Sunday, October 25, 2009

Tapestry of Grace Year 3, Week 9

Tapestry of Grace Year 3, Week 9: Monroe and the American Hemisphere

Key Facts:

1. South American Geography
a. Brazil
b. Suriname
c. Guyana

2. James Monroe
a. Last American President of the "Virginia Dynasty"
b. Era of Good Feelings/ Panic of 1819
c. The Missouri Compromise
d. One political party transitioning to two political parties

3. Monroe Doctrine
a. Pressured Spain into selling Florida to the United States
b. America would resist European intervention in the Western Hemisphere
c. Cornerstone of American foreign policy

Activities: Make a clay pot

Geography: Finish map of South America

Unit Projects: Add information on James Monroe to unit display board

Digging Deeper:

  • Adoniram Judson
  • Democracy in America



  • Frankenstein
  • Simon Bolivar: Statesman and Liberator
  • In the Land of the Jaguar: South America and It's People
  • Adoniram Judson: Bound for Burma
  • Our Country's Presidents

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