Unit 3: The Early Republic
Unit Understanding Goals
Lesson #1: The Washington Administration
UG: What historical precedents did George Washington set for the Presidency?
Vocabulary: Washington's Farewell Address, Isolationism
Homework: Finish Supreme Court Thematic Essay
Lesson #2: Alexander Hamilton vs. Thomas Jefferson
UG: How did the political philosophies of Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton differ?
Vocabulary: Loose Constructionist, Strict Constructionist, Federalist, Democratic-Republican
Homework: Read McCulloch v. Maryland and answer the accompanying questions.
Lesson #3: The Marshall Court
UG: Why was the case Marbury v. Madison significant?
Vocabulary: John Marshall, Marbury v. Madison, McCulloch v. Maryland
Homework: Read text pp.208-211, 214-215, 218-219 and complete Guided Reading: Foreign Policy in the Early 1800s
Lesson #4: Early Foreign Policy
UG: What major foreign policiy issues affected the United States in the early 1800s?
Vocabulary: Louisiana Purchase, Monroe Doctrine
Homework: Complete Unit 3 Study Guide questions 1-8. Study all notes and vocabulary for lessons 1-4. Be prepared for a quiz in class tomorrow.
Lesson #5: Loose vs. Strict Constructionism... Recap & Quiz
UG: To review and foramtively assess student understanding of Unit 3 content and skills.
Homework: Read text pp.274-277 "A Reforming Society" and take notes on the Reform Movements Graphic Organizer.
UG: What factors motivated early 19th century reform movements?
Vocabulary: Seneca Falls Convention
Homework: Read text pp.249-254 and complete the "Guided Reading: Jacksonian Democracy"
Lesson #7: Jacksonian Democracy
UG: How did American politics change during the presidency of Andrew Jackson?
Vocabulary: spoils system
Lesson #8: The Trail of Tears
UG: How effectively did the Cherokee deal with white encroachment?
Vocabulary: Trail of Tears
Lesson #9: Manifest Destiny
UG: Was the concept of "Manifest Destiny" adequate justification for U.S. expansion in the early 1800s?
Vocabulary: Manifest Destiny, annexation
Homework: Finish " Growth of the United States Chart & Label Map" Use text pp. 298-310 as a reference.
Lesson #10: Unit 3 Review
UG: To review Unit 3 skills and content.
Homework: Finish Unit 3 Study Guide
Lesson #11: Unit 3 Test
UG: Assess student mastery of Unit 4 Understanding Goals.
Homework: To be announced.