• Essential Question #10

    Posted by Christine Turner on 5/6/2024

    How did the January 6th Insurrection against Congress, certifying the 2020 election results, undermine or support the concept found in Essential Question #1? Explain your answer and use a current event as evidence.  

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  • Essential Question #9

    Posted by Christine Turner on 4/22/2024

    Using a current event as evidence, explain how protesting tactics used during the Civil Rights Movement may influence other controversial events facing society today. 

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  • Essential Question #8

    Posted by Christine Turner on 2/27/2024

    Question 1: How does "war" (War on Poverty, War on Drugs, Cold War, Korean War, Iraq War, etc....) change the interactions of U.S. government agencies with its citizens? Please give examples from at least three federal and/or state agencies.

    Question 2: How have elements of society (local police, local governments, regional justice systems) used "war" or international conflicts to justify actions against people (protesters) who demand peace, equality, and justice?

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  • Essential Question #7

    Posted by Christine Turner on 1/29/2024

    Question 1: How did the Great Depression change the role of government in the United States?

    Question 2: How does current human activity impact the environment? Give at least three examples.

     

    Use reliable evidence to support your opinion.

      

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  • Essential Question #6

    Posted by Christine Turner on 1/9/2024

    How did new ideas (i.e. women's rights) and new technology challenge traditional values and competing ideologies in the 1920s? Use evidence to support your opinion.  

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  • Essential Question #5

    Posted by Christine Turner on 11/29/2023

    How did U.S. foreign policy change between 1890 and 1920 when responding to expanded global business interests in limited resources and during world conflict (WWI)? 

    In addition, explain how the demands found in the Plan of Ayala (Articles 6-8), written by Emiliano Zapata of Mexico in 1911, may have influenced foreign and military policy in the United States. 

    Cite evidence (Monroe Doctrine, Roosevelt Corollary, Wilson's 14 Points, Plan of Ayala) to support your opinion.  

    For reference: Plan of Ayala

       

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  • Essential Question #4

    Posted by Christine Turner on 11/6/2023

    Please answer the following question using evidence to support your opinion:

    How did many women, regardless of cultural background, assert their equality with the dominant group (wealthy, Caucasian, men) during "Manifest Destiny"?

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  • Essential Question #3

    Posted by Christine Turner on 10/17/2023

    Please answer the following question with evidence of support:

    How did the concept of Manifest Destiny drive conflict in North America?  Give at least three examples.

     

     

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  • Essential Question #2

    Posted by Christine Turner on 9/20/2023

    Answer the following question, in a paragraph format, citing specific examples from your notes:

    What were at least three political, economic, or socio-cultural causes of European colonization and describe at least one effect on Mesoamerican or Native American societies?  

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  • Essential Question #1

    Posted by Christine Turner on 9/1/2023

    Answer the following question, in a paragraph format, citing specific examples from your notes and current events.

    Under what circumstances should individuals stand up for what is just in the face of authority?

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