Social Studies 2017/18


posted Mar 20, 2018, 12:45 PM by Patricia Amato


Social Studies

posted Feb 20, 2018, 6:55 AM by Patricia Amato

Complete your google slides presentation for Black History Month due on Monday, 2/26.

Work on your term paper.

Complete and hand in any missing work on Monday 2/26/18.

Social Studies

posted Jan 31, 2018, 7:13 AM by Patricia Amato

Compose  your Five Paragraph thesis essay on Red Badge of Courage  charater Henry Fleming . as per the instructions given to you.   Use the notes you took during the movies.

Social Studies: 1/8/18

posted Jan 8, 2018, 5:05 PM by Patricia Amato   [ updated Jan 9, 2018, 9:44 AM ]

Research for term paper as per the outline that has been shared with you.

Write the introduction to your term paper ( one paragraph). Don't forget the thesis statement is the last line in your paragraph

Complete the Slave Journal entries for the Prologue and chapters 1 & 2 must be handed in when school resumes. 

12/11/2017: Social Studies

posted Dec 11, 2017, 12:15 PM by Patricia Amato

Study for test on 15-1 

Chapter 15 Section 1: Study guide:  8th grade test tomorrow

  • Know the Missouri Compromise

          Missouri- slave state

          Maine- free state

          Banned slavery in the rest of Louisianna Purchase north of 36  30’ latitude

  • Sectionalism-exaggerated loyalty to a particular region of the country

  • In 1819 balance in Congress of free and slave states

  • Secede

  • fugitives

  • Martin Van Buren- FreeSoil Party

  • The Wilmont Proviso

  • Compromise of 1850: all parts

  • Free Soil Party Slogan:

  • Compromise of 1850:  describe what the North and South each gained in the compromise

  • Sectionalism

  • How Missiour Compromise preserved the balance of power in the US Senate

  • Who formed the Free Soil Party and why

  • Know the parties and candidates who ran for United States President in the 1848 election

  • Free Soil Party Slogan

  • Abstain-

  • Main issue of presidential election of 1844: annexation of Missouri


  • How Stephen Douglas helped approve the Compromise of 1850

  • Compare what the North and South each gained from the Compromise of 1850

  • Why did Southerners object to the Wilmot Proviso

Reminder:  Current Events article due on Friday!

Social Studies 12/8/17

posted Dec 8, 2017, 9:10 AM by Patricia Amato

Finish reading chapter 2  in To Be a Slave,  
Complete reflections and questions for chapters 1-2 by 12/15

Social Studies 12/4/17

posted Dec 4, 2017, 12:44 PM by Patricia Amato

Test on Chapter 14

Social Studies

posted Nov 20, 2017, 12:48 PM by Patricia Amato

Social Studies: section 14-2 test study guide

  • Liberia

  • Sojourner Truth

  • Angelina Grimke and Sarah Grimke

  • Abolitionists

  • William Llyod Garrison

  • Samueil Cornish and John Russwurm

  • Frederick Douglass

  • Harriet Tubman

  • Abolitionists: antislavery and women’s rights

  • Weaknesses of the American Colonization

  • Underground Railroad

  • Elijah Lovejoy

  • Southern and Northern views on abolitionism

  • The effect of the American Colonzation Society have on slavery


posted Nov 15, 2017, 12:47 PM by Patricia Amato

Google Classroom: article due on Friday 11/17/17:  Topic of your choice

Social Studies: 10/19/17

posted Oct 19, 2017, 11:58 AM by Patricia Amato

Article #2 due tomorrow
Complete worksheet 

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