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I have been teaching for 13 years. I have taught in New York, Connecticut, California, and Colorado teaching US History, Modern World History, Ancient World History, Social Problems, World Religions, Geography, Economics and more. I believe teaching is an art and find joy in creating hands-on activities that engage my students. My expectations are high for my students and myself.
Advanced Technology during Ancient Civilizations: Phoenician Sailing, Bronze from Shang China DBQ

Advanced Technology during Ancient Civilizations: Phoenician Sailing, Bronze from Shang China DBQ

Advanced Technology during Ancient Civilizations: Phoenician Sailing, Bronze from Shang China Background: New technologies gave the ancient civilizations new ways of solving problems. Some solved age-old problems—for example, the plow made it easier to till the soil. Some solved new problems. Egyptians learned how to embalm the bodies of dead rulers as part of their complex beliefs about life after death. Document A: Phoenician Sailing The Phoenicians traded throughout the Mediterranean Sea and beyond. They were the most skilled sailors of their time. The first ships relied on rowers and did not have sails. They also lacked rudders for steering. By about 700 B.C., though, the Phoenicians had made advances. They added long steering oars in the back and a single sail, which could catch the wind and move the ship forward. Captains came to rely on the sails, though rowers had to work when the weather was calm or when the wind was not blowing from behind the ship. QUESTION a. What is the advantage of having a sail on the ship? Document B: Bronze from Shang China During the Shang Dynasty, Chinese artisans grew highly skilled at making bronze. Bronze is a mixture of copper and tin. They made bronze weapons and vessels for religious ceremonies. Bronzes were made by creating pottery molds that were carved on the inside, in reverse, to leave the desired pattern on the final object. Hot liquid bronze was poured inside. When it had cooled, the pottery molds were broken. QUESTION a. What does the intricate detail of this piece suggest about Shang society? Overall Questions: 1. How do the ancient systems of writing differ from the way words are written today? 2. What role did trade play in the development of writing? 3. Which technological advances do you think were more important—Chinese skill in making bronzes or Phoenician skill in sailing? Why? 4. Technological changes have continued throughout history. Choose one area of life, such as land transportation, communication, medicine, or raising food. Using this textbook or an encyclopedia, find out what technology one of these ancient civilizations had in that area. Then identify technological changes in that area over the centuries. Create an illustrated time line to show how that technology has changed.
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Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1919 Red Summer/ Chicago Race Riot

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1919 Red Summer/ Chicago Race Riot

Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In otherwords, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Background Who is President. What was his role? What National Event is occurring / occurred Description of City Causes Who is targeted Why? Key People and their Role What Sparked the riot? What group did the harm? Explain Riot Specifics Describe the Riot in details Role of Police? Role of Federal Government? Including President How many people were killed? By Whom? Why? Aftermath Restoration of order? How did the city gain control? What effect has this had on society?
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History of Protests in sports DBQ- and in response to colin kaepernick's protest DBQ (42 pages)

History of Protests in sports DBQ- and in response to colin kaepernick's protest DBQ (42 pages)

History of Protests in Sports in relation to the Star Spangled Banner/ American “Values Are these Protests Protected Under the First Amendment? Or Are these Athletes Anti-American and need to be Reprimanded? Background: Throughout history there have been many forms of protests and many cases involving expressive conduct, and what is for many a deeply cherished symbol of America- the US flag, and or the National Anthem. Protests against the flag and during the playing of the US national anthem have had many causes, including civil rights, anti-conscription and anti-war, anti-nationalism, and religious reservations. Throughout history, and more recently in the 21st century many athletes are involving themselves in protests, which has led to many questions arising in the United States. Questions such as: 1. Does politics belong in sports? And do athletes have a responsibility to the American People? 2. Is protesting the National Anthem or the flag Anti-American? Or is it protected within the First Amendment? 3. Is the backlash these athletes have faced warranted? Directions: Read Documents and answer the essential questions above. Be prepared to debate Use the Hyper Link to Help you with some of the Greatest Protests in History.
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History of Protests in Sports Unit Plan! 6 Class days of activities and debate topics

History of Protests in Sports Unit Plan! 6 Class days of activities and debate topics

