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 January 2016

Happy New Year!  During the month of January, American History students will discuss the challenges facing the young United States (not least of which was how we were going to govern ourselves).  We will spend time analyzing America's first attempt at self-governance, the strengths/weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation, and the Federalist debate.  Finally, toward the end of January, we will spend time looking closely at how the Constitution has evolved to allow for more civic participation among Americans.

Unit 7 Test on February 19, 2016

Brooksville Raid Field Trip on 1/15/2016-Reimbursement for the Brooksville Raid Field Trip is forthcoming.

2016 Washington D.C. Trip Update:  Details about the 2016 8th Grade Trip to Washington D.C. can be found on the Field Trips Page.  This year's trip will run during the week after school gets out, from May 22-27, 2016. 

Ben Franklin's World Podcast

Political Profile Survey

Google Classroom

History Bee

Quizlet-1st Period

Quizlet-2nd Period

Quizlet-3rd Period

Quizlet-5th Period

Quizlet-6th Period

Quizlet-7th Period

Kahoot!

Moodle Online Book Study  

Online Textbook

This page will be your one-stop shop for all information related to American History. On this page, you will be able to find the class syllabus and information regarding assignments/homework/projects.  I will update this page on a regular basis, so I encourage you to check this page frequently. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions regarding this course. 

Mr. Kris Atkinson

American History & Washington D.C. Trip Sponsor

 

Contact: Kristofer.Atkinson@tvcs.org

PDF documents
Federalists Historical Head Handout - Due 2/1/2016
How to Register for Moodle - Please Register & Login by 8/28
Political Profile Survey -
U.S. History Supply List -
Unit 7 Notes Packet -
VECHS Fingerprinting & Background Check - Required for Chaperones on All Field Trips @ VCMS
Volunteer Application.2015-2016 - Don't Forget to be Fingerprinted
Writing Task Notes-For 6th & 7th Period -

 February 2016
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8th Grade US History - The Election of 1800

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8th Grade US History - The Louisiana Purchase

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8th Grade US History - The Corps of Discovery & Native Americans

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8th Grade US History - Barbary Pirates, Impressments, & Duels

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8th Grade US History - Lewis & Clark Video

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