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1 Welcome to 8 th Grade U.S. History with Mr. Hughes

2 Tuesday, 1 October Current Event #2 2. October S.O.A. 3. Preview Statement 4. Ch. 2 Vocabulary 5. New England Colonies 6. Comparison chart Today’s History Standard is 8.1 Planner page 30

3 Tuesday, 1 October Current Event #2 2. October S.O.A. 3. Preview Statement 4. Ch. 2 Vocabulary 5. New England Colonies 6. Comparison chart Today’s History Standard is 8.1 Planner page 30

4 Wednesday, 2 October Current Event #3 2. New England Colonies 3. Ch. 2 Vocabulary 4. Middle Colonies 5. Comparison Chart 6. Video Exit Slip Today’s History Standard is 8.1 Planner page 30

5 Thursday, 3 October Current Event # Colonies Map 3. Name that Colony 4. Religion in the Colonies – Exit Slip Today’s History Standard is 8.1 New England Middle Southern Planner page: 31

6 Friday, 4 October Current Event #5 2. States (Shapes) 3. Colonial Governments 4. Ch. 2 Vocabulary – K.I.P. History Standard is 8.1 New England Middle Southern Planner page: 31

7 Current Events (Set 5) 1. “Blame Game: Government Shutdown Looms over Obamacare Funding and Debt Ceiling Extension.” Republicans want to delay Affordable Care Act; Democrats want to continue borrowing & spending. Federal offices, parks, & employees, and those receiving federal benefits would be affected most by shutdown

8 Current Event #2 2. “Freedom of Speech: Confederate Flag Dispute Sparks Dueling Rallies Along I-95 in Virginia.” Rebel yell: Heritage group, “Virginia Flaggers,” raises Southern flag on private property along interstate. Symbol of Heritage or Hate? Richmond group claims flag honors those of fought for South in Civil War (the war of Northern aggression) – Richmond was the capital of the Confederacy

9 Current Event #3  3. “Lincoln the Mathematician: Newly Discovered Notebook Pages Reveal 16 th President’s Math Skills.”  Cyphering book (1824) is the oldest known Lincoln manuscript and indicates a more formal education. Math notebook pages were found in the Houghton Library at Harvard University in Massachusetts

10 Current Event #4 4. “United Nations Scientists now 95% Certain Human Activity Responsible for Global Warming.” But climate report can’t explain “pause” in earth surface temperatures which haven’t risen in 15 years. Greatest concern is long term impact on sea levels rising and Arctic ice melt

11 Current Event #5 5. “Not Guilty: Jury Finds AEG Live not Liable for Michael Jackson’s Death; Family Gets no Money.” Wrongful death suit was alleged that concert promoter exploited Jackson’s dependency on painkillers (drugs). Jackson’s mother and three children (Prince, Paris, and Blanket) sued AEG in 2010

12 Plymouth Roger Williams Rhode Island Salem Pilgrims William Bradford Anne Hutchinson Mass. Bay Colony Puritans Mayflower Compact John Winthrop Harvard

13 Massachusetts Bay Colony (Puritans / 1630’s) Why leave England? 1. Religion 2. High taxes 3. Unemployment Puritan Leader: John Winthrop = governor *Ideal Christian community *Political & religious leader Puritan dissident: Roger Williams = minister *Native Americans have rights *Separation of Church & State *Religious tolerance Puritan dissident: Anne Hutchinson = dissenter *Led a Bible study *Questioned men’s authority Pilgrims Puritans

14 Pilgrims & Puritans Massachusetts Bay Colony (Boston / Salem) Plymouth Colony (1620) “Anglican” Church of England Puritans – 1629 “purify” Protestant Reformation Mayflower Compact William Bradford Pilgrims “separate” Luther Freedom of Religion John Winthrop (governor) laws

15 Life in New England Salem Witch Trials Trade & Crafts Fishing & Whaling Shipbuilding & lumber * Public education Town schools Harvard College

16 The New England Colonies Massachusetts New Hampshire Rhode Island Connecticut Year Founded Reason Features Colony * Religious freedom Economic $ & religion Religious freedom 1. Mayflower Compact = 1 st self government 2. Seaports, towns, & villages 3. Economy = trade, shipbuilding, crafts 4. Church & politics mixed Massachusetts New Hampshire Connecticut Rhode Island

17 The Middle Colonies Delaware New York New Jersey Pennsylvania Year Founded Reason Features Colony * trade & profit: (Swedes / Dutch) Surrendered by Dutch Trade $ & religion Religion: (Quakers) 1. Quakers = Equality, non-violence, anti- slavery 2. Economy = Staple crops and trade 3. Diverse population 4. Skilled slaves & indentured servants 5. Proprietary colonies (land) Delaware New York New Jersey Pennsylvania

18 How the States got their Shapes 1. Explain the difference between a Pilgrim and a Puritan? 1. Explain the difference between a Pilgrim and a Puritan? 2. Why did Massachusetts split apart into smaller colonies?...How did religion shape the states of New England? 2. Why did Massachusetts split apart into smaller colonies?...How did religion shape the states of New England? 3. How were the Quakers’ ideas more radical or different compared to other religious groups? 3. How were the Quakers’ ideas more radical or different compared to other religious groups? 4. Is Pennsylvania’s penitentiary system considered a success or failure? 4. Is Pennsylvania’s penitentiary system considered a success or failure? 5. How did William Penn affect the shape of Pennsylvania & Delaware? 5. How did William Penn affect the shape of Pennsylvania & Delaware?

19 Holt Video: Essential Question Exit Slip Religion in the English Colonies: Religion in the English Colonies: 1. Why was freedom of religion important to the colonists and what groups came here seeking religious freedom? 1. Why was freedom of religion important to the colonists and what groups came here seeking religious freedom? Or…… Or…… 2. How has religious freedom influenced or affected the United States today? 2. How has religious freedom influenced or affected the United States today?


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