Protests in Sports Task: For the past several days we have been looking at the History of protests in relation to sports. For this, we will have several assignments you must complete and finish in order to get two test grade assignments. Use this as a check sheet in order to complete the assignments. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO DO THIS IN ORDER! 1. History of Protests in Sports in Relation to the Star Spangled Banner and the First Amendment Graphic Organizer 2. Read the DBQ: Since Kaepernick’s Kneeling: In Response a. FOR Each document state whether or not you agree and why 3. Read the Laws a. Highlight/ underline/ outline which issues have been arising/ are present with this issue b. Read Texas Vs. Johnson and Complete the Questions o Write a short reaction to the articles “Is the Star Spangle Banner’ Racist? o Write a Short Reaction In Defense of the National Anthem and Francis Scott Key 1. Your reactions should justify your opinion 4. Read “Donald Trump: Does he have the right? a. Write a one paragraph reaction on whether you agree or disagree and why 5. Watch the film and complete the movie guide : CNN Patriotism, Players, The President 6. Highlight your Stance on the Article “Refusing to Stand for the National Anthem 7. Write a response to the 3 DBQ Questions (3 Paragraphs). (Citing information from your findings (remember ICED) a. Does politics belong in sports? And do athletes have a responsibility to the American People? b. Is Protesting the National Anthem or the flag Anti-American? Or it is Protected within the First Amendment? c. Is the backlash these athletes received warranted? 8. Be Prepared to debate and/or create a solution to the problem
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Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1917 East St. Louis

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1917 East St. Louis

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1917 East St. Louis Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In otherwords, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Background Who is President. What was his role? What National Event is occurring / occurred Description of City Causes Who is targeted Why? Key People and their Role What Sparked the riot? What group did the harm? Explain Riot Specifics Describe the Riot in details Role of Police? Role of Federal Government? Including President How many people were killed? By Whom? Why? Aftermath Restoration of order? How did the city gain control? What effect has this had on society?
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Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1921 Tulsa, Oklahoma

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1921 Tulsa, Oklahoma

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1921 Tulsa, Oklahoma Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In otherwords, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Background Who is President. What was his role? What National Event is occurring / occurred Description of City Causes Who is targeted Why? Key People and their Role What Sparked the riot? What group did the harm? Explain Riot Specifics Describe the Riot in details Role of Police? Role of Federal Government? Including President How many people were killed? By Whom? Why? Aftermath Restoration of order? How did the city gain control? What effect has this had on society?
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Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1964, Harlem New York

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1964, Harlem New York

Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In otherwords, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Background Who is President. What was his role? What National Event is occurring / occurred Description of City Causes Who is targeted Why? Key People and their Role What Sparked the riot? What group did the harm? Explain Riot Specifics Describe the Riot in details Role of Police? Role of Federal Government? Including President How many people were killed? By Whom? Why? Aftermath Restoration of order? How did the city gain control? What effect has this had on society?
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Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1964, LA Watts Riots

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1964, LA Watts Riots

Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In otherwords, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Background Who is President. What was his role? What National Event is occurring / occurred Description of City Causes Who is targeted Why? Key People and their Role What Sparked the riot? What group did the harm? Explain Riot Specifics Describe the Riot in details Role of Police? Role of Federal Government? Including President How many people were killed? By Whom? Why? Aftermath Restoration of order? How did the city gain control? What effect has this had on society?
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Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1967 Newark, New Jersey

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1967 Newark, New Jersey

Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In otherwords, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Background Who is President. What was his role? What National Event is occurring / occurred Description of City Causes Who is targeted Why? Key People and their Role What Sparked the riot? What group did the harm? Explain Riot Specifics Describe the Riot in details Role of Police? Role of Federal Government? Including President How many people were killed? By Whom? Why? Aftermath Restoration of order? How did the city gain control? What effect has this had on society?
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Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1968 Baltimore, Maryland

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1968 Baltimore, Maryland

Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In otherwords, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Background Who is President. What was his role? What National Event is occurring / occurred Description of City Causes Who is targeted Why? Key People and their Role What Sparked the riot? What group did the harm? Explain Riot Specifics Describe the Riot in details Role of Police? Role of Federal Government? Including President How many people were killed? By Whom? Why? Aftermath Restoration of order? How did the city gain control? What effect has this had on society?
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Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1991 Crown Heights, New York

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1991 Crown Heights, New York

Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In otherwords, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Background Who is President. What was his role? What National Event is occurring / occurred Description of City Causes Who is targeted Why? Key People and their Role What Sparked the riot? What group did the harm? Explain Riot Specifics Describe the Riot in details Role of Police? Role of Federal Government? Including President How many people were killed? By Whom? Why? Aftermath Restoration of order? How did the city gain control? What effect has this had on society?
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Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1992 Rodney King, LA Riots

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1992 Rodney King, LA Riots

Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In otherwords, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Background Who is President. What was his role? What National Event is occurring / occurred Description of City Causes Who is targeted Why? Key People and their Role What Sparked the riot? What group did the harm? Explain Riot Specifics Describe the Riot in details Role of Police? Role of Federal Government? Including President How many people were killed? By Whom? Why? Aftermath Restoration of order? How did the city gain control? What effect has this had on society?
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Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 2014 Ferguson Missouri

