American Slavery-Conditions and Methods of Freedom

Although slavery has been around since humanity began in agricultural communities, American chattel slavery was uniquely cruel. Slaves worked by force, under threats of beatings for disobedience. Disobedient slaves were often also mutilated or sold as punishment. Slaves were considered property and seen as inferior because they were black. Most slaves, called field slaves, workedContinue reading “American Slavery-Conditions and Methods of Freedom”

US Bill of Rights- Short Form and Activity

As part of the Anti-Federalist’s compromise with the Federalists, the Bill of Rights was added as the first ten amendments to the US Constitution. Use the complete Bill of Rights to fill out this simple version of the Bill of Rights for your reference. Now, focus on one of the 10 rights in the BillContinue reading “US Bill of Rights- Short Form and Activity”

Cotton Gin and Slave Suicide

Part 1. Civil War and Industrialization: The Invention of the Cotton Gin.  Read the following information and answer the comprehension and critical thinking questions.  On March 14, 1794, Eli Whitney was granted a patent for his cotton gin. The cotton gin is a machine that separates the seeds from the fibers of cotton. Without aContinue reading “Cotton Gin and Slave Suicide”

America’s First Census in 1790

The first U.S Census was conducted in 1790. The census categorized the population of the new nation according to liberty, sex, and age: free white males age 16 and older, free white males under age 16, free white females, all other free people, and slaves. Below is the 1790 Census: The first U.S. Census wasContinue reading “America’s First Census in 1790”

The Compromises of the Constitutional Convention

When designing the United States Constitution, the Founding Fathers had to make compromises to appease competing differences. Below are the five major compromises of the Constitutional Convention. Source The Great Compromise – Created two chambers in Congress: the Senate and the House of Representatives. To suit the needs of small states like New Jersey, eachContinue reading “The Compromises of the Constitutional Convention”

Industrial Revolution Notes and Song Activity

The Industrial Revolution was a period of great change in our production process, with changes that reverberate even to this day. Vocabulary. Preview the vocabulary by finding the definitions of the following words and making a sentence with each one. Use the notes from TCI Chapter 16 to help you. Productivity Bessemer process- an inexpensiveContinue reading “Industrial Revolution Notes and Song Activity”

World History Semester 1 Unit Exam

Below is a link APA World History Semester 1 Unit Exam. Making an account is optional and is used for you to be able to check your own results whenever you’d like. Loading World History Unit Exam Below is the link in case you do not see the exam above. https://www.onlineexambuilder.com/world-history-unit-exam/exam-481655

The Russian Empire

Period 1 & 6 During the period of 1600s up until 1861, Russian was an agrarian society. Most people were peasants who lived under serfdom. The feudal lords, known as boyars, were allowed to own the serfs Serfs were not allowed to own land or to inherit any land. They also gave a significant amountContinue reading “The Russian Empire”

World History: Life in the Japanese Edo Time Period

Notes: Period between 1603 and 1867 Japan was under the rul of the Tokugawa shogunate and 300 regional daiymo. Most people were peasants, farming staple crops. However, an elite group of men were samurais. Samurais were in charge of protecting the feudal lords and their lands. They enjoyed a rich life. They lived according toContinue reading “World History: Life in the Japanese Edo Time Period”