American History 2E

The Battle of Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg took place in Pennsylvania, en America from July 1 to July 3 in 1863.  It’s considered as the most important engagement of the American Civil War.  It was a civil war against Virginia north.  The goal was to conquer many states.  At the end, 52 000 Americans were wounded or killed.

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The Transcontinental Railroad: the first communication revolution in the USA

The rail way created from 1860 to 1869. One of the goal of the President Abraham Lincoln was to created two rail way to go faster from a point A to a point B. The first rail way do 690 miles and start on Sacramento and it name  » Central Pacific ». The 2nd rail way … Continuer la lecture »

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« I have a dream »

The event take place in Washington on August 28th 1963. Its name is March of Washington. Martin Luther King did his speech and began with « I have a dream » in the Lincoln Mémorial. He wanted to radious the injustice against black people and convince the US congres. ML was the leader of the movement.

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Boston Tea Party

People of 13 differents colonies created « Boston Tea Party » to fight for their Independance from the King of England, in 1773, in Boston.

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2E AMERICAN HISTORY Lesson 4: Training task n°1 = create an audio book

Today, you were presented the first traing task Training task 1 First you had to interview US History specialists to get information about the events. Then you had to report to the class to take notes American Historical Landmarks Notes

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2E AMERICAN HISTORY Lesson 3: Jamestown settlement and the living-history museum

Today, some of you worked on a history documentary about the first colonists who left England to start a new life in America which represented a land of hope, freedom and change. They created Jamestown colony. You took notes and organise them so as to make a report Video The Story of US – Jamestown … Continuer la lecture »

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2E AMERICAN HISTORY Lesson 2: Crazy Horse Memorial Bigger than Mount Rushmore

For Monday, May 2nd you have to watch the following video and take notes Today you shared your notes on the video and you classified them. Video Crazy Horse Memorial Notes Then you made a report about this huge and impressive sculpture which was built to commemorate the Native Americans’ culture, tradition and heritage. Trace … Continuer la lecture »

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2E American History Lesson 1: Discover the topic

Today we started a new lesson entitled AMERICAN HISTORY. After a brainstorming, 2 students have created the following wordcloud (nuage de mots) that will be used as the title of the lesson While your 2 classmates were creating the wordcloud some of you read a document about Mount Rushmore … …and some of you had … Continuer la lecture »

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