Ms. Taylor
College U.S. History
E-Mail:  sataylor@salem.k12.va.us

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BRAINTEASER
EXAMINE THE IMAGE.
CAN YOU ANSWER THE QUESTION BELOW THE IMAGE???

Who are the two Communist allies pictured here--both came to power in their respective countries

during the 1950s Eisenhower years?

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THE "OLD" one from last Week---  Dr. Jonas Salk, inventor the Polio vaccine.

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General Announcements:  

Congratulations on wonderful SOL results!!!  There were 27 perfect scores recorded from your classes on Wednesday.  I'm very happy with the results and proud of all of you who worked hard and earned such stellar results.  Excellent! --- ***Now the next thing to conquer before summer is the Final Exam....see below for the schedule and a link to your review in the purple box.  Be sure to ask all questions about the exam BEFORE Thursday June 10 AM, after that the testing cycle has started and no questions will be answers about the exam.

Final Exam Schedule 2010:

1st--  Thursday June 10

3rd--  Monday June 14

5th--  Monday June 14

6th--  Tuesday June 15

7th-- Friday June 11

 

U.S. History SOL Quiz 3 will likely be either Tuesday May 25 or Wednesday May 26.  This will review (matching) from page 6-10 in your study manual.  Remember that you will need to keep up with your manual until the end of the year and will be given points on the notebook for having it at the end of the 6 six weeks.  You will be taking 3 SOL matching quizzes over the course of the remaining school year--  these quizzes will average to 1 test grade to be reflected on the 6th six weeks grading period.  Check out the SOL review slides in the orange box at the very end of this webpage.  The images tend to be helpful in reviewing basic information the state wants you to know...and every now and then you see similar images on the actual test.  Also NEW FEATURE*** Go to http://www.quia.com/profiles/astump28 for more wonderful SOL review activities.  THANK YOU MRS. STUMP! 

 


 
Assignments Calendar and other Essential Information:

WEEK AT A GLANCE

***FINAL EXAM REVIEW GUIDE:  *Warning, multiple pages.  You may just view it online and then copy paste the items you want to review specifically.  The review questions reflect questions on the exam.  Please ask any questions you have before Thursday, June 10 AM-  there will be no questions answered after that time because the testing cycle will have already started.

 

COLD WAR TEST REVIEW TERMS

 

***If you are missing the Legacy of Holocaust assignment here it is again--  you are to go to the National Holocaust Museum website http://www.ushmm.org/ and research current examples of genocide (see genocide tab on website) and explain efforts being made to prevent/ stop it from happening.

 

WWII MAP (HERE IS THE LIST OF ITEMS YOU NEED ON MAP)

Test Review terms for Great Depression  and WWII TEST (rescheduled for Monday, May 10)

 

 

 

NEW--  check out some review activities I have posted to Quia.  There are matching and flashcards available to help you study the terms from your review sheet. (This is still in development, but hopefully it will become a useful review tool----- take the survey on Quia and let me know if the reviews help)   go to the following address:

http://www.quia.com/profiles/staylor1041 (Disclaimer:  Very much a work in progress!)

 

 

 

Syllabus 09-10

Essay Grading Rubric  

In-Class Journal Rubric

Historical Reading-- Primary v. Secondary Sources
Some Helpful Hints
Checklist for an "A" History Essay

 


 
Research Links:

Booker T. Washington (web version) 

Booker T. Washington (word version)

 

W.E.B. DuBois (web version)

W.E.B. DuBois (word version)

 

Biography of America:  "You Decide"
 

 

WESTERN ART PROJECT:

1.  George Catlin

2.  Albert Bierstadt

3.  Thomas Moran

4.  Frederic Remington

5.  Timothy O'Sullivan

6.  Edward Curtis

 

 

 

 

Mill Girls:  Practice Set
Lowell Mill Girls:  Activity
Mill Girls background
Lowell historic park site
Working Conditions (1)
Working Conditions (2)
Story of Mill Girl
 
 

Click here for directions for 
Marshall Activity (from the blackboard)
Landmark Court Cases:
Marshall Court Rulings
Bush v. Gore:  Summary
Bush v. Gore:  Political Cartoon Analysis
 
 

Iraqi Constitution:  TEXT

Child Labor Project
Library of Congress:
National Child Labor
Committee PhotosChild Labor:  Legal History
Human Rights Watch:  Child Labor
A Bullet Cannot Kill A Dream
 
 

Crisis at Fort Sumter
 

Virtual Jamestown
American Memory
Virginia Historical Society
Jamestown Rediscovery
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
George Washington's Mt Vernon
Dolley Madison Project
Valley of the Shadow Project
Virginia Runaways
Salem Museum

Primary Source Readings:

Colonial Period:

King Ferdinand Letter to Taino Indians
John Smith and the Settlement of Jamestown
Virginia Laws regarding Religion
Virginian Descibes Plymouth
Elizabeth Sprigs (MD Indentured Servant) writes home
 

Massachusetts, Old Deluder Act
Massachusetts Sumptuary Laws
Connecticut Blue Laws
 
 

Account of the Purchase of Manhattan
Indian views of the Dutch in Manhattan

Oglethorpe, Reasons for the Establishment of Georgia

American Revolution:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 


 
 
SOL REVIEW CENTER
(SOL TEST is...)

***Department of Education SOL Guideline 
(Review the wording of the SOL Test here)  The outline distributed in class is a version of this document.
 

SESSION 1- Colonial Period

Colonial MAP
Thirteen Colonies MAP
Colonial Places MAP
Virginia Regions MAP
New England STORY
Middle Colonies STORY
Southern Colonies STORY
 

SESSION 2-  American Revolution

American Revolution PEOPLE
American Revolution IDEAS
American Revolution EVENTS
 

SESSION 3-  The American Constitution

American Constitution DEFINED
American Constitution PEOPLE
 

SESSION 4-  Early National Period

Early Nationl POLITICS
Early National GROWTH
AGE OF JACKSON
 

SESSION 5- Civil War and Reconstruction

Prelude to Civil War ECONOMIC ISSUES
Prelude to Civil War COMPROMISE AND CONFLICT
Civil War EVENTS and PEOPLE
Post-Civil War RECONSTRUCTION
 

SESSION 6-  Growth and Expansion
(late 1800s and early 1900s)

The West
Industrialization
Immigration  (and urbanzation--growth of cities) outline

Ellis Island REVIEW
 

SESSION 7-  Progressive Era

Progressive outline
 

SESSION 8-  Imperialism, U.S. becomes a World Power

Imperialism outline
Imperialism REVIEW

WWI outline
WWI REVIEW
 

SESSION 9-  Great Depression and New Deal

Great Depression and New Deal outline

Great Depression and New Deal REVIEW
 

SESSION 10-  WWII

WWII Europe and U.S. homefront outline
Europe WWII REVIEW
WWII Pacific outline
 

SESSION 11-  Cold War

Cold War REVIEW1
Cold War REVIEW2

Cold War outline
Cold War outline
 

SESSION 12-  Civil Rights and Modern America

Civil Rights outline