Q3W5: January 30- February 3

TeacherAndrew Wilson
Subject AreaUS History
Grade Level8
Week #23
Unit of InstructionEarly Republic
Standard(s) Taught

SS.8.A.4.1 Examine the causes, course, and consequences of United States westward
expansion and its growing diplomatic assertiveness (War of 1812, Convention of
1818, Adams-Onis Treaty, Missouri Compromise, Monroe Doctrine).

SS.8.A.4.3 Examine the experiences and perspectives of significant individuals and groups
during this period of American History.


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Essential Questions: Why does conflict develop?


Classroom Activities


DR v F Essay Rubric Fed vs. Dem 

Summative Essay- Due Monday 2/6



Vocab –

  • Impressment – Kidnapping sailors and forcing them to serve in the navy
  • Embargo- to stop trade with a certain country
  • Nationalism – a very strong sense of devotion to a nation

Road to War of 1812 Notes – (Slides 1-9) The War of 1812 Notes

Propaganda Analysis – See, Think, Wonder 1812 Sources

War Hawk Propaganda – 

  • You are in charge of building support for the war in your area. Choose what you think will be most effective in convincing people to support it. Create a speech, poster, song, poem, or other form of presentation in order to get people to vote for declaring war.
  • Include:
  • At least 3 reasons to declare war (6 pts)
  • Appeal to people’s nationalism (4 pts)

Due 2/6

Assignments Due

War Hawk Propaganda

Federalist vs Democratic-Republican Essay 

Both Due 2/6

Additional Resources