US HISTORY UNIT 1 Mr.

Torrance
PREP Background & Founding of US
HW 1 A: Read Text, pages 98 – 103 and Research on the Internet: Wikipedia
On the Internet Read the paragraphs above the box for the “Contents”
Write in YOUR OWN WORDS – Do NOT Copy from the internet, the book or a student
DEFINITION: Write 50 to 100 words in your own words – DO NOT COPY
1. Amerigo Vespucci
IDENTIFICATION (ID): Write 100 to 200 words in your own words–DO NOT COPY
2. Jamestown

HW 1 B: Read Text, pages 98 – 103 and Research on the Internet: Wikipedia
On the Internet look up:
“List of pre-Columbian cultures” scroll down to Mesoamerica;
“European Colonization of the Americas” scroll down to Early conquests, claims, and colonies
“Columbian Exchange” scroll down to Influence: Crops, Livestock, and Disease
Write in YOUR OWN WORDS – Do NOT Copy from the internet, the book or a student
IDENTIFICATION (ID): Write 100 to 200 words in your own words–DO NOT COPY
3. Make FOUR LISTS (Two on one side of the paper and Two on the backside)
 List the names of Early Civilizations and Native cultures in America
 List the names of European Nations and Individual Explorers
 List Native American foods and inventions
 List European foods and inventions brought to the New World

HW 1 C: Read Text, pages 103 – 107
Write in YOUR OWN WORDS – Do NOT Copy from the internet, the book or a student
DEFINITIONS: (Write 50 to 100 words in your own words – DO NOT COPY)
4. The New England Colonies
5. The Middle Colonies
6. The Southern Colonies
7. Crisis Over Land

HW 1 D: Read Text, pages 103, 107 – 108
Write in YOUR OWN WORDS – Do NOT Copy from the internet, the book or a student
IDENTIFICATIONS (ID’s): Write 100 to 200 words EACH
8. The Pilgrims in Plymouth Colony
9. Enslaved Africans, Immigrants and Women

HW 1 E: Read Text, pages 110 – 112
Write in YOUR OWN WORDS – Do NOT Copy from the internet, the book or a student
IDENTIFICATIONS (ID’s): Write 100 to 200 words EACH
10. Mercantilism
11. The Great Awakening
HW 1 F: Read Text pages 113 – 114 and Research on the Internet: Wikipedia
IDENTIFICATIONS (ID’s): Write 100 to 200 words EACH
10. The French and Indian War
11. The Stamp Act of 1765

HW 1 G: Read Text pages 114 – 115 and Research on the Internet: Wikipedia
IDENTIFICATIONS (ID’s): Write 100 to 200 words EACH
12. The Townshend Acts and the Boston Massacre
13. The Boston Tea Party and the Intolerable Acts

HW 1 H: Read Text, pages 115 – 117
IDENTIFICATIONS (ID’s): Write 100 to 200 words EACH
14. The Revolution Begins (Minutemen, Lexington, Concord, George Washington)
15. The Decision for Independence (The Olive Branch Petition, Common Sense,
and the Declaration of Independence)

HW 1 I: Read Text, pages 117 – 119
DEFINITIONS: Write 50 to 100 words EACH
16. Compare and contrast the Continental Army with the British Army
17. The Northern Campaign (General Howe, Saratoga, two allies of the Americans)
18. Fighting on other Fronts
19. American Victory

HW 1 J: Read Text, pages 125 – 126
DEFINITIONS: Write 50 to 100 words EACH
20. An American Story – Quock Walker
21. The Revolution Changes Society (Religious freedom, Voting and Slavery)
22. The Articles of Confederation and the Northwest Ordinance
23. Recession and Shay’s Rebellion

HW 1 K: World Map Due the day of the test with the Notes.

1. Use RED INK to SHADE IN these seas: Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea,
Caspian Sea, Red Sea and the Persian Gulf
2. Use RED INK to LABEL all Continents and Oceans
3. Use RED INK to carefully CIRCLE Asia, North America and Latin America
(Use blue ink when drawing your circles through the shaded red ink)
4. Use BLACK INK to LABEL at least 20 Nations
5. Use BLUE INK to LABEL at least 20 Capitals of Nations

First Quarter PROJECT: