Q2W9: January 19-22

TeacherAndrew Wilson
Subject AreaUS History
Grade Level8
Week #21
Unit of InstructionEarly Republic
Standard(s) Taught

SS.8.A.4.3 Examine the experiences and perspectives of significant individuals and
groups during this era of American History.

SS.8.A.3.14 Explain major domestic and international economic, military, political,
and socio-cultural events of Thomas Jefferson’s presidency.

SS.8.A.4.12 Examine the effects of the 1804 Haitian Revolution on the United States
acquisition of the Louisiana Territory.

SS.8.A.4.1 Examine the causes, course, and consequences of United States westward
expansion and its growing diplomatic assertiveness (War of 1812, Convention of
1818, Adams-Onis Treaty, Missouri Compromise, Monroe Doctrine).

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • I can evaluate Thomas Jefferson using primary and secondary sources.
  • I can cite evidence in support of an argument.
  • I can identify the causes of the War of 1812.
  • I can identify and assess the arguments for and against war in 1812 from multiple perspectives. 
Classroom Activities

Tuesday (6-8 Periods):

Thomas Jefferson Discussion – ONLINE – You may either participate in class or via discussion on Canvas.

Remediation/Make-up Day 

Extra Credit –

  • Write a script/skit in which a Federalist and Democratic-Republican debate/argue over what direction the country should go in. Setting: 1805ish
  • Include 10 reasons/beliefs/things they want between the two of them

Day 2: Make-up/Remediation

Day 3:

Bellringer

Make Vocab Cards – 

  • Impressment – Kidnapping sailors and forcing them to serve in the navy
  • Embargo- to stop trade with a certain country
  • Nationalism – a very strong sense of devotion to a nation

Analyze the Documents (Propaganda in support of declaring war on Britain) 

1812 Sources

Notes/Discussion on the Lead-up to the War of 1812 

The War of 1812 Notes

War Hawk Support (Due next Wednesday)

  • You are in charge of building support for the war in your area. Choose what you think will be most effective in convincing people to support it. Create a speech, poster, song, poem, or other form of presentation in order to get people to vote for declaring war.
  • Include:
  • At least 3 reasons to declare war (6 pts)
  • Appeal to people’s nationalism (4 pts)

 

Assignments Due

Turn in Jefferson DBQ Paragraph 

War Hawk Support (Next Wednesday)

Additional Resources

The War of 1812 Notes

War of 1812 Perspectives site:https://www.nps.gov/fomc/castyourvote/explore.cfm

Vocabulary

  • Precedent- tradition or example
  • Tariff- a tax on imported goods
  • Cabinet – A group of advisors to the president
  • Bonds – a certificate promising to repay borrowed money
  • Partisan – clearly favoring one faction
  • Nullify- to legally overturn
  • Secede – to break away from a country
  • Impressment – Kidnapping sailors and forcing them to serve in the navy
  • Embargo- to stop trade with a certain country
  • Nationalism – a very strong sense of devotion to a nation