American Revolution Lecture Notes

There is a problem with posting the lecture notes. They will not go up until tomorrow so we will discuss on Wednesday not tomorrow.

There is still a problem with the video but you can view the American Revolution PowerPoint (hopefully the audio will work).

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Graphic Essay

Graphic Essay due tomorrow. Make sure you have your works cited and rubric attached to the back of your project.

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American Revolution Test

American Revolution test is next Friday, October 20. (American Revolution Review)

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Court Case – Boston Massacre

Witnesses and Jury Members:
1. Was the so-called Boston Massacre merely an accident waiting to happen? Explain.
2. Could the violence on March 5, 1770 have been avoided by better civilian and military leadership? Explain.
3. Were there any examples where the defense and prosecution introduced biased information? Was it effective?
4. Did the defendants get a fair trial? Why or why not?
5. In the real trials the defendants were not allowed to testify in their own behalf, Would that have made a difference in the outcome of the trial? Explain.
6. What was the most damaging evidence against the accused? Explain.
7. Was it “fair” to try soldiers for doing their duty? Explain.
8. If you believe the soldiers heard the word “fire” was it “fair”to try them for obeying orders? Explain.
9. Is it justifiable for citizens to take mob action against lawful measures that they deem harmful or illegal? Explain.
10. This incident took place on a clear moonlit night, before hundreds of people, yet no two witnesses were able to give the same account of what happened. What does this tell you about the struggle for truth in a courtroom? Can we ever be sure about the facts in a highly controversial case?

Judge and Clerk (Attorney just number2):
1. What was the most challenging aspect of the court case? Explain.
2. What could have helped you to perform your role better? Explain.

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Declaration of Independence

Period 4:
Part 1: You will select “Key Words” from the first section (from the start through ” …Safety and Happiness.” in paragraph 2) and then use these words to write a summary.
Part 2: You will select “Key Words” from the second section (from the end of part 1 through ” …Tyranny over these States.” paragraph 2) and then use these words to write a summary.
Part 3: You will select the 5 main arguments made by Jefferson for the wrongs committed by the King (from Page 1: “He has refused his assent …” to Page 3: “..destruction of all ages, sexes, and conditions.”) and just highlight your selections.
Part 4: You will select “Key Words” from the last section (from “A Prince whose character …” through the end of the document) and then use these words to write a summary.

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Model United Nations

If you are interested in joining the Northwood team for Model UN please contact them @ northwoodmun@ gmail.com

NHS MODEL UN FLYER

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Colonial America Test

Colonial America Test is tomorrow, Friday September 22.
(Jeopardy Colonial America)

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Colonial America Notes

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NHD

Topic Selection

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Colonial America Test Review

Next Friday, September 22 is our Colonial America Test (Colonial America Review).

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