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 2014 Ferguson Missouri

Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In otherwords, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Background Who is President. What was his role? What National Event is occurring / occurred Description of City Causes Who is targeted Why? Key People and their Role What Sparked the riot? What group did the harm? Explain Riot Specifics Describe the Riot in details Role of Police? Role of Federal Government? Including President How many people were killed? By Whom? Why? Aftermath Restoration of order? How did the city gain control? What effect has this had on society?
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Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 2015 Baltimore, Maryland

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 2015 Baltimore, Maryland

Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In otherwords, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Background Who is President. What was his role? What National Event is occurring / occurred Description of City Causes Who is targeted Why? Key People and their Role What Sparked the riot? What group did the harm? Explain Riot Specifics Describe the Riot in details Role of Police? Role of Federal Government? Including President How many people were killed? By Whom? Why? Aftermath Restoration of order? How did the city gain control? What effect has this had on society?
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Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1906 Atlanta Georgia

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1906 Atlanta Georgia

Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In otherwords, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Background Who is President. What was his role? What National Event is occurring / occurred Description of City Causes Who is targeted Why? Key People and their Role What Sparked the riot? What group did the harm? Explain Riot Specifics Describe the Riot in details Role of Police? Role of Federal Government? Including President How many people were killed? By Whom? Why? Aftermath Restoration of order? How did the city gain control? What effect has this had on society?
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Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1898 Wilmington, North Carolina

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1898 Wilmington, North Carolina

Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In otherwords, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Background Who is President. What was his role? What National Event is occurring / occurred Description of City Causes Who is targeted Why? Key People and their Role What Sparked the riot? What group did the harm? Explain Riot Specifics Describe the Riot in details Role of Police? Role of Federal Government? Including President How many people were killed? By Whom? Why? Aftermath Restoration of order? How did the city gain control? What effect has this had on society?
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Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: Detroit, Michigan 1943

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: Detroit, Michigan 1943

Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In otherwords, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Background Who is President. What was his role? What National Event is occurring / occurred Description of City Causes Who is targeted Why? Key People and their Role What Sparked the riot? What group did the harm? Explain Riot Specifics Describe the Riot in details Role of Police? Role of Federal Government? Including President How many people were killed? By Whom? Why? Aftermath Restoration of order? How did the city gain control? What effect has this had on society?
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History of Race Riots in the United States - Document Based Question

History of Race Riots in the United States - Document Based Question

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In other words, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Document A- November 1898- Wilmington, North Carolina Document B- Sept 22-24, 1906 Atlanta Georgia Document C- 1917 East St. Louis Document D- 1919 The Red Summer (Chicago) Document E- 1921: Tulsa, Oklahoma Document F: Detroit, Michigan 1943 Document G: 1964 Harlem New York (NYC) Race Riot Document H: 1965- Los Angeles, Watts Riot Document I: 1967 Newark, New Jersey Document J: 1968 Baltimore, MD/ Chicago 1968 (King Assassination Riots) Document K: 1991 Crown Heights, New York Document L: 1992, Los Angeles, CA (Rodney King Riots) Document M: 2014 Ferguson, Missouri (Michael Brown) Document N: 2015 Baltimore, MD
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History of Protests in American Sports Document Based Question Lesson Plan

History of Protests in American Sports Document Based Question Lesson Plan

History of Protests in Sports in relation to the Star Spangled Banner/ American “Values Are these Protests Protected Under the First Amendment? Or Are these Athletes Anti-American and need to be Reprimanded? Table of Contents 1. Document A1918 World Series on Sept. 5 2. Document B 1936 Olympic Protests 3. Document C 1965 AFL All Star Game 4. Document D 1966 Muhammad Ali 5. Document E 1968 Student Power, Freedom power, black power Olympics 6. Document F 1969 Brigham Young Vs. Black Fourteen 7. Document G 1969 Curt Flood Sues MLB 8. Document H 1996 Mahmoud Adbul-Rauf and the NBA/ Nuggets 9. Document I 2010 Phoenix Suns Los Sun Vs. Arizona SB 1070 10. Document J Miami Heat wearing Hoodies for Trey VonMartin 11. Document K NBA “I can’t Breathe- Protests for Eric Gardner 12. Document L 2012- St. Louis Rams Walk with their hands up protesting Ferguson Missouri 13. Document M 2012, WNBA Stars Angered over League Fines for #Blacklivesmatter” protest 14. Document N Knoxs College – Ariyana Smith 15. Document O Kaepernick sitting for National Anthem
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