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October 2014

The leaves are changing, the mornings are cooler, and the days are getting shorter...it must be autumn!  During the month of October, American History students will begin the month by discussing the events, people, and causes surrounding the Salem Witch Trials.  We will continue to discuss the growth of the 13 British colonies in North America, and the eventual conflict which erupted as a result between the British and French colonies, and their Native American allies.  Toward the end of the month we will begin preparing ourselves for the Road to the American Revolution...

Boston Massacre Online

Washington D.C. Trip

Details about the 2015 8th Grade Trip to Washington D.C. can be found on the Field Trips Page.  This year we are adding an optional 1 day extension to tour Williamsburg, Jamestown, & Yorktown. Please see the field trip page for more details about this trip.  

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
Acts Presentation Grading Rubric - This project is due 11/3
Acts Presentation Instructions - This project is due 11/3
Fingerprinting Instructions for the 14-15 SY -
Moodle Login - How to Register for Moodle
Optional Homework/Extra Credit Essays or Posters - These are both due 11/5
U.S. History Supply List -
Unit 4 Notes Packet -
Unit 4 Vocabulary -
Volunteer Application-Pg. 1 -
Volunteer Application-Pg. 2 -

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US History - Orientation

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US History - Textbook Orientation

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US History - Historical Sources

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US History - Human Migration Theories

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US History - Norsemen in the Americas

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US History - The Growth of International Trade

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US History - Columbus Arrives in the Americas

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US History - European Explorers

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US History - The Conquest of Mexico

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US History - Fighting in Florida

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US History - New France & New Netherland

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US History - Comparing Colonies & the Columbian Exchange

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US History - Unit 1 Test Review

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US History - Unit 1 Test

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US History - Introduction to Unit 2

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US History - The Mystery of Roanoke

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US History - Jamestown

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