- Quick review of the Seven Years War
- How did each event lead us closer to the American Revolution?
Now that we have a pretty good handle on what it was like to be an early colonist in the Americas, let's jet ahead a few years and look at the first defining event in the American Revolution.
Why is this the first defining event? Watch and see.
Here is a little more information on the Seven Years War with a little lagniappe thrown in. What new information is provided? Does that also move us closer to the Revolution?
What does smuggling have to do with taxes? What does taxes have to do with the American Revolution? What other events took place that bring us to the Revolution?
EQ: What are some of the influences for today's Halloween celebration?
Happy Halloween! Today we are going to learn a little about the Salem Witch Trials, where mass hysteria and a couple mean kids caused the death of over 20 people. Is there anything more Halloween-like than that? Unfortunately real people suffered for things we tend to enjoy, the confluence of life and death.As you watch try to identify what caused the trials to begin and what caused them to end.
Friday we will be traveling to Jefferson City to visit the state capitol and the now closed state penitentiary.Let's first watch this video on the history of the building. If you pay attention you may be able to answer some of the tour guide's questions and look really smart!
Today we are looking at how choices made by Europeans fundamentally changed Europe and the Americas.
Mr. C is wanting to visit Canada next summer. He wants you to come up with an itinerary for the trip. His only instruction to you is he wants to see the real Canada, not the one portrayed in movies like Strange Brew!!!'