Meet the Teams Rock Scissors Paper
Rules • Team 1 goes first. Then Team 2. Then Team 3 • Each team put its desks in a circle. • Everybody must have their Packet and Study Guide out. • Work as a team to find the answers to the questions. • All the answers are in your packet. • Fill out your study guide as we go.
Team Spokesperson • Each person on your team must take a turn being the spokesperson for the team. • The teacher selects first spokesperson for each group. Then, each time it is your team’s turn it moves one to the right. • If you get it right, spokesperson should take the shot. • If the spokespersons decides not to shoot, the replacement shooter may only shoot for a maximum of two points.
How to Score Points • If your team gets an answer right, you get a chance to shoot for points. • NO BACKBOARD ALLOWED!! • The trash should be at the front of the room. • 1 point: closest line of black tape. • 2 points: halfway back • 3 points: furthest line of black tape • 4 points: your back touching the back wall.
How to Lose Points • -1 Points: Hit the Promethean Board • -4 Points: Block or disrupt a shot
Question • What is a Push Factor? Give Examples.
Answer • Reason to leave your country (pushed out). • War • Famine • Disease • Religious Intolerance
Question • What is a Pull Factor? Examples?
Answer • A reason to come into a country (pulls you in). • Good jobs • Education • Peace • Plenty of resources
Question • What is Ellis Island?
Answer • It is an island in New York harbor where millions of immigrants from Europe were required to enter the USA during the early 1900s.
Question • Who were the Rough Riders?
Answer • A group of volunteers led by Teddy Roosevelt. They fought in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. They are credited with the victory at the Battle of San Juan Hill.
Question • What is Yellow Journalism? How did it help start the Spanish-American War?
Answer • Yellow Journalism is exaggerated new reporting which tries to get readers all riled up. • It helped start the Spanish-American war because US newspapers blamed the explosion of the U.S.S. Maineon Spain, even though there was no proof.
Question • Who were the Allied Powers?
Answer • They were a military alliance that won WWI and WWII. • During WWI: Britain, France, Italy, Russia, USA • During WWII: Britain, France, Soviet Union (Russia), USA
Question • Who were the Central Powers?
Answer • They were the military alliance that lost WWI. • Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Ottoman Turkey
Question • What were bootleggers?
Answer • People who smuggled alcohol during Prohibition (1920s)
Question • What is a Speakeasy?
Answer • A secret nightclub where alcohol was served during Prohibition (1920s).
Question • What were the highlights of Teddy Roosevelt’s political career?
Answer • Rough Rider –fought in Cuba • Progressive President – reformed food quality • Conservationist –setup national parks • “Trustbuster” –broke up monopolies
Question • What was industrialization?
Answer • The large development of factories and industry in the USA following the Civil War (farms to factories)
Question • What is Urbanization?
Answer • The large development of cities after the Civil War as people moved from the country into the city (country to city).
Question • Who were the Muckrakers?
Answer • They were progressive journalists that tried to expose problems in American society. Their goal was to create change.
Question • What was racial segregation?
Answer • Separation in public spaces and accommodations based on race. • Example: separate seats on busses, separate seating in restaurants
Question • What is conservation?
Answer • Trying to save the natural resources of the USA for future generations.
Question • What was the Open Door Policy?
Answer • The approach the USA took toward European powers trying to carve up the Chinese Empire in the late 1800s. The USA maintained that the “door should remain open” to all nations trading with China.
Question • What was the Convoy System? What problem was it trying to solve?
Answer • Supplies and troops were closely guarded by a military escort on their way to Europe during WWI. The Convoy system attempted to protect these ships from Germen U-boat attacks.
Question • What is women’s suffrage?
Answer • 19th Amendment: the right for women to vote passed in 1920 during the Progressive Era.
Question • What was the Red Scare?
Answer • The fear that there was Communist conspiracy to overthrow the U.S. government after WWI.
Question • Why is the Battle of San Juan Hill famous?
Answer • Teddy Roosevelt led the Rough Riders in a charge that made him famous at home.
Question • Who were the Flappers?
Answer • A counter culture of women who challenged social boundaries. They “drank, dated, and danced.” They wore shorter clothing, more flashy clothing, and showed more skin than before.
Question • What was the Great Migration?
Answer • After WWI, many African-Americans moved off of the plantations in the South to factory jobs in Northern Cities.