These are the candidates running for McDonald County School Board. The election will take place next Tuesday, April 6. We will watch these videos and on Tuesday we will have a mock election where you will vote for two candidates. Tuesday night we will find out if your candidates are successful.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Thursday, March 24, 2022
EQ: What impact did Manifest Destiny have on the growth and development of the Us?
- Oregon Trail Game
- Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
- Manifest Destiny
- Gadsden Purchase
- subsistence farming
- Santa Fe Trail
- California Gold Rush
- Oregon Territory
- Oregon Trail
- Donner Party
- Manifest Destiny
- The Oregon Country
- The Republic of Texas
- The Mexican American War
- The Southwest
- What was Manifest Destiny?
- How did the US acquire the Oregon Territory?
- How did the US acquire Texas?
- What were the causes of the Mexican-American War?
- How did the US gain control of the Southwest?
- Who were some of the famous explorers of the western US?
Tuesday, March 22, 2022
EQ: How have political and religious changes influenced the cultures of Russia and Central Asia?
- Geography Now: Russian Republics (15:48)
- How did Russia's diverse population develop?
- How did the Soviet Union impact life in Russia?
- What influences shape modern Asia?
- Slavic peoples
- Arab Empire
EQ: Why did the Russian Empire Fail?
- Review last lesson
- Engineering an Empire: The Rise and Fall of the Russian Empire (44:52) HistoryVault
- What was the nickname of Ivan III?
- When was Moscow founded?
- What empire did Russia borrow religion and architecture from?
- Who ruled over the Russians for three centuries until they were defeated by Ivan III?
Thursday, March 10, 2022
EQ: Did the benefits of expansion outweigh the costs?
- Following the Frontier Line Interactive Map
- Westward Expansion and the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 (2:39)
- Settling the Northwest
- The Union Grows
- New States in the Southeast
- Native American Resistance
- A System to Unify America
- A National Transportation System
- The American System
- How did the Northwest Ordinance aid the expansion of the United States?
- Which Northern states were added to the Union in the beginning of the 1800's?
- Which Southern states were added to the Union in the beginning of the 1800's?
- How did Native Americans react to the early expansion?
- What was the American System?
- How did transportation improve?
- What economic measures supported the American System?
Wednesday, March 09, 2022
- How does geography effect life in Russia and Central Asia?
- Geography Now Russia (32:54)
- What are the major physical features of Russia and Central Asia?
- What countries make up Russia and Central Asia?
- What is the climate like in Russia and Central Asia?
- What is the natural vegetation like in Russia and Central Asia?
Tuesday, March 08, 2022
- What is the European Union?
- Europe: From World War 2 to the European Union (23:57) 2014
- European Union Map
- Joining the EU
- Making Decisions for Many Countries
- What is the EU?
- What countries belong to the EU?
- How has the EU addressed political and economic challenges?
- Vocabulary: Use this link to go to Discovery Education for the words.
- supply and demand
- command economy
- constitutional monarchy
- free trade
- division of labor
- EU Timeline
Thursday, March 03, 2022
EQ: What are some of the countries in Eastern Europe?
- Rick Steves Poland, Romania, Croatia and Bulgaria
- What are some of the cities RS visits in Eastern Europe
- What important sites does RS visit?
- Rick Steves' Worksheet
EQ: How did the United States deal with the Barbary Pirates during Jefferson's Presidency?
- Pirates: Terror in the Mediterranean Digging for the Truth History Vault
- Who are the Barbary Pirates
- What problems did they cause to the US?
- How did Jefferson deal with them?
- Class Discussion