Quiz 2

Unit 1, Quiz 2


22. Review this PowerPoint and take notes. You will need to copy the notes on each slide. There will be a quiz.




23. Video Clip: Muppets Reenact the Continental Congress




24. Video Clip: School House Rock: Constitution Preamble




25. Complete this assignment on the three Branches of Government:




26. Unit 1 Test