Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Answers

Thank Mr. Krysl for typing these up. My computer broke down at school.
The numbers wouldn't copy from my iPhone so here is a link if you can't figure it out. http://www.festus.k12.mo.us/webpages/tkrysl/messageboard_messages.cfm?BoardID=920&CatID=1391&TopicID=2034&r=0.329876331492

Unit 3 Part 1

The quartering act required American colonists to house British soldiers that were stationed in America to enforce the Proclamation of 1763.
The sugar act taxed sugar and other items imported to the colonies
the stamp act required all paper products to be printed on specially embossed paper proving that a tax to the king was paid
Sam Adams was John Adams cousin and the un-official leader of the Sons of Liberty
Declaratory Acts stated that "Parliament was the supreme authority over the colonies in all cases whatsoever."
Taxed lead, paper, paint, glass, and tea imported to the colonies.
Search warrants given to Redcoats to allow them to search colonial homes for illegal goods.
female group of protesters that were similar to the Sons of Liberty - protested British goods.
Redcoats fired into a crowd of protesters resulting in 5 dead Americans.
He represented the redcoats that fired into the crowd of protesters in the Boston Massacre.
people who remained loyal to the crown.
the 2ND Continental Congress
the first Commander and Chief of the American Army
last attempt sent to Kg3 to request peace before war.
defeat the British there, and lure the Canadians into the cause for independence.
a pamphlet written to convince Americans to push for independence.
representative from Virginia and author of the Declaration of Independence.
They knew that the Southern states wouldn't support a document condeming slavery
his theory on natural rights was used by Jefferson to write the DOI
they would be charged with treason and be hung
Boston, MA.  Sons of Liberty threw chests of tea overboard ships in the Boston Harbor in protest of the Tea Act.
22.   Closed the port of Boston until tea paid for
Banned town meetings
Replaced elected council with appointed one
Increased the royal Governors power
British officials accused of crimes could not be tried by colonists
Allowed British officers to house troops in private establishments
File for this Topic: study guide-unit 3 (7).docx

Monday, August 30, 2010

D.C. Rally Videos

By an overwhelming request from the students I am putting up links to some of the live video from the "Restoring Honor Rally" in D.C. that I attended this weekend.

DISCLAIMER: Patriotism, Respect for the men and women in the Military, Christianity, and Personal Responsiblity are mentioned in the following videos. If any of these offend you, I ask that you do not press play on the links.

Albert Pujol's speech for the Hope Award


Alveda King's (MLK jr's niece)speech


Live News Report

Last Minute Trip to D.C.


Me, Mr. K, and our friend Pooker decided to go to D.C. this weekend for the "Restoring Honor Rally." I have pics of the trip up on my facebook page >http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000759734887#! .

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

HISTORY SO FAR

We have spent alot of time in lecture during the first couple chapters.


Last week we covered the Native American civilizations.

African Civilizations and acomplishments.


And we discussed pre-1500's Europe, including: plagues, famine, 100 years war, the Renaissance, and the Protestant Reformation.