Homework Assignments 2018-2019
1. Please read Newsletter
2.. Bring in three artifacts that represent you for next class.
1st & 2nd draft of 3 artifacts assignment due--Wednesday September, 12th.
1. Please read permission slip to know when your class is scheduled to go on walking tour and you must get it signed.
2. Research the area that you live in NYC. Explain the history of your neighborhood- pay attention to old buildings, statues, etc...
Vocabulary Set #1
Please define for homework.
3. realty investors
5. social class division
Reflection #1 Due Monday September 24, class 820 reflection is due Tuesday September 25. Your reflection should be at least two ages long.
1. Describe what you learned about your neighborhood.
2. Explain what you learned on the walking tour.
3. Define all vocabulary words.
Due next class period: Vocabulary Set #2
4. New Amsterdam
5. New York
Reflection #2 due Monday October 1st (class 820 due Tuesday October 2nd).
Answer the following question:
What was New York City like before it became an economic center? Include details, citing, etc to answer this question. 2 pages are required.
Vocabulary Words Set #3
3. Dutch West Indian Company
4. indentured servant
5 Henry Hudson
6. Duke of York
Homework #3 Due Wednesday October 10th
Choose a current event article about immigration and write a response (your response should be at least 2 pages written, one page typed). Please include the headline, reporters name, date of article was published and use a quote from the article of your choice.
Vocabulary Set #4 (please complete by Monday October 15th)
1. Industrial Revolution
2. Angel Island
3. Ellis Island
4. Old Immigrants vs New Immigrants
5. Steerage Section
Homework due Monday
Please make sure you have notes for all the stations you visited. If you need help go to classroom page on LES Young Historians and there you will find the link.
Web Design Textbook Project: (Please pay attention to dates on your outline)
First Drafts due October 25th.
Group Managers make sure everyone in your group remembers they must show their written work in google.docs
10/23/18 (Please define for homework due 10/24/18
Vocabulary Set #5
2. monopoly/ monopolist
3. Robber Barons
4. Chinese Exclusion Act 1882
5. Gentleman Agreement Act 1907
6. The Gilded Age 1870-1900
Reflection #4 Due Monday 10/29/18 (class 820 due Tuesday 10/30)
Write your reflection on the five-points walking tour and what you are learning in your group work on your project.
Please define by Friday 11/2/18
Vocabulary Set #6
Vocabulary Words Set #6 Please define by Wednesday November 7th
1. J.D. Rockefeller
2. J.P. Morgan
5. textile industry
6. Emma Lazarus
9. economic depression
10. Sherman Anti Trust Act
Homework- Due Tuesday November 13th
Please take a side on the article that was handed out to you in class on Friday. Your response should use information from the article to answer your question.
Choose a person to interview for your immigrant project and contact him/her.
Reflection#6 Due Monday 12/10/18 (Class 820 due Tuesday 12/11/18)
Write about what you learned from the social reformers of the Progressive Era and compare them to the monopolists of the Gilded Age. (2 page minimum)
Vocabulary Set #7 (Please define words by Friday 12/14/18
1. Spanish American War 1898
2. Yellow Journalism
3. imperialism, imperialist
4. Roosevelt Collary
5. Monroe Doctrine
6. U..S.S. Maine
Reflection #7 Due Monday December 17th (class 820 due Tuesday December 18th)
Compare and Contrast Theodore Roosevelt in Night at the Museum to the handout that was given in class. One page, cite evidence from the movie or printout in your reflection.
January 7th, 2019
Please define in notebook for homework.
Vocabulary Set #7
* imperialism (already part of our word list)
2. Boxer Rebellion
3. foreign policy
4. Treaty of Paris (1898)
Vocabulary Set #8
Please define by Tuesday January, 22nd (class 800 your work is due Wednesday)
1. Triple Entente
2. Central Powers
3. Selective Service
4. Espionage Act
5. Nationalism, nationalist
6. Zimmerman Telegram
Reflection #8 Please complete by Monday January 28th, 2018 (class 820 your work is due Tuesday January 29th).
Your reflection needs to be two pages long.
Explain the conflict among the European Empires.
Why did the U.S. not get involved in WWI until 1917?
How does nationalism play an instrumental role in the war?
Vocabulary Set #9
Please define by Monday 2/4/18 (Class 820 due Wednesday)
1. Emma Goldman
3. U.S. Bonds
4. Russian Revolution (1917)
5. Treaty of Versailles
6. The league of Nations
Homework Due Wednesday February 6th (All Classes)
Create your own PRINT-Ad propaganda poster during WWI
* You must have a message
* You must generate some type of image- picture and/or words (use vocabulary words)
* Your poster must generate feeling in us.
Homework Due Monday February 11, 2019 ( Class 820 due Tuesday)
Research-- Songs of Protest
* Choose One Song of Protest- explain the message of the song.
* Support your point by quoting a line or two from the lyrics.
* Why did you choose this song?
H.W. Due Monday February 25th, 2019 (class 820 due Tuesday)
1. Please answer the questions on U.S. Imperialism from the PDF file on the homepage. (All classes)
2. Create 20 questions on Kahoot.com on WWI (class 800 only)
March 1st ,2019
Vocabulary Words Set #9 Due Monday March 4th (class 820 Tuesday)
1. Roaring Twenties
4. boot leggers
5. Prohibition Era
6 19th Amendment
8. temperance movement
March 8th, 2019
Please begin written work on your 1920's project first Draft is due Friday March 15th, 2019. Outline is on the homepage.
March 17th, 2019 Vocabulary Set #10
1. 18th Amendment-Volstead Act
2. Dry State or Country
3. Carry Nation